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Oceania

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

Australia boy, 12, flies alone to Bali, spends 4 days using parents’ credit card

The boy spent four days in Bali, where he said he checked into a hotel, hired a scooter and drank beer before a friend alerted his mother.

24 Apr 2018 1:26 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

New Zealand passes law to withdraw historic gay convictions

Homosexuality was decriminalised in 1986, but men who were convicted before then still had the offence listed on their official records.

04 Apr 2018 2:10 PM

Indian man charged with people smuggling as ‘fake media contingent’ to cover CWG

The nine visitors, all from India, were flagged as possible 'non-genuine travelers' when they transited through Thailand.

29 Mar 2018 1:36 PM