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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

Bangladesh arrests Buddhist charity chief on terror charges

The Rohingya refugee crisis has fuelled tensions among minority ethnic Rakhine Buddhists.

26 Oct 2017 2:24 PM

Police offers exorbitant bounty of 1 mil. AUS $ for mystery serial killer

Investigators are seeking public assistance to help solve six murders over an 18-month period in 1980-1981.

21 Oct 2017 5:08 PM

Trump tape: Hillary Clinton accuses WikiLeaks of working with Russia

The former Secretary of State raised the issue in relation to Harvey Weinstein scandal.

16 Oct 2017 3:54 PM

Oxygen masks dropped, alarm flared: Passengers describe terror aboard AirAsia flight

The budget Indonesian airline said in a statement engineers were examining the plane at Perth.

16 Oct 2017 11:48 AM

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Final vote count in New Zealand election tightens close race

Both sides will need to talk with the small New Zealand First party, led by maverick 72-year-old lawmaker Winston Peters.

07 Oct 2017 12:19 PM

Australia has 'better understanding' of where Malaysian plane MH370 might be

The hunt for the plane was the largest in history and the ATSB said the challenge was working with limited data.

03 Oct 2017 11:38 AM

Highly insulting: Hindu community in Australia protests lamb ad featuring Lord Ganesha

IFA president Nihal Agar said on Sunday the MLA had not listened to the Indian community’s earlier concerns when the ad initially screened.

25 Sep 2017 10:52 AM

Australia: Sikh family wins case over son wearing turban to Christian school

The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal ruled in parents’ favour, finding the school had discriminated against Sidhak, it said.

19 Sep 2017 3:22 PM

Australia church cancels wedding after bride backs same-sex marriage on Facebook

The survey is non-binding but PM Malcolm Turnbull has vowed to hold a vote in parliament if the majority of Australians choose 'yes'.

15 Sep 2017 12:17 PM

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Australian senator argues for ban of full-face Islamic coverings in public places

Three senators including Hanson argued over her bill before a majority of senators shut down debate until a later date.

14 Sep 2017 11:10 AM

After India complains, YouTube pulls out Australian ad showing lamb-eating Ganesha

Though the full ad of 2.11 minutes, has been taken off but the teaser video of 31 seconds is viewed in the India domain.

12 Sep 2017 3:02 PM

Indian high commission takes up Ganesha lamb ad issue with Australia

In a video ad released by Meat and Livestock Australia, Lord Ganesha along with other religious figures is found to be ‘toasting lamb'.

08 Sep 2017 6:18 PM

Australian court dismisses challenge to gay marriage survey; Turbull welcomes ruling

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, a supporter of same-sex rights, welcomed the ruling, which was handed down in Melbourne.

07 Sep 2017 2:35 PM

Australia: Hindus upset over Ganesha in lamb ad 'making the world a better place'

Indian Society of Western Australia spokesman Nitin Vashisht said the Ganesha ad was insensitive.

05 Sep 2017 8:12 PM

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Terror charges against 3 over 'IS-inspired' Melbourne mosque arson

Australia's national terror alert level was raised in 2014 amid concerns over attacks by individuals inspired by organisations like IS.

20 Aug 2017 11:59 AM

Debate in Australia over same-sex marriage postal vote

The opposition, along with many gay rights campaigners, favour a free vote among MPs, with parliamentarians not bound by party policy.

09 Aug 2017 1:13 PM

Islamic State behind Australian men’s foiled Etihad bomb plot - police

Communication between the accused man and Islamic State began around April, police said.

04 Aug 2017 5:09 PM

Australia foils Islamist terror plot to bring down airplane, 4 detained

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said the plot appeared to be 'elaborate' rather than planned by a lone wolf.

30 Jul 2017 12:25 PM

Britain plans to send warship to South China Sea in move likely to irk Beijing

China claims most of the energy-rich sea where neighbors Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam also have claims.

28 Jul 2017 10:50 AM

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