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Alison Bevege

Former Australian judges call for national anti-corruption body

Nov 25 2018

SYDNEY Dozens of former Australian judges published an open letter to Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Sunday calling for a national anti-corruption body to restore public trust in the country's democratic process.

Landslide state election loss rattles Australia's minority government

Nov 24 2018

SYDNEY The Labor government in the Australian state of Victoria won an unexpectedly large majority in an election that analysts say is a warning to the country's ruling conservative government ahead of national polls due in six months.

Australian airport clearing traveler backlog as wild winds ease

Nov 23 2018

SYDNEY Sydney Airport resumed normal operations on Saturday as strong winds that caused airline chaos a day earlier eased, a spokeswoman said.

Former coup leaders seen as top contenders in Fiji general election

Nov 11 2018

SYDNEY Two former coup leaders are seen as the leading contenders in Fiji's general election on Wednesday, the second to be held since 2006 when then-commander of the armed forces Frank Bainimarama seized power.

'Life goes on': Thousands mark WW1 Armistice in Australia, unbowed by attack

Nov 11 2018

MELBOURNE/SYDNEY Thousands of people attended memorial services across Melbourne to mark the centenary of the Armistice ending World War One, shrugging off heightened security after Friday's attack in Australia's second largest city which police branded terrorism. | Video

'Life goes on': Thousands mark WW1 Armistice in Australia, unbowed by attack

Nov 11 2018

MELBOURNE/SYDNEY Thousands of people attended memorial services across Melbourne to mark the centenary of the Armistice ending World War One, shrugging off heightened security after Friday's attack in Australia's second largest city which police branded terrorism. | Video

Donations flow in for Melbourne attack's 'Trolley Man'

Nov 11 2018

SYDNEY A homeless man who used a shopping trolley to fend off a knife-wielding attacker as he stabbed at police in Melbourne has been unexpectedly rewarded by grateful citizens who had donated more than A$50,000 ($36,000) by Sunday evening to help him.

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Thousands mark WW1 Armistice in Australia, unbowed by attack

Nov 11 2018

MELBOURNE/SYDNEY, Nov 11 Thousands of people attended memorial services across Melbourne to mark the centenary of the Armistice ending World War One, shrugging off heightened security after Friday's attack in Australia's second largest city which police branded terrorism.

Thousands mark WW1 Armistice in Australia, unbowed by attack

Nov 10 2018

MELBOURNE/SYDNEY, Nov 11 Thousands of people attended memorial services in Melbourne to mark the centenary of the Armistice ending World War One, shrugging off heightened security after Friday's attack in Australia's second largest city which police branded terrorism.

Australian political leader replaced after harassment allegations months from election

Nov 10 2018

SYDNEY The leader of the opposition in Australia's most populous state was replaced on Saturday after he resigned over a #MeToo row sparked by alleged inappropriate behavior.

World News

U.S. Senate hands Trump historic rebuke on Saudi Arabia

The U.S. Senate delivered a rare double rebuke to President Donald Trump on Saudi Arabia on Thursday, voting to end U.S. military support for the war in Yemen and blame the Saudi crown prince for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.