CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Former Australian Prime Minister Gough Whitlam, whose government was credited with instituting lasting social reforms during a short tenure that ended in a bitter constitutional crisis, died Tuesday at the age of 98.
By Matt Siegel and Swati Pandey SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian police have agreed to assist China in the extradition and seizure of assets of corrupt Chinese officials who have fled with hundreds of millions of dollars in illicit funds, the Sydney Morning Herald newspaper reported. The operation will make its first seizure of assets in Australia within weeks, the newspaper quoted Bruce Hill ...
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A delegation from a Malaysian opposition party urged Australia's government on Tuesday to use its influence to discourage authorities in Malaysia from fanning Islamic radicalism for political gain.
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Gough Whitlam, a flamboyant Australian prime minister and controversial social reformer whose grip on power was cut short by a bitter constitutional crisis, died Tuesday at the age of 98.
It could take two weeks to prepare Australian personnel to combat any Ebola outbreak in the Asia Pacific, because doctors and nurses have not undergone the specific training needed to combat the disease, officials have told a Senate hearing.