The US President has told confidantes he was delighted that Scott Morrison was re-elected - Bill Shorten would have been his third PM in a year.
The Australians had long harboured misgivings about Huawei in existing networks, but the 5G war game was a turning point.
The US government said it imposed the restrictions because of Huawei's involvement in activities contrary to national security or foreign policy interests.
Mayor said that the Viagra decree "came to me out of the blue" as a good way to get people to talk about the prospect of school closures.
The rally ended peacefully but later Indonesian police fired tear gas as some protesters hurled fireworks and other objects at officers in riot gear.
The Japanese foreign minister says that the family name should be first when referred to in English, as it is when it is written or spoken in Japanese.
The family of a man shot dead by Minneapolis police are demanding a $US20 million payout equal to what the family of Justine Ruszczyk-Damond received.
With Boris Johnson waiting in the wings, British PM Theresa May has revealed her last-ditch plan to win support for her Brexit deal.
House Judiciary Committee chairman Jerrold Nadler vowed that his panel would eventually hear McGahn's testimony "even if we have to go to court to secure it".
The special counsel's office has been quietly negotiating with the House Judiciary Committee for Robert Mueller to testify publicly.
A global online audience is generating millions in profit as some of the world's most vulnerable women and girls are being prostituted for a pittance, a new report says.
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Brenton Tarrant will face an unprecedented count of engaging in a terrorist act when he returns to court in June.
Felix Dorfin, 35, sat silently when a panel of three judges handed down the punishment.
One was found under cushions in her home.
Lauren Salzman told the jury that as members of a secret master-slave society, women were so brainwashed, they would jump to attention at all hours.
Sometimes a bonobo mum will even team up with with her son to beat up sexual rivals and help him rise in their social group's hierarchy.
Drawing a straight line from Donald Trump to Scott Morrison is as misleading as it is beguiling. The reasons for Saturday's election result can be found closer.
Prabowo says he will contest the election result using "people power", forcing police and military to close sections of central Jakarta.
The US move escalates trade-war tensions with Beijing, but also risks making China more self-sufficient over time.
Judicial authorities from Ecuador carried out an inventory of all the belongings and digital devices left behind at the London embassy.
In recent weeks, the act of "milkshaking" has become a symbol of protest on British soil.
The licence scales back the restrictions imposed by the US government last week on Huawei Technologies buying US goods in order to help existing customers.
Iranian officials made a point to stress that the uranium would be enriched only to the 3.67 per cent limit set under the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers.
The White House on Monday cited a legal opinion arguing McGahn would have immunity from testifying before Congress about his work as a close Trump adviser.
A man was seen standing in the ironworks just under the third and highest level of the monument.
The Freedom Party, which rules Austria in a coalition arrangement, followed through on its threat to have all its ministers resign.
The worst measles outbreak in the United States in 25 years has spread to Oklahoma, federal health officials said on Monday as they reported 41 new cases nationwide.
The EU asked the famously gun-loving Swiss to tighten their guns laws - and they did.
If granted, the court order would be the first step in a process to have Assange extradited from Britain.
Dozens have been killed after prison guards responded to an attack by Islamic State militants.
Final results showed 64 per cent of Swiss voters backed the tougher new laws.
The Prime Minister's party, the BJP, and its allies are predicted to win 280 of the parliament's 545 seats.
The reality show star-turned President is pushing the limits with by increasingly using salty language in public - but is he just telling it like it is?
The political strategist is understood to have advised the Australian prime minister for weeks in the run-up to his surprise election win.
Trump has tightened economic sanctions against Iran, and his administration says it has built up the US military presence in the region.
Robert F. Smith, this year's commencement speaker at Morehouse College, made the announcement while addressing nearly 400 graduating seniors.
The attack occurred close to a giant national museum that is under construction near the pyramids and that is scheduled to open next year.
Assange's belongings from his time living in the Ecuadorian embassy in London will be handed over to US prosecutors on Monday, according to WikiLeaks.
The app launched in 2014 and reached 10 million downloads in the first month, according to the developer, TFG Co., which is based in Brazil.
The move comes as another blow to the Chinese technology company that the US government has sought to blacklist around the world.
Marguerite Cottrell remembers the day 75 years ago when a Western Union telegram was delivered as her mother was hanging clothes on the line to dry.
Security was tight around voting stations in Kolkata and surrounding areas, with 57,000 police officers deployed.
It was, he said, "one of the most interesting hours of my life". On May 20, 1986, the Prime Minister met the enigmatic Deng Xiaoping.
Several states are competing to pass the most draconian abortion restrictions ever devised in the United States.
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Bolivian President Evo Morales has launched his campaign for a fourth term.
The final phase brings an end to six weeks of voting.
The aggressive comments follow a statement from Tehran that there is no country that has the "illusion it could confront Iran".
The Conservative Prime Minister has insisted that she is still best suited to brokering Brexit.
The US President continues to face questions over his conduct ahead of the 2016 election.
The anti-abortion movement, built over nearly five decades, is closer than it has ever been to its long-held dream of dismantling Roe v Wade.
The Hollywood star was visibly shaken after being hit with a flying kick while meeting with fans in South Africa.
The government has been thrown into turmoil after video emerged of the Vice-Chancellor apparently offering contracts to a potential Russian benefactor.
His party may be enraged by Donald Trump's presidency, but Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden insisted on Saturday that Democrats will not defeat the Republican president in 2020 if they pick an angry nominee.
Thousands are marching in Northern Ireland to demand that the region's leaders permit same-sex marriage.
Former US Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday will hold a presidential-style rally intended to make his march toward becoming the Democrat to take on President Donald Trump seem inevitable, even as rivals search for ways to slow him down.
In the Trump administration's recent talk about Iran, Iraqis hear echoes of the months just before the US and a coalition including Australia invaded.
After avoiding Bali's souvenir shops for months, I decided it was time to confront them head on - and find the tackiest souvenir I could.
But will deeply religious countries like Philippines, Malaysia and Indonesia follow?
New research upends previous findings, confirming that bedbugs originated at least 100 million years ago, when dinosaurs roamed Earth.
Indonesia is deploying 32,000 security personnel in the capital Jakarta after warnings of a possible militant attack.
A proposal to ban the sale of fur clothing in the fashion capital is dividing the community.
France sets strict limits on campaign spending. Prosecutors allege Sarkozy spent almost double the permitted amount.
“This case is one in an alarming trend of former US intelligence officers being targeted by China," Assistant Attorney-General John Demers.
Jock Palfreeman, who is 11 years into a 20-year sentence for fatally stabbing Bulgarian law student, was considered a model prisoner.
Video footage screened at an inquest in London overnight showed Kirsty Boden's final moments.
The UK is back where it started on Brexit, with Theresa May heading for a final showdown with her paralysed Parliament over her EU divorce deal.
The abuse included athletes from at least 16 school sports teams and also encompassed other students who saw Dr Richard Strauss at the school's student health centre.
Abortion rights are being rolled back across the US at a frenzied pace. It's the most serious threat to the landmark Roe v Wade decision since 1973.