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Global airlines making profits despite high fuel cost: IATA

IATA expects the airlines to achieve a collective net profit of USD 33.8 billion, at a net margin of 4.1 per cent, in 2018.

05 Jun 2018 10:48 AM

India flouting global laws by taxing international air tickets: IATA

Airlines flew over four billion passengers in 2017 while more than 60 million tonnes of cargo was delivered by air.

04 Jun 2018 12:14 PM

Surging oil prices to hurt airlines' profits, says IATA

The aviation sector was likely to be at the peak of its profitability cycle after nine years of gains.

31 May 2018 4:44 PM

Amazon blocks Australia from global sites over new tax laws

Amazon only launched a local Australian site last December, shipping from a warehouse in Melbourne with another planned in Sydney.

31 May 2018 12:45 PM

Australian archbishop guilty of concealing child sexual abuse steps down

Adelaide Archbishop Philip Wilson, 67, was accused of concealing abuse in the 1970s by notorious paedophile priest Jim Fletcher.

23 May 2018 11:23 AM

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Three generations of family shot dead in Australia murder-suicide

Mass shootings are uncommon in Australia and Friday’s was the deadliest since a 1996 massacre that left 35 dead at Port Arthur in Tasmania.

13 May 2018 2:42 PM

Important to not have hegemony: Macron warns over China dominance in Indo-Pacific

'What's important is to preserve rules-based development in the region... and to preserve necessary balances in the region,' Macron said.

02 May 2018 5:55 PM

'Delicious': Emmanuel Macron on Australian PM Turnbull's wife

The comment quickly sparked some light-hearted reaction on social media and in the Australian press

02 May 2018 5:51 PM

Strong 6.3 magnitude earthquake strikes Papua New Guinea

Just two months ago, a 7.5 quake earthquake struck the same highlands area killing 125 people.

07 Apr 2018 7:01 PM

Ball tampering: Steve Smith says sorry in an emotional press conference

I've made a big mistake by allowing this to happen. It was a huge error of judgement, said Smith.

29 Mar 2018 3:05 PM

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Australian beach goers chance upon oldest 'message in a bottle'

It was one of thousands of bottles used in a long-term German oceanographic experiment to better understand global ocean currents.

07 Mar 2018 12:32 PM

Conservative rural politician sworn in as Australia's new deputy prime minister

McCormack, who had been the veterans' affairs minister, was sworn in as deputy PM shortly after his appointment.

26 Feb 2018 6:17 PM

India, US, Japan, Aus form ‘quad’ to compete with China’s BRI: report

The United States, Japan, India and Australia have recently revived four-way talks to deepen security cooperation.

19 Feb 2018 3:05 PM

After deputy’s ‘shocking’ affair, Aus PM bans sex between ministers

Deputy PM Barnaby Joyce, married for 24 years, is expecting a child with his former staffer in April.

15 Feb 2018 4:09 PM

1,500 evacuated from Papua New Guinea after volcano eruption

After venting ash for several days, the volcano exploded on Friday, blasting out glowing red rocks and sulphur dioxide.

14 Jan 2018 1:41 PM

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Australian police seizes 1.2 ton meth worth USD 802 million in record drug bust

This seizure surpassed the previous record of 903 kilogram in Melbourne early in 2017.

22 Dec 2017 1:40 PM

Australia pulls fighter jets out of Iraq, Syria, ends air strike against ISIS

The decision follows the Islamic State jihadist group losing its two main hubs -- Mosul in Iraq and Raqa in Syria.

22 Dec 2017 10:16 AM

Car mows down pedestrians in Melbourne, injuring 12; driver arrested

A pre-school child with a head injury was taken to hospital in a serious condition.

21 Dec 2017 1:17 PM

Woman stuck in mine shaft rescued 2 days later, after being spotted by drone

The 26-year-old vanished from her home in Lightning Ridge after going for walk, sparking a large-scale search and rescue operation.

18 Dec 2017 6:26 PM

Days after Australia legalizes same-sex marriage, first couple tie the knot

Amy and Elise McDonald were given an exemption to marry in Melbourne since their relatives also had flown in from overseas.

17 Dec 2017 5:16 PM

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