Australia Thursday rejected claims it tried to "recruit" Indonesia's best soldiers as Jakarta moved to tone down a rift after military ties were suspended.
An elderly Australian man serving time for killing his wife and two grandchildren was charged Tuesday with the murder of a fellow inmate after an apparent attack with a sandwich toaster.
A young woman was bitten by a wild green snake at an Australian zoo, paramedics said Monday, a year after a keeper was attacked by a tiger at the same popular tourist attraction.
A major cocaine ring has been dismantled in joint operations with Tahiti, Australian police said Thursday, with a record 1.1 tons of cocaine worth hundreds of millions of dollars seized.
The Chinese government plans to expand the country's high-speed rail network to 30,000 kilometers by 2020, part of public infrastructure spending aimed at shoring up economic growth.
A "significant" Islamic State-inspired Christmas Day terror plot targeting central Melbourne has been foiled after a series of arrests in raids across the city, police said Friday.
Police in Australia have detained five men suspected of planning a series of Christmas Day bomb attacks in the heart of the country's second-largest city, officials said Friday.
A van carrying gas cylinders exploded outside the headquarters of a Christian lobbying group in Australia's capital, though there did not appear to be any political or religious motivations behind the incident, police said Thursday.
Missing flight MH370 is almost certainly not in the current search zone in the remote Indian Ocean and may be further north, new analysis showed Tuesday, but authorities indicated the hunt may not be expanded.
Austrian police say they have arrested 10 Turkish nationals suspected of being part of an international human smuggling network that slipped around 10,000 people into Europe over the past decade.