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Australia’s asylum seeker deal with Papua New Guinea is legal, High Court rules

Australia’s highest court says policy of sending asylum seekers to migrant camps in Papua New Guinea is valid By Amy Maguire The High Court has today rejected a claim that the Australian government... Read more »
Tesla Tiny House

Tiny Tesla House is touring Australia to show off solar power potential

Tesla Tiny House hits the road in Australia with Model X A tiny Tesla house is making the rounds of Australia – showing off its solar products and educating the public on how... Read more »
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Pakistan hoists ‘largest’ flag at Wagah Border on eve of Independence Day

Pakistan hoists South Asia’s largest flag at Wagha border To mark the country’s 70th Independence Day, Pakistan hoisted its largest flag in its history at Attari-Wagah border near Lahore. The flag is reported... Read more »
Brad Haddin

Brad Haddin appointed Australia’s fielding coach

Brad Haddin takes over from Greg Blewett as Australia’s fielding coach Brad Haddin, the former Australia wicket-keeper, will join the Australian men’s team as a high-performance coach until the end of 2019,... Read more »
Bitcoin

Bitcoin price hits new record high, soars past $3300

Bitcoin’s value has jumped to a record high, following a month of turmoil. The price of Bitcoin is hovering at a record high on Monday, following a surge over the weekend. The price of bitcoin reached a... Read more »
Australian team wins Grand Championship at 2017 Amazon Robotics Challenge

Australian team wins Grand Championship at 2017 Amazon Robotics Challenge

Australia won the Amazon Robotics Challenge with ‘Cartman’, a cheap robot held together with cable ties The Australian Centre for Robotic Vision at QUT has grabbed the first prize and US $80,000... Read more »
Shahid Khaqan Abbasi elected Prime Minister of Pakistan

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi elected as interim Prime Minister of Pakistan

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has sworn in as the Prime Minister of Pakistan after bagging with 221 votes from the 342-member National Assembly. Abbasi replaced the 67-year-old Nawaz Sharif, who was disqualified by... Read more »

Australian police foils airplane terrorist plot

Australian Police carry out raids across Sydney after foiling aircraft attack Australia remains on high alert after the Australian Federal Police foiled an alleged plot to bring down a commercial airline from... Read more »
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Australia lagging behind as businesses fail to embrace Artificial Intelligence: experts

Does Australia lack innovation clusters like Silicon Valley? By Sophie Kesteven (for ABC News) Despite Australia “punching above its weight” in artificial intelligence (AI) research, the country is failing to embrace the... Read more »
An artists' impression of the Korongee village in Tasmania for people living with dementia.

Australia’s first ever ‘Dementia Village’ to be built in Tasmania

Tasmania will become home to Australia’s first suburban village designed specifically for people with dementia Australia’s first village designed to help people with dementia live safer and more fulfilling lives will be... Read more »
Chester Bennington, Linkin Park Singer

Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington death shocks music community

Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington remembered by friends, family and fans Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington has died at the age of 41 on Thursday morning (US time), according to the Los Angeles Coroner’s Office.... Read more »
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Emirates announces new partnership with low-cost flydubai

Emirates, flydubai carriers partner to fly across 200 destinations Dubai-based airlines Emirates and flydubai have unveiled their extensive partnership agreement including integrated network collaboration and coordinated scheduling. “Both airlines will continue to... Read more »
Australian defence force personnel would be empowered to strike Islamic State ‘at its core’, Malcolm Turnbull said on Thursday. Photograph: Dave Hunt/AAP

Australia boost military’s powers to help police deal with terror threats

Australian Defense Force authorized to help Police during terror attacks Australia’s military will be more promptly deployed to respond to domestic “terrorist incidents” under proposed changes to laws by the government. According... Read more »
A photo of Justine Damond from her web site. The Sydney, Australia, native lived with her fiance in the Fulton neighborhood of Minneapolis.

Australian woman killed in shooting by US police in Minneapolis

Australian woman Justine Damond killed in police shooting in Minneapolis, U.S. A 40-year-old Australian woman was fatally shot by police officer in Minneapolis in the United States. Her family members said called... Read more »
Chinese scientists teleported a Photon from Earth to Orbit

Chinese scientists teleported a Photon from Earth to Orbit, marking major breakthrough

Researchers from China successfully teleported a photon from Earth to a satellite 500 km away Not long ago, in the early 1990s, scientists only speculated that teleportation using quantum physics could be possible. Since... Read more »

Al Gore to PM: ‘Malcolm, don’t build the mine’

Former United States Vice President Al Gore has a message for Australian Prime Minister: “Malcolm, don’t build the mine.” Al Gore in his message is referring to the government’s plan to allow... Read more »

Arsenal in Sydney: Fans rejoice first encounter with Gunners

Arsenal superstars have touched down in Sydney ahead of the club’s pre-season tour Hundreds of diehard supporters of English Premier League team Arsenal braved the cold this morning to catch a glimpse... Read more »
Tesla to install world's largest lithium ion battery in Australia

Tesla to install world’s largest lithium ion battery in Australia

Elon Musk’s Tesla to build world’s largest battery in Australia South Australia has picked Tesla to install the world’s largest grid-scale battery, which would be paired with a wind farm provided by... Read more »
Jim Maxwell says Australia' cricketers have long felt ignored by Cricket Australia. Photo: AP/Aijaz Rahi

Cricket pay dispute: Australia A tour of South Africa called off

Australian Cricket chief steps in but too late to save tour The bitter pay dispute in Australian cricket has intensified as ith the Australia A tour of South Africa officially cancelled on... Read more »
Gulfstream G550 aircraft

US approves $1.3bn sale of Gulfstream G550 aircraft to Australia

The U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of a potential $1.3bn foreign military sale of Gulfstream G550 aircraft to Australia. Under the deal, Australia seeks to receive five Gulfstream... Read more »
Australian Prime Minister designate Malcolm Turnbull with Deputy Prime Minister designate Julie Bishop during a press conference in the Blue Room, after winning the Australian Federal leadership in a party ballot vote, at Parliament House in Canberra, Monday, Sept. 14, 2015. (AAP Image/Sam Mooy) NO ARCHIVING

PM Turnbull wishes Australian Muslims a joyful Eid

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has wished Australia’s Muslim community a blessed and joyful end to Ramadan. “From my family to yours, Eid Mubarak,” he said in a statement on Sunday evening. The... Read more »
Malaysian Muslims offer Eid-ul-Fitr prayers at the National mosque in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: Manan Vatsyayana/ AFP

Australia, US, UK, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Europe celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr on Sunday

onSaudi Arabia, 16 other countries announce end of Ramadan, declare Sunday Eid-ul-Fitr Day Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, and other Arab countries announced on Saturday that Sunday will be the first day of Eid... Read more »
Centennial Park in Sydney, Australia

$1.8 billion announced to protect NSW’s environment and heritage

The NSW Government has committed $1.8 billion in this year’s budget to protect the state’s environment and heritage, Environment and Heritage Minister Gabrielle Upton announced today. “The NSW Government’s priority is to... Read more »
NSW infrastructure

Billion dollar boost for regional NSW

NSW Government will invest in transport, energy, water and projects that turbocharge regional economies Regional NSW will receive record investment under the NSW Government’s $1.3 billion Regional Growth Fund, announced in the... Read more »