New Year's revelers unfazed by attack worries in most places

Dec 31, 2015

New Year's revelers unfazed by attack worries in most places

In Bangkok, police-flanked partygoers will ring in the new year at the site of a deadly bombing that took place just months ago. In Paris, residents recovering from their city’s own deadly attacks will enjoy scaled-back celebrations. And in Belgium’s capital, authorities anxious after ...

Dec 14, 2015

Australian teenager pleads guilty to 'terrorism' charge

A Melbourne teen arrested after police found explosives at his home pleaded guilty on Monday to a terrorism-related charge, highlighting concerns about youth radicalization following last week’s arrest of a 15-year-old Sydney boy in police raids. The 17-year-old was planning an attack using improvised ...

Oct 25, 2015

Drones to circle Australian beaches to monitor sharks

Drones will circle popular swimming spots in eastern Australia and “listening stations” track tagged sharks as part of a new strategy announced Sunday to keep beachgoers safe after a spate of bloody attacks. The country has one of the world’s highest incidences of shark ...

Dec 9, 2014

Qantas to launch new Tokyo-Sydney flights next July

Qantas Airways Ltd. said Tuesday it will launch new direct flights between Sydney and Tokyo’s Haneda airport as part of its expansion of services into Japan. The new daily round-trip flight service, whose first flight will depart from Sydney on July 31, will be ...