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‘Historic moment’: World's longest flight arrives in Sydney from New York

The four pilots on board -- who rotated between flying duties -- also wore devices that tracked their brain waves and alertness.

21 Oct 2019 2:34 PM

In fight for press freedom, Australian newspapers redact front pages to expose govt

PM Morrison said his government would 'always believe in freedom of press', but also insisted that journalists were not above law.

21 Oct 2019 9:41 AM

Australian PM's office accidentally sends confidential document to journalists

While Prime Minister Scott Morrison is yet to comment on the matter, Attorney-General Christian Porter downplayed the gaffe.

14 Oct 2019 12:54 PM

Australia rejects UN call to release Tamil family held at Christmas Island

A Federal Court judge ruled last month there was enough evidence for the toddler’s case to go to trial, though a date has not yet been set.

05 Oct 2019 2:55 PM

Australian couple charged with spying in Iran released

She was pregnant when she was arrested in 2017 in Australia where she was a legal resident.

05 Oct 2019 1:07 PM

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Asics store in New Zealand apologises after porn played on big screens

Pornography played on retailer's outdoor screens for up to 9 hrs -- until staff arrived at shop around 10 am on Sunday and switched it off.

30 Sep 2019 1:24 PM

Human bodies move for more than a year after death: Australian Scientist’s revelation

After studying and photographing movements of a corpse over 17-months, Alyson Wilson said that she found humans don't exactly rest in peace.

13 Sep 2019 2:47 PM

Find out how a giant, angry seal helps Australian cops to bust international drug ring

Officers discovered an estimated USD 688,000 of illicit drugs hidden on the island.

13 Sep 2019 2:29 PM

Mistakes made: NZ PM apologises for party's handling of sexual assault claim

The 19-year-old woman alleges the staffer sexually assaulted her at his home in February last year.

11 Sep 2019 12:17 PM

Canada names new China envoy amid damaged relations

The arrest of the daughter of the founder of Huawei at Vancouver's airport December 1 severely damaged relations between China and Canada.

05 Sep 2019 12:22 PM

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Vienna declared 'most liveable city' for second year by global survey

Japan’s Osaka was fourth, followed by three Canadian cities - Calgary, Vancouver and Toronto.

04 Sep 2019 8:42 AM

Tamil toddlers moved to remote island detention centre in Australia

The family's neighbours from rural Queensland have campaigned for them to stay.

31 Aug 2019 2:50 PM

Qantas to test 19-hour ‘ultra long-haul’ Sydney to New York, London flights

Three flights aboard Boeing 787-9 aircraft will take place from October, with up to 40 passengers and crew on the 19-hour flight.

23 Aug 2019 2:54 PM

China warns Canada against interfering in 'purely internal' Hong Kong matter

The embassy also noted that the Chinese government is determined to safeguard the 'One Country, Two Systems'.

19 Aug 2019 6:24 PM

Stabbing spree in Sydney by man yelling 'God is great' in Arabic

Police at the scene have confirmed there have been no fatal injuries.

13 Aug 2019 1:16 PM

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Australia eyes rare earth deposits as uncertainty looms over China

China produces more than 95 percent of the world's rare earths, and the United States relies on it for upwards of 80 percent of its imports.

12 Aug 2019 3:22 PM

Cocaine worth millions of dollars washes up on New Zealand beach

It is not the first time a large amount of drugs has been found on a New Zealand beach.

08 Aug 2019 12:34 PM

Australian cancer patient becomes 1st person to use euthanasia law

The state of Victoria passed a law in 2017 to legalise the practice, which went into effect this June.

05 Aug 2019 2:02 PM

New Zealand’s proposed abortion laws to give women right to choose

The bill, to be introduced to parliament on Thursday, will be a conscience vote rather than along party lines.

05 Aug 2019 12:57 PM

US still seeks allies in Gulf maritime coalition

Speaking at a meeting between US and Australian leaders, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said he has gotten a good response from allies.

04 Aug 2019 2:42 PM

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