(CANBERRA, Australia) — Australia’s secret service has raided the Canberra homes of a lawyer and a former spy who intend to allege in an international court in The Hague that Australia bugged the East Timorese Cabinet ahead of sensitive oil and gas revenue-sharing negotiations.
The spying allegations come a month after revelations …
Men were sending Australian nationals to join al-Qaeda-affiliated group
(CANBERRA, Australia) — Australia’s first same-sex weddings can take place this weekend after the nation’s highest court decided to rule next week on the law allowing gay marriage in the national capital.
The Australian Capital Territory government, which administers Canberra, passed legislation in October that allows same-sex …
Three injured following accident
Judge says Australian businessman committed murder during fit of rage
(PERTH, Australia) — A 35-year-old surfer was fatally mauled by a shark Saturday off a notorious stretch of Australia’s west coast, police said.
The shark “bounced off the board” of one surfer “before attacking the other male” off a beach near Gracetown, said Western Australia state police Sgt. Norm Giocas.
The sleepy community …
Indonesian President vents on Twitter after Abbott stops short of apology
Brandi Brandt is accused of taking part in a cocaine trafficking scheme
Court rules sex injury not result of ‘inducement’ or ‘encouragement’ by employer
Most troops will be home before Christmas, says Abbott
No word yet on whether kangaroos or koalas will join the fray
The ferocity of the flames, and the earliness of the wildfire season, has many Australians fearful of the long hot summer that lies ahead
Grave concerns over pilot’s safety, as winds and smoke prevent rescue mission