China-Australia relations not in deep chill: Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull (photo by AFP) Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has admitted that relations with China are tense over Australian allegations of Chinese interference in Canberra’s internal affairs, but rejected the existence of a “deep chill” in bilateral ties. “There certainly has been a degree of tension in the relationship that has […]

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Australia appoints Julie Bishop as acting prime minister amid citizenship crisis

New Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull (R) announces his new cabinet at a press conference as Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop (L) looks on in Canberra on September 20, 2015. (Photo by AFP) Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull appointed Foreign Minister Julie Bishop as acting prime minister on Saturday while he travels abroad after […]

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Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull backs Israel, slams United Nations

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L) and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull shake hands during their joint press conference at Kirribilli House, in Sydney, February 22, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has expressed strong support for the Israeli regime and slammed a recent United Nations Security Council (UNSC) resolution demanding an […]

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Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull warms to working with Pauline Hanson

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. Photo / Doug Sherring Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has defended working with One Nation, saying it’s not a single-issue or personality-based party. The Liberal Party is facing questions over its West Australian division preferencing Pauline Hanson’s party ahead of the Nationals, and the possibility of other states and the […]

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Social media erupts with hilarious reactions to US President Donald Trump vs Malcolm Turnbull

Donald Trump and Malcolm Turnbull’s phone call that reportedly ended abruptly has been met with ridicule on social media. The Prime Minister and President were speaking about a proposed asylum seeker deal that would see the U.S. take in 1,250 refugees from Australia’s offshore detention centres on Nauru and Manus Island. But a fuming President […]

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US President Donald Trump to Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull : Australia trying to export ‘Boston bombers’ to US

US President Donald Trump (right) and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull US President Donald Trump has described his phone conversation with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull as “the worst by far” of a clutch of calls to world leaders, accusing him of seeking to export the “next Boston bombers” to the United States. Senior Australian […]

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Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull: Health Minister to step aside over Gold Coast trips

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. Photo / AP Sussan Ley will stand aside as Australian Health Minister amid a string of scandals surrounding her use of taxpayer-funded trips to the Gold Coast, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says. Turnbull says he’s asked the secretary of his department to investigate Ley’s travel claims. She will stand aside […]

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Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull turns down Kevin Rudd nomination for UN Secretary General

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has decided not to nominate former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd (pictured) for the role of United Nations Secretary General. Photo / Getty Images Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has decided not to nominate former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd for the role of United Nations Secretary General. Former New Zealand Prime […]

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