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Aussie kids take stolen car on 1 000km road trip

2019-07-15 10:09

Four children took a stolen four-wheel drive on a 1 000km road trip across the Australian outback before being nabbed by police, officials say.

Foetus death case | Dreadlocks law in California: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-07-04 06:12

Charges dropped for woman who lost foetus | New California law bans hairstyle discrimination; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

Trump - Iran threats | Facebook IDs hate speech suspect: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-06-26 06:33

Trump says Iran still takes threats seriously | Exclusive: Facebook to ID French hate speech suspects; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

WATCH: Climate change protesters glue themselves to street in Brisbane

2019-06-18 12:39

Two climate change protesters have glued themselves to a pedestrian crossing in Queen Street Brisbane, via a connecting pipe between them.

Crikey! SA visa enquiries to Oz have more than doubled, mate

2019-06-13 17:40

The number of South Africans inquiring about Australian visas has more than doubled in the past two years, says Sable International's Australian immigration expert, Sam Hopwood. These are the five types of visas that South Africans or South African businesses can apply for.

Ex-cop sentenced to 12.5 years for killing of Australian woman

2019-06-08 08:42

A former Minneapolis police officer has been sentenced to 12 years and six months in prison for the fatal shooting of an unarmed Australian woman who had been trying to report a crime.

WATCH: Press freedom under spotlight in Australia

2019-06-06 12:47

Australian journalists could face jail for holding classified information, authorities and lawmakers said, as police appeared to broaden the scope of their investigation after raids on two media organisations.

Darwin shooting suspect had parole tag, evaded police for an hour

2019-06-06 06:11

The man accused of killing four men in a shooting spree in northern Australia while evading police for more than an hour was a ex-convict wearing a monitoring bracelet, authorities say, ordering an urgent review into parole procedures.

WATCH EXPLAINER: Four killed in Darwin shooting

2019-06-05 06:45

Four people have been killed and a woman wounded after a gunman opened fire in the Northern Territory capital of Darwin. WATCH NOW.

WATCH: Australia cracks down on illegal reptile trade

2019-05-28 17:23

Australian officials have worked closely with Interpol and other overseas agencies to crack down on the illegal reptile trade. WATCH NOW.

 

Indonesia to return 210 tons of waste to Australia

2019-07-09 13:58

Indonesia has said it will send more than 210 tons of rubbish back to Australia, the latest move by a Southeast Asian nation against serving as a "dumping ground" for rich countries.

South Africa argues vociferously with itself – and that is a great thing

2019-06-28 05:00

The contest of ideas in South Africa is vigorous but so often it is about the really big issues – about what you want your country to be, writes Adam McCarthy.

Sperm donor is legal father: Australian High Court

2019-06-19 18:22

A man who donated sperm so his gay friend could have a baby more than a decade ago must be recognised as the girl's father, Australia's High Court has ruled.

Police actions slammed | Abortion rights denied: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-06-18 07:04

Phoenix couple wants officers fired over incident | Pelosi: Abortion restrictions 'really dangerous'; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

Australian pleads guilty to rape, murder of Arab-Israeli student

2019-06-12 13:21

A man has pleaded guilty to raping and killing a young Arab-Israeli student in Melbourne, one of a spate of attacks that sparked fears about women's safety in Australia.

Australian police seize 1.6 tons of drug 'ice' in record bust

2019-06-07 10:37

Officers discovered the drugs in vacuum-sealed packages hidden inside stereo speakers shipped from Thailand.

Prosecutors insist Pell child sex conviction 'unimpeachable'

2019-06-06 11:04

Prosecutors insisted the conviction of Australian Cardinal George Pell for child sexual abuse was "unimpeachable" as his appeal against the guilty verdict went into a second day in Melbourne.

George Pell, defender of orthodoxy, fighting to get out of jail

2019-06-05 10:39

Former top Vatican insider Cardinal George Pell is fighting to avoid spending possibly the rest of his life in jail after receiving a six-year sentence for child sex offences.

Destructive tornado | Dial-a-dealer gang busted: WATCH the top World news videos for today

2019-05-29 07:12

EF3 Tornado destroys Ohio apartment complex | Mass arrests 'massive blow' against dial-a-dealer Sydney cocaine ring; here are the top World news videos for your Wednesday. WATCH.

Australian man jailed for kidnap and rape of backpacker

2019-05-28 12:09

An Australian man who kidnapped and raped a British backpacker during a harrowing road trip hostage ordeal was sentenced to 10 years in prison, Australia's national broadcaster said.

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