The State of Qatar has obtained the rank of being the 29th most peaceful country in the world among the 163 countries by the Global Peace Index (GPI). The 2021 edition has witnessed the gulf state plunged two places from the previous year, becoming o..
The owner of Australia's busiest airport has received a A$22.26bn ($16.7bn; £12.1bn) takeover offer. Sydney Airport said the proposal, which is below its pre-pandemic stock market valuation, was being reviewed. Its shares jumped by mo..
The Australian city of Sydney has recorded its highest daily rise in Covid cases in months, despite being in lockdown for nearly two weeks. The New South Wales state government reported 38 cases in its capital on Thursday, pushing the case number ..
Like many Olympians, USA track and field athlete Allyson Felix has been having an eventful journey to Tokyo 2020. With four Games under her belt -- and having just qualified for her fifth Olympics at the US trials on June 20 -- Felix is an Olympic..
Australia will deport controversial British commentator Katie Hopkins after she admitted breaching the country's quarantine rules, Australia's minister for home affairs said on Monday. Hopkins flew into Sydney to appear on Seven Network Lt..
SYDNEY, July 20 - A third Australian state announced lockdown rules on Tuesday to combat the COVID-19 Delta variant spread, with South Australia entering week-long restrictions, joining an extended lockdown in Victoria and a five-week shutdown in Syd..
You were part of the gold medal-winning team for Cameroon at the Sydney Olympics in 2000. How did it feel to stand on top of the podium? It was an incredible feeling, especially because we had some difficulties during the tournament. I want to tak..
SYDNEY, July 22 - New South Wales, Australia's most populous state, on Thursday reported its biggest daily rise in locally acquired cases of COVID-19 for this year as officials struggle to contain an outbreak of the highly contagious Delta virus ..
Australian actor Dieter Brummer, best known for his role as Shane Parrish on TV soap Home And Away between 1992 and 1996, has died aged 45. Brummer was found dead at a house in Sydney on Saturday by New South Wales police responding to a welfare c..