Turnbull’s ratings fall in another bad Newspoll

Malcolm Turnbull’s government is now more than two-thirds of the way to the 30 losing Newspolls which Turnbull used in challenging Tony Abbott for leadership.

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First Nauru and Manus Island refugees to leave for the United States

The Australian government is providing minimal detail of those who have so far passed the Americans’ “extreme vetting” and been approved to go, saying it is up to the US to do that.

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North Korea: who is the historical threat?

OPINION & ANALYSIS: For many people, the only reference point for what war with North Korea looks like is the ever-popular 70s television series M*A*S*H.

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High Court gives go-ahead for marriage equality ballot

Immediately after the decision, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull told parliament he encouraged every Australian to have their say in the ballot, repeated that he and his wife Lucy would be voting yes, and turned on Bill Shorten.

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North Korea tells Australia it is acting suicidally by joining war games

The North Korean statement from a spokesman for the ministry of foreign affairs, reported by the state news agency KCNA, described Malcolm Turnbull’s remarks about ANZUS as “reckless”.

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“You are worse than I am,” Trump tells Turnbull in leaked phone call

Leaked documents reveal details of President Donald Trump’s testy phone call with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull over “a horrible deal, a disgusting deal” to settle refugees.

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Donald Abbott is Tony Abbott’s alter ego

OPINION & ANALYSIS: Tony Abbott’s relentless undermining of Malcolm Turnbull is becoming more than a political embarrassment for his own party, writes TESS LAWRENCE.

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Republican Turnbull says he is ‘Elizabethan’ upon meeting the Queen

Former head of the Australian Republican Movement, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull danced to a delicate diplomatic tune when he met with Her Majesty in London.

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Will Malcolm Turnbull offer Tony Abbott the UK High Commissioner role to shut him up?

A push is being mounted from within the Liberal Party to get former prime minister Tony Abbott to take the job of High Commissioner to the UK to put an end to his undermining of Malcolm Turnbull.

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London terror: Grave fears for two of four Australians caught up in attack

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says there are “very real concerns” for two of the four Aussies known to have been among those directly affected by Saturday’s terrorist attack in London.

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Trump tells Turnbull Australian universal healthcare is better than US, Bernie Sanders laughs

OPINION & ANALYSIS: Does President Trump actually understand how the Aussie Medicare system operates? Does he even remember Malcolm Turnbull’s name?

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Malcolm Turnbull to meet Donald Trump next week

OPINION & ANALYSIS: Turnbull, who has had talks with senior administration figures in the past few days, is anxious to get a first-hand feel for Trump.

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Trump “acted on behalf of us all” in attacking Syria, says Tony Abbott

Former PM says Syria conflict is “baddies versus worsies” and US attack is justified.

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US missile attack on Syria fully supported by Australia, says PM

Malcolm Turnbull says Australia stands in full support of the US missile strike on a Syrian airfield from where it is believed a chemical weapons attack was launched, while calling for the country’s civil war to be brought to an end.

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Australia disagrees but Turnbull dithers as Abbott sools Dutton’s homophobia

OPINION: Egged on by Abbott et al, Dutton leads the charge against marriage equality while PM Turnbull just looks on, writes TESS LAWRENCE.

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