Malcolm Turnbull

Scott Morrison to become Australia's new Prime Minister

Incumbent Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, who called the leadership meeting after losing the majority support of the party, opted not to contest the vote.

Aug 24, 2018, 09:34 AM IST

Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull stubbornly clings to power even as ministers desert him

Turnbull has struggled to appeal to conservative voters and only narrowly won an election in 2016.

Aug 23, 2018, 10:28 AM IST

French President Emmanuel Macron calls Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull's wife 'delicious'

French President may have had le vin rouge on his mind when he thanked Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull and his "delicious wife" for their warm welcome.

May 02, 2018, 19:21 PM IST

Ball-tampering Row: Australia PM Malcolm Turnbull calls for an end to sledging

The PM described the cheating crisis, in which captain Steve Smith admitted to masterminding a plot to tamper with the ball during the third Test against South Africa, as a "shocking affront to Australia".

Mar 27, 2018, 11:12 AM IST

Donald Trump, Australia's Turnbull seek common ground on trade, China

U.S. President Donald Trump and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull held talks on Friday at the White House where the two leaders sought to put aside previous tensions, but divisions on trade remained.

Feb 24, 2018, 09:37 AM IST

Australia's PM Malcolm Turnbull meets deputy to fix sex-scandal split

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has held crisis talks with his deputy Barnaby Joyce to heal a dangerous rift that is threatening the ruling coalition`s one-seat majority.

Feb 18, 2018, 11:00 AM IST

Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull to ban affairs between ministers and staff

  Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Thursday said ministers will be banned from sexual relationships with staff under a new code of conduct to be enacted in the wake of his deputy admitting to an extramarital affair with a staffer. 

Feb 15, 2018, 12:33 PM IST

Melbourne attack has no link to terrorism: Malcolm Turnbull

Turnbull labelled the act 'despicable and cowardly' but said it was 'an isolated incident' as the suspect had no links to 'any political issues or extremist groups.'

Dec 22, 2017, 12:34 PM IST

Australia PM, defending slim majority, faces by-election test

The poll in the suburban Sydney seat of Bennelong was triggered by a constitutional crisis that has seen eight parliamentarians resign over a once-obscure rule barring dual citizens from federal office.

Dec 16, 2017, 07:35 AM IST

Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull says govt at risk if it loses Sydney by-election

Turnbull`s conservative voter base in the harbourside seat of Bennelong, usually a safe blue-ribbon seat, has collapsed, according to an opinion poll on Tuesday.

Dec 13, 2017, 13:17 PM IST

Same-sex marriage now allowed in Australia, 1st wedding likely in February

The Australian Parliament on Thursday voted to allow same-sex marriage across the nation. The first wedding is likely to be held in February next year.

Dec 07, 2017, 12:47 PM IST

Queensland result leaves Australian PM closer to edge

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The loss of a state election in Queensland has stepped up pressure on Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, who risks losing control of parliament at a by-election next month.

Nov 27, 2017, 11:54 AM IST

Irritated by Australia's Pacific trust deficit, China dismisses country as 'not important'

Australia's Foreign Policy White Paper has parts where China came across as a villain. Clearly, this has pissed Beijing off.

Nov 24, 2017, 09:47 AM IST

Australians decisively support same-sex marriage

Australians have voted in favour of legalising same-sex marriage in a historic non-binding poll.

Nov 15, 2017, 07:47 AM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi holds bilateral meetings with counterparts from Australia, Vietnam

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today held separate bilateral talks with his Australian counterpart Malcolm Turnbull and Vietnamese premier Nguyen Xuan Phuc and discussed various issues of strategic interest, including evolving security scenario in the Indo-Pacific region.

Nov 14, 2017, 09:56 AM IST

Diwali 2017: From Trump to Turnbull and Trudeau, world leaders spread festive cheer

World leaders spread the message of love, peace and harmony this Diwali 2017.

Oct 18, 2017, 12:59 PM IST

'Yes' for same-sex marriage vote is fairness: Australia PM Malcolm Turnbull

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Sunday said a "yes" vote in the upcoming same-sex marriage poll was a question of "fairness", the media reported.

Sep 10, 2017, 16:32 PM IST

Australia Police releases man in plane `terror plot` probe

One of four men held in Australia over an alleged plot to blow up a plane has been released without charge, police said Wednesday, with his lawyer calling it "a tough few days".

Aug 02, 2017, 07:50 AM IST

Australia ramps up airport security after alleged plane bomb plot

Immigration Minister Peter Dutton told reporters in Melbourne on Monday that the alleged plane bomb plot could prompt longer-term airport security changes.

Jul 31, 2017, 10:17 AM IST

Australian plane plot may have involved bomb or gas: Reports

Several terror attacks have taken place in Australia in recent years, including a Sydney cafe siege in 2014 that saw two hostages killed.

Jul 31, 2017, 07:12 AM IST