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Sydney’s bushfires out of control, evacuations underway

Sydney - The big fires around Sydney are covering the city with smoke. An orange haze is the usual scenario around town. Residents in isolated areas are being warned that the fire services don’t have the resources to cover them, and to evacuate ASAP.

Mitch Larkin talks about ISL, Cali Condors, and achieving success Special

Two-time Olympic medalist swimmer Mitch Larkin chatted with Digital Journal about the International Swimming League (ISL), where he is competing for the Cali Condors.

Tourists found alive after two weeks lost in Australian outback

Sydney - A man and woman have been rescued after surviving two weeks in Australia's arid outback on little more than vodka, groundwater and biscuits, but a third person is still missing, police said Tuesday.

Australia launches anti-espionage task force amid China spy concerns

Sydney - Australia on Monday launched a high-level intelligence task force to combat what officials say is rampant foreign interference in the country and after claims of bold Chinese spying operations Down Under.

Australia slams China's 'unacceptable' treatment of jailed writer

Sydney - Australia's foreign minister on Monday said the treatment of a writer detained in China was "unacceptable", after reports emerged of torture and daily interrogation.

Climate protests kick off in smoke-covered Sydney

Sydney - Protesters in smoke-covered Sydney kicked off a fresh round of global protests against climate change on Friday, with activists and schoolchildren picketing the headquarters of bushfire-ravaged Australia's ruling party.

Review: Human Nature gets their due, inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame Special

Australian vocal group Human Nature has finally gotten their duet. They were inducted into the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) Hall of Fame.

China overtakes US in number of diplomatic missions

Sydney - For the first time, China has more diplomatic missions around the world than the United States, according to a study published Wednesday that offered fresh evidence of Beijing's global ambitions.

Australian kangaroo killer avoids jail

Sydney - An Australian man who deliberately mowed down at least 20 kangaroos with a truck avoided jail on Tuesday after pleading guilty to animal cruelty, local media reported.

Australian police open probe into 'Chinese spy' claims

Sydney - Australian police have opened an investigation into explosive claims by a self-styled Chinese spy who defected Down Under with an apparent trove of sensitive intelligence.

Body found in Australia search for British backpacker

Sydney - Australian police on Tuesday found a body they believed to be that of a British backpacker who ran from a campsite on the weekend, prompting an intensive search."Officers are yet to formally identify the body" police said in a statement.

Australia investigates 'Chinese plot' to create spy MP

Sydney - Australia's prime minister insisted he was "not naive" to the threat of foreign interference Monday, as authorities investigated an alleged plot by China to recruit a businessman and get him elected.

Op-Ed: Defecting Chinese spy in Australia — A big mess in progress

Sydney - A Chinese spy who claims to have managed espionage activities in Australia has really stirred up a hornet’s nest of anti-Chinese responses. His testimony so far has confirmed many suspicions. The big question is what to do about it.

Chinese spy defects to Australia with trove of intel: report

Sydney - A Chinese spy has defected to Australia with a trove of intelligence on China's political interference operations in Hong Kong, Taiwan and elsewhere, according to a media report Saturday.

Australian, Dutch police break up massive ecstasy smuggling operation

Sydney - International police have broken up a huge drug smuggling operation preventing millions of ecstasy pills flooding into Australia, officials said Friday, as a minister claimed the drugs were timed to target holidaying teens.

China wants to 'take over' Australian politics: ex-spy chief

Sydney - China wants to "take over" Australia's political system with an "insidious" and systematic campaign of espionage and influence-peddling, Canberra's ex-spymaster warned in an interview published Friday.

Australian PM denies climate link as smoke chokes Sydney

Sydney - Australia's Prime Minister on Thursday denied his climate policies had caused unprecedented bushfires ravaging the country and insisted his government was doing enough to tackle global warming.

Bushfire threat spreads in Australia as smoke chokes Sydney

Sydney - The fire danger was elevated across wider swathes of southern Australia on Thursday, with residents warned to avoid at-risk areas as smoke from bushfires choked Sydney and other major cities.

Gay Saudi journalists detained in Australia after asylum bid

Sydney - Two gay Saudi journalists who sought asylum in Australia after being threatened at home over their relationship have been held for weeks at an immigration detention centre, their lawyer said Wednesday.

Australia's Westpac faces huge fine for money-laundering breaches

Sydney - Australian banking giant Westpac faces a massive fine after being accused by regulators Wednesday of "serious and systemic" breaches of money-laundering laws involving more than US$7 billion.
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