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Australia PM pledges storm relief

Wednesday, March 22nd 2006, 6:00

Prime Minister John Howard announces a relief package for businesses in cyclone-hit north-east Australia.
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Australian racist fans condemned

Tuesday, March 21st 2006, 17:37
related countries: South Africa South Africa

The International Cricket Council have promised tough action to stamp out racist abuse at grounds.
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Australia begins cyclone clean-up

Tuesday, March 21st 2006, 3:21

A clean-up operation is under way in Australia's Queensland region after the fiercest tropical storm in decades.
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Cricket: Australia in thrilling win

Friday, March 10th 2006, 20:47
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Durban

Australia beat South Africa by one wicket in the day-night game in Durban to take the series to a decider.
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New plan hits Aborigine truants

Friday, March 10th 2006, 5:26

Australia considers cutting welfare payments for Aborigines if they do not send their children to school.
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Australia payout to young migrant

Friday, March 3rd 2006, 8:32
related countries: Iran Iran

An 11-year-old Iranian wins landmark damages from Australia's government for trauma sustained in detention.
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Australia wins Iraqi wheat deal

Friday, March 3rd 2006, 4:29
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Australia says it has won a major Iraqi wheat contract, despite claims of bribes paid to Saddam Hussein's regime.
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Bin Laden 'likes hugs not kisses'

Monday, February 27th 2006, 12:00

Australia's "Jihad Jack", convicted of receiving al-Qaeda funds, says Osama Bin Laden prefers hugs to kisses.
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Cricket: Shoaib to undergo op

Monday, February 27th 2006, 9:42
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar will undergo surgery on both knees in Australia on Tuesday.
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Cricket: Smith wins it for SA

Sunday, February 26th 2006, 16:50
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Graeme Smith's unbeaten 119 guides South Africa to a six-wicket win over Australia in a rain-hit first one-dayer.
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Cricket: Inspired SA snatch win

Friday, February 24th 2006, 21:30
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Graeme Smith hits an unbeaten 89 but South Africa only just hold on to beat Australia by two runs in the Twenty20 international.
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Speech angers Australian Muslims

Friday, February 24th 2006, 8:20
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Remarks by Treasurer Peter Costello spark anger among leaders of Australia's Islamic community.
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Canberra blow to Singapore access

Tuesday, February 21st 2006, 7:18
related countries: Singapore Singapore
related places: Sydney

Australia shuts out Singapore Airlines from the lucrative route between Sydney and Los Angeles.
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Australia increases Afghan force

Tuesday, February 21st 2006, 4:09
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Australia is to send an additional 200 troops to Afghanistan to aid reconstruction efforts.
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Bluescope hit by materials costs

Monday, February 20th 2006, 6:54

Australia's largest steelmaker Bluescope sees first-half profits fall 38% as export prices fall and costs rise.
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Australia ends abortion drug 'ban'

Thursday, February 16th 2006, 6:51

Parliament takes away control of a controversial abortion drug from Australia's anti-abortion health minister.
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New Abu Ghraib images broadcast

Wednesday, February 15th 2006, 19:24
related countries: United States United States
related places: New

New images of alleged US abuse of prisoners at Abu Ghraib jail in 2003 are broadcast in Australia.
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Cricket: Aussies clinch win

Tuesday, February 14th 2006, 10:24
related places: Brisbane

Adam Gilchrist and Simon Katich lead Australia to victory over Sri Lanka in the deciding VB Series final.
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Australian in Iran cartoon 'hoax'

Tuesday, February 14th 2006, 10:23
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Iran Iran

Australia's cartoonist says his drawings were illegally entered in a contest in Iran about the Holocaust.
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Iraq suspends dealings with AWB

Monday, February 13th 2006, 4:54

Iraq ends its relationship with Australia's monopoly wheat exporter AWB, until the end of a bribery inquiry.
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Brilliant Dilshan stuns Australia

Friday, February 10th 2006, 11:23
related places: Adelaide

Sri Lanka beat Australia by 22 runs in the first VB Series final thanks to fine fielding from Tillekaratne Dilshan.
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Cricket: Ponting wants rules axed

