Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison (File Photo)

Strawberry saboteurs may face 10-15 years in jail: Australian PM

Canberra :  People responsible for putting needles into strawberries or posting online fake images of sabotaged fruits may face 10-15 years in jail, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Wednesday following a fruit contamination scare that has alarmed the country. Australia is set to pass laws to stiffen penalties for those responsible, said Morrison […]

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg (File Photo)

Australia may summon Zuckerberg over Huawei data deal

Canberra : An Australian intelligence committee said on Thursday that it was considering summoning Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg for a public hearing following revelations his company made a data-sharing deal with Huawei and other Chinese tech companies. Labor MP Anthony Byrne, deputy chair of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security (PJCIS), […]

Australian MP marries partner after parliament proposal

Canberra : An Australian MP has wed his partner, three months after proposing to him in parliament during a debate on legalising same-sex marriage, the media reported on Monday. Government MP Tim Wilson and Ryan Bolger celebrated their “special day” on Sunday, the BBC reported. Australian MPs voted to legalise same-sex marriage in December. Earlier […]