Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbot Loses Job In Government ShakeupAbbot has been described as the most socially conservative Australian prime minister in decades; Malcolm Turnbull will become Australia's fourth prime minister in just over two years.
Police: Multiple Fatalities, Injuries In Sydney Cafe SiegeFive people have fled from a Sydney cafe where a gunman took an unknown number of hostages at the height of Monday morning rush hour.
Former CIA Official: Sydney Attack 'Guaranteed' To Happen In USThe former deputy director of the CIA warns that the United States will see the kind of attack that is happening in Sydney, Australia, as a gunman who was previously arrested for extremist activity took several people hostage inside a café.
Prime Minister: Australia Thwarts ISIS Plot Where Supporters Planned to Publicly Behead Random PersonCounterterrorism raids in Sydney on Thursday were sparked by security intelligence that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) was planning a random, violent attack in Australia as a demonstration of its reach, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said.
Long Hunt For Missing Jet Looms As Pings Go SilentOptimism is fading after a week of underwater pings that may have been the black boxes of Malaysian Airlines flight 370.
Australian PM: Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight Objects Possibly Spotted in Indian OceanObjects possibly related to the missing Malaysia Airlines flight have been spotted on satellite imagery, Australia's prime minister announced.