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Australian man jailed for punching, stomping on pregnant Muslim woman at cafe

October 04, 2020 4:31 pm

Rana Elasmar, a 32-year-old mother of four, was 38 weeks pregnant when a man named Stipe “Steven” Lozina walked up to her, punched her several times and then stomped on her head at Bay Vista cafe in Sydney on November, 2019.

Australia expects unemployment to peak near 10% after COVID-19 shutdowns

August 06, 2020 11:23 am

Australia previously saw unemployment hitting a high of 9.25% this year. But after Victoria, the country's second-most populous state, ordered a six-week lockdown around Melbourne, unemployment will peak at about 10%, Morrison said.

Fires force thousands onto beaches as Australia crisis worsens

December 31, 2019 8:45 am

About 4,000 holiday-makers and locals gathered on the foreshore in the town of Mallacoota in Victoria state as an out-of-control bushfire bore down on the remote community.

Australia's Crown says all staff held in China now free

August 15, 2017 12:05 am

"Crown is pleased that all of our employees have now been released and reunited with their families and loved ones," said executive chairman John Alexander.

Australian court rejects law allowing gay marriage

December 12, 2013 10:53 am

PM Tony Abbott opposes gay marriage and his coalition blocked two federal bills last year.

Three injured in Australian helicopter crash in Antarctica

December 02, 2013 2:48 pm

It is the second time in little more than a year that Antarctica has seen an emergency rescue mission.

Australia records its first dengue case in 70 years

October 31, 2013 12:41 pm

A number of West Australians have been infected with Dengue in recent times.

Australia warns against abuse of 457 visa programme

October 21, 2013 11:03 am

New government has faced pressure from business to take urgent action on the visa class.

56 bushfires put Australian region in state of emergency

October 21, 2013 9:58 am

Evacuations have already started,with residents in some of the affected areas been told to leave.

Parts of Australia facing worst bushfire threat in 40 years

October 20, 2013 3:13 pm

More than 200 homes have already been destroyed and another 120 damaged by the wildfires.