Australia is set to introduce new counter-terrorism laws, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Sunday, with the package expected to include stripping dual nationals who are linked to terrorism of their citizenship.
Indonesian officials on Monday said that eight convicted drug smugglers, including seven foreigners, would be transferred to a prison island this week for imminent execution despite international appeals for clemency.
Madison Brengle could conceivably be the new face of advertising campaigns Down Under that urge people to `slip, slop, slap` during the scorching summer months to help Australians and New Zealanders to lower the risk of skin cancers.
Australia Wednesday issued a travel advisory for its citizens against travelling to Pakistan, asking them to reconsider their travel plans in the wake of a volatile security situation across the country.
Slapping on the sun cream may be second nature to Australians but it seems some of the world`s leading players are taking unnecessary risks by not wearing any protection against skin cancer at the opening grand slam of the year.
Former England Test captain Sir Ian Botham has expressed his confusion over what England was scared of and why they `crawled into their shells` and refused to come out in the first day of the Boxing Day Ashes Test, which is a game worthy of celebration.
While Australians rejoice at their cricket team`s rise like a phoenix from the Ashes with a second Test win in Adelaide, the English are burying themselves in gloom as evidenced by reports in the British media.
English media has reportedly compared Australian captain Michael Clark to a `graceless, chinless weasel` while likening Australians to Franco Begbie, sociopath played by Robert Carlyle in the cult classic Trainspotting.
About 5.4 million Australians were targeted by cyber crimes, which cost the country 1.65 billion Australian dollars ($1.68 billion) in the past 12 months, according to Norton`s Cybercrime report 2012 released Thursday.