Home » Posts tagged with » Sydney

Australia foils plane bomb plot

Australian authorities said yesterday they had stopped an allegedly Islamist-inspired “terrorist plot” to bring down an airplane with an improvised explosive, after four people were arrested in raids in Sydney.

A mother who fled conflict and admitted killing three of her children and attempting to murder a fourth by driving her car into a lake was jailed for 26 years in Australia on Tuesday.

Continue reading …
Lights go out in Earth Hour

Iconic global monuments, including the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France; the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia; the Acropolis in Athens, Greece; and the Opera House in Sydney, Australia plunged into darkness Saturday to mark Earth Hour and draw attention to climate change.

Continue reading …

China is not militarizing the disputed South China Sea, the country’s premier insisted in Australia on Friday, claiming defense equipment Beijing has installed on artificial islands is “primarily” for civilian use.

Continue reading …

A woman who gave birth aged 62 after IVF treatment sparked an ethical debate Thursday in Australia with a medical chief lashing out at the “selfish and wrong” decision.

Continue reading …

A lucky Australian man has won his own remote Pacific island resort in a raffle, after shelling out just US$49 (P2,312) for the winning ticket to claim the paradise property.

Continue reading …
Page 1 of 212