Australia

Country in Oceania

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Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands. It is the largest country in Oceania and the world's sixth-largest country by total area. The neighbouring countries are Papua New Guinea, Indonesia, and East Timor to the north; the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu to the north-east; and New Zealand to the south-east. The population of 25 million is highly urbanised and heavily concentrated on the eastern seaboard. Australia's capital is Canberra, and its largest city is Sydney. The country's other major metropolitan areas are Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, and Adelaide.

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Australian police said on Monday they believed bones recently found in waters off an east coast beach are the remains of a Frenchman missing since February.
Credit: Reuters - Published 13 hours ago

An earthquake of magnitude 6.6 struck west of Australia's beach resort of Broome, the United States Geological Survey said on Sunday, with residents saying the..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 day ago

An earthquake of magnitude 6.9 struck west of the beach resort of Broome, Australia, the United States Geological Survey said on Sunday.
Credit: Reuters - Published 2 days ago

Shocked passengers described being tossed around an Air Canada passenger jet as it hit a pocket of turbulence on its way to Australia on Thursday and was forced..
Credit: Firstpost - Published 4 days ago

Australia needs more prayer, Prime Minister Scott Morrison, a devout Christian, has said, vowing that his administration would do whatever needed to be done by..
Credit: Reuters - Published 5 days ago

Australia will hold a national vote within three years on whether to include recognition of indigenous people in its constitution, the government said on..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

The Australian student released last week after being detained in North Korea said on Tuesday Pyongyang's accusation that he was a spy was "pretty obviously"..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

The Australian student released last week after being detained in North Korea said on Tuesday Pyongyang's accusation that he was a spy was "pretty obviously"..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

Australian defense officials said on Monday they were tracking a Chinese surveillance ship that is expected to position itself just outside of its territorial..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

North Korea's state news agency said on Saturday an Australian student who was expelled from the country after 10 days' detention had committed "spying acts"..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

North Korea's state media said on Saturday that the Australian student Alek Sigley was caught committing spying acts which led to his expulsion from North Korea.
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

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