Gulf Times - Australia
Jedinak's penalty earns Australia 1-1 draw with Denmark

Jedinak's penalty earns Australia 1-1 draw with Denmark

Australia captain Mile Jedinak slotted his second penalty at the World Cup to help Australia draw 1-1 with Denmark on Thursday and keep their hopes of reaching the knockout rounds alive.

Australia income tax cuts seen boosting PM re-election bid

Australia income tax cuts seen boosting PM re-election bid

The bill had been stalled in the finely balanced parliament before Pauline Hanson, leader of the nationalist One Nation party, broke the impasse.

Plastic waste washes up on Australia's distant shores

Plastic waste washes up on Australia's distant shores

Some 8 million tonnes of plastic garbage - bottles, packaging and other waste - is dumped in the sea every year, killing marine life.

Australia's Telstra unveils massive job cuts in strategic reset

Australia's Telstra unveils massive job cuts in strategic reset

The struggling telco said it would shed 8,000 jobs from a workforce of 32,000 to save A$1bn ($738mn).

Apple fined millions by Australian court over false iPhone claims

Apple fined millions by Australian court over false iPhone claims

Customers of the US tech giant had complained to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission after an operating system update disabled their devices.

World's oldest Sumatran orangutan dies aged 62

World's oldest Sumatran orangutan dies aged 62

Puan -- Indonesian for "lady" -- died on Monday at Perth Zoo, where she had lived since being gifted by Malaysia in 1968.

Australia PM's popularity rises, but party still lags

Australia PM's popularity rises, but party still lags

The latest Newspoll, published by The Australian newspaper on Monday, gave Turnbull a 40% approval rating.

Technology helps France beat Australia 2-1 at World Cup

Technology helps France beat Australia 2-1 at World Cup

Technology assisted with both France goals as the 1998 winners began their World Cup campaign with a less-than-convincing 2-1 win over Australia in Group C on Saturday.

Messi to put heat on Iceland as France target Australia

Messi to put heat on Iceland as France target Australia

Lionel Messi's bid for World Cup redemption begins Saturday when he leads Argentina against an unfancied Iceland side intent on springing a surprise in their first appearance on football's biggest stage.

Australian Qantas A380 gets rare ‘jolt’ from wake turbulence

Australian Qantas A380 gets rare ‘jolt’ from wake turbulence

Australia's Qantas Airways Ltd said on Thursday one of its Airbus SE A380 jets had experienced a rare ‘jolt’ from wake turbulence after flying 20 nautical miles behind another one of its super-jumbos this week.

Australia punished soldiers over Nazi flag-flying incident in Afghanistan: PM

Australia punished soldiers over Nazi flag-flying incident in Afghanistan: PM

Australian soldiers who flew a Nazi swastika flag over their fighting vehicle in Afghanistan more than a decade ago were ‘wrong’ and punished at the time, Australia's prime minister said on Thursday ...

More than 130 protected wedge-tailed eagles found dead in Australia

More than 130 protected wedge-tailed eagles found dead in Australia

At least 136 wedge-tailed eagles and four other protected species have been found dead after an extensive search of rural properties in East Gippsland of south-eastern Australia.