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Car ploughs into pedestrians in Melbourne, shots reported

At least one person has died after a car ploughed into pedestrians, with reports of shots having been fired in the Australian city of Melbourne on Friday.

'Jallikattu' stir spreads to Sri Lanka, UK and Australia

Hundreds of UK-based Indian Tamils have come together to organise a series of protests in favour of Jallikattu this week in London and across the UK.

Australia names first indigenous minister

Australia today appointed its first indigenous minister, a former labourer who has credited education for his rise from humble beginnings in a country where Aborigines remain among the most disadvantaged.

Trump shadow on India-US-Australia trilateral relations?

Rekha Bhattacharjee/IANS

With Donald Trump set to be inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States on January 20, will his presidency alter India-US-Australia trilateral relations?

Sikh student denied school enrolment in Australia for wearing turban

A five-year-old Sikh boy has been denied school enrolment in Australia for wearing turban as it does not align with its uniform policy, despite a landmark ruling in 2008 against a private institution on the issue.

Kagiso Rabada replaces Dale Steyn as South Africa's No.1 Test bowler; Hashim Amla climbs to 6th spot

Kagiso Rabada replaces Dale Steyn as South Africa's No.1 Test bowler; Hashim Amla climbs to 6th spot

South Africa defeated Sri Lanka by an innings and 118 runs in Johannesburg, which gave it a 3-0 series win and moved up to 107 points

Australia, China, Malaysia say underwater search for MH370 is suspended

Australia, China, Malaysia say underwater search for MH370 is suspended

Australia last month dismissed an investigators` recommendation to shift the search further north, saying that no new evidence had emerged to support that.

Australia disappointed by Japan's continued whale hunt in Southern Ocean

Australia said on Monday it was "deeply disappointed" Japan had continued whaling in the Southern Ocean after anti-whaling activists published a photograph of a dead whale, and two days after Australian and Japanese leaders discussed the issue.

IND vs ENG, 1st ODI, PREVIEW: India seek fresh start under Virat Kohli & Co.

IND vs ENG, 1st ODI, PREVIEW: India seek fresh start under Virat Kohli & Co.

Going into Sunday`s encounter, India will have the psychological advantage of thrashing the visitors 4-0 in the longest format.

Mitchell Johnson rules out return to Australian team despite strong comeback in Big Bash League

Mitchell Johnson rules out return to Australian team despite strong comeback in Big Bash League

Off-spinner Nathan Lyon floated the prospect of Johnson coming out of international retirement for next month`s T20 series against Sri Lanka.

Australian health minister Sussan Ley resigns over expense scandal

Australia's heath minister has resigned over a scandal surrounding her travel expenses. The move could lead to the first reshuffle of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's Cabinet since his government was re-elected six months ago.

Bali tourists stranded as flights axed

Tigerair said Virgin Australia was sending two flights to Bali to bring affected customers back.

Rafael Nadal welcomes back old foe Roger Federer, praises new generation

Rafael Nadal welcomes back old foe Roger Federer, praises new generation

Nadal, 30, said it was good for the game to see younger players starting to make their mark.

Venetoclax: Wonder drug that 'melts' away cancer approved for human use in Australia

Venetoclax: Wonder drug that 'melts' away cancer approved for human use in Australia

The drug, which was approved for use in the US in August 2016, works by blocking the action of the BCL-2 protein which enables cancer cells to survive, a solution that researchers worldwide have been studying for more than 30 years.

Australia govt asks citizens visiting India to use e-payments

Australian government has advised its citizens travelling to India to ensure their trip is planned in such a way so as not to depend on the availability of cash, claiming that some visitors are facing difficulties in exchanging 100 dollar notes in India after demonetisation.

Australia, Indonesia in damage control after military spat

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said he looked forward to the matter being resolved "as soon as possible".

Indonesia has only suspended language programme with Australia: Minister

Indonesia`s security minister said on Thursday the military had not suspended all cooperation with Australia, contradicting a military spokesman who said "all forms of cooperation" had been suspended.

Indonesia armed forces "suspend cooperation with Australia over insult"

Indonesia`s military suspended cooperation with Australia`s armed forces last week, Indonesian officials said on Wednesday, after what media described as insulting teaching materials were found at a base in Western Australia.

Indonesia suspends military cooperation with Australia

Indonesia said on Wednesday it has suspended military cooperation with Australia, reportedly due to training materials deemed offensive, in a fresh flare-up of tensions between the neighbours.

Elderly Australian kills cellmate with sandwitch toaster

An elderly Australian man serving time for killing his wife and two grandchildren was charged today with the murder of a fellow inmate after an apparent attack with a sandwich toaster.