CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia was sending two unarmed air force planes to support U.S.-led coalition combat operations against the Islamic State movement in Iraq, but would not yet launch its own airstrikes, the prime minister said Wednesday.
Australia pace bowler Mitchell Johnson has test series against Pakistan and India ahead but is already looking beyond them to next year's Ashes tour and the prospect of renewing hostilities with England while silencing the Barmy Army. He hushed his critics emphatically with a brilliant Ashes series in the last Australian summer, but memories of his special treatment in England have never faded ...
JC Finley CANBERRA, Australia, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced Wednesday that Australia's military began its support mission in Iraq to aid U.S. and other coalition aircraft.
Bionic Vision Australia , a consortium of researchers working together to develop bionic eye devices to restore a sense of vision to people with profound vision loss, today announced the successful completion of the first clinical trial of its prototype 24-channel percutaneous implant in patients with profound vision loss from the eye disease retinitis pigmentosa .
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — One man was arrested in counterterrorism raids in the Australian city of Melbourne on Tuesday after police said he provided money to a U.S. citizen fighting alongside extremists in Syria.
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia on Monday ruled out sending doctors to West Africa to help fight the Ebola outbreak there because of logistical problems in repatriating any Australian who became infected with the deadly virus.
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australia coach Darren Lehmann has turned the blowtorch on Nathan Lyon, saying the spinner had not "delivered" in second innings spells to drive the test team to victory. An orthodox spinner who rarely strays from his stock off-breaks, Lyon will be under pressure to perform in the United Arab Emirates next month when Australia take on Pakistan in a two-test series. "It's a ...