Tag: Australia

Sydneysiders urged to stay indoors as Australian bushfire smoke blankets city

Strong winds stoked more than 100 fires across Australia's east coast on Tuesday, blanketing Sydney in hazardous smoke and prompting health warnings...

New bushfires break out in Australia as millions brace for the...

Australian officials warned soaring heat and high winds are already exceeding forecast "catastrophic" conditions on Tuesday as millions of people across the...

Vietnam jails Australian citizen for 12 years on ‘terrorism’ charges

A court in Vietnam sentenced a 70-year-old Vietnamese-Australian man on Monday to 12 years in prison after finding him guilty of "terrorism",...

Australia’s attorney-general says Canberra local law on cannabis has no legal...

Australian Attorney-General Christian Porter said on Sunday that Canberra's new legislation legalising possession of small amounts of cannabis for personal use do...

Netherlands, Australia vow to pursue convictions for downing of MH17

Australia and the Netherlands said on Wednesday they will pursue criminal prosecutions for those responsible for the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight...

Relatives remember couple killed in Australian road accident

Frank and Carmen Sant’s relatives united together in Żebbiegħ to celebrate the couple’s memory. The spouses have tragically lost their lives following a road...

Watch: Elderly Maltese couple dies in traffic accident

The tragedy happened just 5 minutes away from their home in Sydney Australia.

Australia to block internet domains hosting extremist content during terror attacks

Australia will block access to internet domains hosting terrorist material during crisis events and will consider legislation to force digital platforms to improve the...

Shooter kills four in Australian city of Darwin

A gunman killed four people and wounded one in the Australian city of Darwin on Tuesday, authorities said, in one of the country's most...

Australians go to polls as government tries to hold off strong...

Millions of Australians voted in a general election on Saturday in which the ruling conservative coalition campaigned on its record of economic management and...