NewsNew Zealand region yet to suffer destruction forecast by Oakland-based ...
Christmas Island and other locations near New Zealand, where self-styled scriptural scholar Harold Camping predicted that the apocalypse would strike by Friday night Los Angeles time, so far remain free of "super terrible" earthquakes. ... read more
Sailors tell of agony in Christmas Island rescue
A NAVY lieutenant has described how he cut a line to save a child attached to a drowned woman when an asylum seeker boat smashed into rocks on Christmas Island. Sub-Lieutenant Jeremy Evain told the inquest in Perth yesterday he was on one of two boats ... read more
Australian government denies basic rights to refugees
The ugly face of the Gillard government's new refugee regime was on display this week on Christmas Island. Customs and police officers were armed with pistols to offload a boatload of asylum seekers being transported to the remote island ... read more