Australia

Major Australia terror attack ‘inevitable’, top cop says

Major Australia terror attack ...

September 20

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA — A major attack in Australia is “inevitable”, one of the nation’s top counter-terrorism police officers said on Wednesday (Sept 20), warning that “anything...

Australia kicks off weeks-long same-sex marriage ballot

Australia kicks off weeks-long same...

September 12

SYDNEY - Australia launched a postal vote on Tuesday (Sept 12) to decide if they should legalise same-sex marriage, as a widely watched poll indicated the country would be...

Australia shipwreck tale clue to French explorer disappearance

Australia shipwreck tale clue to...

August 31

SYDNEY — An Indian seaman’s tale of being shipwrecked on a remote northern Australian island could shed light on the 230-year-old disappearance of a renowned French explorer,...

Court puts Australia’s citizenship crisis on hold for two months

Court puts Australia’s citizenship...

August 25

SYDNEY — A citizenship crisis will loom over the Australian government for at least another two months after a court said yesterday it would not begin hearings into the...

Gallery: Pauline Hanson rebuked over Senate burqa stunt

Pauline Hanson rebuked over Senate...

August 18

CANBERRA — Australian far-right Senator Pauline Hanson wore a burqa to Parliament yesterday as part of her campaign to ban the all-enveloping garment worn by some Muslim women,...

The world’s most ridiculous constitutional crisis

The world’s most ridiculous...

August 18

Australia’s Parliament is in the grip of the world’s most ridiculous constitutional crisis. The situation threatens the country’s democratic process, which is reason enough for...

Aussie opposition denies NZ leftist conspiracy claim

Aussie opposition denies NZ leftist...

August 17

SYDNEY — Australia’s opposition Labor Party yesterday rejected extraordinary claims from the country’s top diplomat that it had conspired with New Zealand leftists to try to...

Turnbull’s political future in doubt over deputy’s citizenship fiasco

Turnbull’s political future in doubt...

August 15

SYDNEY — The future of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s government was thrown in doubt yesterday after it emerged that his deputy was a dual citizen, placing the conservative...