- Australia leader talks down prospect of US-led army in Syria Updated: Nov-24-15 5:36 am
CANBERRA, Australia - There is no support among world leaders for the prospect of a U.S.-led army in Iraq and Syria to take back ground from Islamic State militants, Australia's prime minister said Tuesday.
- Australia leader defends port leasing to Chinese company Updated: Nov-19-15 3:43 am
CANBERRA, Australia - Australia's prime minister on Thursday defended the leasing of a strategically important port to a Chinese company, saying the military could seize control in a crisis.
- Obama says Australian prime minister to visit Washington Updated: Nov-17-15 4:20 am
MANILA, Philippines - President Barack Obama says Australia's new prime minister has accepted an invitation to the White House.
- Paris attacks reaction: Nordic governments condemn attacks Updated: Nov-14-15 5:50 am
PARIS - World leaders are reacting to the deadliest violence to strike France since World War II. Some of their comments:
- Australian leader visits Indonesia in bid to repair ties Updated: Nov-12-15 7:16 pm
JAKARTA, Indonesia - Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull tried to mend fences with Indonesia, Southeast Asia's largest economy, in his first trip to Asia on Thursday since taking office two months ago.
- Australian leader reminded of Prince Charles criticism Updated: Nov-11-15 4:03 am
CANBERRA, Australia - Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull was on Wednesday reminded of some harsh criticism he made of Prince Charles as the first in line to the British throne visited the Australian capital.
- Australia to fly Somali refugee from Nauru for abortion Updated: Oct-28-15 6:06 am
CANBERRA, Australia - A Somali refugee who alleged she was raped in Nauru will be flown to Australia for a second time to potentially have an abortion, Australia's government said Wednesday, a day after the United Nations' human rights agency demanded she get another opportunity to have her 15-week pregnancy terminated.