Wednesday, February 8th 2006, 7:18

Australia captain Ricky Ponting tells BBC Sport that one-day cricket's trial rules should be scrapped for the World Cup.
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Cricket: S Lanka make VB finals

Tuesday, February 7th 2006, 6:29
related countries: South Africa South Africa, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Hobart

Sri Lanka beat South Africa in Hobart to join Australia in the finals of the VB Series.
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Cricket: Australia punish SA

Friday, February 3rd 2006, 11:05
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Brett Lee takes 4-21 as South Africa slump to an 80-run defeat against Australia in the VB Series.
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Howard demands 'bribes' apology

Friday, February 3rd 2006, 6:57
related countries: United States United States

Australia's PM insists a US senator apologise for claiming he knew about bribes under the oil-for-food scheme.
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World body to investigate racism

Tuesday, January 31st 2006, 8:06
related countries: India India

Cricket's world governing body appoints India's Solicitor General to look into alleged racist abuse in Australia.
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Rains help quench Australia fires

Friday, January 27th 2006, 4:44

Thunderstorms in southern Australia dampen some of the bushfires, but the threat of further damage still remains.
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Australia celebrates national day

Thursday, January 26th 2006, 4:49

Australians celebrate their national day, amid tight security in Sydney due to fears of further race riots.
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Tennis: Federer edges past Haas

Monday, January 23rd 2006, 16:10

Roger Federer reaches the Australia Open quarter-finals, but is taken to five sets by the unseeded Tommy Haas.
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Cricket: Lee inspires Australia win

Friday, January 20th 2006, 10:57
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Melbourne

Brett Lee claims a career-best 5-22 as Australia beat South Africa by 59 runs in Melbourne.
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Jakarta warns on Papua refugees

Friday, January 20th 2006, 7:28
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Indonesia says its ties with Australia could be strained over a group of alleged asylum seekers from Papua.
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Australia arrests Serb suspect

Friday, January 20th 2006, 5:36

Dragan Vasiljkovic is arrested in Australia, accused of killing and torturing Croats in the former Yugoslavia.
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Australian defence minister quits

Friday, January 20th 2006, 1:36
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australia's defence minister resigns amid reports he is to become his country's ambassador to the UN.
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Australia probes Iraq 'kickbacks'

Monday, January 16th 2006, 6:33
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Iraq Iraq

Australia's wheat exporter AWB made millions of dollars of illegal payments to Iraq, a government inquiry is told.
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Cricket: Australia beat SA

Friday, January 6th 2006, 5:57
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Sydney

Ricky Ponting scores his second century in his 100th Test as Australia beat South Africa in Sydney to take the series 2-0.
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Cricket: Rain hampers SA efforts

Thursday, January 5th 2006, 6:29
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa's hopes of victory in the third Test against Australia fade after a rain-interrupted fourth day.
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Cricket: Ponting shines for 100th

Wednesday, January 4th 2006, 7:43
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Ricky Ponting hits a centrury in his 100th Test but Australia trail South Africa by 96 at the close in Sydney.
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Australia records hottest year

Wednesday, January 4th 2006, 6:43

2005 was Australia's hottest year on record, according to new data, prompting renewed fears of global warming.
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Australian arsonists under watch

Tuesday, January 3rd 2006, 8:47
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Police in Australia are monitoring up to 30 known arsonists, as bushfires continue to burn in the south-east.
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Britons killed in Australia crash

Tuesday, January 3rd 2006, 8:04
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Two Britons were among five skydivers killed after their plane crashed in Australia, the UK Foreign Office says.
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Cricket: Aussies stunned by SA

Tuesday, January 3rd 2006, 7:11

South Africa declare on 451-9 before Australia tumble to 54-3 on day two of the third Test in Sydney.
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Cricket: Kallis leads SA fightback

Monday, January 2nd 2006, 7:52
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa reach 230-3 on day one of the Sydney Test against Australia, with Jacques Kallis 80 not out.
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Tennis: Hingis in winning return

