Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018 | Last Update : 06:31 AM IST

Oceania

1,500 evacuated from Papua New Guinea after volcano eruption

After venting ash for several days, the volcano exploded on Friday, blasting out glowing red rocks and sulphur dioxide.

14 Jan 2018 1:41 PM

Afghan refugee charged with attempted murder of 18 in Flinders Street incident

The magistrate ordered a psychiatric assessment and he is due to appear in court again on Wednesday, a broadcaster reported.

23 Dec 2017 1:11 PM

Australian police seizes 1.2 ton meth worth USD 802 million in record drug bust

This seizure surpassed the previous record of 903 kilogram in Melbourne early in 2017.

22 Dec 2017 1:40 PM

Australia pulls fighter jets out of Iraq, Syria, ends air strike against ISIS

The decision follows the Islamic State jihadist group losing its two main hubs -- Mosul in Iraq and Raqa in Syria.

22 Dec 2017 10:16 AM

Flinders street incident: Indian among 19 injured as speeding truck mowed crowd

The 45-year-old Kaul was talking to his son while crossing the intersection when he was hit by the car.

21 Dec 2017 8:58 PM

Car mows down pedestrians in Melbourne, injuring 12; driver arrested

A pre-school child with a head injury was taken to hospital in a serious condition.

21 Dec 2017 1:17 PM

Woman stuck in mine shaft rescued 2 days later, after being spotted by drone

The 26-year-old vanished from her home in Lightning Ridge after going for walk, sparking a large-scale search and rescue operation.

18 Dec 2017 6:26 PM

Sydney: Man arrested for acting as N Korea agent, brokering sales of arms

He's the first person charged under Australia's Weapons of Mass Destruction Act and faces a maximum 10-year prison sentence.

17 Dec 2017 1:23 PM

Australia: Inquiry into banking services to quell public anger

There have also been claims of anti-money laundering laws being breached and benchmark interest rates rigged.

30 Nov 2017 2:27 PM

Car ploughs into Australia classroom; 2 children dead, few injured

The tragedy occurred at the Banksia Road Public School when the car collided with a wooden classroom building.

07 Nov 2017 1:15 PM