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Australia detains Malaysian killer but won’t allow extradition

By Wed, Jan 21, 2015 3:28PM UTC Comments Off Pic: AP.

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A high-profile Malaysian fugitive detained in Australia has created a diplomatic problem for the Australian government which cannot by law extradite someone who could face capital punishment....

Did foreign diplomats really praise Thai junta reforms? (UPDATE)

By Tue, Jan 20, 2015 10:29AM UTC Comments Off Thai junta foreign minister Thanasak Patimaprakorn. (Photo: AP)

The Thai junta's foreign minister claims that his military government is getting more and more approval from the international community. But is there any truth to it?...

Australian PM asks Indonesia to spare death row inmates

By Tue, Jan 20, 2015 9:38AM UTC Comments Off Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott. Pic: AP.

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's prime minister says he still holds out hope that Indonesia will not execute two Australian drug traffickers on death row, saying mercy must play a part in the Indonesian justice system....

Great white shark closes beaches at Australian city for 6 days

By Thu, Jan 15, 2015 3:25PM UTC Comments Off

SYDNEY (AP) — Beaches at the Australian city of Newcastle have been closed for a sixth day because of a 5-meter (16-foot) great white shark that is lurking in coastal waters. Newcastle City Council Aquatic Services Coordinator Peter Withers says the shark was first spotted on Saturday off Merewether Beach and was last seen off...

Australian authorities say 2014 third-hottest year on record

By Tue, Jan 06, 2015 1:45PM UTC Comments Off Heavy smoke billows in the Adelaide Hills, Australia as wildfires rage on January 2. Pic: AP.

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Authorities say Australia sweltered through its third-hottest year on record in 2014, following a record hot 2013....

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