Gulf Times - Australia
Helicopter pilot killed fighting Australian bushfire

Helicopter pilot killed fighting Australian bushfire

Australian Associated Press reported that the aircraft, a 1994 Kawasaki BK117, had crashed into a tree.

Australian teenager breaches Apple's secure network

Australian teenager breaches Apple's secure network

A schoolboy who "dreamed" of working for Apple hacked the firm's computer systems, Australian media has reported, although the tech giant said no customer data was compromised.

Tech giants face hefty fines under Australia cyber laws

Tech giants face hefty fines under Australia cyber laws

The government is updating its communication laws to compel local and international providers to co-operate with law enforcement agencies.

Vienna topples Melbourne in 'most liveable city' ranking

Vienna topples Melbourne in 'most liveable city' ranking

It is the first time a European metropolis has topped the annual chart compiled by the Economist Intelligence Unit which identifies the best urban playgrounds to live and work in.

Rare teeth from ancient mega-shark found on Australia beach

Rare teeth from ancient mega-shark found on Australia beach

A rare set of teeth from a giant prehistoric mega-shark twice the size of the great white have been found on an Australian beach by a keen-eyed amateur enthusiast, scientists said Thursday.

Man admits Australia child suitcase murder

Man admits Australia child suitcase murder

A man pleaded guilty Tuesday to killing a young mother and her toddler, whose skeleton was found in a suitcase on the side of a road, ending a case that baffled police and shocked Australians.

Map of indigenous massacres reveals Australia's violent past

Map of indigenous massacres reveals Australia's violent past

The native Aboriginal population, who have occupied Australia for 50,000 years, were dispossessed of their lands by the arrival of settlers two centuries ago.

Australian media giants Fairfax and Nine to merge

Australian media giants Fairfax and Nine to merge

Nine will effectively be the dominant partner, with its shareholders owning 51.1% of the combined entity and Fairfax shareholders owning the rest.

Australia 'copied' our flag, says New Zealand's acting PM

Australia 'copied' our flag, says New Zealand's acting PM

The New Zealand flag was adopted in 1902, while Australia adopted its current flag design in 1954 - more than 50 years later.

More than 600 arrested for Australia people-smuggling

More than 600 arrested for Australia people-smuggling

Immigration Minister Peter Dutton, in releasing details of the conservative government's classified "Operation Sovereign Borders", said the controversial policy had saved lives.

Shaggy sheep shorn of massive fleece in Australia

Shaggy sheep shorn of massive fleece in Australia

In a social media post that has gone viral, farmer Graeme Bowden shared pictures of the sheep he dubbed "shriek 2".

Thai cave rescue: Australia honours bravery of divers

Thai cave rescue: Australia honours bravery of divers

The rescue of the 12 members of the "Wild Boars" team and their coach drew divers and volunteers from around the world.