Australian mother jailed 6 years after starving and beating 5 of her children

Australian mother jailed for starving her children

A diplomatic feud between Prince Charles and India is latest problem at Commonwealth Games

Diplomatic feud latest woe at Commonwealth Games

3 former Australian soldiers face manslaughter charges after 5 children killed in Afghanistan

Former Australian troops charged in Afghan deaths

American Samoa education official faces federal charges stemming from vendor bribe probe

American Samoa education official indicted

Australia to release all evidence to US authorities investigating honeymoon diving death case

Australia to give US evidence in diving death case

Quick guilty plea could buy up to 40 percent decrease in prison term for Australian criminals

Guilty plea could buy less jail time in Australia

Cricket chief says fixing allegations against Pakistan players are most serious since Cronje

ICC: fixing case is most serious since Cronje

French ‘Spiderman’ pleads not guilty after scaling Sydney skyscraper with his bare hands

French ‘Spider-Man’ in Sydney court over climb

Australian mother, convicted twice, sentenced to 27 years for drugging, killing two young sons

Aussie mom jailed 27 years for killing two sons

French ‘Spiderman’ arrested after scaling 57-story Sydney skyscraper with his bare hands

‘Spiderman’ arrested for scaling Sydney skyscraper

Australian police say they worked with Facebook to crack online child porn syndicate

Australian police, Facebook crack child porn ring

Australian tax authorities bar ‘Crocodile Dundee’ star Paul Hogan from returning to US home

Tax officials keep ‘Crocodile Dundee’ in Australia

Australian prisoner found in pub drinking beer after escaping from police, swimming river

Escaped Aussie prisoner found drinking beer in pub

Rio Tinto chief vows to persist in efforts to win approval for Pilbara joint venture with BHP

Rio Tinto vows to work for approval of Pilbara JV

Australian judge orders Muslim witness to remove burqa when testifying in fraud trial

Australian judge: Woman cannot wear burqa in court

BHP betting on crop production boom with hostile $38.5B bid for fertilizer maker Potash

BHP bets on crop boom with hostile Potash bid

Mother of baby lost in Aussie Outback 30 years ago wants death certificate to blame dingo

Mother renews plea to name dingo as baby’s killer

American Samoa prosecutor to seek death penalty if man is convicted of killing police officer

Samoa prosecutor to seek death penalty in shooting

Rio Tinto and Chinalco sign agreement to establish Guinea joint venture

Rio Tinto and Chinalco sign iron ore deal

LONDON — Anglo-Australian mining company Rio Tinto PLC and China’s state-owned Chinalco have set aside recent tensions and agreed Thursday to establish a joint venture to operate an iron ore project in Guinea, in West Africa.

Australian state awards $2.9 million to family of Aborigine who died of heat in prison van

Australia awards compensation for prison van death

Man fatally shoots American Samoa police officer outside courthouse just after hearing

American Samoa detective shot outside courthouse

Australian state AG appeals for tougher sentence in case of US surgeon jailed for killing 3

Aussie state wants more jail time for US doctor

UN panel says Vatican’s report on protecting children’s rights is almost 13 years overdue

UN: Vatican child rights report 13 years overdue

Jailed Indian-American surgeon convicted of killing 3 patients appeals in Australia

Surgeon jailed for killing 3 appeals in Australia

Tokyo deports New Zealand activist convicted of obstructing Japanese whaling ships

Japan deports convicted NZ anti-whaling activist

Australia says Google broke privacy law by collecting private data while mapping streets

Australia: Google Street View broke privacy law

Australia delays proposed mandatory Internet filter; 3 ISPs agree to block child porn

Australia delays Internet filter to review content

3 top Australian Internet providers agree to block child pornography before filter mandated

Australian ISPs agree to block child pornography

Australian police probe poisoning of 7M veggie plants; tomato shortage could double prices

Veggie prices likely to rise after plants poisoned

Japan court convicts NZ activist of obstructing whaling mission, orders suspended sentence

Japan court convicts NZ anti-whaling activist

Surgeon known as ‘Dr. Death’ in Australia sentenced to 7 years in prison for manslaughter

Australia’s ‘Dr. Death’ sentenced to 7 years

90-year-old Australian charged with raping 4 young Thai sisters he lured with sweets, English

Australian, 90, accused of raping 4 Thai sisters

US surgeon convicted of manslaughter for botching operations that led to 3 deaths in Australia

Australia convicts US doctor for 3 surgery deaths

American doctor found guilty of manslaughter in deaths of 3 former patients in Australia

US doctor convicted of manslaughter in Australia

Supreme Court rules for Australian bank, limits use of US securities law in overseas dealings

High court sides with Aussie bank in fraud lawsuit

Cornell doctoral student from New Zealand to be sentenced for wife’s murder, could face life

Cornell doctoral student faces life for murder

Irish expel Israeli embassy official over forged passports used by assassins of Hamas official

Ireland expels Israeli over forged passports

Australian woman detained in al-Qaida probe in Yemen freed, leaves for home with her 2 kids

Australian woman freed, leaves Yemen with her kids

Australia police investigating Google over private data gathered during mapping service

Australia launches privacy investigation of Google

Australia orders investigation of Google amid claims the Internet giant violated privacy

Australia orders privacy probe of Google

SYDNEY — Australia announced a police investigation into Google on Sunday amid accusations the Internet giant breached privacy laws, becoming at least the second country to investigate the company’s “Street View” mapping services.

Australia files lawsuit with international court over Japan’s controversial whaling program

Australia sues Japan over controversial whaling

Australia says it will take Japan to International Court of Justice to stop its whaling

Australia to take Japan to court over whaling

Australian archbishop says pedophilia scandal linked to church ‘culture’ of discretion

Australia archbishop: Church culture tied to abuse

Australia moves to expel Israeli diplomat over forged passports used in Dubai slaying

Australia moves to expel Israeli diplomat

CANBERRA, Australia — Australia ordered the expulsion of an Israeli diplomat after investigators concluded Israel was responsible for forging four Australian passports that were used in the slaying of a Hamas operative in Dubai.

Australian ninja students come to the aid of mugging victim, attackers flee in panic

Australian ninja students rescue mugging victim

2 Australian priests accused of sex abuse continued performing church-related duties

Australian cardinal urges new action on pedophiles

Trial of Italy priest puts spotlight of abuse at Vatican door as Italy victims demand audience

Rome priest on trial for abuse in Vatican backyard

Crew of Panama-flagged ship that entered restricted Great Barrier Reef area fined $65,000

Crew fined for entering restricted reef area

More snapshots of cases of Catholic Church transferring or moving priests accused of abuse

More snapshots of priests accused of abuse

Snapshots of some cases of Catholic Church transferring or moving priests accused of abuse

Snapshots of Catholic priests accused of abuse