“That’s my usual position on a Sunday afternoon,” Pence said as a bank of cameras clicked, capturing yet another picture-perfect moment for his family in Australia.
“We will honor this agreement out of respect to this enormously important alliance,” Pence said at Turnbull’s harbor side official residence in Sydney.
Pence is on the final leg of his Asia-Pacific tour to reaffirm the US and Australia as allies and focus on regional security concerns — including growing tensions with North Korea — economic development and trade.
“There is no more important title in our democracy than Australian citizen,” prime minister Malcolm Turnbull says in Canberra.
The US Marines’ arrival comes as Australia’s Foreign Minister Julie Bishop voiced mounting concerns over North Korea’s nuclear activities.
Mr Abbott used his first appearance on Ray Hadley’s 2GB radio program to offer an insight into the internal workings of the Liberal Party. He revealed details of a “man to man” talk with Senator Cormann.
“Go and buy some non-halal Easter eggs and chocolate and have a very happy Easter everyone,” Senator Pauline Hanson says in the video.
Malcolm Turnbull declared President Bashar Assad of Syria has got to go if there is to be a political settlement of that country’s brutal civil war.
“This is a war crime of the worst sort, it is inhuman and it has been universally condemned,” Malcolm Turnbull said.
“The Australian government received information to suggest terrorists may seek to target ANZAC Day commemorations on Gallipoli Peninsula,” Julie Bishop said.
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“Today you have this horrible alliance between the far left and the Islamists and they’re using the modern media tool to shut people like me out by smearing us,” Ms Hirsi Ali said.
UN Says, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians rank the bottom of social and economic indicator, which exacerbates tension in the communities.
Turnbull: “Labor is all politics and no principle, but they have hit a new low as they try to play political games by questioning the independence of Australian Federal Police.”
“I will become Pauline Hanson’s worst nightmare if she doesn’t give my money back,” said candidate Sandy Baraiolo, who was dumped for refusing to cede control of her Facebook account.
Labor leader Bill Shorten told parliament the government was wasting time on watering down race-hate laws while people were being put out of work.
Eager to head-off any possible diplomatic fallout, Julie Bishop met with China’s ambassador to Australia, Cheng Jingye, on Tuesday, the source said.
Simon O’Brien: “I want to make it clear I’m not interested in giving over a vote to Labor Party. Anybody that might think that doesn’t know me very well.”
“A repeat offender when it comes to payments was Australian Workers Union Victoria under the leadership then of the now leader of opposition,” Turnbull said.
Malcolm Turnbull ‘pulled a Donald Trump’ on Sunday, launching a Twitter tirade after a media report claimed the government will scrap welfare payments in the May Budget.