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Women in Australia’s Parliament Decry Bullying and Sexism in Push for Change

The spill certainly inflamed the tension in Parliament, but women have long struggled to find a foothold there. Senator Sarah Hanson-Young filed a defamation lawsuit against a male colleague after he told her during a debate over women’s safety to Read more…


Scott Morrison, a Pragmatic Conservative, Will Be Australia’s New Prime Minister

A relative moderate in Australia’s conservative party and an ally of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is poised to succeed him after a vote on Friday that capped days of chaos in the capital and underscored just how turbulent Australian politics Read more…


Australian Prime Minister Dealt Death Blow as Own Party Withdraws Support

CANBERRA, Australia — Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull of Australia lost the support of his own party on Thursday, setting up a race between two challengers — one a conservative rival, the other a moderate ally — to take the reins Read more…