Australia PM rules out national sex offender website

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Thursday his government is not considering a national version of the Northern Territory`s public sex offender website as he is "disinclined to single out particular crimes".

Iraq advances bring jihadists closer to Islamic state: Experts

The jihadist takeover of Iraq`s second city Mosul and a swathe of other northern territory brings the extremists closer to their goal of carving out a cross-border Islamic state, analysts say.

India A squad for Australia tour to be picked tomorrow

Robin Uthappa and Manish Pandey, who had a stellar run at the Ranji Trophy this season, along with other fringe players are expected to find a berth in the India A squad which will be picked here tomorrow for the tour of Australia in July-August.

Australia hit by biggest quake in 15 years

The 6.1-magnitude earthquake had its epicentre near Ernabella, in the middle of Australia, at a shallow depth of three kilometres.