Gulf Times - Australia
Australia's conservative government on course for ‘miracle’ election victory

Australia's conservative government on course for ‘miracle’ election victory

Australia's Liberal-led conservative government was headed for a remarkable victory at the national election early on Sunday after uncovering a narrow path to victory ...

Anti-trust watchdog blocks $11bn Vodafone's Australia business merger with TPG

Anti-trust watchdog blocks $11bn Vodafone's Australia business merger with TPG

Australia's anti-trust regulator blocked a A$15bn ($11bn) merger between TPG Telecom and Vodafone's Australian joint venture on competition grounds on Wednesday, knocking shares in the firms involved.

Assange jailed for 50 weeks for UK bail breach

Assange jailed for 50 weeks for UK bail breach

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was sentenced Wednesday to 50 weeks in jail for breaching a British court order seven years ago, when he took refuge in Ecuador's London embassy to avoid extradition to Sweden.

Aussie scientists find antidote for deadly box jellyfish sting

Aussie scientists find antidote for deadly box jellyfish sting

Australian researchers believe they have found an antidote to a sting from the world's most venomous creature, the much-feared box jellyfish.

Australian court finds man guilty of plotting to blow up airliner

Australian court finds man guilty of plotting to blow up airliner

An Australian court on Wednesday found a man guilty of plotting to blow up a an Etihad Airways flight out of Sydney at the behest of the Islamic State militant group, by hiding a bomb in the luggage of his brother.

Australian PM promises migration cut, refugee freeze if re-elected

Australian PM promises migration cut, refugee freeze if re-elected

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, trailing in opinion polls ahead of a May 18 election, on Sunday campaigned on the hot-button issue of immigration, promising to cut annual migrant numbers ...

Australian Polosak to become first woman to umpire men's ODIs

Australian Polosak to become first woman to umpire men's ODIs

Australia's Claire Polosak will become the first woman to officiate in a men's one-day international when Namibia play Oman in the final of the World Cricket League Division 2 in Windhoek later on Saturday.

Australia orders urgent review after spate of dingo attacks

Australia orders urgent review after spate of dingo attacks

Australia on Sunday ordered a urgent review into the management of dingoes on a popular tourist island after a spate of attacks by the wild dogs this year.

One dead in shooting outside Australia nightclub, three injured

One dead in shooting outside Australia nightclub, three injured

A drive-by shooting outside a nightclub in the Australian city of Melbourne inflicted "horrific injuries" that killed a security guard and wounded three men, police said on Sunday, but there was no suggestion yet that the attack was terror-related.

Australian race horse Winx retires after record 33rd straight win

Australian race horse Winx retires after record 33rd straight win

Australian racehorse Winx retired on Saturday after winning her final race in Sydney, a record 33rd in a row.

Alphabet's drone delivery service takes off in Australia

Alphabet's drone delivery service takes off in Australia

Google parent Alphabet Inc's drone service made its first air delivery in North Canberra, Australia, on Tuesday after getting approval from the country's civil aviation authority.

Beijing targeted writers over Australia secret inquiry: report

Beijing targeted writers over Australia secret inquiry: report

Beijing agents pressured two Chinese-Australian authors to provide information about a secret Canberra inquiry into Chinese meddling in domestic politics, local media reported Monday.