Australia's government has decided to shift longitude and latitude to address a difference between local coordinates and those for Global Positioning Systems. Currently there is a significant disparity between the two.
Family members of passengers aboard ill-fated Maylasia Airlines Flight 370 demonstrated outside China's Foreign Ministry on Friday, demanding to meet officials who propose suspending the high-tech search for the jet if it is not found by year's end.
A piece of debris found in Tanzania is "highly likely" to be from missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, Australia's transport minister said Friday, as he defended the Indian Ocean search efforts.
Vatican finance chief George Pell is being investigated by Australian police over child sexual abuse allegations, a report by the national broadcaster said Wednesday, as the leading Catholic cleric denounced the claims as "totally untrue".
The Australian government ordered an inquiry Tuesday after graphic evidence emerged of prison guards assaulting teenage boys, with one shown hooded and shackled in scenes likened to Guantanamo Bay.
US and Australian troops plan to step up training so they are "fully prepared" to answer challenges in the Pacific, US Vice President Joe Biden said Tuesday amid rising tensions over Beijing's claims in the South China Sea.
Malcolm Turnbull was sworn in for another term as Australia's prime minister Tuesday after a narrow election victory with budget repair and a public vote on same sex marriage among his top priorities.
US Vice President Joe Biden on Monday described the shooting deaths of three police officers in the Louisiana capital Baton Rouge as a "despicable act" that was an attack on the American way of life.