Updated Monday, September 21, 2015 0:00 am TWN
New Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull appointed Australia's first female defense minister Sunday as he filled more key posts with women in a "very extensive" cabinet reshuffle, days after ousting Tony Abbott in a party coup.
Saturday, September 19, 2015
The honeymoon did not last long for Malcolm Turnbull. Just days after he took over as prime minister of Australia the attacks have started, with opponents accusing him of selling his ideological soul on issues from climate change to gay marriage in order to snatch the nation's top job.
Thursday, September 17, 2015
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Multi-millionaire former banker Malcolm Turnbull was sworn in Tuesday as Australia's fourth prime minister in just over two years, promising to create a dynamic new economy and end the divisive approach of his predecessor.
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Multi-millionaire former banker Malcolm Turnbull was sworn in as prime minister of Australia on Tuesday, just hours after masterminding a coup against conservative leader Tony Abbott, and pledging a new style of leadership.
Australia's beleaguered prime minister was ousted from power in an internal party ballot on Monday as the ruling conservative party attempts to win back a disenchanted public by replacing the nation's polarizing, gaffe-prone leader with his more moderate rival.
Friday, September 11, 2015
Thursday, September 10, 2015
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Wednesday bowed to pressure to increase refugee numbers in the face of the Middle East crisis and confirmed Canberra will also join U.S.-led air strikes on the Islamic State group in Syria.
Wednesday, September 9, 2015
Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi called on the international community Tuesday to help ensure November polls bring "genuine political and governmental change" as campaigning officially kicked-off in the former junta-run country.
Tuesday, September 8, 2015
Monday, September 7, 2015
Sunday, August 30, 2015
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott Saturday distanced himself from a police operation in Melbourne which was canceled amid public outrage about possible spot checks on people's visas, saying his office had no prior knowledge of it.
Saturday, August 29, 2015
Paul Royle, an Australian pilot who took part in a mass breakout from a German prisoner of war camp during World War II that is remembered as "The Great Escape," has died in his hometown of Perth, his son said Friday. He was 101.
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