After video footage revealed brutal treatment at Indonesian slaughterhouses, Australia, the world's biggest live animal exporter, may ban livestock sales to its northern neighbor.
Riots at Australia’s immigration detention centers have pushed Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s government to take new measures on asylum-seekers. But critics say they don't target the fundamental reasons for the unrest.
Prince William and Kate Middleton have invited 1,900 people to join them when they tie the knot Friday at Westminster Abbey. Much of the invite list is dictated by tradition and diplomacy, but 1,000 attendees were also invited as "friends and family." Here's a look at some notables on the list, from Grammy-winners to representatives criticized by the international community for violating human rights.
Memorial services were held today for those killed in the Feb. 22 New Zealand earthquake. With dozens of bodies still unidentified and businesses closed, some said it came 'too soon.'
Cyclone Yasi is due to hit north of Queensland's main waterlogged area, but emergency services are already stretched and the whole state is flood-weary.
Many whose homes and businesses were affected by the Australia floods are finding that the fine print in their insurance policies rules out coverage.
Inland tsunami-like wall of water roared through the streets of Toowoomba, Australia Monday. Now, Brisbane is hoping to avoid an inland tsunami.
Economists have estimated the bill from the prolonged floods – the worst to hit Queensland for half a century – at $5.94 billion. But they say the real cost will be known only when the waters recede.
The flooding in Queensland, Australia has stalled economies, separated loved ones, and spread poisonous snakes 'everywhere.' Some areas will be water-logged for the next month.
Australia flood rescue and relief efforts are under way to deal with what officials have called a "disaster of biblical proportions."