Australia ends direct aid to Palestinian Authority

Australia said Monday that it has ended direct aid to the Palestinian Authority because Australian donations could increase the self-governing body's capacity to pay Palestinians convicted of politically motivated violence. […]

Longtime AP Sydney bureau chief Peter O'Loughlin dies at 78

Peter O'Loughlin, who helped cover the closing days of the Vietnam War for The Associated Press and was founding president of the Foreign Correspondents' Association of Australia, has died after […]