- Cash-strapped UN food agency reduces help to Syrian refugees Updated: Jul-02-15 10:55 pm
CANBERRA, Australia - The United Nations' food agency is cutting back on assistance to thousands of Syrian refugees after an appeal for a ceasefire to enable Syrians feed themselves went unheeded, World Food Program Executive Director Ertharin Cousin said on Friday.
- Too hot: Temperatures messing with sex of Australian lizards Updated: Jul-01-15 1:05 pm
WASHINGTON - Hotter temperatures are messing with the gender of Australia's bearded dragon lizards, a new study finds.
- US envoy confident Australia will manage gay marriage debate Updated: Jun-30-15 5:22 am
CANBERRA, Australia - The first openly gay U.S. ambassador to Australia said on Tuesday he was confident that the "great debate" among Australians on whether to allow gay marriages would result in the best outcome for the country.
- Australia says US has little time to save Asia-Pacific deal Updated: Jun-16-15 10:48 pm
CANBERRA, Australia - Congress has only a few weeks left to pass key trade legislation that would clear the way for clinching an Asia-Pacific trade accord, Australia's trade minister said on Wednesday.