Australia-Oceania News

Australian PM brushes off calls to quit

Australian leader Malcolm Turnbull Tuesday rejected calls for him to resign after the weekend`s disastrous election, as senior government figures pleaded against infighting.

Jul 05, 2016, 10:25 AM IST

Fiji murder case twist as tourist finds human head

A New Zealand holidaymaker told Tuesday how he stumbled across a human head on a Fiji tourist beach -- the latest apparent twist in the gory case of a Russian couple murdered and dismembered in the

Jul 05, 2016, 08:57 AM IST

Australia parties start negotiations as hung parliament looms

With the prospect of a hung parliament looming in Australia, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and his rival Bill Shorten on Sunday reached out to crossbenchers, who have emerged as kingmakers after a

Jul 03, 2016, 19:17 PM IST

Early polls show tight race in Australian election

Early counting in Australia`s national election on Saturday showed a swing to the opposition Labor Party, adding to fears a close vote will deny current Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull the outright

Jul 02, 2016, 16:01 PM IST

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.

Jul 02, 2016, 14:14 PM IST

Australian democracy smells like barbecued sausage

The Australian election may be too close to call but voters on Saturday.

Jul 02, 2016, 12:15 PM IST
Australians vote in cliffhanger election

Australians vote in cliffhanger election

A poll showed conservative leader Malcolm Turnbull​'s Liberal/National coalition 50.5 to 49.5 percent in front on a two-party basis.

Jul 02, 2016, 09:14 AM IST
Too close to call as polls open in Australian elections

Too close to call as polls open in Australian elections

Australians began voting in national elections Saturday with conservative leader Malcolm Turnbull the slight favourite ahead of Labor`s Bill Shorten, although opinion polls point to it being a close

Jul 02, 2016, 03:56 AM IST

Australian mosque targeted with fire bomb

According to the Imam of the mosque, hundreds of worshippers were praying inside at the time of the suspected petrol bomb attack, however no-one was injured

Jun 29, 2016, 15:57 PM IST

Debris in Tanzania to be examined for link to missing MH370: Report

The new piece of debris found in Tanzania will be examined for a possible link to the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. 

Jun 25, 2016, 14:01 PM IST