- Australia says checks on Syrian refugees could take a year Updated: Nov-22-15 10:56 pm
CANBERRA, Australia - The Australian government remained committed to resettling 12,000 Syrian refugees, but security checks could take more than a year, officials said Monday.
- Pacific trade pact praised, panned as Obama urges approval Updated: Nov-18-15 7:03 am
MANILA, Philippines - The Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal between the U.S. and 11 other Pacific nations is drawing potential new members from Asia and criticism from those excluded, as it heads for a tough ride in the U.S. Congress.
- Australia dumps titles knights and dames from honors awards Updated: Nov-01-15 11:16 pm
CANBERRA, Australia - Australia is dumping the titles "knights" and "dames" - again.
- Poll: New Australia prime minister's popularity grows Updated: Oct-26-15 6:44 pm
CANBERRA, Australia - Australia's new Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's popularity is growing while the opposition leader Bill Shorten's popularity has reached a new low, according to an influential opinion poll published on Tuesday.