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Australia urged to come clean on asylum-seekers` mental health

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 23:53

Australia`s human rights commissioner said on Thursday the government must come clean about conditions at offshore asylum-seeker camps after an inquiry heard of an alleged cover-up of mental health problems.

Graeme Smith praises team for regaining top spot in Tests

Graeme Smith praises team for regaining top spot in Tests

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 18:34

South Africa`s former captain Graeme Smith has praised the team for regaining the top spot in the ICC Test ranking.

Australia says MH370 survey ships making progress

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 16:28

Two ships surveying the sea floor where Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 is thought to have crashed are making steady progress with a deep-water search to get underway in September, Australian authorities said Thursday.

Australia urged to come clean on asylum-seekers` mental health

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 16:27

Australia`s human rights commissioner said Thursday the government must come clean about conditions at offshore asylum-seeker camps after an inquiry heard of an alleged cover-up of mental health problems.

Australian PM confident of recovering MH17 victims` remains

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 12:02

Flight MH17, a Boeing 777, was flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur when it crashed after being hit by a missile in Ukraine near the Russian border July 17, killing all 298 passengers and crew on board. 

Aus pole vault champ Steve Hooker`s wife banned for two years for using drugs

Aus pole vault champ Steve Hooker`s wife banned for two years for using drugs

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 11:21

Australian pole vault champion Steve Hooker`s wife, Russian 1500m runner Ekaterina Kostetskaya, has been banned from the Commonwealth Games for two years after being charged with using drugs.

Phil Hughes makes Australia case with one-day double ton

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 14:59

Australia batsman Phil Hughes, who put aside personal grief with a record unbeaten double century in an A match against South Africa on Tuesday, is happy to let his runs do the talking as he presses his case for an international recall.

Australia`s treatment of child asylum-seekers`abuse`: Churches

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 13:32

The Australian government on Wednesday rejected a report from church leaders describing its treatment of child asylum-seekers as "state-sanctioned abuse", saying such claims were "offensive".

Australia issues arrest warrant against two terrorists

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 13:29

Arrest warrants were issued Wednesday against two alleged terrorists in Australia who boasted of beheading "infidels" in Iraq and posted gruesome images of severed heads on Twitter.

Commonwealth Games: England hit 10 swim golds on Day 6

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 12:28

England closed their Commonwealth Games swimming meet with 10 gold medals after inflicting Australia`s first Commonwealth relay defeat in eight years in the men`s 4x100m medley relay.

Family of Indian man missing in Australia appeals for help

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 12:25

A family of a 27-year-old Indian man who has been missing since May this year has appealed for help in tracing him.

Australia focused on MH17 crash site, not sanctions: PM Abbott

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 11:20

Australia`s priority was gaining access to the crash site of downed Flight MH17 in Ukraine, not imposing sanctions on Russia, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said today.