Daily Journal masthead
follow in feedlyrss feed
Stories with organization: Australia government
  • Australia considers US request to bomb IS targets in Syria 
    Updated: Aug-21-15 3:31 am

    CANBERRA, Australia - Australia is considering a U.S. request to launch airstrikes against Islamic State fighters in Syria in an unprecedented departure from Australian foreign policy that could spark political disputes.

  • 5 suspected jihadis attempt twice to leave Sydney for Syria 
    Updated: Aug-20-15 5:01 am

    CANBERRA, Australia - Five young men have become the largest single group of suspected jihadis to attempt to leave Australia for Syria and Iraq. But they were stopped twice on consecutive days last week by counterterrorism officials at Sydney International Airport, a minister said Friday.

  • Mixed world reaction to Japanese leader Abe's WWII statement story has photos
    Updated: Aug-14-15 11:46 pm

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's statement on his country's actions in World War II drew varied reaction around the world, with criticism from China and South Korea's ruling party and praise from the United States, among others.

  • Quick or slow with Flight 370 news, Malaysia finds criticism story has photos
    Updated: Aug-07-15 7:25 am

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Malaysia was intensely criticized early in the Flight 370 mystery for failing to quickly disclose that its military radar had picked up an unidentified aircraft the night the Boeing 777 disappeared. Now its reticence has given way to what looks like haste - compared to other countries involved, at least - and that has left relatives of the missing as exasperated as ever.

  • Mystery of Flight 370 evolves with first tangible clue 
    Updated: Aug-06-15 11:52 am

    SYDNEY - For 17 months, Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 was, in a sense, nowhere. The lack of any tangible clue to its fate was eerie, unsettling, bizarre - a real-world echo of the TV show "Lost" and the wayward-jetliner mystery at the heart of its story.

  • The Latest on MH370: Madagascar also alert for plane debris story has photos
    Updated: Aug-06-15 9:36 am

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - The latest on the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 (all times local):

  • News Guide: Malaysia links debris to MH370; others cautious story has photos
    Updated: Aug-06-15 12:25 am

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak announced that a wing piece that washed up on Reunion Island last week is from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. However, French, U.S. and Australian authorities stopped short of full confirmation, frustrating relatives with mixed messages.