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Sperm donor is child’s legal father, Australian court rules

It is unclear, given the specifics of this relationship, whether the case could set a precedent for future judgements.

19 Jun 2019 3:34 PM

Geoffrey Rush finally free of ‘inappropriate behaviour’ charges

The Australian actor wins his defamation case against Sydney newspaper publisher, in spite of testimonies by two female co-actors.

07 May 2019 9:57 PM

Video: Aussie PM Scott Morrison egged while campaigning

Australia's election became a little more raucous when a protestor tried -- but failed -- to crack an egg on PM Scott Morrison's head.

07 May 2019 9:48 AM

Australian man takes boss to court, wants to sue him for 'farting in his face'

Australian David Hingst is looking for damages as much as 1.8 million Australian dollars.

27 Mar 2019 12:04 PM

Emergency declared as Australia braces for powerful twin cyclones

Australia on Thursday declared a state of emergency and evacuated people from its Northern Territory.

21 Mar 2019 5:29 PM

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Australian Cardinal jailed for 6 years for sexually abusing choirboys

The cardinal faced a maximum 50 years in prison for the five charges.

13 Mar 2019 9:21 AM

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

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

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 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

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Owe it to survivors: PM Turnbull to make national apology to child abuse victims

The final report of the royal commission has words ‘that shake us to our core’.

08 Feb 2018 1:31 PM

Same-sex couples marry in midnight wedding ceremonies across Australia

Australia officially becomes the 26th country to legalise same-sex marriage after the law was passed on December 9, 2017.

09 Jan 2018 3:00 PM

Australian deputy PM disqualified for his dual citizenship; by-election awaited

Barnaby Joyce will be able to stand for re-election if he renounces the New Zealand citizenship he unknowingly inherited.

27 Oct 2017 5:29 PM

Gay marriages could be law this year, say Australian leaders

Gay-rights advocates say enough lawmakers already back marriage equality to make same-sex marriage legal in Australia now.

08 Aug 2017 12:35 PM

US admiral ready to obey Trump nuclear strike order on China

Pacific Fleet spokesman Capt Charlie Brown later said Swift’s answer reaffirmed the principle of civilian control over the military.

27 Jul 2017 5:24 PM

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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

Australian prime minister says Trump treated him like family than formal

Trump said on Thursday that his first telephone conversation with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Jan 28 'got a little bit testy'.

06 May 2017 9:30 AM

I was part of ISIS, want to bomb Parliament: Uber driver threatens Aussie woman

The woman was petrified when the driver asked her ‘if she'd ever eaten human flesh’.

01 May 2017 3:13 PM

Australian PM to meet Trump, mark 75th anniversary of WW II naval battle

US and Australian naval and air forces fought the Japanese during the Battle of the Coral Sea on May 4-8, 1942.

26 Apr 2017 10:13 AM

North Korea warns Australia of nuclear strike if it 'toes US line'

A media report said that Australia was shielding a hostile US policy of nuclear threats and blackmail against North Korea.

23 Apr 2017 8:07 AM

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