Fifteen Australians, including two young suicide bombers, are believed to have died fighting in Syria and Iraq, intelligence chief David Irvine said Wednesday, warning that espionage and foreign intervention threats were increasing.
The Supreme Court on Monday sought response from the Centre and the Election Commission on a PIL seeking a direction to them to frame guidelines to ensure that more citizens cast their votes in the polls.
Australia`s immigration minister defended his country`s tough policies on asylum seekers on Friday, saying measures including the detention of children and denial of permanent visas were needed to stop dangerous people-smuggling ventures.
A fresh underwater hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, that is believed to have crashed into the Indian Ocean, has a "reasonable chance" of finding the plane, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said.
All 239 passengers aboard missing Malaysian flight MH370 may have died of oxygen starvation as the pilot deliberately turned off the supply before crashing into the Indian Ocean, a new report claimed today.
A Chinese state-run newspaper on Wednesday called on Beijing to "teach Canberra a lesson" after Australian tycoon and politician Clive Palmer labelled the Communist government "mongrels" who "shoot their own people" in a televised tirade.
A new underwater hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 had a "reasonable chance" of finding the plane, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Wednesday, adding that searchers would not give up easily.
A number of asylum-seeker children held in Australian mainland immigration detention centres are to be released, officials said Tuesday, although hundreds of others will remain locked up in offshore camps.