China has rounded up an estimated one million Uighurs and other mostly Muslim Turkic-speaking minorities into re-education camps in the tightly-controlled region of Xinjiang
Human bones found on the Australian coast last month are believed to be those of a French backpacker who went missing near a surf beach in February, police said on Monday.
In a rare event, an Australian student, who was detained in North Korea, was freed and safely left the country on Thursday, arriving in Tokyo via Beijing later the same day after Swedish officials helped broker his release.
An Australian woman charged with murder has been sent for a medical assessment amid reports she decapitated her mother and left the head outside a neighbour's house.
A 29-year-old Australian student held in North Korea said on Friday he was planning to “return to normal life” after being freed and flying to Japan but offered no details of his detention.
Australian bomb experts were working to destroy “explosive” materials found in a suburban Adelaide home on Tuesday, following the arrest of a 43-year-old man.
A US Marine has died after being hurt in a vehicle accident during training exercises in northern Australia, the Marine Corps said on Wednesday. About 2,500 US Marines are stationed in the tropical city of Darwin,
Australia’s big banks — once among the most profitable in the world — are being forced to amass war chests worth billions of dollars to reimburse customers for years of dodgy fees.
Campaigning for a general election later this month, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday he had forced a candidate to quit his Liberal Party because of Islamophobic comments posted on social media.