04 Dec 2018
Arsalan Khawaja, the brother of Australian cricketer Usman Khawaja, has been arrested in Sydney by counter-terrorism forces over a fake terror plot.
11 Sep 2018
An Australian cartoonist, Mark Knight is under public fire for drawing a cartoon of Serena Williams' meltdown in the US Open Final which is supposedly "racist and repugnant".
24 Aug 2018
Facing an infighting from the conservative section of his own party, Malcolm Turnbull was ousted from his position as Australia's Prime Minister, and Scott Morrison became his successor.
23 Aug 2018
The Australian politics is facing a major crisis with the Parliament being adjourned for two weeks, and Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull facing a leadership battle.
24 Jul 2018
Nine Australians involved in the rescue of Thai youth soccer team, 'Wild Boars', from the treacherous Tham Luang cave have been awarded medals for bravery in their home country.
03 May 2018
France President Emmanuel Macron's describing Australian First Lady Lucy as 'delicious' may have raised eyebrows, but she found his statement flattering.
15 Apr 2018
A volatile bushfire has burnt 2,500 hectares and damaged properties in Southwest Sydney, reported Australia's Rural Fire Service (RFS).
26 Mar 2018
Steven Smith has been at the centre of the ball-tampering scandal.
26 Feb 2018
After Australia's Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce resigned following a sexual harassment allegation, the Australian government has appointed a new Deputy Prime Minister.
24 Feb 2018
Speaking at a conference with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, US President Donald Trump said that the US is imposing its largest package of sanctions on North Korea to pressurize the country into abandoning its nuclear missile programme.
25 Nov 2017
Australia said it will strengthen ties with India, Japan, and the US in the Indo-Pacific region under the quadrilateral dialogue between the four countries.
23 Nov 2017
Police in Papua New Guinea (PNG) have entered a controversial former offshore detention center run by Australia to evict asylum seekers.
13 Nov 2017
Like any state chief, PM Narendra Modi has a busy schedule, but he specially took out time at one of his ASEAN summit engagements in Manila to meet nine-year-old Carlo Migel Silvano.
13 Nov 2017
PM Narendra Modi attended the opening ceremony of the 31st ASEAN summit being held at Manila, Philippines.
27 Oct 2017
The High Court of Australia has disqualified Deputy PM Barnaby Joyce and four other politicians from office, saying they were wrongly elected as they held dual citizenship.
07 Oct 2017
Massive protests were held across Australia against Indian mining giant Adani Enterprises' proposed $16.5 billion Carmichael coal mine in Queensland state.
20 Sep 2017
A group of 50 refugees housed in Australia's controversial offshore detention centers in Nauru and Papua New Guinea (PNG), are the first to be accepted by the US under a resettlement deal.
05 Sep 2017
The High Court of Australia has started hearing petitions challenging the government's bid to conduct a national vote to gauge citizens' support for legalizing same-sex marriages.
18 Aug 2017
Another MP's name has emerged in Australia's dual citizenship crisis. Government Senator Fiona Nash, a UK citizen, will now have her eligibility decided by the High Court.
11 Aug 2017
Trump warned North Korea that it should be "very, very nervous" if it even as much as thinks about attacking the US or its allies.
30 Jul 2017
In a major joint-counter terrorism operation, the Australian police stopped a suspected plot to bring down a plane.
21 Jul 2017
Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau said the fatal shooting of Justine Damond, an Australian woman, by a police officer "should not have happened."
08 Jul 2017
Elon Musk's electric car firm Tesla is partnering with energy company Neoen to build the world's largest lithium ion battery in the Australian state of South Australia.
26 Jun 2017
Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull was left bemused after receiving a rather cheeky present by Sydney's Coptic Orthodox church.
15 Jun 2017
Australian government has decided to pay $53 million in compensation to the asylum-seekers whom it kept detained at the Manus Island in Papua New Guinea (PNG) between 2012-16 under harsh conditions.
06 Jun 2017
A gunman in Melbourne held hostage a woman for at least two hours before being shot dead by security officers in the evening of June 6.
05 May 2017
US President Donald Trump said his relationship with Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull is "fantastic" after the two leaders met in New York.
03 May 2017
Australia's decision to abolish the 457 visa facility, which was useful for many Indians, was met with a strong objection amongst Indians.
02 May 2017
Sydney is soon going to have a second international airport. It will be located at Badgerys Creek, about 50 km west of the city's heart.
20 Apr 2017
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull revealed stricter norms for getting Australian citizenship, on the heels of scrapping the 457 visa regime for foreign workers.
18 Apr 2017
Australia has abolished its 457 visa programme which is used by over 95,000 temporary foreign workers, a majority of whom are Indians.
10 Apr 2017
Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull arrived in New Delhi on Sunday for a four-day visit to India, his first since assuming office in September 2015.
29 Mar 2017
According to authorities, a 1,300 kilometre stretch of Australia's north-east coast in Queensland is susceptible to dangerous flooding after cyclone Debbie.
28 Mar 2017
Following mass evacuations on Monday, Cyclone Debbie, termed Australia's most devastating since 2011, made landfall in Australia's Queensland coast. Queensland Police noted, "the storm made a landfall between Bowen and Airline beach".
28 Feb 2017
Indonesia and Australia restored full military ties weeks after Indonesia cut off all cooperation with Australian defence forces.
11 Feb 2017
During his first phone call as president with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump denounced the New START treaty, according to unnamed US officials.
14 Oct 2016
Two 16-year old boys were arrested by a counter-terrorism team in Sydney, Australia just before they were about to commit an Islamic-State-inspired attack.