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Oceania

Woman held hostage in Melbourne, police shoot man dead to rescue her

According to reports, the police operation was launched at the Bay Street apartment in Brighton following reports of an explosion.

05 Jun 2017 3:16 PM

Australian couple arrested after 2-yr-old daughter dies of burn injuries from hot bath

Emergency services were alerted on Thursday when Maddilyn had a cardiac arrest.

05 Jun 2017 3:00 PM

Donald Trump wants to 'stay engaged' on climate: Rex Tillerson

Trump's decision, which has been roundly denounced was based on his belief that it 'did not serve the American people', Tillerson said.

05 Jun 2017 12:51 PM

Malaysia Airlines traveller threatens to blow up plane, flight returns to Melbourne

A 25-year-old Sri Lankan man attempted to enter the cockpit clutching an electronic device and created panic among passengers.

01 Jun 2017 11:01 AM

India won't include Australia in naval drills, fears China backlash

India’s ties with Beijing have soured over a territorial dispute in the Himalayas and China's military support of Pakistan.

31 May 2017 1:23 PM

In a first, Australia to cancel passports for convicted paedophiles

The move follows recent high-profile cases of child abuse overseas including 1 where 11 Indonesian girls were sexually exploited in Bali.

30 May 2017 3:33 PM

US senator calls Russia’s Putin bigger threat than ISIS

Republican John McCain said Russia's alleged meddling in elections was a danger to democracy.

30 May 2017 8:18 AM

Australia: Indian woman's murder conviction quashed, to face retrial

Manisha Patel was found guilty by a jury in July 2015 for allegedly killing Purvi Joshi in 2013 in Sydney.

24 May 2017 1:11 PM

Australia: Cabbie called ‘bloody Indian’, thrashed in racial attack; hospitalised

The taxi driver reported that the male passenger punched him from behind, and pushed him to the ground.

22 May 2017 12:51 PM

Australian Immigration Minister declares 'game-up' for fake refugees

An estimated 50,000 asylum-seekers flooded into Australia on more than 800 boats over the previous five years.

21 May 2017 1:11 PM