Scott Morrison

Australia Snubs Israel: Reverses Recognition of Jerusalem as Capital

Australia’s left-wing Labor government has reversed the previous conservative administration’s recognition of west Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Tuesday’s move drew an angry response from the Jewish state and applause from Palestinian activists and the Hamas terrorist organization.

Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese (R) and Foreign Minister Penny Wong (L) speak during a press conference at the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) in Suva on July 13, 2022. (Photo by William WEST / AFP) (Photo by WILLIAM WEST/AFP via Getty Images)

Left Takes Power in Australia Amid Record Early and Mail-In Voting

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) – Australia’s left-wing opposition party toppled the conservative government after almost a decade in power, and Prime Minister-elect Anthony Albanese in his Saturday election victory speech promised sharper reductions in greenhouse gas emissions while he faces an early foreign policy test.

Australia

Australian Government Support Crashes amid Djokovic Fiasco

The first major national political poll of 2022 revealed a significant drop in support for Australia’s ruling party coalition and a slight lead for the opposition Labor Party on Tuesday, a trend that could doom Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s re-election prospects.

Novak Djokovic

Australia Forces Tennis Champion Novak Djokovic into Dingy Refugee Facility

Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic sparked a major controversy in Australia when he tried to enter the country to play in the upcoming Australian Open using a medical exemption for coronavirus vaccination. His request was initially granted, but his visa was revoked when he arrived at Tullamarine Airport in Melbourne on Wednesday.

Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates after winning a point against Italy's Matteo Berrettini during the men's singles final on day thirteen of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Sunday, July 11, 2021. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)