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Pregnant woman diagnosed with Zika in Australia

2016-02-10 13:10

A pregnant woman has been diagnosed with the Zika virus in Australia, officials say, adding that the disease was acquired overseas.

Australian released by jihadists arrives in Burkina Faso

2016-02-08 13:34

An elderly Australian woman who was kidnapped along with her husband by al-Qaeda militants has arrived in Burkina Faso's capital after she was released.

Driver 'deliberately' mowed down 17 kangaroos in Australia

2016-02-01 07:16

An unknown driver deliberately ran over and killed 17 kangaroos on an Australian highway, officials say.

Australians will vote on gay marriage - Turnbull

2016-01-29 09:57

Australia's prime minister has given a personal assurance that his government will legalise gay marriage if a majority of Australians choose marriage equality in a popular vote.

Crappy day for fuel thieves Down Under

2016-01-26 12:02

Australian thieves got a little bit more than they bargained for when they tried to siphon petrol from a tour bus in Laverton, Australia.

Burkina president vows to free kidnapped Australian pair

2016-01-25 21:31

Burkina Faso's head of state has vowed to do everything in his power to secure the release of an elderly Australian doctor and his wife.

Netflix starts blocking proxies in Australia

2016-01-21 14:55

Video streaming service Netflix has started blocking proxies and unblockers in Australia after the company said it would crack down on such technologies.

Children of Australians abducted in Africa plea to captors

2016-01-19 14:25

The family of an Australian doctor and his wife abducted in Burkina Faso are urging the kidnappers to release the couple so that they can continue their life-saving charity work in the West African country.

Burkina minister says abducted couple are Australian

2016-01-16 18:56

Burkina Faso's Communications Minister Remi Dandjinou says a couple abducted in the country's north are Australian nationals, correcting an interior ministry statement earlier that they were Austrian.

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WATCH: Ninja kick thwarts car thief!

CCTV footage from an Australian petrol station in November 2015 shows a man pull off an awesome ninja kick to hinder the efforts of a wanna-be car thief.

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2015 sets record for most shark attacks, with 98 worldwide

2016-02-09 10:17

Experts say 2015 saw a record-setting 98 unprovoked shark attacks worldwide, including 30 in Florida alone.

Australia resists pressure to allow asylum seekers to stay

2016-02-04 12:35

Australia is resisting mounting international pressure not to deport child asylum seekers, with a minister warning that allowing them to stay could encourage more refugees to come by boat.

Sydney hit by second day of storms

2016-01-30 18:34

Severe thunderstorms are hitting Sydney for a second day in a row, bringing disruption to the Australian city and much of New South Wales.

Australian teen accused of planning to pack kangaroo with bomb

2016-01-28 06:54

Australian prosecutors say a teenage suspect discussed with a British accomplice ways to pack a kangaroo with explosives before setting it loose on police officers.

Teen charged in Australia with terrorism offences

2016-01-26 09:37

Australian authorities have charged a teenager with collecting documents that could facilitate terrorist acts, officials said Tuesday.

Australian leaders unite for a republic

2016-01-25 14:20

Australian state leaders threw their support behind a republic, with one saying the nation should not have to wait for the end of Queen Elizabeth II's reign to cut ties with the British monarchy.

Tiger attacks keeper at Australian zoo

2016-01-21 08:32

A tiger attacked a keeper at a zoo in Australia on Thursday, leaving him with a "significant puncture wound" to the head at the popular tourist attraction, officials said.

Family seek answers over kidnapping of 2 Australians

2016-01-17 10:03

The family of an Australia doctor and his wife kidnapped in Burkina Faso say they did not know why the couple were abducted or where they were taken

'Racist' video game pulled after uproar over killing Australia Aborigines

2016-01-16 09:29

A video game allowing players to kill Australian Aboriginals has been removed from mobile stores after more than 50 000 people signed an online petition against the "racist" app.

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WATCH: Bizarre! Man spotted on push scooter in busy tunnel

Arguably the wildest video of 2016 so far, is of a Sydney man spotted riding a push scooter through one of the city’s busiest tunnels.

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