Australia may begin Afghanistan pullout in 2012

CANBERRA - Australia Wednesday signalled it could start bringing some troops home from Afghanistan in two years.

Australia says it will take Japan to International Court of Justice to stop its whaling

Australia to take Japan to court over whaling

Australian archbishop says pedophilia scandal linked to church ‘culture’ of discretion

Australia archbishop: Church culture tied to abuse

Australia moves to expel Israeli diplomat over forged passports used in Dubai slaying

Australia moves to expel Israeli diplomat

CANBERRA, Australia — Australia ordered the expulsion of an Israeli diplomat after investigators concluded Israel was responsible for forging four Australian passports that were used in the slaying of a Hamas operative in Dubai.

2 Australian priests accused of sex abuse continued performing church-related duties

Australian cardinal urges new action on pedophiles

Police search for alleged war criminal after Australia’s High Court orders his extradition

Aust. police hunt alleged Balkans war criminal

Australia says Chinese ruling on Australian Rio Tinto executive is a ‘very tough sentence’

Australia: China’s Rio Tinto sentence ‘very tough’

Lawyer: Shanghai court finishes trial of 4 Rio Tinto staff on bribery, secrets theft charges

Shanghai trial of Rio Tinto staff ends, no verdict

China court hears secrets charges against Rio Tinto executive, 3 others; bribes case wraps up

Rio Tinto exec facing commercial secrets charges

Attacks on Indians in Australia strain bilateral ties and spark debate on racism

Attacks on Indians in Australia: Is it racism?

Bali bomb victim’s father has misgivings about Washington trial of alleged terrorist Hambali

Bali victim’s father questions Washington trial