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Grim outlook for Aussie right points to another switch of PM

Current polls show Aussie Prime Minister Scott Morrison'S conservative Liberal Party heading for its worst electoral defeat since 1983.

Australia PM urges Thailand not to extradite Bahraini player

Araibi was convicted of vandalising a police station in Bahrain and sentenced to 10 years in prison in absentia.

Australia minister quits in blow to PM Morrison in election year

The jobs and industrial relations minister will continue to serve in the cabinet and step down at the forthcoming election.

Australia PM slams ‘ugly racial protests’ in Melbourne

Police say there were three arrests but no officers or member of the public were known to have been hurt.

Embattled Aussie PM eyes tax cuts before election

Experts said the smaller deficit was thanks to higher tax revenues stemming from stronger growth and higher commodity prices.

Australia reaffirms decision on Jerusalem despite backlash

Prime Minister Scott Morrison says the decision will progress a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Ex-military chief to be next Australia governor-general

Prime Minister Scott Morrison says he chose Hurley to ensure "stability, continuity, certainty".

Israel welcomes Australia’s Jerusalem decision

The foreign ministry says Israel views the decision of the Australian government to open its trade and defence office in Jerusalem as a step in the right direction.

Australia will formally recognise Jerusalem as Israel capital

Prime Minister Scott Morrison made the announcement in an address to the Sydney Institute in a move he said was aimed at advancing the stalled Middle East peace process.

Australia PM promises stiffer laws against religious discrimination

Morrison's office issued a statement saying discrimination on the basis of a person's identity and their religious identity is unacceptable in Australia.

Stage set for fresh Aussie election in May

Parliamentary budget rules and constitutional provisions about the length of campaigns mean the election will now almost certainly take place in early to mid-May.

Australia warns against US-China tensions

Australia - a member of the "Five Eyes" Western intelligence alliance and with long-standing and close military ties with Washington - finds itself in the middle of one of the 21st century's geopolitical hotspots.

Australia bantu PNG bina pangkalan tentera laut hadapi asakan China

Sejak beberapa tahun kebelakangan ini China mengalih perhatiannya kepada rantau yang kaya dengan sumber semula jadi itu.

‘We failed them’: Australia apologises to child sex abuse victims

Canberra issued a national apology to thousands of victims of institutional sex abuse, admitting the state utterly failed to stop 'evil, dark crimes' committed over decades.

Australian by-election count goes to the wire, after PM concedes

Morrison says if the vote gets as close as 100 votes, an automatic recount will be triggered.

Australian government vows to see out term after losing majority

The government still intends to run its full term with a general election due in May 2019, despite the ruling coalition now holding just 75 seats in the 150-seat lower house of parliament.

Australia government braces for defeat in crucial by-election

The Liberal-National coalition has a one-seat parliamentary majority, and a loss in Wentworth would transform it into a minority government.

Australia mulling embassy move to Jerusalem

Morrison rejected suggestions that his decision to consider following Trump's lead was a result of US pressure or related to the by-election in Sydney's Wentworth district.

Australia PM to chill backstage with US rapper Fatman Scoop

The meme has parliamentarians agreeing to legislation in synchronisation to Fatman Scoop's hit song "Be Faithful" lyrics.

Ex-Aussie PM seeks probe into man who ousted him

Since leaving office in August, the former PM has been turning the knife in private.

Australia to ditch climate targets bill after PM ousting

Morrison, who is to the right of Turnbull, said the proposal to help the government meet its Paris Agreement pledge was "dead."

Australia’s new prime minister to face hostile parliament in test of...

Picked last month by the ruling Liberal Party to become the sixth prime minister in the last decade, following a backbench revolt that ousted predecessor Malcolm Turnbull, Morrison has enjoyed a brief honeymoon period.

New Australian prime minister Morrison unveils stability cabinet

The swath of new cabinet appointments come as the governing party battles to restore unity ahead of an upcoming federal election, with the opposition Labour Party leading in opinion polls.

Scott Morrison dipilih jadi PM baru Australia

Ia susulan peletakan jawatan Malcolm Turnbull selepas 45 daripada 85 ahli Parlimen Parti Liberal mengundi untuk mengosongkan kepimpinan.