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New wing part could reveal MH370 clues, hopes Australia

Australian MH370 search authorities are hopeful a wing part found in Tanzania will shed light on how the flight crashed, amid a lack of public information on debris found a year ago.

02 Aug 2016 6:33 AM

Australia to detain terrorists indefinitely

High-risk terror offenders may be kept in jail after their sentences finish, Australian officials said Monday as they move to tighten security laws following attacks in the United States and Europe.

26 Jul 2016 6:34 AM

Russian breaks world’s Fossett’s balloon record

Russian adventurer Fedor Konyukhov floats at more than 6,000 metres above an area close to Northam, Australia, in his hot-air balloon as he makes a record attempt to fly solo in a balloon around the world nonstop. (Photo: AP)

24 Jul 2016 12:42 AM

Big bats not to blame for bowlers’ plight: David Warner

Australia opener David Warner says flat pitches rather than bats with thicker edges are the reason batsmen have the upper hand in Test cricket while pacer Josh Hazlewood echoed Ricky Ponting’s suggest

08 Jul 2016 11:59 PM

Ashwin is world’s best now: Muttiah Muralitharan

Sri Lankan legend Muttiah Muralitharan rated India’s R. Ashwin as the best in the business among the current crop of off-spinners.

06 Jul 2016 6:44 AM


Australia PM defies critics, confident of winning vote

Embattled Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull defended his performance after widespread calls for his resignation and said on Tuesday he was confident of retaining office after vote counting re

05 Jul 2016 11:36 PM

Aussies swing against ruling coalition in polls

Australian Labour Party leader Bill Shorten is congratualted by party supporters as he arrives with his wife Chloe (right) after the success of the Labour Party in the elections in Melbourne. (Photo: AFP)

03 Jul 2016 6:11 AM

Climate protesters kayak to Australian PM’s home

A group of kayakers, including members of Australia’s Pacific islander community, protest outside Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull’s house in Sydney. (Photo: AFP)

26 Jun 2016 4:50 AM

Australian army recruits forced to rape each other

Teenage recruits into the Australian military were forced to rape each other, often as part of brutal initiation practices, a public inquiry into child sex abuse heard Tuesday.

22 Jun 2016 2:30 AM

6.6 magnitude earthquake hits off Vanuatu, earthquake, Ring of Fire

The shallow quake struck 101 kilometres (63 miles) southwest of the town of Isangel on Tanna island, USGS said.

19 Jun 2016 4:38 PM


Endangered Oz rodent becomes extinct

Climate change appears to have driven to extinction an Australian Great Barrier Reef rodent, according to a new study, which suggests the species may be the first mammal lost to the global phenomenon.

15 Jun 2016 1:56 AM

Fish eyes life inside a jelly’s belly

A small fish swimming inside the belly of a jellyfish off the coast of Byron Bay in New South Wales, eastern Australia. (Photo: AFP)

10 Jun 2016 2:02 AM

Bullets hit bystanders as Australia police shoot knifeman in Sydney mall

Police were called to the mall following reports that a man was armed with a knife, says officials.

09 Jun 2016 12:24 PM

Over 18 million Indians trapped in slavery, number highest in the world

Modern slavery refers to exploitation in which a person cannot leave because of threats, violence, coercion or abuse of power.

31 May 2016 10:55 AM


‘Australia dy PM looks like he’s inbred with a tomato’

A war of words between Johnny Depp and an Australian minister reignited Wednesday with Barnaby Joyce claiming he was the Hollywood star’s Hannibal Lecter after being told he looked as if he was “inbre

26 May 2016 3:08 AM

Sri lanka tour: Moises Henriques gets surprise Australia’s call

All-rounder Moises Henriques earned a surprise recall on Tuesday to Australia’s Test squad for Sri Lanka after James Pattinson was ruled out injured, with Stephen O’Keefe included as a second spinner.

25 May 2016 6:42 AM

Facebook sorry for plus-size model’s ad ban

Facebook has been forced to backtrack after it banned an Australian ad featuring a bikini-clad plus-sized model Tess Holliday promoting positive body image, initially saying the photo’s depiction was

25 May 2016 1:22 AM

MH17 victims’ lawyer: Vladimir Putin is responsible

The US aviation lawyer who won compensation for victims of the 1988 Lockerbie aircraft bombing and is now seeking $330 million from Russia for the downing of Malaysian Airlines MH17 in 2014, says Russ

24 May 2016 4:10 AM

Australia minister warns against ‘illiterate’ refugees

Australia’s immigration minister was accused of xenophobia on Wednesday after he said increasing the nation’s refugee intake would lead to “illiterate and innumerate” people claiming welfare or taking

19 May 2016 4:53 AM