‘Australia never issued a red notice’: Canberra fires back at Bangkok over Hakeem al-Araibi

Jakarta: The diplomatic stoush between Canberra and Bangkok over Hakeem al-Araibi has escalated, with the Australian government declaring it did not issue the Red Notice for the footballer's arrest. The strongly-worded statement from the Australian embassy in Bangkok comes a day after the Thai Foreign Ministry suggested it had "received the Red Notice alert from the Australian […]

For Australian Men, Off-Court Drama Overshadows the Tennis

MELBOURNE, Australia — As the tennis world was transfixed on Andy Murray as he played what may have been the final match of his career last Monday night, another drama was beginning in Interview Room 2 at the Australian Open. After a first-round loss, Australia’s Bernard Tomic launched the opening volley in an off-court rift […]

Australian minister for women to quit politics at election

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australia’s Minister for Women Kelly O’Dwyer said on Saturday she will quit politics for personal reasons at this year’s election, adding to the list of female politicians to leave the ruling party, some citing disunity, bullying and intimidation. Women in Australia make half of the population, but they make up less than […]