Australia

'We've got a million questions'

Miranda (partner of Cory Breton) and Victoria (mother of Luliana Triscaru).

Friends and family of victims of a brutal killing in Australia reeling from their loss.

Hospital keeps refugee toddler

The Lady Cilento Hospital is refusing to release a baby, who was injured while in detention in Nauru.

Brisbane hospital refuses to discharge child to prevent the Turnbull govt from returning her to immigration detention in Nauru.

Facebook predator gets 16 years

A Hunter man used Facebook to groom young girls, getting them to send naked pictures before threatening them and their families if they did not have sex with him.

He was a social media predator who befriended young girls by telling them he was a famous actor.

Malcolm Turnbull drops third minister

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is all smiles the day before the sacking of Stuart Robert.

The Australian Prime Minister succumbs to a week of ferocious opposition pressure by sacking his besieged Human Services minister, Stuart Robert.

Two-headed snake is one of a kind

An academic said the double-headed snake would need extra care.

A snake breeder in Australia did a double take after one of his eggs hatched.

Penguins slaughtered on beach

Several people witnessed the slaughter, including a nearby camper.

Penguins killed on Tasmanian coast may have been shot with bow and arrow by two teenagers.

Deportees costing $1000 each

Corrections Minister Judith Collins said PARS has already helped more than 100 deportees to settle into New Zealand.

Costs for deportee support services are ongoing, as Government gives another $100k.

Girl drowns while saving sibling

A teenage girl has drowned on unpatrolled beach in Victoria's south after trying to save her brother who was in trouble.

Tragedy at the beach as girl saves younger brother from choppy waters, but gets into trouble herself.

Scam victim lost $260K

Jan Marshall fell in love and lost more than  A$260,000 to a scammer.

Jan Marshall fell in love with a scammer posing as a British engineer in Dubai, and lost her life savings.

Kiwis charged with grisly murder

Cory Breton and Iuliana Triscaru

Three New Zealanders are among six people charged with a horrific double murder near Brisbane.

Anxiety on live TV 'devastating' video

Every public speaker's worst fear

Australian academic raises awareness on anxiety after suffering panic attack during live interview.

Shark attack truths

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There were more shark attacks in 2015 than in any year on record. Eek!

Oz's new deputy PM is Depp's enemy

New leaders of the National Party, Barnaby Joyce, holds a press conference with his deputy Fiona Nash.

Barnaby Joyce - known for his climate skepticism and hard-line stance against Johnny Depp's dogs - elected as Nationals leader.

Online wildlife trafficking sting

Most of the animals smuggled to Australia from Indonesia are reptiles – such as the green tree python – which are often sent live in the mail.

Two Indonesians who had smuggled Papuan reptiles to Australia nabbed in an international online wildlife trafficking operation.

'I felt my leg break'

The injured man being led by staff outside the casino.

Man lodges complaint with police about casino security after he was left bleeding with a broken leg.

Police-pusher cops $800 fine video

Sarah Finn was as fined AU$800, plus AU$117 in costs and AU$150 for the officer's broken glasses.

Race-goer fined $800 for shoving a cop at the Melbourne Cup.

Aussie police officers had Zika virus

An aedes aegypti mosquito spreads the Zika virus.

Several Australian police officers returned from the Pacific with Zika virus.

'What's mansplaining, senator?'

Communications Minister Mitch Fifield.

Australian senator schooled about 'mansplaining' in firery exchange

Backpacker rape accused wanted a wife

A Facebook profile photo of the man arrested over an attack on two backpackers on a South Australian beach.

Man arrested over terrifying attack on two women had been searching for love online.

Rescuing children 'a mission too far' video

Karen Nettleton wants her grand children and great grand children home.

Experts warn against rescue mission for orphaned children of Australian terrorist.

Naked, bleeding and begging for help

A Facebook photo of the man accused of abducting and attempting to murder two backpackers in South Australia.

A woman jumped into the fishermen's car screaming "Get me out of here! He's going to kill us all".

Pregnant woman diagnosed with Zika

It's not been revealed where the woman contracted the Zika virus.

The virus is of particular concern to pregnant women as there have been a number of reports of poor pregnancy outcomes.

Nana wants Aussie Isis orphans home

Tara Nettleton's mother Karen pleaded the Australian government to allow her daughter to return home last year.

The widow of a terrorist has died in Syria, leaving "innocent Aussie kids" unaccounted for.

Back to life after 28 minutes

Young Armadale Mum Caris Strestik was brought back from the dead after cutting her femoral artery and bleeding out.

Five minutes after Caris Strestik cut her femoral artery, doctors say she quickly "bled out".

Backpackers' horror ordeal

Locals helped police search the area around the Coorong National Park campsite.

Two backpackers in Australia escape after man allegedly tries to kidnap and kill them.

Baby 'born alive' before burial

Lifeguard Brad Rope and police officer Andrew Carter carry Lily Grace's coffin during the baby's funeral.

Body of unknown newborn found by children digging in the sand at Sydney beach.

Beach baby abduction foiled

NSW police

Lifeguards help foil attempted abduction of baby from his mother's side at a Sydney beach.

16 years later, 'ready to come home'

Jason Ronald Douglas

A boy who left his Queensland family behind is now a 36-year-old living rough in the UK.

The dark side of your appliances video

Capital Brands, owner of Nutribullet, earned a grade "D" in the Baptist World Aid report.

"In today's global marketplace consumers have no idea about the conditions at the mine, factory, and assembly line."

Boy faces stabbing murder charge

Police and forensic officers outside the Esplanade on January 27.

Boy, 11, appears in an Australian court charged with the stabbing death of a 26-year-old man.

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