The media reports come as an unsealed filing in a separate court case hints at charges.
Shinzo Abe is the first Japanese leader to visit the Australian city since it was bombed in 1942.
The actress will not reclaim a multi-million dollar payout, despite winning a defamation case.
Diver Jim Anderson discovered the 150-year-old Tennent's stout on a sunken clipper off the coast of Australia.
There's a bar joke going around Port Moresby these days about how the Chinese agreed to fund the construction of the city's main boulevard. On a recent trip to Beijing, or so goes the tale, Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister told the…
Rising numbers of extreme wildfires could result in a significant increase in CO₂ emissions, scientists have warned.
Big Little Lies author Liane Moriarty's new novel has already been snapped up by a Hollywood star.
Australia bowler Mitchell Starc says he has been dropped from his contract with Indian Premier League side Kolkata Knight Riders - by text.
The athlete says flyDubai could not supply him with a wheelchair on a seven-hour flight.
Impoverished Papua New Guinea rolls out cruise ships and Maseratis to host leaders from across the region.
Ex-Durham, Worcestershire and Australia all-rounder John Hastings retires with a lung condition causing him to cough up blood.
James Gargasoulas drove his car into pedestrians in Melbourne, killing six and injuring 27 others.
A woman accused of hiding needles in strawberries may have wanted revenge, a court hears.
India has seen a rise in public lynchings caused by social media messages spreading fake news.
Australia easily beat Ireland by nine wickets in Guyana to top Group B after two matches at the Women's World Twenty20.
Thousands donate to help a homeless man who tackled a Melbourne knife attacker using a trolley.
A 50-year-old woman is arrested over the Australian food scare, where needles were hidden in fruit.
Dan Biggar's late penalty hands Wales their first win over Australia since 2008, ending a 13-game losing streak.
The man, who was known to police, set a car on fire before stabbing three people, one fatally.
The 15-month-old girls from Bhutan are "doing very well", Australian surgeons say.
Four bodies have been found near a broken-down vehicle in the nation's remote centre.
Australia make four changes to the side that lost against New Zealand for Saturday's Autumn international against Wales.
A new multi-billion dollar fund is widely seen as an attempt to counter China's influence.
The earliest known painting of an animal has been identified in a cave on the island of Borneo.
Canberra needs Jakarta more than vice versa, experts say, and the relationship is on shaky ground.
High performance manager Pat Howard becomes the latest senior figure to leave Cricket Australia after the ball-tampering scandal.
The Australian actress says she "neglected to show the proper respect" to other plus-sized women.
Last year's Derby runner-up The Cliffsofmoher suffers a fatal injury in the Melbourne Cup won by Cross Counter.
It travelled at high speed for 50 minutes with no-one aboard before being forcibly derailed.
Cross Counter makes history by becoming the first British-trained racehorse to win the Melbourne Cup.