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Thousands flee as Cyclone Debbie bears down on Australia

Thousands of Australians abandoned their homes as a powerful cyclone bore down on coastal towns in Queensland on Monday, while others ignored authorities' advice to evacuate with winds forecast to reach up to 300 km per hour (185 mph).

Australians being treated to Indian flavours

Australians being treated to Indian flavours

Exhibitions, dance performances, music, theatre, workshops and yoga -- people Down Under are being treated to these Indian treats in an ongoing Indian festival.

`Better angels` will prevail in US election: Joe Biden

`Better angels` will prevail in US election: Joe Biden

The "better angels in America will prevail" in the upcoming presidential elections, Vice President Joe Biden said Wednesday as he warned about xenophobia during a visit to Australia.

Australian PM almost certain victor in election but no celebration

Australian PM almost certain victor in election but no celebration

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to retain power after a bruising national election.

Too close to call as polls open in Australian elections

Too close to call as polls open in Australian elections

Australians began voting in national elections Saturday with conservative leader Malcolm Turnbull the slight favourite ahead of Labor`s Bill Shorten, although opinion polls point to it being a close race.

Early Australians fought giant killer lizards

Early Australians fought giant killer lizards

During the last Ice Age, Australia's first human inhabitants had to contend with giant killer lizards, reveals new research that unearthed fossils of giant killer lizards.