Australia mass killing: Three toddlers among dead

Police found the remains of the toddlers, as well as those of their mother and grandmother at an unassuming detached family home near the south-western city of Perth. Read Article

Watch: China joins largest Australian military exercise

KA 2018 will be the largest sea and air exercise in recent years in Australia Read Article

Video: Major fire breaks out in Melbourne warehouse; no casualties

MFB Acting Deputy Chief Officer Ken Brown said that the warehouse contained acetone and oxyacetylene, which energised the fire. Read Article

Scott Morrison sworn-in as Australian prime minister

Earlier in the day, former prime minister Turnbull had said that he had received a petition showing he has lost the majority support of his Liberal Party Read Article

PM Turnbull loses leadership battle, Scott Morrison to be Australia's next PM

Morrison won the party ballot 45-40. Read Article

Australian PM Turnbull loses party support; new leader to elected soon

Turnbull survived one attempt to knife him on Tuesday, winning a party room vote 48-35 Read Article

Australia set to get new PM as Turnbull decides not to fight back

Turnbull, who accused Dutton and his supporters of bullying said he would not contest a second leadership challenge Read Article

Australian PM's faces new leadership challenge

The ministers, who supported Turnbull in a leadership ballot on Tuesday against former home affairs minister Peter Dutton, said they had changed their position and now backed Dutton. Read Article

New Zealand's 'cyclist mom' politician has baby boy

Julie Anne Genter had chosen to pedal power for 0.6 miles from her home to Auckland City Hospital for the delivery. Read Article

New Zealand waits as Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern enters hospital for birth of first child

Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters was now acting prime minister and would run the country for the next six weeks while Ardern took maternity leave Read Article

New Zealand removes 'sex work' from skills list for visa hopefuls

It defined a sex worker or escort as someone who provided clients with sexual services or social companionship. Read Article

Wife flattered over Macron's 'delicious' remark: Turnbull

The French president had thanked Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and his 'delicious wife' for their warm welcome on his official visit Read Article

Australia announces US$379 million funding for Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef, which can be seen from space, covers 348,000 square kilometres and was world-heritage listed in 1981 as the most spectacular coral reef on the planet, according to the website… Read Article

Earthquake measuring 6.3 magnitude strikes Papua New Guinea

There were no immediate reports of damage or injury Read Article

At least four dead as Cyclone Josie batters Fiji

The National Disaster Management office said more than 1,000 people were sheltering in evacuation centres while heavy rain and strong wind warnings remained in place for Monday Read Article