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Hit by an arrow, mobile phone dies saving Australian man

It’s alleged the man fired the arrow at the resident which pierced through the other man's mobile phone causing the phone to hit him in the chin. 

Mar 14, 2019, 12:48 PM IST

Bangladeshi woman charged with 'IS-inspired' Australia stabbing

A young Bangladeshi woman was Saturday charged with stabbing a man in the neck while he slept in Melbourne is what Australian police described as an Islamic State-inspired attack.

Feb 10, 2018, 11:11 AM IST

Australian police to trial 'synthetic DNA' to tackle burglaries

Participants in the trial will be urged to apply the liquid DNA, which can only be detected by ultraviolet (UV) lamps, to valuables within their homes.

Jul 17, 2017, 10:14 AM IST

Cardinal Pell on his way home to Australia to face abuse charges: Media

Australian police charged Cardinal George Pell late last month, making the Vatican economy minister the highest-ranking Church official to face such accusations. 

Jul 09, 2017, 10:51 AM IST

Australian police use pepper spray to stop clashes at anti-immigration rally

Far-right activists from the True Blue Crew, which says it is opposed to refugees and the "Islamisation" of Australia, faced off with members of a left-wing coalition promoting tolerance in the city.

Jun 25, 2017, 13:28 PM IST

Man arrested in Australian counter-terror raids

Australian police arrested a 31-year-old man on Saturday in counter-terror raids in southern Victoria state, saying they believed they had interrupted something "quite serious".

Aug 06, 2016, 13:37 PM IST

Australian police raid Sydney home of reported bitcoin creator

Australian police raided the Sydney home and office on Wednesday of a man named by Wired magazine as the probable creator of bitcoin and holder of hundreds of millions of dollars worth of the cryptocurrency.

Dec 09, 2015, 15:03 PM IST

Tear gas used to quell Australia migrant centre unrest

Australian Police used tear gas to put down a two-day riot at a migrant detention centre today.

Nov 10, 2015, 15:34 PM IST

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.

Jul 31, 2015, 16:09 PM IST

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.

Jul 31, 2015, 09:49 AM IST

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.

Jul 29, 2015, 14:06 PM IST

Mystery deepens on identity of Australia suitcase child

Skeletal remains found in a suitcase near a highway are likely a young girl who may have been killed up to eight years ago, Australian police said Friday, as they struggle to solve the mystery murder.

Jul 24, 2015, 13:27 PM IST

Brad Haddin not linked to explosive device: Police

 Sydney police confirmed on Saturday an explosive device was recovered from outside the house of Australian wicketkeeper Brad Haddin but say it was possibly discarded at random and not directly linked to the cricketer or his family.

Jul 18, 2015, 18:38 PM IST

Australian police raid Melbourne properties in foreign bribery probe

Australian police raided a home and a business in central Melbourne on Thursday as part of a foreign bribery investigation reportedly involving Malaysian government officials and a multi-million dollar property deal.

Jun 25, 2015, 12:15 PM IST

Australian police post stoner's to-do list

Australian police have revealed an insight into the life of a stoner - or habitual marijuana smoker - by publishing a 10-point 'to-do' list found during a raid in Perth.

May 02, 2015, 20:08 PM IST

Australia foils alleged IS-inspired terror attack for Gallipoli centenary

Hundreds of Australian police on Saturday arrested five teens planning an Islamic State-inspired terrorist attack next week at an event to mark the centenary of the landings at Gallipoli during World War One, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said.

Apr 20, 2015, 10:38 AM IST

Australia, Colombia police take down drug syndicate

Australian police Thursday said they had smashed an international criminal syndicate in a joint operation with Colombia, seizing more than 480 kilograms (1,058 pounds) of drugs hidden in lemonade bottles and flower boxes.

Mar 05, 2015, 12:20 PM IST

Case of missing Indian man: Australian police raise suspicion over stolen car

Australian police, probing the mysterious disappearance of a 27-year-old Indian, have received information that a stolen vehicle is involved in the case.

Jan 31, 2015, 00:59 AM IST

Terror threat for police in Australia raised to high

Australia on Tuesday raised the national terrorism threat level for law enforcement officers in the country to high after recent high-profile attacks in Europe and Canada.

Jan 20, 2015, 13:41 PM IST

Australian police conduct counter-terrorism raids across Sydney

Australian police late Thursday searched several properties across Sydney, reportedly as part of a ongoing counter-terrorism investigation but not related to the deadly cafe siege earlier this week, officials said.

Dec 18, 2014, 18:20 PM IST