Anthony Albanese

Deportation of Srdjan Djokovic? Prime Minister: "We do not want to see any support"

Anthony Albanese was asked whether Tennis Australia should take further action against Novak Djokovic's father after vision emerged of him celebrating with pro-Russian spectators.
Srdjan Djokovic was filmed on Wednesday evening with a man wearing a t-shirt displaying the pro-Russian "Z" symbol while brandishing a flag featuring Vladimir Putin's face.

Australian PM defends ban on Parliament due to royal’s death

Australia's prime minister on Monday defended an obscure and longstanding protocol that bars the nation's parliament from sitting for 15 days following a British monarch's death.

Lawmakers will reconvene on Sept. 23 to debate a condolence motion for Queen Elizabeth II, the earliest date that the protocol allows, Prime Minister Anthony Albanese said.

Ukraine retreats from key city in major Russian gain

The Ukrainian army retreated from the strategic city of Lysychansk on July 3, as Russia claimed a major victory by seizing control of the entire eastern Lugansk region.

The Ukrainian withdrawal followed weeks of fierce fighting and marked a decisive breakthrough for Moscow's forces more than four months after their invasion and after turning their focus away from the capital Kyiv.