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Indonesia president Joko Widodo lands in Sydney on first Australia visit

Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo arrived in Sydney on Saturday on his first visit to Australia as his nation's leader.

Australia to host Asean special summit in 2018

Australia is expected to host the Asean-Australia Special Summit in 2018, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced on Thursday.

After scrapping Big Three, ICC mulls changes in membership status: Report

After scrapping Big Three, ICC mulls changes in membership status: Report

Associate nations will have their membership status reviewed after every two years.

New Zealand vs South Africa: Ross Taylor achieves milestone century in second ODI against Proteas

New Zealand vs South Africa: Ross Taylor achieves milestone century in second ODI against Proteas

The 32-year-old had joined Nathan Astle on 16 ODI centuries earlier this month against Australia in Hamilton and moved ahead with his 17th when he hit Wayne Parnell for his eighth boundary.

Australia emerges as No. 1 destination for world's super rich

Global wealth migration is accelerating as around 82,000 ultra rich people shifted overseas in 2016, compared to 64,000 in 2015 and Australia is the top country for millionaire inflows, says a report.

Plane crashes into Melbourne's DFO shopping centre, 5 killed

Plane crashes into Melbourne's DFO shopping centre, 5 killed

At least five people, including four US tourists, were killed on Tuesday when a small chartered plane crashed into a shopping centre in Australia`s Melbourne city, the city police said.

Indian Premier League 10: Mohammad Azharuddin calls MS Dhoni's sacking as RPS captain a 'third-rate decision'

Indian Premier League 10: Mohammad Azharuddin calls MS Dhoni's sacking as RPS captain a 'third-rate decision'

Steve Smith, the Australian captain was soon announced his replacement for the 10th season of Indian Premier League.

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.

Sri Lanka beat Australia by 5 wickets in a last bowler thriller in first T20I

Sri Lanka beat Australia by 5 wickets in a last bowler thriller in first T20I

Lasith Malinga played his first international match in 12 months and claimed two wickets in two balls and took a couple of catches 

AB de Villiers turns 33: Watch one of the greatest ever run-outs by Superman of modern-day cricket

AB de Villiers turns 33: Watch one of the greatest ever run-outs by Superman of modern-day cricket

The Superman of Cricket holds the record for fastest 50 (16 balls), 100 (31 balls) and 150 (64 balls) in one-day internationals.

Australia's Church paid $213mn to abuse victims

The Australian Catholic Church has paid $213 million to victims of sexual abuse since 1980, an inquiry heard on Thursday.

Australia's Catholic Church paid $213 million in abuse compensation, costs

Australia's Catholic Church paid $213 million in abuse compensation, costs

A Royal Commission is Australia`s most powerful type of inquiry that is able to compel people to testify and recommend legislative changes and criminal charges.

WATCH: Lasith Malinga destroys Aussie batsman's stumps on T20 comeback with unplayable ball

WATCH: Lasith Malinga destroys Aussie batsman's stumps on T20 comeback with unplayable ball

Malinga played his last international match in June 2016 in an Asia Cup match against UAE in which he injured his knee.

Sri Lanka, Australia sign MoUs on development cooperation, sport

Sri Lanka and Australia have signed two Memoranda of Understanding for cooperation in development-related initiatives and sports.The agreements were signed in the presence of the Prime Ministers of Sri Lanka and Australia -- Ranil Wickremesinghe and Malcolm Turnbull - after bilateral talks held at the Parliament House here on Wednesday.

Sri Lankan PM says failed asylum seekers safe to return home

The UN has urged Sri Lanka to better protect minorities like Tamils and redress the wrongs committed during a 26-year conflict with Tamil rebels which ended in 2009.

German couple found dead in Australia's outback

An elderly German couple have been found dead in Australia's outback after becoming disorientated and wandering from the official path, police said today, following a record-breaking heatwave in the country.

Times up! Australian batsman Adam Voges announces retirement from international cricket

Times up! Australian batsman Adam Voges announces retirement from international cricket

Voges ends his international Test career with the second-highest average behind only Don Bradman with a minimum of 20 Tests.

Australia, Indonesia making joint effort to protect WW2 wreck

Australia and Indonesia are sending divers to inspect the wreck of a warship torpedoed off the coast of Java during World War Two next month to determine how best to protect the site from looters who have stripped numerous other WW2 wrecks. 

New Zealand move venue for fourth ODI against South Africa to Hamilton after Napier washout

New Zealand move venue for fourth ODI against South Africa to Hamilton after Napier washout

The washout against Australia was the third time in four years that inclement weather forced a one-day international to be cancelled at Napier.

New Zealand vs South Africa: Ross Taylor once again left out from T20I squad by selectors

New Zealand vs South Africa: Ross Taylor once again left out from T20I squad by selectors

Taylor, who is the third-highest run scorer for the Black Caps in the shortest format, has not played any T20I since the World T20.