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In a first, Australia to cancel passports for convicted paedophiles

The move follows recent high-profile cases of child abuse overseas including 1 where 11 Indonesian girls were sexually exploited in Bali.

30 May 2017 3:33 PM

US senator calls Russia’s Putin bigger threat than ISIS

Republican John McCain said Russia's alleged meddling in elections was a danger to democracy.

30 May 2017 8:18 AM

Australia: Indian woman's murder conviction quashed, to face retrial

Manisha Patel was found guilty by a jury in July 2015 for allegedly killing Purvi Joshi in 2013 in Sydney.

24 May 2017 1:11 PM

Australia: Cabbie called ‘bloody Indian’, thrashed in racial attack; hospitalised

The taxi driver reported that the male passenger punched him from behind, and pushed him to the ground.

22 May 2017 12:51 PM

Australian Immigration Minister declares 'game-up' for fake refugees

An estimated 50,000 asylum-seekers flooded into Australia on more than 800 boats over the previous five years.

21 May 2017 1:11 PM

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‘Five Eyes’ blink at Don for now

Global network to continue sharing info with US despite secrets leak.

17 May 2017 1:07 AM

Wrap-up: History in Aussie house

Senator breastfeeds baby in chamber, says needs more women and parents in parliament.

15 May 2017 1:24 AM

Jail sentence increased for Australian man who beat up partner’s baby nephew

The infant became a quadriplegic for life due to severe injuries to his skull and subsequent brain damage.

10 May 2017 4:58 PM

Man sues American Airlines for being seated next to 'obese' passengers

According to Taylor's lawsuit, the situation caused him to experience pain, injuries and discomfort during the 14-hour flight.

07 May 2017 1:15 PM

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

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Australian woman who killed 8 children deemed of ‘unsound mind’, not charged

Under Queensland state law, a person found to be of unsound mind at the time of an offence, cannot face further criminal proceedings.

04 May 2017 12:54 PM

Muslim cleric shames random woman with sleazy pictures at Sydney airport

Sheikh, also being a video blogger, had made a viral video for his Facebook page, which instructs both young men and girls on how to dress.

01 May 2017 6:10 PM

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

Australia: Indian couple racially abused for requesting seat on bench

Patel said that despite his requesting the woman for a seat next to her, she attacked the couple verbally.

29 Apr 2017 4:14 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

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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

Australia: Teen drugged, threatened by boyfriend, brutally stabs man to death

The girl, Thompson was charged with murder but pleaded guilty since she feared her family’s safety.

21 Apr 2017 1:15 PM

Kiwis first: New Zealand tightens immigration rules, Indians may be affected

The changes come a day after Australia said it would scrap a temporary visa for skilled overseas workers.

19 Apr 2017 2:12 PM

Australia's foreign visa programme changes spark cheers, fears

Australia drew comparisons to moves by US President Donald Trump to tighten skilled-worker visa rules on Tuesday.

19 Apr 2017 1:31 PM

Australia govt abolishes visa programme used largely by Indians

The programme known as 457 visa allows business to employ foreign workers for a period up to four years in skilled jobs.

18 Apr 2017 1:14 PM

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