MELBOURNE, Sept 29 Sunday morning shoppers in
the New Zealand city of Auckland caught glimpses of the
unexpected when a store's promotional screen played pornography
over several hours.
MELBOURNE, Sept 28 Voting in the Pacific island
of Bougainville's referendum on independence from Papua New
Guinea (PNG) will be held between Nov. 23 and Dec. 7, the
referendum commission said.
MELBOURNE American heavy metal band Metallica has canceled its upcoming tour of Australia and New Zealand, saying that lead singer and guitarist James Hetfield has been admitted into an addiction treatment program.
MELBOURNE, Sept 14 A British-Australian woman
jailed in Iran has been identified as Kylie Moore-Gilbert, a
specialist in Middle East politics at the University of
MELBOURNE Australian firefighters battled more than 100 bushfires across two eastern states on Sunday as authorities warned that parts of the country could expected a severe bushfire season this summer.
MELBOURNE Australian firefighters battled strong winds and fast-moving blazes on Saturday as they worked to contain out-of-control bushfires that have destroyed at least 21 homes across two states on the country's east coast.
MELBOURNE Foreign diplomats in Australia should respect the right to free speech and peaceful protest, Foreign Minister Marise Payne said, following tension between pro-Hong Kong and pro-Beijing protesters at a university.
MELBOURNE Police on Saturday labelled New Zealand's first firearms buy-back event a success, after 169 individuals handed in 224 prohibited firearms in the city of Christchurch. | Video
MELBOURNE, July 7 Australia's housing market has
shown early signs of improved buyer confidence at property
auctions, according to data from a major analysis firm, days
after the country's central bank cut interest rates again in a
bid to boost the sluggish economy.
MELBOURNE Australia's housing market has shown early signs of improved buyer confidence at property auctions, according to data from a major analysis firm, days after the country's central bank cut interest rates again in a bid to boost the sluggish economy.