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27 August, 2018 4:30 AM New Australian prime minister faces party popularity slump

Australians' support for the Coalition government has dropped to its lowest in a decade after it dumped Malcolm Turnbull as prime minister and installed Scott Morrison last Friday following a week of chaos, an opinion poll showed on Monday. The latest Newspoll, published by The Australian newspaper, also showed opposition Labor leader Bill Shorten, who had long trailed 74

24 August, 2018 3:01 AM Scott Morrison Replaces Malcolm Turnbull As Australia's New PM: Reports

Scott Morrison, an ally of deposed leader Malcolm Turnbull, won a party-room ballot 45-40. Treasurer Scott Morrison was Friday picked as Australia's new prime minister after a Liberal party coup in a stunning upset against key challenger Peter Dutton. Morrison, an ally of deposed leader Malcolm Turnbull, won a party-room ballot 45-40. Foreign Minister 52

25 March, 2018 7:58 AM Ball-tampering: Skipper Smith should step down, says Australian Sports Commission

A probe has been launched in to the incident  A day after Australian captain Steve Smith and team Cameron Bancroft admitted to tampering the ball during an ongoing Test match against South Africa, the country's sports association asked the skipper to step down from captaincy immediately. Condemning the entire episode, the Australian Sports Commission 50

10 March, 2018 2:59 AM Trump says Australia to secure exemption from U.S. tariffs

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he has spoken with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and that they are working on an agreement so Australia will not be subject to U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum. “He is committed to having a very fair and reciprocal military and trade relationship,” Mr. Trump said on Twitter, referring to Mr. Turnbull 114

15 February, 2018 5:28 PM Aussie Ministers barred from having sex with staff

PM slams Deputy Barnaby Joyce over ‘shocking error’ by having an affair that left an aide pregnant. Australia’s Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull imposed a formal ban on sex between Ministers and their staff on Thursday after his deputy made “a shocking error of judgment” by having an affair that left an aide pregnant and the government reeling. Mr. Turnbull 60

8 December, 2017 9:33 AM Australian PM Searches For Creator Of Rainbow-Coloured Bike. Here's Why

Pictures of the rainbow-coloured, crochet-covered bike have gone viral Hours after Australian parliament passed a bill to legalise same-sex marriages in the country, Prime Minister Turnbull began his search for the creator of a rainbow-coloured, crochet-covered bike left outside his house two months ago. The bike bore the word "yes", perhaps symbolic 87

4 September, 2017 9:34 AM South Korea Warns That North May Launch ICBM After Nuclear Test

Seoul: South Korea said on Monday it was talking to the United States about deploying aircraft carriers and strategic bombers to the Korean peninsula after signs North Korea might launch more missiles in the wake of its sixth and largest nuclear test. The U.N. Security Council was set to meet later on Monday to discuss new sanctions against the isolated 74

4 August, 2017 1:01 AM In Blustery Call, US President Donald Trump Pressured Mexico On Border Wall Payment

Washington: U.S. President Donald Trump pressured the Mexican president to stop voicing opposition in public to his plan to have Mexico pay for a border wall, according to transcripts of phone calls published on Thursday that gave an insight into Trump's attempts to influence foreign leaders in his first days in office. The Washington Post published 113

4 August, 2017 12:18 AM Transcripts show that for Trump, the political optics are paramount

In this occasional series, we will bring you up to speed on the biggest national security stories of the week. On Thursday, The Washington Post published previously undisclosed transcripts from President Trump's conversations with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. The two heated exchanges provided extraordinary 124

30 July, 2017 12:01 AM Major counter-terror raids disrupt plot to bring down aircraft: PM

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has confirmed that major counter-terror raids in Sydney have disrupted a plot to bring down an aircraft. Speaking after the arrest of four people in a joint-agency operation, Mr Turnbull said the raids demonstrated the government's commitment to keeping the Australian people safe. "Last night there has been a major joint 479