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Australia: Justin Bieber impostor charged with 931 child sex crimes

As part of the investigation, a 42-year-old man had earlier been charged with a number of child sex offences.

09 Mar 2017 10:44 AM

Australia: Man stabs stepdaughter, forces mom to listen to her dying cries

When he let go of her, Marlene noticed that Sherelle was bleeding profusely and that he had stabbed her with a kitchen knife.

03 Mar 2017 3:21 PM

5 die as light aircraft crashes into mall in Australia

Victoria premier Daniel Andrews described it as the state's worst air accident in three decades.

21 Feb 2017 10:01 AM

Russia will begin deliveries of military helicopters to India in 2019

India and Russia signed an agreement in October to jointly manufacture 200 of the KA-226T helicopters for the Indian Armed Forces.

21 Feb 2017 9:07 AM

Australia: Male Muslim students can refuse to shake hands with women

Female presenters, at the college’s awards ceremony, were told that male Muslim would not shake their hands.

20 Feb 2017 3:37 PM


Australian man rapes stepdaughters for over a decade, jailed for 11 years

The girls were of the age five and six respectively, when the abuse started and continued until 2015, when both of them turned 15.

13 Feb 2017 3:39 PM

Valentine's Day scam alert issued in Australia

Social media, and particularly Facebook, are very popular with scammers seeking to contact targets.

13 Feb 2017 1:13 PM

About 200 beached whales refloat themselves in New Zealand

Hundreds of volunteers from farmers to tourists have spent days at the beach dousing the whales with buckets of water to keep them cool.

12 Feb 2017 11:06 AM

Islamic State fighter first to be stripped of Australian citizenship

The government has been increasingly worried about foreign fighters returning home.

12 Feb 2017 9:32 AM

300 whales die on New Zealand beach

Jutting hook shape of Farewell Spit could have trapped the whales.

11 Feb 2017 6:44 AM


‘Dumb deal’ call drags Aussie ties to new low

Trump described the resettlement plan as the worst deal ever and accused Australia of trying to export the next Boston bombers.

03 Feb 2017 7:01 AM

Trump to accept refugee intake from Australia: Turnbull

Around 300 people were stopped or detained worldwide, while four federal judges moved to halt deportations.

30 Jan 2017 10:27 AM

‘I would have been happy to lose to Rafa,’ an emotional Federer says after winning the Aus open

It was the 35-year-old Federer's first major title since Wimbledon in 2012.

29 Jan 2017 9:20 PM

'Sister marches' begin in Australia, NZ in protest against US prez Trump

In Sydney, Australia's biggest city, about 3,000 people, men and women gathered for a rally before marching on the US consulate.

21 Jan 2017 7:08 PM

6.8-magnitude quake hits off Solomon islands

The Solomons National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) said it had not received any damage reports from the remote area.

20 Jan 2017 9:58 AM


Australia: 5-yr-old Sikh student denied school enrolment for wearing turban

Students should be able to wear their significant religious symbols and articles of faith, said the five-yr-old's father.

17 Jan 2017 5:15 PM

Australia, Malaysia, China halt MH370 underwater search

The Malaysia Airlines aircraft disappeared en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing on March 8, 2014, carrying 239 passengers and crew.

17 Jan 2017 12:38 PM

Muslim woman assaulted with beer bottle in Australia, hijab torn

The victim waited for an hour before calling the police again who allegedly told her there was no log of her previous emergency call.

20 Dec 2016 4:30 PM

Malcolm Turnbull can’t wait to free Australia from UK monarchy

Opposition Labour leader Bill Shorten appeared to criticise Mr Turnbull’s lack of action on Twitter following the speech.

19 Dec 2016 6:18 AM

Australian mom starves 3-month-old daughter to death

The toddler's body was found in a mummified state in July last year.

16 Dec 2016 2:53 PM