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Backlash as anti-Muslim senator wears burqa in Australian parliament

2017-08-18 08:10

An Australian senator has provoked an angry backlash from lawmakers by wearing a burqa in Parliament as part of her campaign for a national ban on Islamic face covers.

Scientists potentially narrow MH370 search area to 3 spots

2017-08-16 12:06

Scientists have potentially narrowed the search area for the missing Malaysian airliner MH370 to three specific locations in the southern Indian Ocean.

Australia deputy PM's job at risk over dual citizenship

2017-08-14 11:01

Barnaby Joyce's New Zealand citizenship could force him out of job and cost coalition government its majority of one.

US company offers to take financial risk of new MH370 search

2017-08-11 12:10

US seabed exploration company Ocean Infinity has offered to take the financial risk of a renewed search for the missing Malaysian airliner, as victims' families urge the Malaysian government to agree

'Dinosaurs' beheaded at Australian museum

2017-08-09 06:54

Three model raptors at Australia's national dinosaur museum have been beheaded by mystery vandals who scaled a fence and removed the parts using an angle grinder or hacksaw, police say.

Australian teen's feet bloodied by mystery sea creatures

2017-08-07 15:03

A teenager who went for a swim at an Australian beach and emerged with his legs covered in blood has stumped marine experts.

Australia PM brushes off leaked Trump phone transcript

2017-08-04 13:19

Australia's prime minister sought to downplay an unflattering account of a controversial refugee swap deal which emerged in a leaked transcript of a bad-tempered phone call with US President Donald Trump.

Australian prime minister: Threat from plane plot is over

2017-08-03 11:04

Australia's prime minister says there is no longer any threat to the nation's aviation industry from an alleged plot to bring down an airplane.

Australian plane plot may have involved bomb, gas - reports

2017-07-31 08:15

Four men accused of plotting to bring down a plane planned to use poisonous gas or a crude bomb disguised as a meat mincer, reports say, with Australian officials calling preparations "advanced".

4 arrested in Sydney raids to stop terrorist attack

2017-07-29 22:40

Australian officials say police have raided properties in several Sydney suburbs and arrested four men suspected of plotting a terrorist attack.

 

Scientists find 'potential clue' to narrow MH370 search area

2017-08-17 10:30

Scientists have potentially narrowed the search area for the missing Malaysian airliner MH370 to three specific locations in the southern Indian Ocean through new satellite and drift analysis of the 2014 crash.

Political feud erupts between Australia and New Zealand

2017-08-15 22:32

A political feud has erupted between New Zealand and Australia over the apparent dual citizenship of Australia's deputy prime minister.

Australia to back US in any North Korea conflict: PM

2017-08-11 19:14

Australia "will come to the aid of the United States" if North Korea attacks, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says, after nuclear-armed Pyongyang has outlined plans to fire missiles near the US territory of Guam.

Australia plans postal vote on gay marriage

2017-08-09 06:54

Australia will hold a voluntary postal vote on whether to legalise gay marriage if parliament rejects plans for a plebiscite on the contentious issue, the prime minister says.

Australia's ruling party refuses vote on gay marriage bill

2017-08-07 16:29

Australia's ruling party has rejected a push to allow lawmakers to decide whether the country should recognize gay marriage

Huge Australia-bound cocaine haul siezed by French navy

2017-08-04 15:18

A massive cocaine haul bound for Australia in the hull of a yacht has been intercepted by the French navy in the Pacific, officials say.

Foiled Australia plane plot directed by Islamic State: police

2017-08-04 12:28

A senior Islamic State commander directed a group of Australian men to build a bomb destined for an Etihad Airways flight out of Sydney, with a second poisonous gas plot also in the works, police have alleged.

'Unacceptable rates' of sexual harassment at Australian universities - study

2017-08-01 12:05

More than half of university students in Australia were sexually harassed last year and 7% sexually assaulted on at least one occasion, a 'disturbing' new national study has revealed.

Australia foils 'terror plot' to bring down aircraft

2017-07-30 16:34

Australia has foiled an Islamist-inspired terrorist plot to bring down an aircraft with an improvised explosive device, after four people were arrested in raids across Sydney.

4 arrested in Sydney raids to stop terrorist attack

2017-07-29 22:34

Australian officials say police have raided properties in several Sydney suburbs and arrested four men suspected of plotting a terrorist attack.

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