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Oceania

Terror charges against 3 over 'IS-inspired' Melbourne mosque arson

Australia's national terror alert level was raised in 2014 amid concerns over attacks by individuals inspired by organisations like IS.

20 Aug 2017 11:59 AM

Debate in Australia over same-sex marriage postal vote

The opposition, along with many gay rights campaigners, favour a free vote among MPs, with parliamentarians not bound by party policy.

09 Aug 2017 1:13 PM

Islamic State behind Australian men’s foiled Etihad bomb plot - police

Communication between the accused man and Islamic State began around April, police said.

04 Aug 2017 5:09 PM

Australia foils Islamist terror plot to bring down airplane, 4 detained

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said the plot appeared to be 'elaborate' rather than planned by a lone wolf.

30 Jul 2017 12:25 PM

Britain plans to send warship to South China Sea in move likely to irk Beijing

China claims most of the energy-rich sea where neighbors Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam also have claims.

28 Jul 2017 10:50 AM

Admiral ready to nuke China if Trump orders

The drills were monitored by a Chinese intelligence-gathering ship off northeast Australia.

28 Jul 2017 3:17 AM

US admiral ready to obey Trump nuclear strike order on China

Pacific Fleet spokesman Capt Charlie Brown later said Swift’s answer reaffirmed the principle of civilian control over the military.

27 Jul 2017 5:24 PM

Get out of the bus: Police tells Sikh man in Australia to take off kirpan

Police boarded a commuter bus in Auckland on Tuesday after a Sikh man was seen carrying a ceremonial knife.

26 Jul 2017 3:01 PM

Cardinal George Pell denies charges of child sex abuse in Australian court

The number-three figure in the Vatican returned from Rome earlier in July to face the charges in Melbourne Magistrates Court.

26 Jul 2017 9:54 AM

Australian doctors surgically replace man's thumb severed in cattle herding with toe

Although he will need more than 12 months of rehabilitation, cattle worker plans to return to 'riding bulls and rodeoing'.

14 Jul 2017 1:31 PM