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Oceania

Australian senator argues for ban of full-face Islamic coverings in public places

Three senators including Hanson argued over her bill before a majority of senators shut down debate until a later date.

14 Sep 2017 11:10 AM

After India complains, YouTube pulls out Australian ad showing lamb-eating Ganesha

Though the full ad of 2.11 minutes, has been taken off but the teaser video of 31 seconds is viewed in the India domain.

12 Sep 2017 3:02 PM

Indian high commission takes up Ganesha lamb ad issue with Australia

In a video ad released by Meat and Livestock Australia, Lord Ganesha along with other religious figures is found to be ‘toasting lamb'.

08 Sep 2017 6:18 PM

Australian court dismisses challenge to gay marriage survey; Turbull welcomes ruling

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, a supporter of same-sex rights, welcomed the ruling, which was handed down in Melbourne.

07 Sep 2017 2:35 PM

Australia: Hindus upset over Ganesha in lamb ad 'making the world a better place'

Indian Society of Western Australia spokesman Nitin Vashisht said the Ganesha ad was insensitive.

05 Sep 2017 8:12 PM

Terror charges against 3 over 'IS-inspired' Melbourne mosque arson

Australia's national terror alert level was raised in 2014 amid concerns over attacks by individuals inspired by organisations like IS.

20 Aug 2017 11:59 AM

Debate in Australia over same-sex marriage postal vote

The opposition, along with many gay rights campaigners, favour a free vote among MPs, with parliamentarians not bound by party policy.

09 Aug 2017 1:13 PM

Islamic State behind Australian men’s foiled Etihad bomb plot - police

Communication between the accused man and Islamic State began around April, police said.

04 Aug 2017 5:09 PM

Australia foils Islamist terror plot to bring down airplane, 4 detained

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said the plot appeared to be 'elaborate' rather than planned by a lone wolf.

30 Jul 2017 12:25 PM

Britain plans to send warship to South China Sea in move likely to irk Beijing

China claims most of the energy-rich sea where neighbors Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam also have claims.

28 Jul 2017 10:50 AM