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Marquez extends MotoGP lead with Australian win

Marquez extends MotoGP lead with Australian win

Marc Marquez extended his world championship lead to 33 points with a commanding victory in a feisty Australian MotoGP at Phillip Island on Sunday.

Australia to tighten airport security further after foiled attack

Australia to tighten airport security further after foiled attack

Australia will introduce random searches of workers entering and inside its airports as it increases security after a recent foiled terrorism plot, officials said.

Australian government vows to pursue citizenship crackdown

Australian government vows to pursue citizenship crackdown

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull proposed the tougher rules in April, adding stringent English-language tests and a quadrupling of the residency requirement for citizenship applicants from one to four years.

Australian woman was taken by crocodile, say police

Australian woman was taken by crocodile, say police

The disappearance of an elderly woman in the north-eastern Australian state of Queensland has been confirmed as a crocodile attack, local police said on Tuesday.

Three companies offering to search for MH370: Malaysia

Three companies offering to search for MH370: Malaysia

US seabed exploration firm Ocean Infinity, Dutch company Fugro -- which was involved in the original hunt -- and a Malaysian company have made offers, Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai said.

Terror as AirAsia flight turns back to Australia

Terror as AirAsia flight turns back to Australia

AirAsia apologised for the scare, blaming a "technical issue" without elaborating on the cause. "The safety of passengers and crew is our priority," the budget airline said.

Missing elderly Australian woman feared killed by crocodile

Missing elderly Australian woman feared killed by crocodile

Anne Cameron, who suffers from dementia, was reported missing from a nursing home near Port Douglas in Queensland on Tuesday.

Flying Dutch win world solar car race in Australia

Flying Dutch win world solar car race in Australia

Dominant Dutch team ‘Nuon’ Thursday won an epic 3,000-kilometre (1,860-mile) solar car race across Australia's outback for the third-straight year in an innovative contest showcasing new vehicle technology.

Australia creates photo ID database to help track terror suspects

Australia creates photo ID database to help track terror suspects

Australian police will create a national photo database using existing identification records held by state authorities to identify terror suspects, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said on Thursday ...

Australia flags tougher national terror laws

Australia flags tougher national terror laws

Australia unveiled plans Wednesday to hold terror suspects for 14 days without charge and beef up its national database to include biometric data from driver's licences.

Rohit’s 125 guides India to 7-wicket win over Australia

Rohit’s 125 guides India to 7-wicket win over Australia

Opening batsman Rohit Sharma smashed 125 to guide India to a convincing seven-wicket win against Australia in the fifth and final one-day international in Nagpur yesterday, for a 4-1 series victory.

Australia, New Zealand send help for Vanuatu volcano evacuation

Australia, New Zealand send help for Vanuatu volcano evacuation

Australia dispatched a naval vessel to Vanuatu on Saturday to help the South Pacific nation evacuate all 11,000 inhabitants from the northern island of Ambae as an erupting volcano ...