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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

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

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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

Accused Christchurch gunman to face 50 murder charges: New Zealand police

Apart from 50 murder charges, accused gunman in Christchurch mosque attack will also face 39 attempted murder charges on Friday.

04 Apr 2019 9:32 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

Man bitten by shark at Australia's Great Barrier Reef

A man has been bitten by a shark in Australia's Great Barrier Reef, authorities said on Monday, the fourth such attack in six months.

25 Mar 2019 1:29 PM

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Jacinda Ardern orders top level inquiry in Christchurch mosque shooting

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Monday ordered an independent judicial inquiry into the Christchurch mosque attacks.

25 Mar 2019 12:36 PM

Close to NZD 7.5 million donated to families of mosque shooting in NZ

A support fund on New Zealand site GiveaLittle.co.nz had received NZD 8,271,847 from more than 91,000 donors as of Sunday.

24 Mar 2019 10:48 AM

Cyclone lashes remote Australian coast with wind, rains

A vast and powerful cyclone made landfall on Saturday along a remote stretch of the northern Australian coast.

23 Mar 2019 10:58 AM

We are one, says PM Jacinda Ardern as New Zealand mourns with prayers, silence

Residents of Christchurch are still recovering from a devastating earthquake that hit in 2011, killing 185 and injured thousands.

22 Mar 2019 1:36 PM

Australia PM slams online trolls for abusing athlete; calls ‘cowardly grubs’

The Prime Minister said that while social media attacks were nothing new, they did appear to be disproportionately aimed at women.

22 Mar 2019 11:01 AM

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New Zealand police visited Christchurch shooter before granting gun licence

The police team carried out the visit in October, interviewing Brenton Tarrant and carrying out a 'security inspection' of his home.

22 Mar 2019 8:58 AM

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

Days after mosque attack, NZ bans sale of assault, semi-automatic rifles

NZ PM Ardern said high capacity magazines and devices similar to bump stocks -- which make rifles fire faster -- will also be banned.

21 Mar 2019 8:40 AM

'I should have hugged him': Distraught father of killed son in Christchurch shooting

John Milne sobs as he pens an anguished letter to his murdered teenage son Sayyad one of 50 people killed in the Christchurch massacre.

20 Mar 2019 4:26 PM

Friday prayers to be broadcast, 2 min silence: NZ PM Jacinda Ardern

The bodies of victims from New Zealand's mosques mass shooting were carried in open caskets on the shoulders of mourners.

20 Mar 2019 2:55 PM

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