Updated Saturday, March 7, 2015 0:01 am TWN
Thursday, March 5, 2015
Close to 700 koalas have been killed off by authorities in southeastern Australia because overpopulation led to the animals starving, an official said Wednesday, sparking claims of mismanagement.
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Australia announced Tuesday it will send another 300 troops to Iraq in a joint mission with New Zealand to help train local forces fighting to reclaim territory seized by the Islamic State (IS) group.
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Monday, March 2, 2015
Australia, Indonesia and Malaysia will lead a trial of an enhanced method of tracking aircraft over remote oceans to allow planes to be more easily found should they vanish like Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Australia's transport minister said Sunday.
Sunday, March 1, 2015
President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has contradicted Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott's claim that the president gave him an indication that he might soften his stance on the planned executions of 11 prisoners, including two Australian drug smugglers.
Saturday, February 28, 2015
A parliamentary committee on Friday recommended a major rewrite of draft laws that would force Australian telcos and Internet providers to store customers' personal data for the convenience of law enforcement agencies. A key recommendation is that the law specifies exactly what personal data is to be retained.
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott Tuesday said he has lost confidence in the head of the nation's Human Rights Commission, calling a report criticizing the detention of asylum-seeker children a “political stitch-up.”
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