Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull survives party leadership challenge; wins 48-35 against Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton
Malcolm Turnbull, considered a moderate, declared his position vacant at the Liberal Party meeting to force the issue after rampant speculation that the more hardline Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton wanted his job. The result of that ballot was that Turnbull was elected as leader of the Liberal Party by a margin of 48-35.
Australian MP proposes to gay partner in Parliament moments before bill to legalise same-sex marriage is introduced
A lawmaker from Australia's conservative ruling party proposed to his gay partner in parliament on Monday just moments after a bill paving the way for same-sex marriage was introduced
Catholic leaders have spoken out in support of Cardinal George Pell after he was charged with historical sexual offences
Turnbull accused Labour of running a scare campaign about the public healthcare system and said he would seek to unite Australians.
Australia's prime minister promised stability and strong economic policy in the wake of global turmoil sparked by Britain's Brexit vote, as he campaigned Sunday ahead of next week's national polls.
Government on Tuesday night made a U-turn on the Kohinoor issue saying it will make all efforts to bring back the valued diamond it had said in the Supreme Court was "neither stolen nor forcibly taken" by British rulers but given to it by erstwhile rulers of Punjab.
Deposed Australian prime minister Tony Abbott declared on Wednesday "cultures are not all equal" and that the West should proclaim its superiority over Islam — which he said has a "massive problem" — in comments slammed as divisive.
Former Australian leader Tony Abbott said he will pay for a marble table damaged during a reported "wild party" in parliament after he was deposed as prime minister.
Ousted Australian leader Tony Abbott conceded on Thursday that his decision to award Britain's Prince Philip a knighthood, which sparked a huge public and political backlash, was "injudicious".
Australia's new prime minister Malcolm Turnbull, whose glittering career ranged from the law to investment banking and tech start-ups before entering public life, has a compelling way with words but a reputation for arrogance.
Australia's prime minister-designate Malcolm Turnbull on Tuesday assured the country that his government remained strong despite an internal party revolt.
Australia's beleaguered prime minister Tony Abbott was ousted from power in an internal party ballot on Monday.
Australia's beleaguered Prime Minister Tony Abbott was defeated by senior minister Malcolm Turnbull, in what was a second challenge to his position this year, with a ballot of government colleagues late Monday
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Wednesday that the country will permanently take 12,000 refugees from war-torn Syria and will expand its bombing mission against IS into Syria "within days".
Abbott said he is "frustrated" at the court's decision and asserted that the projects like Adani mine were too vital to be hindered by red tape.
A refugee boat carrying an unknown number of asylum seekers was spotted off the north-west Australian coast on Monday, media reports said.
Tony Abbott on Thursday hinted that the country is discussing its military commitment in Iraq with coalition partners
The gunman who carried out a deadly siege in a Sydney cafe last year may have suffered from chronic schizophrenia, a psychiatrist who had treated him told an inquest on Wednesday.
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Wednesday promised a "full and frank" debate on gay marriage in response to an opposition-backed push for reform, but said the issue was not a priority for his conservative government.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first year in selfies.