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Stories with organization: Australia government
  • Australian leader makes no promises on IS man's children 
    Updated: Jun-23-15 11:43 pm

    CANBERRA, Australia - Australia's prime minister said Wednesday he felt for the five children of an Australian convicted terrorist in the Islamic State movement who became notorious last year for posing for photographs while clutching the severed heads of Syrian victims.

  • Australia attempts to verify terrorist's death in Iraq 
    Updated: Jun-23-15 12:37 am

    CANBERRA, Australia - Reports that an Australian terrorist, notorious for holding up the severed heads of Syrian victims, has been killed fighting in Iraq have raised the potential for his young family to be repatriated from the Middle East, Australia's foreign minister said on Tuesday.

  • Australia, Malaysia and Netherlands to mark MH17 anniversary 
    Updated: Jun-22-15 1:47 am

    CANBERRA, Australia - The Australian, Malaysian and Dutch governments will hold services on July 17 to mark the first anniversary of the shooting down of a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine with the loss of 298 lives, Australia's prime minister said Monday.

  • Australian envoy returns to Jakarta after execution protest 
    Updated: Jun-10-15 12:25 am

    CANBERRA, Australia - The Australian ambassador to Indonesia has returned in a sign that the anger and tense relations that followed Indonesia's execution of two Australian drug traffickers has eased.