Australia protests Indonesia`s treatment of death row men

Australia issued a formal protest to Indonesia Friday after photos emerged of a smiling senior police officer posing with the two men due to face the firing squad, as it was confirmed that the executions would not happen this week.

Australia protests Indonesia's treatment of death row men

Australia has formally complained to Indonesia over the treatment of two men facing the firing squad, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Friday, amid reports their execution could be delayed for up to 10 days.

ICC WC 2015: Fans celebrate Holi ahead of India-Windies match at Perth

Cricket fans celebrated Holi on Friday ahead of India's World Cup match against West Indies at Perth, Australia.

Cricket World Cup: Bangladesh celebrate 'best' victory
Cricket World Cup: Bangladesh celebrate 'best' victory

Bangladesh held a double celebration Thursday, beating Scotland with their "best" run chase and closing in on a World Cup quarter-final berth.

Cricket World Cup: Jason Holder looks to wipe out WACA misery
Cricket World Cup: Jason Holder looks to wipe out WACA misery

West Indies captain Jason Holder on Friday returns to Perth`s WACA ground, the place where he made his one-day international debut in 2013 and the scene of one of his team`s greatest humiliations.

Philippines to charge Australian on child sex charges

Philippine prosecutors said on Thursday they will file human trafficking and murder charges against an Australian man who allegedly sexually assaulted babies and children as part of a booming cyber-sex trade.

World Cup 2015: Will India celebrate Holi with win against West Indies?

World Cup 2015: Will India celebrate Holi with win against West Indies?

World Cup 2015: Team India celebrates Holi in Perth

Team India celebrates Holi In Perth

New Zealand spying on South Pacific allies: Reports

New Zealand is conducting mass spying on its South Pacific neighbours then passing the information to a US-led intelligence alliance, media reports citing leaked documents said on Thursday.

Radio boss hands out ''condoms'' to staff to discourage them from having babies

Australia`s largest radio company Southern Cross Austereo provides condoms to stop staff having babies.

Philippines to charge Australian on Internet child sex

Philippine prosecutors said on Thursday they will file human trafficking, statutory rape and murder charges against an Australian man who allegedly sexually assaulted babies and children as part of a booming cyber-sex trade.

Indonesia says to press ahead with executions, rules out Australian offer

Indonesia`s security minister said Thursday that Jakarta would press ahead with the execution of two Australian drug smugglers and other foreign convicts, ruling out an offer of a prisoner swap put forward by Canberra. 

Australia PM suggests MH370 search could be scaled back

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott Thursday suggested the search for missing Flight MH370 may be scaled back, while expressing hope the jet would be found a year after it vanished.

Australia seeks Indonesia prisoner swap as executions loom

  Australia`s foreign minister said on Thursday she had proposed a prisoner swap to her Indonesian counterpart in an 11th hour effort to save the lives of two Australian drug smugglers expected to face a firing squad within days.

Darren Lehmann makes 3,000km journey to see son`s first-class debut
Darren Lehmann makes 3,000km journey to see son`s first-class debut

Australia coach Darren Lehmann made a journey of more than 3,000 kilometres to present his son, Jake, with his South Australia first-class cap.

Research uncovers basis for cadmium toxicity

A new research in Australia has uncovered how the metal cadmium which is accumulating in food chain causes toxicity in living cells.

ICC World Cup 2015: Shane Watson vows to fight for Aussie future
ICC World Cup 2015: Shane Watson vows to fight for Aussie future

All-rounder Shane Watson refused to give up on his international career on Thursday after being dropped for Australia`s record-breaking 275-run World Cup win over Afghanistan.

Top players missing as Czechs take on Aussies in Davis Cup
Top players missing as Czechs take on Aussies in Davis Cup

The Czech Republic and Australia will both be without their top players when they clash in a Davis Cup World Group first-round tie in the eastern Czech city of Ostrava this weekend.

ICC World Cup: Shane Watson future in doubt after Aussie run riot
ICC World Cup: Shane Watson future in doubt after Aussie run riot

Australia captain Michael Clarke says Shane Watson coped well with his axing from Wednesday`s World Cup clash against Afghanistan, a decision which may have signalled the end of his one-day career.

Australia re-lists LeJ, JeM as terrorist organisations

Australia on Wednesday re-listed four organisations, including Lashkar-e Jhangvi and Jaish-e- Mohammad, as terrorist groups for the next three years and any association with the outfits by Australian citizens would draw up to 25 years imprisonment.