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Man burned as huge wildfire forms during Australia crisis

January 11, 2020 1:12 pm

The fire crisis in Australia has killed at least 26 people, destroyed more than 2,000 homes and scorched an area larger than the US state of Indiana since September.

Australian PM calls off his visit to India over bushfire crisis

January 04, 2020 7:18 am

The Australian PM was also scheduled to deliver the inaugural address at the Raisina Dialogue, the flagship annual lecture series organised by the Ministry of External Affairs.

Firefighter, bushfire victim refuse to shake Australia PM's hand, videos go viral

January 05, 2020 1:26 pm

Another video showed angry residents yelling at Scott Morrison, calling him an "idiot" and much worse. One person said, "You're not welcome here," and another shouted, "you won't be getting any votes here".

Explained: Why are large tracts of Australia's jungles and scrubland on fire

December 24, 2019 8:06 pm

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Sunday, Dec. 22, apologised for taking a family vacation in Hawaii as deadly bushfires raged across several states, destroying homes and claiming the lives of two volunteer firefighters.

Australian PM apologises for family vacation amid wildfires

December 22, 2019 9:20 am

Prime Minister Scott Morrison cut short a vacation with his wife and adult children amid public anger at his absence from Australia at a time of national crisis.

Explained: The India-Australia Mutual Logistics Support Agreement

December 11, 2019 6:44 am

On Monday, India and Australia moved closer to closing in on the Logistics Support Agreement (LSA), as the Foreign and Defence Secretaries from both countries met in New Delhi.

India, Australia inch closer to logistics support pact

December 10, 2019 5:36 am

The two sides are working hard on negotiating the LSA, which will allow the countries to use each other’s military bases for logistical support.

US, Australia to bolster police ties as they cooperate on 2016 election probe

October 08, 2019 2:27 pm

US Attorney General William Barr and Australian Minister for Home Affairs Peter Dutton met in Washington to begin negotiating an agreement that would enable police to obtain faster access to electronic evidence in the other country.

Australia PM joins Trump calling for China to drop 'developing economy' status

September 24, 2019 9:07 am

"The world's global institutions must adjust their settings for China, in recognition of this new status," said Morrison in a speech to the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, referring to China as a "newly developed economy".

Australian PM Scott Morrison joins transgender policy backlash

August 09, 2019 12:25 pm

Cricket Australia (CA) have come under fire for a new policy aimed at making the sport inclusive for transgender and gender diverse players, with Prime Minister Scott Morrison describing it as "heavy-handed" and "mystifying" on Friday.