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New cyclone warning issued for Australia

A new cyclone warning was issued for Australia`s Northern Territory on Tuesday as a slow-moving tropical storm is gathering strength, the media reported.

Demonstrators protest Afghan president's Australia visit

Hundreds of protesters demonstrated against the Afghan president's visit to Australia today, calling for his government to end discrimination against the Hazara ethnic minority and to refuse to repatriate asylum seekers rejected by Australia.

Australia shelves planned extradition treaty with China

The Australian government has shelved a planned extradition treaty with China rather than allow the Senate reject it over human rights concerns.

4,500 pederasty cases reported against Australia's Catholic Church

Almost 4,500 people reported cases of pederasty or child sexual abuse perpetrated by members of the Catholic Church in Australia between 1980 and 2015.

Adam Voges to lead Australia's PM XI against Sri Lanka in Twenty20

Adam Voges to lead Australia's PM XI against Sri Lanka in Twenty20

The PM XI will be coached by former Test captain Michael Clarke for the match at Manuka Oval on February 15.

Susan Kiefel becomes first woman appointed as High Court Chief Justice

Susan Kiefel becomes first woman appointed as High Court Chief Justice

High Court Justice Susan Kiefel, 62, will in January become the senior judge on the seven-judge bench with the retirement of Chief Justice Robert French, the government said.

Myanmar man accused of self-immolation in Australian bank

Asylum seekers are not legally allowed to work in Australia.

Relatives of MH370 victims want more possible debris studied

Relatives of MH370 victims want more possible debris studied

The current search area in the southern Indian Ocean will be the last area thoroughly examined with deep-sea sonar equipment.

Australian PM says won't back former leader Rudd for top UN job

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull dealt a serious blow on Friday to his former rival Kevin Rudd`s bid to become the next secretary-general of the United Nations, declining to endorse him and declaring him unfit for the job.

Turnbull set to form his government after Governor General's nod

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is set to form a coalition government after Governor General Peter Cosgrove accepted his advice to return to power for a second time.

Australian PM to decide cabinet following election win

Australia`s Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has on Monday returned to capital Canberra to decide on his cabinet ministers for the 45th Parliament, after he secured victory in the 2016 federal election.

Polls close in most states in Australian election

Polls closed in Australia's most populous states where Saturday's national elections  are expected to be won or loss.

Wild storm lashes east coast of Australia, 3 people dead, more missing; vital services crippled

Wild storm lashes east coast of Australia, 3 people dead, more missing; vital services crippled

Three people were dead and more are said to be missing after massive storms flooded rivers, uprooted trees and tore into beaches along Australia's east coast.

Australia trying to find TV crew detained in Lebanon

An Australian television crew has been detained in Lebanon, their network said on Thursday, with Canberra urgently trying to confirm the reporters` whereabouts.

Fiji eyes more cyclone aid as toll hits 44

Fiji eyes more cyclone aid as toll hits 44

Cyclone-devastated Fiji said it was likely to need more foreign aid on Thursday as the body count from the most powerful storm in its history climbed to 44.

India's tour of Australia: Glenn Maxwell could miss fifth ODI at SCG

India's tour of Australia: Glenn Maxwell could miss fifth ODI at SCG

There is swelling and discomfort in his knees.

4th ODI, Canberra: India vs Australia: Can bowlers avoid more humiliation for Men in Blue?

4th ODI, Canberra: India vs Australia: Can bowlers avoid more humiliation for Men in Blue?

Considering the way batsmen have performed so far in the series, the Indian bowlers need to pull up their socks to avoid a whitewash against the Aussies.

PHOTOS: Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni relax at India House in Canberra after series defeat

PHOTOS: Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni relax at India House in Canberra after series defeat

The Men in Blue are in town to play the 4th ODI of the series on Wednesday.

Five charged in Australia over terror plot

Two people, including a 15-year-old boy, were arrested on Thursday in Sydney over a terror plot targeting a government building, with authorities expressing alarm at the age of those being radicalised.

MHA confirms Mumbai gangster Chhota Rajan arrested in Bali

MHA confirms Mumbai gangster Chhota Rajan arrested in Bali

The Indonesian authorities on Sunday arrested fugitive Chhota Rajan.