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Australian foreign minister Bishop resigns from cabinet

Australian foreign minister Bishop resigns from cabinet

Julie Bishop announced she would move to the backbench and had not yet decided whether to contest the next election, which is due by May 2019.

Australia asks China to approve FM visit amid tension

Australia asks China to approve FM visit amid tension

Australia has asked China to approve a visit by Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, a spokeswoman said on Friday, amid heightened diplomatic tension between the two trading partners.

Hamas commander’s killer arrested in Gaza City

Hamas commander’s killer arrested in Gaza City

Hamas has arrested the suspected murderer of one of its key military commanders in Gaza, the Palestinian Islamist movement’s leader said yesterday, while maintaining Israel was behind the March assassination.

Australia opens embassy in Qatar, fourth in GCC

Australia opens embassy in Qatar, fourth in GCC

The formal opening of the Australian embassy in Qatar is a major milestone in strengthening bilateral relations with Qatar, Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said on Thursday.

MH17 crash suspects to be confirmed by 2017: Australia

MH17 crash suspects to be confirmed by 2017: Australia

The names of people being investigated for playing "an active role" in the downing of flight MH17 will be confirmed by early 2017, Australia's foreign minister said on Sunday.