Wednesday 23 October, 2019
Edition: ENG
The Khaama Press News Agency
Category Archives: Australia & Oceania

At least 49 people were killed and 20 others were wounded after gunmen attacked two mosques in Christchurch of New Zealand earlier today.Security officials in New Zealand have confirmed that a group of armed men attacked Al-Noor mosque...

A passenger plane with 189 passengers and crew members on board crashed shortly after take-off in Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia. The Boeing 737 operated by Lion Air was on its way to Pangkal Pinang from the capital Jakarta when it crashed into sea shortly after take-off. Officials in Indonesia’s Search and Rescue Agency confirmed the incident...

Latest reports received from Indonesia indicate that the death toll from Friday’s earthquake and tsunami has risen to at least 832 people. According to reports a  7.4 magnitude earthquake hit the island of Sulawesi on Friday morning, causing a tsunami and around 170 aftershocks. The officials are saying at least 821 people have died in the city...

A man who went missing during a hunting trip near Laverton in the West Australian Goldfields, some 950 kilometers (600 miles) northeast of Perth on October 7 was found on Tuesday. Police said Reg Foggerdy, 62, had survived in a remote Australian...

Police have arrested five people on suspicion planning for terrorist attacks in Melbourne, Australia. Tony Abbott Australia’s Prime Minister said that the suspects were planning to attack a national ceremony scheduled in a week “The...

Kate and David Ogg told the rocky story of his life to Jamie after nearly five. Kate had a premature delivery in Queensland of Australia on March 25, 2010 where she delivered two babies of six months. Jamie, a boy, was delivered first and his...

The deadly siege began in the most incongruous of ways, on a sunny Monday morning inside a cheerful cafe in the heart of Australia’s largest city. An Iranian-born gunman burst in, took 17 people hostage, and forced some to hold a flag...

The Australian Government continues its close cooperation with the Sri Lankan Government to disrupt people smuggling ventures departing Sri Lanka. On 26 November2014 a people smuggling venture carrying 38 Sri Lankan nationals attempting to travel...