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'Yes' for same-sex marriage vote is fairness: Australia PM Malcolm Turnbull

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Sunday said a "yes" vote in the upcoming same-sex marriage poll was a question of "fairness", the media reported.

Sep 10, 2017, 16:32 PM IST
Sydney to erect barricades to prevent vehicle attacks: Police

Sydney to erect barricades to prevent vehicle attacks: Police

Australia's largest city was also considering more permanent measures such as bollards, garden beds or other landscaping features in Martin Place, which houses a war memorial, the headquarters of the Reserve Bank of Australia, the US Consulate General, a hotel and many luxury retail outlets.

Jun 23, 2017, 14:53 PM IST

Terror link as Pakistani killed in 'horrific' Australia attack

A Pakistani petrol station attendant was stabbed to death during an "absolutely horrific" crime spree in Australia, authorities said, fearing Friday that the attack was terror-linked.

Apr 07, 2017, 13:02 PM IST

Male Muslim students excused from shaking hands with women at Australian school

Male Muslim students at a public school in Australia can refuse to shake hands with women to adhere to their faith.

Feb 20, 2017, 14:02 PM IST

Australia battles 50 fires in heat wave, sparking warning, blackout fears

Australian emergency services were bracing against "potentially catastrophic" fire conditions on Saturday, as firefighters battled nearly 50 blazes in the state of New South Wales, sweltering in a heat wave sweeping the country`s east coast.

Feb 11, 2017, 10:16 AM IST

Australian heatwave causes firms to power down, Sydney braces for blackouts

Major energy users on Australia`s east coast shut down on Friday

Feb 10, 2017, 13:40 PM IST

Sydney bomb plot: 2 jailed on terror charges

Two men who planned to bomb a Shia prayer hall in Sydney and had threatened to stab people in the kidneys were sentenced today to 20 years in prison.

Dec 09, 2016, 10:44 AM IST

ISIS sympathizer arrested on charges of stabbing in Sydney

An alleged ISIS sympathizer has been arrested in the Sydney suburb of Minto for stabbing a 59-year old man and attempting to attack an officer in what the police described as a terrorist act.

Sep 11, 2016, 13:04 PM IST

Scorpene leak: Court restrains newspaper from publishing data

French company DCNS has obtained a court order restricting `The Australian` from further publishing leaked documents on India`s Scorpene submarine project.

Aug 30, 2016, 15:02 PM IST

Racist graffiti, swastika symbols appear in Australia beach

The Australian Police found about 15 swastika symbols drawn on the footpath, bus stops, poles, benches and electrical boxes, the ABC reported.
 

Aug 11, 2016, 08:54 AM IST
Baby seal rescued from fishing net on Australian beach – Watch adorable video!

Baby seal rescued from fishing net on Australian beach – Watch adorable video!

 In the video, the panicked baby seal was seen running towards the ocean as soon as a man freed him using a knife.

Aug 01, 2016, 12:29 PM IST
Migaloo sighting alert! White humpback whale spotted off Australia's Byron Bay (See pic)

Migaloo sighting alert! White humpback whale spotted off Australia's Byron Bay (See pic)

The majestic white humpback has been sighted off the coast of New South Wales state.

Jul 26, 2016, 13:50 PM IST

Australian convicted of recruiting foreign fighters for Islamic State: Report

An Australian court on Tuesday convicted Sydney man Hamdi Al Qudsi of recruiting six young men to travel overseas and fight alongside Islamic State and al Qaeda affiliates in Syria.

Jul 12, 2016, 10:32 AM IST