Defence Minister David Johnston says Canberra would welcome armed forces from the UK utilising Australian facilities much like the US is doing in Darwin.
A Louisiana man who has spent nearly three decades on death row has walked free after prosecutors cited new evidence that exonerated him.
Sydney (AFP) - The northern Australian city of Darwin was thrown into chaos Wednesday with a mass power outage closing schools and public sector offices, and knocking out traffic lights.
A 49-year-old woman has been charged with child neglect, violation of child day care licensing, and obstructing justice after 23 children were discovered in her care on February 21.
Britain, like Australia, has raised the age of when people become eligible for the pension and has encouraged people to save more to fund their retirement.
UK union leader Bob Crow had died at the age of 52 after apparently suffering a heart attack at his home in east London.
Kuala Lumpur (AFP) - Two suspect men who flew on a missing Malaysian airliner appear to have been Iranian illegal immigrants, officials said Tuesday, lessening fears of terrorism but doing little to unlock the agonising riddle of what has befallen the plane's 239 passengers and crew.
An alleged people smuggling mastermind wanted to face charges in Australia will appeal a decision to extradite him from Jakarta.
Kuala Lumpur (AFP) - Two suspect men who flew on a missing Malaysian airliner appear to have been Iranian illegal immigrants, officials said Tuesday, lessening fears of terrorism but shedding no light on the fate of the plane's 239 passengers and crew.
Tunis (AFP) - Japan plans to provide Tunisia with two loans worth 335 million euros ($465 million) to support the country's "democratisation," Senior Vice Foreign Minister Nabuo Kishi said Tuesday during a visit to Tunis.
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