Monday, January 2nd 2006, 7:44

Martina Hingis makes a successful return to professional tennis with victory over Maria Vento-Kabchi in Australia.
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Australian plane crash kills five

Monday, January 2nd 2006, 6:02
related countries: Aruba Aruba

A small aircraft crashes in eastern Australia, killing five people and injuring two others.
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Australian fires continue to rage

Monday, January 2nd 2006, 4:58
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Bushfires destroy more than a dozen homes in south-eastern Australia, and threaten hundreds more.
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Bushfires edging towards Sydney

Sunday, January 1st 2006, 8:18

Bushfires across south-east Australia continue to rage, creeping closer to Sydney.
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Cricket: Botha set for SA debut

Sunday, January 1st 2006, 7:44
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Sydney

Johan Botha looks set to make his Test debut for South Africa as they attempt to hit back against Australia in Sydney.
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Sydney welcomes in the New Year

Saturday, December 31st 2005, 22:28
related places: Sydney

A huge firework display in Sydney Harbour in Australia marks the start of 2006, as the whole region celebrates.
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Cricket: Aussies close in

Thursday, December 29th 2005, 7:07
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa crash to 99-6 on day four of the second Test, chasing 366 to beat Australia.
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Cricket: Australia take charge

Wednesday, December 28th 2005, 7:22
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Australia lead South Africa by 154 runs after reaching 110-2 at the end of day three in the Melbourne Test.
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Cricket: Hussey boosts Australia

Tuesday, December 27th 2005, 7:15

South Africa end day two of the second Test on 169-2 after Mike Hussey's 122 helps Australia to 355.
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Cricket: Australia collapse

Monday, December 26th 2005, 7:27
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Kemp, Melbourne

South Africa paceman Andre Nel takes 4-58 as Australia end day one of the Melbourne Test on 239-8.
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Tennis: Hingis set for Sydney

Wednesday, December 21st 2005, 7:48
related places: Gold Coast

Martina Hingis adds the Sydney International event to her comeback schedule ahead of the Australian Open.
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Cricket: S Africa deny Australia

Tuesday, December 20th 2005, 9:50
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Jacques Rudolph hits an unbeaten 102 as South Africa hold out for a draw in the first Test against Australia.
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Cricket: Hodge shines for Aussies

Monday, December 19th 2005, 9:56

South Africa fall to 85-2, chasing 491 to beat Australia after Brad Hodge's double century.
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Police claim Sydney success

Monday, December 19th 2005, 4:19

Police in Australia's biggest city say a big presence on beaches at the weekend stopped a repeat of riots.
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Cricket: Australia well in control

Sunday, December 18th 2005, 10:12
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Perth

Australia end day three of the first Test against South Africa in Perth on 310-4 - a second-innings lead of 272.
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Cricket: Australia hit back

Saturday, December 17th 2005, 10:08
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Perth

South Africa are dismissed for 296 before Australia end day two of the first Test in Perth on 38-1.
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Cricket: Australia on back foot

Friday, December 16th 2005, 10:11
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Perth

Makhaya Ntini takes 5-64 as South Africa bowl out Australia for 258 in the first Test in Perth.
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Sydney police get riot powers

Thursday, December 15th 2005, 8:11

Tough laws to prevent civil unrest are passed in New South Wales, Australia, following recent violence.
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Body 'not issue' in Falconio case

Tuesday, December 13th 2005, 8:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The absence of a UK backpacker's body does not prevent a guilty verdict, the jury at his murder trial is told.
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Rugby: Stuart to lead Australia

Monday, December 12th 2005, 6:33

Sydney Roosters coach Ricky Stuart is appointed coach of Australia's rugby league team for 2006.
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Racial violence erupts in Sydney

Sunday, December 11th 2005, 21:51
related places: Sydney

The authorities in Australia condemn an outbreak of racial violence on a Sydney beach as 'not the Australian way'.
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Rugby: Australia coach quits

Friday, December 9th 2005, 12:06
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Wayne Bennett quits as Australia coach following his side's Tri-Nations final loss to New Zealand.
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