Australia is attempting to extradite from Turkey a man suspected of being a high-profile Australian recruiter for the Islamic State movement, the government said on Saturday.
An unprecedented "thunderstorm asthma" event has left four people dead and three fighting for their lives in Australia, with authorities Thursday scrambling to review their procedures after emergency services were overwhelmed.
A bystander dressed only in underpants helped police arrest an unlicensed driver who allegedly crashed a car into an Australian takeout restaurant on Thursday then fled.
Skipper Faf du Plessis put his ball tampering controversy behind him to defy Australia's bowlers with a steely century to put South Africa in early control of the day-night third Test in Adelaide.
Australian detectives have been left with a cheeky clue after discovering that a large print on a glass door at a crime scene came from someone's bare buttocks.
Two Canadian lawyers came to Australia's Parliament House on Monday to urge lawmakers to pass a motion calling on China to immediately end the practice of what they say is organ harvesting from prisoners of conscience.
Pick-up trucks, cowboy boots and a 24-hour booze-fueled party in the Outback: Welcome to modern-day dating in Australia's bush, where swiping right is not an option.
Australia's "punitive approach" to boat people has tarnished its human rights record, the United Nations said Friday as it voiced concern that xenophobia and hate speech was on the rise.
Imprisonment and self-harm rates have soared among Aboriginal Australians, an official report said Thursday as it slammed a lack of research into whether government programs were effective at addressing the issues facing the community.
Two elderly French tourists died of heart attacks moments apart while snorkeling on Australia's Great Barrier Reef on Wednesday, officials said.