Australian PM greets Indians on Diwali

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has greeted over 4,50,000 Indians living in the country on Diwali and praised their role during World War I.

Earth Hour 2014: Sydney`s Opera House goes dark

Sydney`s iconic Harbor Bridge and Opera House went dark on Saturday as Australians switched off lights around the country for an hour as part of a global effort to shine a spotlight on climate change.

Anyone but S. Korea for Aussies, Japan in Cup draw

Hosts Australia and reigning champions Japan will be keen to avoid fellow heavyweights South Korea when officials draw the groups for next year`s Asian Cup at a lavish ceremony on Wednesday.

Global warming may threaten World Heritage sites

Some of the world`s most recognisable and important landmarks such as the Statue of Liberty and Sydney Opera House could be lost to rising sea-levels if current global warming trends are maintained over the next two millennia, a new study has warned.

Australia feted for Ashes triumph at Sydney Opera House

Australia`s triumphant cricket team were feted by thousands of fans and the country`s Prime Minister at Sydney Opera House on Tuesday after winning back the Ashes with a thumping 5-0 series sweep over England at the weekend.

Revellers start ringing in 2014 with fireworks

Exploding fireworks sprayed from Sydney`s iconic opera house and harbour bridge as the world began ushering in a new year.

Earth Hour 2012: Sydney Opera House goes dark

Sydney`s iconic Harbor Bridge and Opera House went dark on Saturday as Australians switched off lights around the country for an hour as part of a global effort to shine a spotlight on climate change.

Terror site`s Sydney Opera House pic prompts alert

Opera House pic serves as the cover of a section that includes lessons on how to use an AK-47 rifle.

Sydney Opera House features on jihad site

Sydney Opera House is featured in the latest edition of Inspire, an English-language magazine.