Tag: Australia & NZ

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staffMay 18, 2018

Tourist accidentally plunges to death in Western Australia

A young tourist has fallen at least 40 meters onto rocks after falling from a popular attraction trying to take ...

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staffMay 11, 2018

Seven people found dead in Western Australia

Seven people have been found dead at a rural property near Margaret River in Western Australia (WA), police say. The ...

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staffMay 7, 2018

Paedophile-hunting policeman wins payout 46 years on

Former Australian detective Denis Ryan was driven out of the police force in 1972 when he tried to bring a ...

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staffMarch 18, 2018

Suu Kyi spoke at length about Myanmar troubles

SYDNEY – Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi spoke at length about her country’s troubled western state of Rakhine at ...

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staffJanuary 30, 2018

Aussie military says tracking app doesn’t breach security

Australia’s military said on Tuesday that a fitness tracking application did not breach security despite revelations that an interactive, online ...

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staffJanuary 18, 2018

Parts of Australia passing 40C today as others brace for a hot weekend

Very hot and dry conditions have been forecast across the country today and over the weekend, fuelling warnings of extreme ...

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staffJanuary 18, 2018

New Zealand PM reveals she is pregnant

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced that she is pregnant. Ms Ardern said she and her partner, Clarke ...

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staffJanuary 18, 2018

Drone saves two Australian swimmers in world first

Two teenage boys were rescued by a brand new lifesaving drone in Australia while lifeguards were still training to use ...

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staffJanuary 7, 2018

Sydney swelters in hottest day since 1939 as mercury hits 47.3C

The Australian city of Sydney has experienced its hottest weather in 79 years with temperatures in the region hitting as ...

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staffDecember 27, 2017

Beach bystanders criticised in Christmas Day drowning

Two Australian surfers who tried to rescue a man from drowning on Christmas Day have angrily accused others of not ...