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India won't include Australia in naval drills, fears China backlash

India’s ties with Beijing have soured over a territorial dispute in the Himalayas and China's military support of Pakistan.

31 May 2017 1:23 PM

In a first, Australia to cancel passports for convicted paedophiles

The move follows recent high-profile cases of child abuse overseas including 1 where 11 Indonesian girls were sexually exploited in Bali.

30 May 2017 3:33 PM

US senator calls Russia’s Putin bigger threat than ISIS

Republican John McCain said Russia's alleged meddling in elections was a danger to democracy.

30 May 2017 8:18 AM

Australian Immigration Minister declares 'game-up' for fake refugees

An estimated 50,000 asylum-seekers flooded into Australia on more than 800 boats over the previous five years.

21 May 2017 1:11 PM

‘Five Eyes’ blink at Don for now

Global network to continue sharing info with US despite secrets leak.

17 May 2017 1:07 AM

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Australia: Man murders, chops transgender girlfriend's body, cooks it in stove

Police were alerted to the gruesome discovery when the building's management reported a rank smell coming from the couple's Brisbane home.

15 May 2017 1:02 PM

Jail sentence increased for Australian man who beat up partner’s baby nephew

The infant became a quadriplegic for life due to severe injuries to his skull and subsequent brain damage.

10 May 2017 4:58 PM

Australian judge acquits 25-yr-old rape accused, calls act ‘unromantic, quick'

The accused then took her to back side of the club for privacy where he sodomised her forcefully.

04 May 2017 9:30 PM

Australian woman who killed 8 children deemed of ‘unsound mind’, not charged

Under Queensland state law, a person found to be of unsound mind at the time of an offence, cannot face further criminal proceedings.

04 May 2017 12:54 PM

Muslim cleric shames random woman with sleazy pictures at Sydney airport

Sheikh, also being a video blogger, had made a viral video for his Facebook page, which instructs both young men and girls on how to dress.

01 May 2017 6:10 PM

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Australia: Indian couple racially abused for requesting seat on bench

Patel said that despite his requesting the woman for a seat next to her, she attacked the couple verbally.

29 Apr 2017 4:14 PM

Australia's foreign visa programme changes spark cheers, fears

Australia drew comparisons to moves by US President Donald Trump to tighten skilled-worker visa rules on Tuesday.

19 Apr 2017 1:31 PM

Pak man stabbed by 2 Australian boys in ‘horrific crime spree’, dies

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said the attacks were concerning enough to involve the Joint Counter Terrorism Team.

07 Apr 2017 1:05 PM

Steve O'Keefe fined USD 15,100 for drunken comments

In a statement Friday, Cricket Australia said O'Keefe will also be required to undergo counselling.

07 Apr 2017 10:42 AM

Now, Australia beefs up security checks for flights from Middle East

These new measures do not include the bans on electronic devices being used in cabins on passenger flights.

01 Apr 2017 8:45 PM

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Australia: Father raped daughter from age of 10, put her on contraceptives

He had threatened her that she would never see her brother again if she told anyone about the abuse.

27 Mar 2017 1:16 PM

Sydney teenager charged with plotting terror attack pleads guilty

He was arrested and charged for planning a terrorist attack on April 24, a day before thousands of Australians gathered to mark ANZAC Day.

24 Mar 2017 12:47 PM

Australia denies entry to Syrian refugees; cites London attack for justification

A minister said that the deadly rampage near Britain’s Parliament on Wednesday showed Australia was right to be cautious.

23 Mar 2017 1:05 PM

Valentine's Day scam alert issued in Australia

Social media, and particularly Facebook, are very popular with scammers seeking to contact targets.

13 Feb 2017 1:13 PM

Islamic State fighter first to be stripped of Australian citizenship

The government has been increasingly worried about foreign fighters returning home.

12 Feb 2017 9:32 AM

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