2 Australian soldiers killed in Afghanistan
Magnitude 6 earthquake shakes Vanuatu: No damage
Magnitude 7 quake shakes Papua New Guinea
CANBERRA, Australia — A magnitude 7 earthquake shook Papua New Guinea on Thursday, U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage and no risk of a significant tsunami in the South Pacific’s most populous island nation.
Quake strikes off Tonga, Samoa; no damage reported
More drill scrutiny urged as Australia gets report
Boats head to teen sailor drifting in Indian Ocean
Searchers hope to radio US teen sailor in distress
2 Australian soldiers die in Afghanistan explosion
Surfer survives shark attack off west Australia
Magnitude 6.2 earthquake rattles Papua New Guinea
Officials say asylum seeker boat could have sunk
Anti-whaling boat left to sink in Antarctica
Anti-whaling boat sinks in Antarctica
CANBERRA, Australia — Militant conservationists abandoned a sinking ship to resume their hunt for Japanese whalers Friday in a campaign that has heightened environmental concerns for the pristine Antarctic battleground.