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New South Wales

'Once in a century' floods hit northeast Australia

Once in a century floods have turned streets into rivers and forced thousands to abandon their homes in northeast Australia.

03 Feb 2019 10:24 AM

Israeli student, killed in Australia while on phone with her sister

Her body was found on Wednesday morning by passers-by at 7 am about 50 meters from the stop where she exited the tram.

17 Jan 2019 6:32 PM

Israeli student, 21, killed in Australia while on phone with her sister

An Israeli student has been killed in a late-night attack in Australia.

17 Jan 2019 11:57 AM

Saudi teen is refugee, UN confirms, asks Australia to resettle

UN has found that a teenage woman who fled Saudi to Thailand is legitimate refugee and has asked Australia to take her in, officials said.

09 Jan 2019 12:42 PM

India make history, win first-ever series in Australia; ends 70-yr-old jinx

'This is history and a terrific moment for Indian cricket,' said country's greatest opener Sunil Gavaskar.

07 Jan 2019 9:33 AM

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President Kovind unveils statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Sydney

Statue designed by Indian sculptors was presented to President Kovind by Mayor of Parramatta in presence of Australian PM Scott Morrison.

22 Nov 2018 2:29 PM

102-year-old man charged with indecent assault in Australia

Police declined to give details of alleged crime but said the incident took place around lunchtime on Tuesday and was reported to police.

24 Oct 2018 11:19 AM

Sabotaging strawberries is equal to terrorism: Australia PM

Urging Australians to make a strawberry pavlova this weekend to help struggling farmers, PM demanded a change in law to toughen sentences.

19 Sep 2018 1:56 PM

Scott Morrison next PM of Australia, ousts Malcolm Turnbull: reports

Scott Morrison, an ally of deposed leader Malcolm Turnbull, won a party-room ballot 45-40.

24 Aug 2018 11:45 AM

Australian court quashes indigenous challenge to Adani mine

The company said the verdict allows it to secure land tenure for the site.

17 Aug 2018 5:07 PM

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Hacky hack hack: Australian teen breaks into Apple's main network

A 16-yr-old from Melbourne, broke into the US computer giant's mainframe from his suburban home many times over a year, media reports said.

17 Aug 2018 12:44 PM

Australian leader calls for ‘final solution’ to ban Muslim migration

Anning said Muslims were responsible for acts of terror and crime and were dependent on welfare.

15 Aug 2018 3:09 PM

Australian doctor, forerunner in Thai cave rescue, affected by family tragedy

Richard Harris, world-renowned medic, diver present in dramatic rescue of Thai boys, was reportedly last person to leave water-logged cave.

11 Jul 2018 3:13 PM

Australia to build AUD 26 bn worth anti-submarine warships to counter China

The frigates will be 'the most advanced anti-submarine warships in the world', underpin country's security for decades to come.

29 Jun 2018 11:19 AM

Australia PM will make national apology to sex abuse victims

The royal commission, Australia's highest form of investigation, heard more than 8,000 harrowing personal stories alleging sexual abuse.

13 Jun 2018 1:23 PM

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Qatar Airways CEO apologises for remarks on women, says 'was a joke'

Baker defended his airline's record of gender diversity, saying 44 per cent of their staff are female including some in senior positions.

06 Jun 2018 12:35 PM

Qatar Airways will soon apply for launch of an Indian airline: Al Baker

Qatar Airways operates more than 200 aircraft and flies to over 150 destinations across six continents.

06 Jun 2018 12:29 PM

James Sutherland quits as Cricket Australia CEO after 17 years

Cricket Australia chairman David Peever applauded Sutherland for what he had achieved.

06 Jun 2018 8:57 AM

IATA asks govts to release blocked funds to airlines

The amount of airline funds blocked from repatriation totalled USD 4.9 billion at the end of 2017.

05 Jun 2018 6:10 PM

'Of course' top job at Qatar Airways is held by a man: CEO

Akbar Al Baker said his airline had taken steps to address gender equality and said man leads it because it is a very challenging position.

05 Jun 2018 2:25 PM

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