Australia's defense chief says Australian F/A-18F Super Hornets will soon resume airstrikes against Islamic State targets in Syria after operations were suspended as precaution because a U.S. fighter jet shot down a Syrian warplane earlier this week.
A bumbling carjacker turned into a driving disaster when he failed to steal a vehicle because he couldn’t operate a manual.
The Latest on the developments in Syria (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Syrian opposition activists say a truce that went into effect three days ago in the southern city of Daraa has collapsed amid a government offensive near the Jordanian border.
Australia has suspended its airstrikes against Islamic State targets in Syria as a precaution after a U.S. fighter jet shot down a Syrian warplane earlier this week.
The government's plans to raise the standards for attaining Australian citizenship have been condemned by the opposition party as a fundamental change that would create a large underclass of residents who do not fully belong.
Police have arrested a 40-year-old man in Australia after they found a Nazi sub-machine gun and 60 rounds of ammunition in the car he was riding in during a traffic stop.
With its flag lowered one final time, Australia has ended 53 years of helping to keep the peace on the ethnically divided Cyprus by pulling out its last three police officers serving with a United Nations peacekeeping force.
Australia will allow gun owners to hand in illegal firearms without penalty next month as concerns grow over crimes involving such weapons.
An Australian man was arrested at Sydney Airport on Thursday after five months of surveillance on suspicion of planning to fly to Syria to fight with Islamic State group militants, police said.
Australia's prime minister says he is disappointed that excerpts of an off-the-record speech he gave at Parliament House parodying President Donald Trump have been broadcast by a television network.
Aspiring Australian citizens will have to make a pledge to share Australian values under laws being introduced to Parliament.
The Australian government has reached a settlement with more than 1,900 asylum seekers who sued over their treatment at an immigration camp in Papua New Guinea.
An Uber driver was sentenced on Tuesday to nine years in prison on a conviction of raping a drunken woman who fell asleep in the back of his ride-hailing car in Sydney.
An Australian gambling company says its Australian and Chinese casino employees detained in China in October have all been charged with promoting gambling.
A plane heading to Shanghai has returned safely to Sydney after an in-flight problem left a gaping hole in the engine casing.
Australian government leaders on Friday agreed to toughen parole laws in response to a siege this week in which a gunman who once trained with Muslim extremists killed an apartment building receptionist and wounded three police officers months after being released early from prison.
The Saudi Arabian Football Federation has apologized for "any offense caused" after its players declined to participate in a minute's silence in memory of last weekend's deadly attacks in London before the start of a World Cup qualifying match against Australia.
The Latest on the attack on London Bridge and Borough Market (all times local): 11:40 a.m.
A former U.S. intelligence official says the Watergate scandal that brought down a president "pales" in comparison with allegations that President Donald Trump's election campaign colluded with Russians.
Prince Harry has braved heavy rain to acknowledge well-wishers at Sydney's harborside as he marked 500 days until the city hosts the 2018 Invictus Games.
A gunman in Australia who shot a man dead and held a woman hostage had been on officials' radars years ago when he stood trial for plotting a terror attack in Sydney, but eventually was acquitted, police said Tuesday.
A passenger has been charged with writing a threatening note that caused the emergency evacuation of an Australian domestic airliner at an airport on Tuesday, police said.
A gunman who killed a man and took a woman hostage before dying in a police shootout had been acquitted of plotting a terror attack at a Sydney army base years earlier, police said Tuesday.
Police say a passenger has been arrested after an Australian domestic airliner landed in a regional airport because of a note found near a toilet.
A suspected terrorist who killed a man and took a woman hostage in an up-market suburb of Melbourne late Monday had arranged to meet her through an escort service.
The latest on the Melbourne siege (all times local): 8:45 a.m.
The latest on the attacks in the London Bridge area (all times local): 5:30 p.m.
A court in Bulgaria has sentenced a 21-year-old man to four years in prison for planning to commit an act of terrorism.
Australian police say a shootout in which two men died, three police officers were wounded and a female hostage was freed might be related to Islamic extremism.
A Melbourne gunman called a local television station early Monday in the midst of a deadly siege, pledging allegiance to ISIS and Al Qaeda before cops shot him dead to end the rampage.
A gunman was shot dead and three officers were injured on Monday following a hostage situation in Melbourne, Australia, where officials are investigating if incident was terrorism-related.
In their first joint appearance abroad, America's top diplomat and its Pentagon chief offered public reassurances to a longstanding ally at odds with President Donald Trump's abandonment of the Paris climate agreement.
The latest on the attacks in the London Bridge area (all times local): 7:30 a.m.
The top U.S. diplomat says he does not expect a growing rift between Qatar and its Gulf neighbors to degrade unity in the fight against Islamic extremists.
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the United States and its allies are not intimidated by Islamic State violence.
A United Nations agency said Saturday it had "serious concern" about coral bleaching on Australia's Great Barrier and urged the government to work faster to improve water quality in the region.
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said Friday it is in China's best interests to curb the nuclear ambitions of North Korea, with which it shares a border.
Five countries in a longstanding defense pact met in Singapore on Friday and said that they will continue working together and use the internet to fight terrorism.
A Sri Lankan man has been charged with endangering the safety of an aircraft and making false threats after he threatened to detonate a bomb and attempted to enter the cockpit of a Malaysian Airline plane flying out of Australia.
A Malaysia Airlines plane was forced to return to Australia on Wednesday after a disruptive passenger attempted to enter the cockpit, the airline said.
An Australian coroner says two Filipino seamen who died two weeks apart during a Japanese coal carrier's voyage to Australia in 2012 had been killed by one or more assailants.
A government official says the death of an Australian girl in a bombing in Baghdad underscores why Australia is fighting Islamic State militants in the Middle East.
A mother who drowned three of her children and attempted to kill a fourth by driving the family car into a lake in an Australian city has been sentenced to 20 years and six months in prison.
Australia plans to ban convicted pedophiles from traveling overseas in what the government says is a world-first move to protect vulnerable children in Southeast Asia from exploitation.
A 73-year-old Australian fisherman says he caught a far bigger fish than he hoped for when a 2.7-meter (9-foot) great white shark leapt into his boat, knocking him off his feet.
Australia has announced it's sending an additional 30 military advisers to train Afghan troops and expects other countries to increase their contributions to the restive Central Asian country.
Indonesia has deported Australian drug smuggler Schapelle Corby, whose trial and imprisonment on the tourist island of Bali mesmerized her homeland for more than a decade.
Indonesia's president has ordered a thorough investigation of the network behind two suicide bombings that targeted police in the capital and killed three police officers.
Former tennis great and now Christian pastor Margaret Court says she will stop using Qantas "where possible" in protest over the Australian airline's promotion of same-sex marriage.
Sri Lanka's president has met with the Australian prime minister with fighting people-smuggling high on the agenda.