Aus police may widen probe into techie's murder to India

Australian police today said they may expand their probe to India in search of clues on the brutal murder of a 41-year-old Indian woman in Sydney as they released a new video of a person they want to question in connection with the killing of the IT professional in March.

New CCTV images released in Indian woman's murder case in Australia; probe may be widened to India

Australian police Friday said they may expand their probe to India in search of clues on the brutal murder of a 41-year-old Indian woman in Sydney as they released a new video of a person they want to question in connection with the killing of the IT professional in March.

Surfer seriously injured in Australian shark attack

A surfer was seriously injured as he fought a shark off the Australian east coast today, less than a week after a fatal attack, police said.

Murder charges over Australia court bombings, killings in 1980s

Australian police Wednesday charged a man with four counts of murder over a series of shootings and bombings targeting family court judges three decades ago that shocked the nation.

Indian supermarket in Australia robbed at knife point

 An unidentified masked man armed with a knife has robbed an Indian supermarket in Australia after threatening two women shopkeepers with their lives.

Surfer Fanning's brush with shark 'terrifying': Aussie PM

 Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has reflected the horror felt by many of his compatriots who woke up on Monday to terrifying vision of local surfer Mick Fanning being attacked by a shark while competing in a tournament in South Africa.

ISIS teen threatens of attack on Britain

 An Australian boy, who fled his home in Sydney last year to join the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group, on Sunday threatened of attacks on Britain, media reported.

Two Indonesian pilots pose security threat: Australian authorities

Australian authorities believe two Indonesian pilots radicalised by pro-Islamic State (IS) forces may pose an international security threat, according to a leaked intelligence report.

Now, find out about love lives of koalas!
Now, find out about love lives of koalas!

A team of international scientists working in Australia have tracked the love lives of koalas, uncovering some curious behaviour and discovering that male koalas make their distinct bellows to avoid confrontation with competitors looking for a mate to breed with.

Australian Opposition leader Bill Shorten under scanner over graft

Australia`s opposition leader had his credibility and reputation questioned by one of the country`s most senior judicial figures at a major investigation into corruption on Thursday.

Indian man leaps in front of train to save granddaughter

A 62-year-old Indian man did not think twice before leaping in front of an approaching train to save his 18-month-old granddaughter at an Australian railway station, media reports said on Tuesday.

Australian intelligence denies terror maps a security breach
Australian intelligence denies terror maps a security breach

Australia's domestic spy agency today played down concerns that maps shown in a media briefing revealing the source of homegrown fighters travelling to the Middle East were classified, after fears their publication was a security breach.

Australia spy agency denies terror maps a security breach

Australia`s domestic spy agency on Thursday played down concerns that maps shown in a media briefing revealing the source of homegrown fighters travelling to the Middle East were classified, after fears their publication was a security breach.

Sydney's Wedding Cake Rock at high risk of collapse
Sydney's Wedding Cake Rock at high risk of collapse

A new study has revealed that the popular photogenic rock formation of Sydney could collapse at anytime.

Pressure mounting over Australian people-smuggler payment reports

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott declined to comment on Friday on reports the Australian navy paid a group of people-smugglers thousands of dollars to turn around their boat packed with asylum-seekers, adding to a furore over the issue.

Picture of boy carrying toy gun sparks uproar in Australia

 A photo of a child carrying a toy gun in Australia`s Sydney city has sparked public outrage and prompted local government to consider legislation to regulate the sale of replica guns.

Man destroys house, cars in Australia bulldozer rampage

A man was charged with attempted murder in Australia Monday after allegedly stealing a bulldozer, crushing four cars and then driving the machine through a house.

Rocks hurled at Sydney siege cafe

A former professional basketball player was on Wednesday charged with malicious damage after rocks were thrown through five windows of the Sydney cafe at the centre of a deadly siege.

Vatican commissioner accuses Australian cardinal of "disregard" for abused children

The Catholic Church`s commissioner for the protection of children has described the Vatican`s finance chief as having an almost sociopathic disregard for abused children, accusations the Australian cardinal rejected as wrong and misleading.

Sydney hostage taker was prone to grandiose claims, court told

Man Horan Monis boasted he was well connected in Iran, but was "prone to grandiose claims", the inquest into last year`s Sydney siege incident heard on Monday.