Articles Tagged 'Australia'
Officials In Australia’s New South Wales Celebrate: ‘All Fires Are Now Contained’
Fire officials in Australia are celebrating a landmark moment, saying that for the first time in what has been a horrendous wildfire season, every fire… READ MORE
Australians scoop up koalas, kangaroos to save them from bushfires
Australians are doing their best to save local animals from overwhelming brushfires by any means possible — including packing them into their cars.
A viral… READ MORE
Australia bushfires: PM’s climate stance criticised as thousands flee blazes
Navy ships and army aircraft have been dispatched to help fight devastating bushfires on Australia’s south-east coast that are feared to have killed at least… READ MORE
Australian Police Raid Public Broadcaster Over Leaked Defense Documents
The Australian Federal Police on Wednesday raided the headquarters of the country’s public broadcaster, the ABC, in connection with a story the network broadcast in… READ MORE
Australia PM Scott Morrison egged on campaign trail
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has been egged by a protester while campaigning ahead of the nation’s general election.
The egg grazed Mr Morrison’s head… READ MORE
Malcolm Turnbull: Australia PM gives ultimatum to leadership rivals
Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull has stared down calls for his resignation amid an escalating leadership crisis that has crippled his government.
Mr Turnbull is fighting… READ MORE
Sex scandal exposes faultlines in Australia coalition
SYDNEY (Reuters) – A major rift opened up in Australia’s fragile ruling coalition on Friday as Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce refused to quit over… READ MORE
Manus Island: Australia confirms removal of asylum seekers
Asylum seekers who refused to leave a former Australian-run detention centre in Papua New Guinea (PNG) have been moved to new housing after a three-week… READ MORE
Australians decisively support same-sex marriage
Australians have overwhelmingly voted in favour of legalising same-sex marriage in a historic poll.
The non-binding postal vote showed 61.6% of people favour allowing same-sex… READ MORE
Australia thwarts ‘Islamic-inspired’ plane attack plot
SYDNEY – Security has been tightened at Australian airports after police foiled “Islamic-inspired” plans for a bomb attack on an aircraft during counter-terrorism raids in… READ MORE