SYDNEY: Three Australian airlines have banned passengers from using or charging Samsung Electronics’ Galaxy Note 7 smartphones during flights due to concerns over the phone’s fire-prone batteries.
KABUL: An American and an Australian were kidnapped at gunpoint in the heart of Kabul, officials said Monday, the latest in a series of abductions of foreigners in the conflict-torn country.
SYDNEY: An Australian man with reported links to far-right extremist groups was charged Sunday with planning a terrorist attack after his Melbourne home was raided following police fears of a “specific threat”.
SYDNEY: A lucky Australian man has won his own remote Pacific island resort in a raffle, after shelling out just US$49 for the winning ticket to claim the paradise property.
LONDON: England all-rounder Ben Stokes has hailed Pakistan leg-spinner Yasir Shah as the best the game has seen since the days of Australian great Shane Warne.
MELBOURNE: A Pakistani boy has been honoured with Younger Victorian of the year at a ceremony in Australia for his valuable contributions to the Victorian communities.
SYDNEY: An Australian man who filmed himself biting the head off a live rat and posting the video on Facebook was banned on Monday from owning pets for three years and ordered to do community service.
LONDON: Australia’s Adam Voges was taken to hospital following a concussion scare after the Middlesex captain collapsed during his side’s County Championship match against Hampshire on Sunday.
SYDNEY: A 16-year-old schoolgirl was set to be charged Tuesday with raising money to support the Islamic State group, Australian police said, warning of a “trend of teenage children” involved in such activities.
Australian sports journalist Mel McLaughlin, who made headlines following West Indian batsman Chris Gayle asked her out during a live TV interview, has been slammed on social media for offering to buy a former cricketer a drink.