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Oceania

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

Doctor asked to measure indecent assault accused's penis with ruler

David Scott, elected councillor from Kapiti, has pleaded not guilty to rubbing his genitals against a female staffer at a function in 2017.

22 May 2018 6:35 PM

Australian court convicts Catholic archbishop for hiding child sex abuse

Philip Wilson, the archbishop of Adelaide, is expected to be sentenced by the court in June. He faces maximum penalty of two years in jail.

22 May 2018 12:44 PM

Indian student plunges 40 mtrs to death while taking selfie in Australia

Ankit was with friends when he slipped off the 40-metre precipice at The Gap, near the historic port town of Albany, the ABC news reported.

21 May 2018 3:35 PM

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

Australian police find 7 dead, including 4 children with gunshot wounds

Police have no information to raise concerns about the wider public safety. Police were led to the property by a phone call before dawn.

11 May 2018 12:08 PM

Top New Zealand navy officer accused of hiding camera in embassy toilet

Alfred Keating was a Navy commodore and the embassy’s senior defence attaché at the time of the incident last July.

04 May 2018 12:06 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

Pope aide Pell pleads not guilty, to stand trial on sexual abuse charges

'Not guilty', top aide to Pope Francis said loudly, without hesitation when asked his plea, a stance he has taken since first being charged.

01 May 2018 12:06 PM