MELBOURNE (AFP) - Australia has successfully hatched its first shark born via artificial insemination with hopes that the development can ultimately be used to help breed threatened species, an aquarium said Wednesday.
SYDNEY (AFP) - Power was restored to Darwin on Wednesday after a 12-hour outage across the northern Australian city caused chaos, with schools and public sector offices closed and traffic lights knocked out.
WASHINGTON (AFP) - A top US lawmaker's hotly disputed charge that the CIA illegally spied on Senate staff has roiled the intelligence community, fraying ties between the agency and its overseers in Congress.
KIEV (AFP) - Ukraine's acting president said on Tuesday the country would not use its army to stop Crimea from seceding, the latest sign that a Russian annexation of the strategic peninsula may be imminent.
LONDON (AFP) - A bill of rights should be created to govern the Internet in the wake of revelations about the depth of government surveillance, the inventor of the World Wide Web said on Wednesday.