Australia's greyhound racing industry was in damage control Tuesday after graphic secret footage showed live piglets, rabbits and possums used as bait to train some of the country's most successful dogs.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott Saturday pleaded with Indonesia to heed Australia's call for clemency for two death row convicts, and warned that Canberra would make its displeasure known should the executions go ahead.
Australian travelers could boycott Indonesia if Jakarta executes two drug smugglers on death row, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said Friday as she refused to rule out withdrawing diplomats.
Australian tourists could boycott Indonesia if Jakarta executes two drug smugglers on death row, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop warned Friday, refusing to rule out withdrawing diplomats.2 Comments
Two men were charged in Australia Wednesday after police thwarted an "imminent" terror attack, seizing an Islamic State flag, a machete and an Arabic-language video detailing the alleged plot during a raid in Sydney.
Australia's failure to end the entrenched disadvantage of Aboriginal people was described by Prime Minister Tony Abbott Wednesday as "profoundly disappointing" with key targets missed and employment levels actually worsening.
South Korea's jobless rate rose in January from a month earlier, with more graduates and early retirees seeking work, government data showed Wednesday.
Australia will tighten scrutiny on overseas investment in farmland, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Wednesday, on concerns about valuable agricultural and mineral assets in foreign hands.
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott vowed Monday to change after surviving a confidence vote on his leadership, while urging an end to the disunity that has seen the government's popularity plummet.
A Japanese surfer was killed Monday after both his legs were apparently bitten off by a shark in eastern Australia, a day after another man suffered serious injuries in the same area.
Survivors of a 16-hour siege in a Sydney cafe on Sunday told of their terror during the deadly standoff, as a jihadist gunman threatened to kill people "one by one."
Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Sunday he would bring forward by 24 hours a party vote on whether to oust him, as Australia faced a possible leadership change for the fourth time in five years.
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Saturday that he expected a challenge against his leadership to fail and stressed his government would not repeat the "chaos and instability" of previous administrations.
Australia will continue to plead for the lives of two men on death row in Indonesia, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said Friday, vowing not to give up hope that their executions could be stayed.