Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018 | Last Update : 08:33 PM IST

Oceania

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

Elon Musk's estranged father has baby with 30-yr-old stepdaughter

Elon's father, Errol Musk, the South African businessman has reportedly fathered a 10-month-old son with his stepdaughter Jana Bezuidenhout.

26 Mar 2018 3:16 PM

Australian beach goers chance upon oldest 'message in a bottle'

It was one of thousands of bottles used in a long-term German oceanographic experiment to better understand global ocean currents.

07 Mar 2018 12:32 PM

Australia’s top cop quits force after ‘crude’ racist, sexist internet posts

'It is behaviour that is completely and utterly unacceptable at Victoria Police,' Victoria Police Chief Commissioner Ashton told reporters.

27 Feb 2018 11:28 AM

Conservative rural politician sworn in as Australia's new deputy prime minister

McCormack, who had been the veterans' affairs minister, was sworn in as deputy PM shortly after his appointment.

26 Feb 2018 6:17 PM

Australian PM Malcolm Turnball US bound to hold talks with Trump

The trade deal among 11 countries includes Australia, which also has a bilateral free trade partnership with the United States.

21 Feb 2018 5:31 PM

India, US, Japan, Aus form ‘quad’ to compete with China’s BRI: report

The United States, Japan, India and Australia have recently revived four-way talks to deepen security cooperation.

19 Feb 2018 3:05 PM

After deputy’s ‘shocking’ affair, Aus PM bans sex between ministers

Deputy PM Barnaby Joyce, married for 24 years, is expecting a child with his former staffer in April.

15 Feb 2018 4:09 PM