Australia

January 7, 2019
January 7, 2019

Thousands stung in Australian jellyfish 'invasion'

Highly venomous jellyfish have stung more than three thousand people on Australia's northeastern shores in just a few days, authorities said Monday, forcing the closure of several beaches.

December 15, 2018
December 15, 2018

Kohli leads India's fightback in Perth

Captain Virat Kohli determinedly led India's fightback on an engrossing day two on Saturday, blunting Australia's bowling attack to leave the second test hanging in the balance.

December 15, 2018
December 15, 2018

Australia recognises west Jerusalem as Israel capital

Australia has decided to formally recognise west Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, but won’t move its embassy until there’s a peace settlement between Israel and Palestinians, Prime Minister Scott...

November 28, 2018
November 28, 2018

Australia's wild weather floods Sydney

Torrential rain and gale force winds lashes Australia's biggest city Sydney causing commuter chaos, flooding streets, railway stations and homes, grounding flights and leaving hundreds of...

November 23, 2018
November 23, 2018

Wild winds cause air travel chaos in Australia

Strong winds across Australia's southeast coast cause commuter chaos at Sydney and Melbourne airports, the country's two busiest, with thousands of air travellers stranded after dozens of...

October 25, 2018
October 25, 2018

Pakistan thrash Australia in first T20I

Babar Azam hit 68 and Imad Wasim marked his return with three wickets to guide Pakistan to a resounding 66-run win over Australia in the opening Twenty20 International at the Zayed Cricket Stadium...

September 26, 2018
September 26, 2018

Australia reinforces maritime border security

Australia has reinforced the security of its maritime borders with expanded aerial surveillance and on-water patrols.

August 27, 2018
August 27, 2018

Australian foreign minister quits in PM ousting fallout

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop resigned from new Prime Minister Scott Morrison's Cabinet yesterday, two days after a bruising leadership battle that toppled former prime minister...

June 26, 2018
June 26, 2018

Peru end winless streak

Already eliminated Peru get their first World Cup win in 40 years and their first goal in 36 with a 2-0 victory over Australia on Tuesday.

May 30, 2018
May 30, 2018

Papua New Guinea mulls 'temporary' ban on Facebook

Papua New Guinea says it is mulling a temporary shutdown of Facebook to uncover false accounts and block fake news in the Pacific nation, which hosts a major global summit later this year.