It is the policy of the Australian government to not accept immigrants and refugees coming to the continent by boat. But those who do are sent to an island off the coast, Nauru, where they face nightmarish conditions, untreated disease…
By Daniel Moritz-Rabson
Breaking the record for the shortest trip around the world in a hot air balloon, 64-year-old Russian explorer Fedor Konyukhov finished his 11-day journey in Western Australia on Saturday morning.
By Matthew Pennington, Associated Press
A new multi-nation survey finds that confidence in Donald Trump's ability to manage foreign policy should he become U.S. president is rock-bottom in a host of countries in Europe and Asia.
By Corinne Segal
More than 90 installations appear at this year's Vivid Sydney festival.
Artist Bruce Munro has installed 50,000 lights in Australia's Northern Territory, a project he dubbed "Field of Light."…
By Kathleen Hennessey, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Tuesday thanked Australia for its "steadfast" alliance and key contributions in the fight against Islamic State group, as he we welcomed Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to the White House for the new leader's first…
By Stephen Fee
After more than 200 days at sea, a British-born adventurer became the first person to row solo, nonstop from North America to Australia on Sunday. NewsHour’s Stephen Fee has the story.
By Catherine Woods
Could kangaroo brains teach us more about why people are left-handed?…
By Andrew Mach
Amid fears of starvation and overcrowding, officials in the country euthanized a group of sickly koalas in the state of Victoria this week, raising objections from animal groups over the welfare of the iconic creatures.
By Rebecca Lee
Australia will widen curbs on shipping around the Great Barrier Reef in an effort to protect the endangered coral system, the government said Saturday.
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