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British 'hero' dies after Australian hostel stabbing

2016-08-30 13:25

A British backpacker hailed as a hero after being stabbed in an attack at an Australian hostel in which a fellow Briton was killed has died of his injuries, police say.

Man puts hydrochloric acid in gay club lube

2016-08-29 12:42

A 62-year-old man who allegedly put highly corrosive acid inside a lubricant dispenser at a gay nightclub in Australia has been arrested and charged, reports say.

Thieves perform epic heist, crash Mustang into cop car!

2016-08-22 08:17

A group of thieves carried out what appears to be a meticulously planned heist of a Ford dealership. The worst part? One of the criminals wrecked a Mustang by crashing into a cop car.

Abuse rife in Australian immigration centre: leaked reports

2016-08-10 15:28

More than 2 000 leaked reports detailing allegations of sexual assault, child abuse and self-harm in Australian immigration centres on Nauru have been published, prompting rights groups to renew calls for refugees to be resettled elsewhere.

Australian 'patriot' charged with planning terrorist attack

2016-08-07 13:19

An Australian man with reported links to far-right extremist groups has been charged with planning a terrorist attack after his Melbourne home was raided following police fears of a 'specific threat'.

Man arrested in Australian counter-terror raids

2016-08-06 13:21

Australian police have arrested a 31-year-old man in counter-terror raids in southern Victoria state, saying they believed they had interrupted something "quite serious".

Science unmasks the woman Degas painted over

2016-08-04 17:04

Researchers have used super-X-ray vision to peer beneath the surface of a portrait by impressionist Edgar Degas and gaze upon the model whose likeness he painted over nearly 140 years ago.

Australia refuses to nominate former leader for top UN job

2016-07-29 07:15

Australia's government has rejected a request by former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd that it back his late bid for the top United Nations job.

Australia confirms MH370 captain's simulator showed Indian Ocean route

2016-07-28 10:10

Australian officials have confirmed that data recovered from a home flight simulator owned by the captain of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 showed that someone had used the device to plot a course to the southern Indian Ocean.

Hooded teen speaks as Australia juvenile abuse anger mounts

2016-07-27 13:34

A teenage boy who has been shown hooded and shackled in images from a juvenile detention centre that shocked Australia has apologised for his crimes as anger mounted over the scandal.

 

Abducted Australian aid worker freed in Afghanistan

2016-08-29 16:48

Afghan special forces have rescued a kidnapped Australian aid worker, four months after she had been taken at gunpoint in the country's volatile east.

Australia plan for gay marriage vote hits stumbling block

2016-08-29 10:42

The government's plan to hold a popular vote on whether Australia should allow same-sex marriage suffered a setback when a political party announced it would not support the proposed plebiscite.

Quake rocks Australia tourist towns

2016-08-18 13:27

A 5.7-magnitude earthquake has rattled popular tourist towns stretching across more than 1 000 kilometres of Australia's north-eastern coastline.

MH370 plunged into ocean at high speed - report

2016-08-09 10:09

MH370 plunged into the ocean at high speed, reinforcing analysis that the missing Malaysia Airlines jet crashed in the current search zone, a new report says.

Kayaker stranded on Aus island after croc attack

2016-08-06 20:20

A kayaker left stranded for days on a small Australian island after his craft was attacked by a crocodile has been rescued, authorities say.

2 men charged over drugs smuggled into Australia

2016-08-04 21:37

Australian officials say two men have been charged with drug smuggling after methamphetamine valued at $90m was shipped to Sydney.

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Pope's aide investigated over child abuse claims in Australia

2016-07-28 11:24

Australian police have said they are investigating child abuse complaints against Vatican finance chief George Pell, but have not yet decided whether to press charges.

Ancient Australian flesh-eating marsupial discovered

2016-07-28 08:09

A new species of extinct flesh-eating marsupial that terrorised Australia's forests about five million years ago, has been identified from a recently discovered fossil site, scientists say.

Australian man wins Pacific island resort in raffle

2016-07-27 11:09

A lucky Australian man has won his very own remote Pacific island resort in a raffle, after shelling out just $49 for the winning ticket.

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