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Conservatives in Australia on course for 'sensational' election victory

Though it is unclear whether the Scott Morrison-led coalition can govern with an outright majority.

19 May 2019 8:57 AM

Voting under way in climate-dominated Australia elections

Between 16 and 17 million people are expected to vote across the vast island-continent, with the opp centre-left Labor party tipped to win.

18 May 2019 9:13 AM

'Don't understand America at all': Jacinda Ardern takes swipe at Washington

Jacinda Ardern announced bans on military styled semi-automatic weapons, high capacity magazines and rifles.

15 May 2019 9:52 AM

Judicial probe begins to look into Christchurch mosque shootings

The royal commission -- the most powerful judicial probe available under NZ law will examine events leading up to the March 15 attack.

13 May 2019 8:40 AM

Typo! Australia misspells 'responsibility' on USD 2.3 billion worth notes

The Reserve Bank of Australia said the spelling error will be corrected at the next print run later this year.

09 May 2019 3:12 PM

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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

NZ PM Jacinda Ardern was completely surprised by wedding proposal

PM Ardern was addressing her first weekly media briefing after news of her engagement with fishing-show host Clarke Gayford became public.

06 May 2019 1:16 PM

NZ PM Jacinda Ardern engaged to long time beau Clarke Gayford

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and her long-term partner Clarke Gayford have become engaged to be married.

03 May 2019 12:09 PM

Man in Christchurch arrested after explosive device found

New Zealand police said on Tuesday a man was arrested and bomb disposal officers found a package with a suspected explosive device.

30 Apr 2019 1:24 PM

More terrorist attacks likely: Australia warns Sri Lanka

Australia on Friday warned more terror attacks were 'likely' in Sri Lanka, cautioning citizens against visiting the island nation.

26 Apr 2019 1:07 PM

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Extremism in all forms must be defeated: Prince William

In an emotional meeting with survivors of the New Zealand mosques massacre, Britain's Prince William appealed to defeat extremism.

26 Apr 2019 10:17 AM

Japanese woman arrested for smuggling 19 lizards in Australia

A Japanese woman appeared in court after she was detained at Melbourne International Airport for attempting to smuggle 19 lizards.

24 Apr 2019 12:49 PM

New Zealand PM says no intelligence linking Sri Lanka attacks to Christchurch

ISIS claimed responsibility for the Sri Lanka attacks on Tuesday and named what it said were seven attackers who carried them out.

24 Apr 2019 9:33 AM

Officer arrested for secretly trying to film people in New Zealand's US Embassy toilet

One of New Zealand's highest ranking military officers was Thursday found guilty of trying to secretly film people in the toilet.

18 Apr 2019 4:33 PM

Six appear in court for distributing NZ mosque images illegally

Six people appeared in a New Zealand court on Monday on charges they illegally redistributed the video a gunman livestreamed.

15 Apr 2019 1:28 PM

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One dead, three injured in shooting outside Australia nightclub

A drive-by shooting outside a nightclub in the Australian city of Melbourne inflicted 'horrific injuries' that killed a security guard.

14 Apr 2019 11:07 AM

'Horrified' muslims avoid Christchurch mosques since NZ attacks

The Christchurch Muslim community was struggling to get worshippers to overcome their fears and return to Friday prayers.

12 Apr 2019 1:02 PM

NZ vote for gun law change after Christchurch massacre

All but one member of New Zealand's parliament voted on Wednesday to change gun laws.

10 Apr 2019 3:15 PM

Adani wins groundwater management clearance for Aussie coal mine

Adani Enterprises has taken a step closer to the construction of a controversial thermal coal mine in Australia.

09 Apr 2019 9:37 AM

Court orders NZ's Christchurch gunman to undergo mental health tests

During his hearing, Tarrant, at times, looked disinterested but was alert while the assessment of his mental health was discussed.

05 Apr 2019 9:42 AM

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