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'Of course' top job at Qatar Airways is held by a man: CEO

Akbar Al Baker said his airline had taken steps to address gender equality and said man leads it because it is a very challenging position.

05 Jun 2018 2:25 PM

Australian archbishop guilty of concealing child sexual abuse steps down

Adelaide Archbishop Philip Wilson, 67, was accused of concealing abuse in the 1970s by notorious paedophile priest Jim Fletcher.

23 May 2018 11:23 AM

Doctor asked to measure indecent assault accused's penis with ruler

David Scott, elected councillor from Kapiti, has pleaded not guilty to rubbing his genitals against a female staffer at a function in 2017.

22 May 2018 6:35 PM

Australian court convicts Catholic archbishop for hiding child sex abuse

Philip Wilson, the archbishop of Adelaide, is expected to be sentenced by the court in June. He faces maximum penalty of two years in jail.

22 May 2018 12:44 PM

Indian student plunges 40 mtrs to death while taking selfie in Australia

Ankit was with friends when he slipped off the 40-metre precipice at The Gap, near the historic port town of Albany, the ABC news reported.

21 May 2018 3:35 PM

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Three generations of family shot dead in Australia murder-suicide

Mass shootings are uncommon in Australia and Friday’s was the deadliest since a 1996 massacre that left 35 dead at Port Arthur in Tasmania.

13 May 2018 2:42 PM

Australian police find 7 dead, including 4 children with gunshot wounds

Police have no information to raise concerns about the wider public safety. Police were led to the property by a phone call before dawn.

11 May 2018 12:08 PM

Top New Zealand navy officer accused of hiding camera in embassy toilet

Alfred Keating was a Navy commodore and the embassy’s senior defence attaché at the time of the incident last July.

04 May 2018 12:06 PM

Important to not have hegemony: Macron warns over China dominance in Indo-Pacific

'What's important is to preserve rules-based development in the region... and to preserve necessary balances in the region,' Macron said.

02 May 2018 5:55 PM

'Delicious': Emmanuel Macron on Australian PM Turnbull's wife

The comment quickly sparked some light-hearted reaction on social media and in the Australian press

02 May 2018 5:51 PM

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Pope aide Pell pleads not guilty, to stand trial on sexual abuse charges

'Not guilty', top aide to Pope Francis said loudly, without hesitation when asked his plea, a stance he has taken since first being charged.

01 May 2018 12:06 PM

Australia boy, 12, flies alone to Bali, spends 4 days using parents’ credit card

The boy spent four days in Bali, where he said he checked into a hotel, hired a scooter and drank beer before a friend alerted his mother.

24 Apr 2018 1:26 PM

Strong 6.3 magnitude earthquake strikes Papua New Guinea

Just two months ago, a 7.5 quake earthquake struck the same highlands area killing 125 people.

07 Apr 2018 7:01 PM

New Zealand passes law to withdraw historic gay convictions

Homosexuality was decriminalised in 1986, but men who were convicted before then still had the offence listed on their official records.

04 Apr 2018 2:10 PM

Indian man charged with people smuggling as ‘fake media contingent’ to cover CWG

The nine visitors, all from India, were flagged as possible 'non-genuine travelers' when they transited through Thailand.

29 Mar 2018 1:36 PM

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Elon Musk's estranged father has baby with 30-yr-old stepdaughter

Elon's father, Errol Musk, the South African businessman has reportedly fathered a 10-month-old son with his stepdaughter Jana Bezuidenhout.

26 Mar 2018 3:16 PM

Australian beach goers chance upon oldest 'message in a bottle'

It was one of thousands of bottles used in a long-term German oceanographic experiment to better understand global ocean currents.

07 Mar 2018 12:32 PM

Australia’s top cop quits force after ‘crude’ racist, sexist internet posts

'It is behaviour that is completely and utterly unacceptable at Victoria Police,' Victoria Police Chief Commissioner Ashton told reporters.

27 Feb 2018 11:28 AM

Conservative rural politician sworn in as Australia's new deputy prime minister

McCormack, who had been the veterans' affairs minister, was sworn in as deputy PM shortly after his appointment.

26 Feb 2018 6:17 PM

Australian PM Malcolm Turnball US bound to hold talks with Trump

The trade deal among 11 countries includes Australia, which also has a bilateral free trade partnership with the United States.

21 Feb 2018 5:31 PM

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