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Thousands evacuated as cyclone bears down on Australia

Cyclone Debbie is expected to make landfall as a category four storm -- on a scale of five -- after daybreak Tuesday

27 Mar 2017 1:50 PM

Australia: Father raped daughter from age of 10, put her on contraceptives

He had threatened her that she would never see her brother again if she told anyone about the abuse.

27 Mar 2017 1:16 PM

Indian man in Australia racially abused, attacked by teenagers

Li was admitted to Royal Hobart Hospital with wounds and a CAT scan and X-rays were carried out to see if he had suffered internal injuries.

26 Mar 2017 7:34 PM

Sydney teenager charged with plotting terror attack pleads guilty

He was arrested and charged for planning a terrorist attack on April 24, a day before thousands of Australians gathered to mark ANZAC Day.

24 Mar 2017 12:47 PM

Australia denies entry to Syrian refugees; cites London attack for justification

A minister said that the deadly rampage near Britain’s Parliament on Wednesday showed Australia was right to be cautious.

23 Mar 2017 1:05 PM


Australia: Police fine man for playing Pokemon Go while driving son to school

He was fined $400 by police for playing the popular game while driving his young son to school.

15 Mar 2017 2:18 PM

Australia: Sexually abused 8-yr-old tries to kill self after school’s shocking apathy

To add to the mother’s woes, the boy also suffers from high-functioning autism.

14 Mar 2017 4:20 PM

Australia: Indian man charged for impersonating doctor for 11 years

The immigration minister termed the case as a 'big failing of the system'.

09 Mar 2017 3:56 PM

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