Gulf Times - Perth
Husband accused of killing wife, toddlers in Australia home

Husband accused of killing wife, toddlers in Australia home

Police charged Anthony Robert Harvey with the murders of his two-year-old twins Alice and Beatrix, his three-year-old daughter Charlotte and his 41-year-old wife Mara in the southwestern city of Perth.

Five people found dead in Australian city of Perth

Five people found dead in Australian city of Perth

Police said up to five bodies had been found at the scene when police arrived at noon. Investigators were still there.

Australia-London flight forced to turn back by disruptive passenger

Australia-London flight forced to turn back by disruptive passenger

The passenger on the QF9 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner was reportedly handcuffed, masked, and removed by police after the plane returned to Perth on Saturday night.

World's oldest Sumatran orangutan dies aged 62

World's oldest Sumatran orangutan dies aged 62

Puan -- Indonesian for "lady" -- died on Monday at Perth Zoo, where she had lived since being gifted by Malaysia in 1968.

Australia jails Afghan man for smuggling people by boat

Australia jails Afghan man for smuggling people by boat

Sayed Abbas, 35, was pivotal in organising the transport of the asylum seekers coming from Indonesia on three overcrowded boats in 2009 and 2011.

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.

Malaysian minister meets MH370 relatives' group in Perth

Malaysian minister meets MH370 relatives' group in Perth

Malaysia's transport minister on Monday met a group representing families of passengers from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 in Perth, after being lobbied by relatives of those lost when the plane vanished in 2014.

Qantas to fly non-stop from Perth to London

Qantas to fly non-stop from Perth to London

Qantas Airways Ltd will launch the first regular passenger flight directly linking Australia and Europe when it begins flights from Perth to London with Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners, the airline said.

Man loses leg in Australia shark attack

Man loses leg in Australia shark attack

A surfer was critical on Wednesday after a shark ripped off his leg in an attack in Australia's west with witnesses recounting how "all hell broke loose" as his board was snapped in half.

McEvoy sets scorching pace, Magnussen promises improvement

McEvoy sets scorching pace, Magnussen promises improvement

Australia’s Cameron McEvoy sent out a message to his Olympic rivals with a scorching personal best to beat former world champion James Magnussen into second place in the 100m freestyle at the Perth Aquatic Super Series.

Bushfire destroys nearly 100 homes in Western Australia

Bushfire destroys nearly 100 homes in Western Australia

A bushfire destroyed nearly 100 homes in Western Australia as it swept through countryside south of Perth, but there were no casualties reported.