Ministers, actors and athletes are among those affected by the Covid-2019 pandemic. As governments struggle to contain the virus, global markets see their worst days in decades.
The proposed law could also apply to Australians whom intelligence agencies assess to be a "risk to security for reasons related to politically motivated violence."
Police raided the headquarters of public broadcaster ABC on Wednesday, the second high-profile raid on journalists in 24 hours in a sharp crackdown on sensitive leaks.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison's re-election is likely to translate into tougher immigration laws and the repealing of 'Medevac' bill that would ensure seriously ill refugees are flown to mainland Australia for treatment.
Australia planned to strip Melbourne-born Neil Prakash of his citizenship on the grounds he was a dual citizen with Fiji. Fiji says he's not. Prakash is currently on trial in Turkey over his work for the terrorist organisation.
The former treasurer in Malcolm Turnbull's government was sworn in as the country's prime minister after he defeated Peter Dutton in a vote to lead the Liberal Party.
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull clings to leadership despite nine Cabinet ministers voting against him, but he is expected to face a renewed leadership challenge from former Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton.
Peter Dutton resigned from cabinet after losing a leadership challenge against prime minister Malcolm Turnbull, who had called for the vote after weeks of speculation and falling opinion poll ratings.
The US Geological Survey said the magnitude 7.0 quake struck at a depth of 10.5 kilometres about two kilometres east-southeast of Loloan.
Trump’s Muslim ban complicates the recently signed Australia-US refugee deal – and Australia complicates it further by denying journalists and rights activists entry to the contentious Manus Island detention centre.
Racialised policing is so deeply entrenched in the Australian security system that it often translates into lifelong trauma among the members of African communities who are often at the receiving end.
First, a third of Cameroon's team disappeared, but now athletes from Rwanda, Sierra Leone and Uganda are reported to have vanished as well.
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