{FD} An Australian court considers: Can dual citizens make laws?

As Australia's High Court considers the fate of seven lawmakers who could lose their seats because they also hold foreign citizenship, some in the nation of immigrants wonder whether it's time to nix a constitutional ban on dual nationals serving in Parliament.

{FD} 2 Australian navy ships on goodwill visit to Philippines

Two Australian navy vessels, including a helicopter dock that's the country's biggest ship, have arrived in the Philippines for a five-day goodwill visit as Australia seeks an increased security presence and greater influence in the region.

{FD} Australia aims to halt Syria’s World Cup charge in Sydney

While local support will be firmly behind Australia's Socceroos, wider sentiment may spur the team from war-torn Syria to keep its World Cup dream alive when the teams meet Tuesday in a winner-takes-all qualifier.

{FD} Australia aims to halt Syria’s World Cup charge in Sydney

While local support will be firmly behind Australia's Socceroos, wider sentiment may spur the team from war-torn Syria to keep its World Cup dream alive when the teams meet Tuesday in a winner-takes-all qualifier.

{FD} Cardinal charged with sex offenses jeered at Australia court

Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Catholic official to face sex offense charges, was jeered by protesters as he made a court appearance in his native Australia on Friday in a case that has rocked the Vatican and placed scrutiny on the pope's stance against abusive clergy.