Friday, Jan 20, 2017 | Last Update : 11:27 PM IST

Oceania

6.8-magnitude quake hits off Solomon islands

The Solomons National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) said it had not received any damage reports from the remote area.

20 Jan 2017 9:58 AM

Australia: 5-yr-old Sikh student denied school enrolment for wearing turban

Students should be able to wear their significant religious symbols and articles of faith, said the five-yr-old's father.

17 Jan 2017 5:15 PM

Australia, Malaysia, China halt MH370 underwater search

The Malaysia Airlines aircraft disappeared en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing on March 8, 2014, carrying 239 passengers and crew.

17 Jan 2017 12:38 PM

Muslim woman assaulted with beer bottle in Australia, hijab torn

The victim waited for an hour before calling the police again who allegedly told her there was no log of her previous emergency call.

20 Dec 2016 4:30 PM

Malcolm Turnbull can’t wait to free Australia from UK monarchy

Opposition Labour leader Bill Shorten appeared to criticise Mr Turnbull’s lack of action on Twitter following the speech.

19 Dec 2016 6:18 AM

Australian mom starves 3-month-old daughter to death

The toddler's body was found in a mummified state in July last year.

16 Dec 2016 2:53 PM

US ready to confront Beijing on South China Sea: admiral

The United States estimates Beijing has added more than 3,200 acres of land on seven features in SCS over the past three years.

14 Dec 2016 1:29 PM

Bill English elected to replace New Zealand PM John Key

English said priority for his government was ensuring the most needy were given opportunities.

12 Dec 2016 7:56 AM

Residents take to the hills as powerful quake hits Solomon Islands

The huge underwater quake triggered a tsunami warning for a wide swath of the South Pacific.

09 Dec 2016 1:16 PM

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key announces shock resignation

Speaking in a shaking voice, Key said he had made personal sacrifices for the job and the role had taken a toll on his family.

05 Dec 2016 8:37 AM