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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

US ready to confront Beijing on South China Sea: admiral

The United States estimates Beijing has added more than 3,200 acres of land on seven features in SCS over the past three years.

14 Dec 2016 1:29 PM

Bill English elected to replace New Zealand PM John Key

English said priority for his government was ensuring the most needy were given opportunities.

12 Dec 2016 7:56 AM

Residents take to the hills as powerful quake hits Solomon Islands

The huge underwater quake triggered a tsunami warning for a wide swath of the South Pacific.

09 Dec 2016 1:16 PM

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key announces shock resignation

Speaking in a shaking voice, Key said he had made personal sacrifices for the job and the role had taken a toll on his family.

05 Dec 2016 8:37 AM


Judge declines hearing woman's evidence until she takes off veil

Elzahed refused to take off her burqa and she failed to turn up to the fourth day on November 30 of the hearing.

02 Dec 2016 3:34 PM

New Zealand drops new study visas for Indian student

The fall was because too many students were arriving with too little money to support themselves and too little English to study in NZ.

01 Dec 2016 8:35 AM

Many hurt as man sets fire to bank in Australia

Some reports said he doused himself with the accelerant and went up in flames, although this was not confirmed.

18 Nov 2016 11:33 AM

Aus preschoolers to learn Hindi as foreign language

Birmingham said almost 10,000 children had been part of the programme that helps students and their teachers to learn new languages.

14 Nov 2016 12:36 PM

Tsunami hits New Zealand after strong quakes

The ambulance service said it did not receive any reports of quake-related injuries.

13 Nov 2016 6:52 PM