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Watch: Bad driving leads to USD 140 million drug bust

The man slammed drug-filled van into empty police patrol car in Sydney, crushing its bonnet before speeding off, CCTV footage shows.

23 Jul 2019 1:52 PM

25-yr-old Australian woman beheads mother, leaves head outside neighbour’s door

Officers said 4-year-old relative witnessed incident, and was treated in hospital for minor head injury before being returned to his family.

21 Jul 2019 2:35 PM

Great Barrier Reef agency breaks with Australia govt in climate warning

The reef authority said that current gas emission trends, if not curbed, could see the deadly bleaching events by around 2035.

19 Jul 2019 9:11 AM

Australian boy, 4, says he is Princess Diana's reincarnation

Billy Campbell, son of Australian TV personality David Campbell, was born 18 years after the princess’s death in a car crash in 1997.

18 Jul 2019 3:16 PM

Australia calls on China to allow Uighur mother and son leave country

China has rounded up an estimated one million Uighurs and other mostly Muslim Turkic-speaking minorities into re-education camps.

17 Jul 2019 5:36 PM

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Australian finds message in a bottle written 50 years ago

Paul Elliot told Australian Broadcasting Corp. that he and his son Jyah found the bottle on west coast of Eyre Peninsula in South Australia.

17 Jul 2019 4:23 PM

25-year-old Australian model sentenced to probation in air rage incident

Mornyang was flying from Melbourne to Los Angeles on January 21 and had been drinking heavily when fellow passengers complained to the crew.

16 Jul 2019 10:09 AM

New Zealand PM slams Donald Trump for ‘racist’ remarks on Congresswomen

'Usually I don’t get into other people’s politics, but it will be clear to most people that I completely disagree with him,' Ardern said.

16 Jul 2019 9:24 AM

6.9 magnitude earthquake hits Australia's beach resort town

There were no immediate reports of damages or casualties in the quake.

14 Jul 2019 12:30 PM

New Zealand gun owners hand over weapons after mosque killings

Police Minister Stuart Nash said the objective was to 'remove the most dangerous weapons from circulation.'

13 Jul 2019 3:38 PM

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18 massacred, including women and children, in Papua Guinea attack

Violence has long ravaged the poor but resource-rich Pacific Ocean nation, but the scale of the latest bloodletting has shocked the country.

10 Jul 2019 5:58 PM

16 women, children dead in tribal massacre in Papua New Guinea

The killing took place in Karida in Hela on Monday, according to Sputnik. The reason behind the massacre is unknown.

10 Jul 2019 2:11 PM

Sydney gamer who livestreamed attack on partner pleads guilty

According to police, another user watching feed called officers, who arrested Munday at his home in southwest Sydney suburb of Oran Park.

08 Jul 2019 3:26 PM

Australian student detained in North Korea, released; on his way home: Scott Morrison

Alek Sigley, 29, who was studying in the North Korean capital, Pyongyang, had been missing since June 25.

04 Jul 2019 1:20 PM

Papua New Guinea volcano goes active, spews ash triggering eruption alert

The volcano, located on the remote Bismarck Archipelago, is listed as one of 16 'Decade Volcanoes' targeted for research.

26 Jun 2019 4:10 PM

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Indian asylum-seeker sets refugee camp on fire near Australia, face charges

Shortly after Friday's incident, the Australian government said the matter was being dealt with by Papua New Guinean authorities.

24 Jun 2019 1:53 PM

Australians take chilly plunge for nude winter solstice swim in Tasmania

The annual swim takes place on the winter solstice, which marks the shortest day of the year in the southern hemisphere.

22 Jun 2019 2:48 PM

Sperm donor is child’s legal father, Australian court rules

It is unclear, given the specifics of this relationship, whether the case could set a precedent for future judgements.

19 Jun 2019 3:34 PM

Euthanasia now legal in Australian’s Victoria for the terminally ill

The country's second most populous region made voluntary euthanasia legal under closely specified circumstances, a first for the country.

19 Jun 2019 2:24 PM

NZ man sentenced to 21 months prison for redistributing Christchurch massacre video

Announcing the sentence, Judge Stephen O'Driscoll said that when Arps was asked for his opinion on the video, he described it as ‘awesome’.

18 Jun 2019 6:04 PM

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