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By Mangosuthu Buthelezi
Memories of a long brotherhood tempered in common struggle
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Julia Gillard
Australia's conservative opposition swept to power Saturday, ending six years of Labor Party rule and winning over a disenchanted public by promising to end a hated tax on carbon emissions, boost a flagging economy and bring about political stability after years of Labor infighting.
A radio host was fired for tossing a gay joke Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard's way during a live broadcast earlier this week.
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard might want to lay off the school trips for a while.
Another sandwich was thrown at Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard on Thursday during a school visit in Canberra.
It began overnight on social media in Australia, hours before three of the country's best golfers teed off among the top five in the final round of the Masters in pursuit of that elusive green jacket.
After devoting scant attention to climate change during his re-election campaign, President Obama pivoted sharply on the issue during his inauguration speech and promised to make addressing the threat of global warming a major priority in his second term.
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard ordered a federal inquiry Monday into allegations of child sex abuse in state and religious institutions and in community groups following a string of sexual abuse accusations against priests and claims of a Catholic Church cover-up.
I am grateful to George Washington University law professor Jonathan Turley for pointing out that a growing number of world leaders find the First Amendment's right of free speech to be an inconvenience.
A top Israeli defense official says Gaza is being flooded with sophisticated weapons from Libya and that the anti-aircraft missile fired last week at an Israeli helicopter likely originated there.
A South Korean court ended a law requiring Internet contributors to use their real names to leave comments, ruling unanimously Thursday that the policy undermined free speech.
Australia's prime minister announced a sharp reversal in her government's policy on asylum seekers on Monday, saying it will introduce legislation allowing their deportation to the poor Pacific nations of Papua New Guinea and Nauru to face lengthy stays in detention camps.
Two hundred U.S. Marines arrived Wednesday at their new base in Darwin, Australia, the first of 2,500 that eventually will be deployed there as part of the Pentagon's effort to increase the U.S. military presence in Asia.
Australia has banned Chinese technology giant Huawei from bidding to help build a nationwide high-speed Internet network due to concern about cyber attacks traced to China.
Australia has banned Chinese technology giant Huawei from bidding to help build a nationwide high-speed Internet network because of concern about cyberattacks traced to China.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange plans to run for a seat in the Australian Senate in elections due next year despite being under virtual house arrest in England and facing sex crime allegations in Sweden, the group said Saturday.
''They must have thought I was hungry," she said.
Her government is divided on the issue, but Gillard told Parliament "bipartisan policy across the major parties in this parliament to support Israel, to support peace in the Middle East, to support two states in the Middle East."