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Aug 21, 2018
Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull survives party leadership challenge; wins 48-35 against Home Affairs Minister Peter DuttonMalcolm 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.
Dec 04, 2017
Australian MP proposes to gay partner in Parliament moments before bill to legalise same-sex marriage is introducedA 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
Jun 30, 2017
Catholic leaders rally behind Cardinal George Pell, call him 'a man of absolute integrity'Catholic leaders have spoken out in support of Cardinal George Pell after he was charged with historical sexual offences
Jul 02, 2016
Australian PM Turnbull confident of forming government despite lack of clear victoryTurnbull accused Labour of running a scare campaign about the public healthcare system and said he would seek to unite Australians.
Jun 26, 2016
Re-elect us to counter Brexit chaos: Australia PM Malcolm TurnbullAustralia'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.
Apr 20, 2016
Govt makes U-turn on Kohinoor: Will make all efforts to bring back diamond from UKGovernment 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.
Dec 09, 2015
West should 'proclaim' cultural superiority over Islam, writes Tony Abbott in scathing editorialDeposed 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.
Oct 20, 2015
Party in Australian Parliament saw leaders dancing on marble table, breaking itFormer 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.
Oct 01, 2015
Dumped Australian PM Tony Abbott admits knighting Prince Philip a mistakeOusted 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".
Sep 15, 2015
Meet Malcolm Turnbull, the silver-tongued millionaire who unseated Tony Abbott as Australian PMAustralia'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.