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 Peter Dutton:  the minister intervened in the cases of three European women and their visas were reinstated. Photograph: EPA/Mick Tsikas

In his maiden speech to the Australian parliament in 2007, Scott Morrison said “my greatest concern is to be on God’s side”. In the 11 years since, M(...)

Newly installed Australian prime minister Scott Morrison speaks during a cabinet meeting at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia, on Tuesday. Photograph: Lukas Coch/EPA

If the main reason for changing your party’s leader is to make the party more popular, last week’s ritual bloodletting in Australia was an epic fail. (...)

Scott Morrison, Australia’s new prime minister, in Canberra: “Paul Hewson, better known as Bono, said: ‘There is a continent, Africa, being consumed by flames’,” he said. Photograph:  Mark Graham/Bloomberg

Before becoming an MP in 2007, Australia’s new prime minister Scott Morrison was head of Tourism Australia and behind the infamous “Where the bloody h(...)

Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull: played hardball with his challengers, but seemingly in vain.  Photograph: Mick Tsikas/EPA

In the end, politics always comes down to the numbers. Australia’s ruling Liberal-National coalition used its one-vote majority in the lower house of (...)

Australia’s prime minister Malcolm Turnbull attends a press conference in Parliament House in Canberra on Wednesday. Photograph: Mark Graham /AFP/Getty Images

Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull clung to power on Wednesday as rebel Liberal Party deputies pressed for a second leadership contest just a(...)

Australia’s prime minister Malcolm Turnbull (second left) answers a question from the opposition in parliament as minister for home affairs Peter Dutton (right) listens  in Canberra on Monday. Photograph: Sean Davey/AFP/Getty Images

Malcolm Turnbull, Australia’s prime minister, has shelved his government’s flagship energy policy, threatened to break up power companies and dumped n(...)

 Katter’s Australian Party senator Fraser Anning at Parliament House in Canberra on Tuesday. Prime minister Malcolm Turnbull called his remarks a “shocking insult” to the millions of Jews who perished in the Holocaust. Photograph: Mick Tsikas/EPA

An Australian politician invoked a Nazi euphemism for genocide on Tuesday, calling for a “final solution to the immigration problem” during a speech i(...)

 Leader of the Opposition Bill Shorten and Labor candidate for Longman Susan Lamb at a polling station at the Caboolture State High School in Moray, north of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Photograph: Mick Tsikas/EPA

The Australian prime minister, Malcolm Turnbull tried to play it down, but there was really no spinning the fact his Liberal-National government won n(...)

A monument for victims of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 downing over Donetsk in Ukraine. Photograph: Alexander Ermochenko/Reuters

Russia faced international calls to accept responsibility for the downing of Flight MH17 on Tuesday, four years after the Malaysia Airlines jet was bl(...)

Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull, South Australian premier Steven Marshall, left, and Liberal candidate for Mayo Georgina Downer. Photograph: David Mariuz/EPA

As Australia’s national capital, Canberra, wakes up to subzero temperatures, the city empties of politicians for the winter recess. But by-elections a(...)

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