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Australia PM's party expected to force leadership vote on Friday

Turnbull said if he received a letter requesting a fresh vote with the signatures of 43 Liberal Party lawmakers, a majority of the party room, he would call a meeting.

Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull rejects Cabinet resignations as new challenge looms

Expectations that Turnbull would soon face another challenge, possibly within days, were stoked when eight Cabinet ministers backed Dutton.


Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull survives party leadership challenge

Australia has gone through an extraordinary period of political instability since Prime Minister John Howard lost power in 2007 after more than 11 years in office.

Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull accused of 'humiliating' indigenous leaders

Malcolm Turnbull ruled out supporting a referendum on enshrining the indigenous advisory body in the constitution

Delhi and Canberra, a lost chance

Shelving of the Varghese report does not speak well of Australia’s desire to improve people-to-people ties with India.

Australia PM Malcolm Turnbull calls on Pope to fire archbishop

Turnbull told reporters on Thursday the 67-year-old cleric, convicted for covering up child sexual abuse, should not be allowed to remain an archbishop while he appealed against his conviction.


India’s position on CECA too far apart from us: Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull

Australia and India have been negotiating a bilateral free trade agreement — termed the CECA — since 2011.

Australia PM Malcolm Turnbull's popularity rises, but party still lags: Poll

Three Australian prime ministers have been ousted by their own parties since 2010 after their popularity began to wane. Turnbull himself cited the loss of 30 consecutive polls by his predecessor, Tony Abbott, as a reason for his removal.

Australia, Canada to send military aircraft to monitor North Korean ships

The announcements came a day after the leaders of North and South Korea pledged at an historic summit to work for the complete denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula.

Ahead of polls, Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull faces leadership pressure

Once widely popular, Malcolm Turnbull has fallen out of favour after a wave of scandals, including the resignation of his former deputy after revelations he was expecting a child with his former press secretary, and an eligibility crisis that saw the government temporarily lose its parliamentary majority.