Melania Trump 'mistook former female Australia FM for partner'
Australia's former foreign minister says she was mistaken for the spouse of a politician by US First Lady Melania Trump, in her latest comments on the subordinate role of women in conservative politics. Julie Bishop has been vocal about the treatment of senior female politicians since she stepped down after the ouster of former prime…
Scott Morrison sworn in as new Australian prime minister after bitter coup
Scott Morrison was sworn in as Australia's seventh prime minister in 11 years Friday after a stunning party revolt against Malcolm Turnbull, which the new leader admitted had left the government "bruised and battered".
Turnbull wants Zuckerberg to answer questions in Australia
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull would "love" Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg to be grilled by Australian lawmakers, he said Thursday, in the wake of revelations the tech giant allowed Chinese smartphone makers access to user data.
Global giggles as Macron praises Aussie leader's 'delicious' wife
French President Emmanuel Macron may speak the best English among his country's leaders in decades, but even he can make a faux pas when translating his thoughts on the global stage.
Turnbull hails revived TPP, critics question value for Australia
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Wednesday hailed the revival of the Trans Pacific Partnership as a boon for jobs, but critics questioned how much Australia would really gain from a deal that excludes the US.
Australian prime minster fined for not wearing life jacket in boat
Australian Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, was fined 250 Australian dollars (195 dollars) for not wearing a life jacket while moving his dinghy on Sydney harbour, a local media reported on Friday.
Australia PM Turnbull offers media advice to Trump
Australia's prime minister, who was at the receiving end of US President Donald Trump's ire during a fiery phone call last month, on Friday offered media...
Japan's Abe pushes Pacific trade deal in Australia
Japan and Australia will work together to ensure the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade deal comes into force, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Saturday, making no mention of strong US opposition.