What killed Australia's ancient giant beasts?

Jan 28, 2017

What killed Australia's ancient giant beasts?

Humans exterminated an array of weird and wonderful Australian creatures within only 4,000 years of arriving on the continent, according to a recent study that shifted blame away from climate change. Before the arrival of homo sapiens, Australia boasted 450-kilogram kangaroos, wombats weighing as ...

Jan 25, 2017

U.S. adds extra aircraft to marine force in Australia

The United States will send extra military aircraft to Australia’s tropical north this year, a U.S. Marine Corps spokesman said Wednesday, bolstering its military presence close to the disputed South China Sea. The marines’ deployment in the strategic city of Darwin, agreed in 2011, ...

Indonesia backs down in Australia military row

Jan 5, 2017

Indonesia backs down in Australia military row

Indonesia appeared to back down Thursday from a decision to suspend all military cooperation with Australia in a row over teaching materials, with a senior minister saying only language training had been put on hold. The Indonesian military said Wednesday that military cooperation with ...