Australian PM apologises for raising harassment allegation
March 24, 2021
CANBERRA (Reuters) - Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison publicly apologised for raising an unsubstantiated allegation of harassment at a media company as he defended his handling of a scandal over the treatment of women in politics and his party.
March 3, 2021
One in five Chinese Australians report attacks or threats amid pandemic, rising tensions
SYDNEY (Reuters) - One in five Chinese Australians say they have been physically threatened or attacked in the past year because of the COVID-19 pandemic and tensions in Australia’s relationship with China, a survey by the Lowy Institute think tank reported.
February 9, 2021
Highlights: Australian Open day two
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Highlights of day two of the Australian Open tennis championships at Melbourne Park on Tuesday.
November 19, 2020
Australian special forces suspected of killing 39 captured, unarmed people in Afghanistan - report
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia said on Thursday that 19 current and former soldiers will be referred for potential criminal prosecution for allegedly killing 39 Afghan locals, the majority of whom had been captured and unarmed.
September 1, 2020
Australian government says it was not told why Australian journalist detained in China
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia’s trade minister, Simon Birmingham, said Canberra didn’t know why Chinese authorities had detained Australian citizen Cheng Lei, as he warned that the risks for Australian businesses
August 28, 2020
Australia open to talks over where New Zealand mosque shooter serves life sentence
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia’s prime minister said on Friday he was open to discussions over whether Australian mass killer Brenton Tarrant, jailed for life without parole this week for the
July 27, 2020
Australian regulator sues Google over expanded personal data use
(Reuters) - Australia’s competition regulator has launched court proceedings against Alphabet’s Google for allegedly misleading consumers about the expanded use of personal data for targeted advertising. The case by the Australian