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Sydney (dpa) - Actor Johnny Depp's wife Amber Heard asked an Australian court Monday for a trial in early 2016 on charges that she...

Sydney (dpa) - The search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is closing in on the "most prospective" resting place, the Australian government said...

Sydney (dpa) - An Australian who fought against Islamic State with Kurdish forces has been detained in Germany and may be charged, it was...

- R&B star Chris Brown on Wednesday cancelled the Australian and New Zealand part of his tour, after being refused a visa to Australia...

- A recent cyber attack on Australian government computers was instigated by China, an official was quoted as saying Wednesday.The attack on the Bureau...

Seventeen migrants from South Asia were back in Indonesia after their boat was pushed back by the Australian navy while en route to Christmas...

Sydney (dpa) - Around 150 members of an anti-Muslim group clashed with several hundred anti-racists at a rally in Australia's second-largest city Sunday, local...

Sydney (dpa) - Temperatures around Sydney hit 41 degrees Celcius Friday as parts of the Australian coast went on full alert for bushfires.Australia's biggest...

Sydney (dpa) - Australia is pulling more people off international flights on suspicion of terrorism, the government announced Friday.In the last four months 199...

Sydney (dpa) - Australian mining giant BHP Billiton said Thursday it was sorry for victims of a dam collapse in Brazil that killed 11...

Sydney (dpa) - Australia vowed to block foreign buyers from acquiring the country's largest cattle enterprise, citing security concerns, local media reported Thursday.The federal...

Sydney (dpa) - Three backpackers from Europe who were killed during horrific bushfires on the south coast of Western Australia were trying to save...

Sydney (dpa) - Three German backpackers and a local farmer were reported killed in bushfires on the south coast of Western Australia Wednesday.The German...

Sydney (dpa) - A crowd of 100 people welcomed Prince Charles and Camilla to the West Australian town of Albany Saturday with a rendition...

Prince Charles had a day off from shaking hands and smiling Friday as he flew from Sydney to Perth where he will celebrate his...

Sydney (dpa) - The fortunes of Australian mining giant BHP Billiton have plunged after a dam disaster at one of its Brazilian mines, prompting...

Sydney (dpa) - Six locations in remote parts of Australia are on a shortlist of possible permanent nuclear waste storage sites released by the...

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull met Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Thursday as Canberra sought to improve often-prickly relations with Jakarta.Turnbull said strengthening economic...

Sydney (dpa) - A small crowd broke into a rendition of Happy Birthday for Prince Charles as he and his wife Camilla met with...

Sydney (dpa) - The two-day riot at the Australian immigration detention centre on Christmas Island has left a 10-million-Australian-dollar (7.1-million-US-dollar) bill and seven inmates...

The Australian government stepped in Thursday amid furore over Chinese shoppers buying up the country's baby and infant formula.Parents have publicly complained that they...

Australian astronomers said Thursday they have discovered the oldest stars ever seen, formed just 300 million years after the birth of the universe.The stars...

Sydney (dpa) - Prince Charles laid a wreath in pouring rain Wednesday at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra to mark Remembrance Day.Medals from...

Sydney (dpa) - Officers have regained control of the migrant detention centre on Christmas Island, Australia's Immigration Department said Tuesday afternoon.Five inmates were injured...

Sydney (dpa) - Prince Charles and Camilla have been welcomed by hundreds of local people as they arrived in South Australia's wine growing Barossa...

Wellington (dpa) - Britain's Prince Charles and his wife Camilla donned ceremonial Maori feather cloaks for their visit to the headquarters of Maori King...

Sydney (dpa) - Delays are expected at Australian airports Monday as some 5,000 Immigration and Border Force workers take part in a 24-hour strike...

Wellington (dpa) - The Duchess of Cornwall looked fittingly regal in a royal blue coat and tan heels, but her clothes were bound to...

An alleged Indian underworld don who was arrested in Indonesia after 20 years on the run, was deported to his home country on Friday,...

Sydney (dpa) - Australian airlines said they were not resuming flights to Bali Friday as they considered the cloud of volcanic ash still too...

Wellington (dpa) - It was a right royal welcome for the New Zealand rugby team the All Blacks when they arrived in the capital...

Wellington (dpa) - Prince Charles may forgo a day off from official engagements during his tour of New Zealand to join in celebrations after...

Counterterrorism authorities stopped more than 300 people including minors from leaving Australia bound for conflict areas in Iraq and Syria, the customs agency said...

Sydney (dpa) - Australia reported a surge in suspected remittances to overseas terrorists in a report released Wednesday.A total of 536 so-called suspicious matter...

Sydney (dpa) - Australia may take more refugees from Syria than the 12,000 extra arrivals it pledged to take in September, Immigration Minister Peter...

Sydney (dpa) - The first Australian class action has been launched against Volkswagen and Audi, and lawyers predict up to 90,000 vehicle owners could...

Sydney (dpa) - Jockey Michelle Payne became the first woman to win the Melbourne Cup, Australia's biggest horse race, Tuesday.Payne, 30, was the only...

Sydney (dpa) - Volcanic ash erupting from Mount Rinjani in Indonesia stopped all flights from Australia to Bali Tuesday, a news report said.Virgin Australia...

Six weeks after replacing ardent monarchist Tony Abbott as prime minister, republican Malcolm Turnbull has abolished the much ridiculed Australian knighthood awards brought in...

Sydney (dpa) - Australian capital Canberra became the first city in the country to make the Uber ride-sharing service legal Friday, despite widespread protests...

Sydney (dpa) - The Australian government on Thursday rejected a report by Amnesty International that said Australian officials paid people smugglers to return asylum...

Sydney (dpa) - Children and adults poured Lego pieces through the sunroof of a car placed outside Melbourne's National Gallery of Victoria Thursday as...

Sydney (dpa) - The next blockbuster movies in the Thor and Alien series will be made in Australia, the government said Thursday.Foreign Minister...

Sydney (dpa) - Dutch teams were first and second across the finish line Thursday after driving their solar-powered cars 3,000 kilometres from Darwin to...

Sydney (dpa) - Anti-Muslim Dutch politician Geert Wilders was almost drowned out by vocal protesters in Perth Wednesday as he helped launch a new...

Sydney (dpa) - A refugee in Australia set himself on fire during a video call with supporters, out of fear of being sent back...

Sydney (dpa) - With the Australian sun beaming down, 42 solar powered cars set out from Darwin Sunday bound for Adelaide - 3,000 kilometres...

Sydney (dpa) - Australia will legalise the growing of cannabis for medicinal and scientific purposes, the government announced Saturday.Health Minister Sussan Ley said changes...

Sydney (dpa) - A record 71 tons of illicit tobacco was caught being smuggled into Australia, the government announced Friday.The loose leaf tobacco brought...

Sydney (dpa) - Australian conservationists vowed Friday to continue their fight against plans to build the country's biggest coal mine in the state of...