Latest John Howard Stories

2006-03-06 02:16:03

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Australia will consider selling uranium to India if it is convinced about New Delhi's commitment to follow global nuclear safeguards for its civilian atomic reactors, Prime Minister John Howard said.

2006-03-02 03:57:43

By James Grubel CANBERRA (Reuters) - For Australian Prime Minister John Howard, it was just another day at the office on Thursday as he marked a decade in power, standing in parliament confidently fending off attacks on his conservative government. "I'm working today," Howard told reporters.

2006-03-02 00:02:51

CANBERRA (Reuters) - Indonesia needs to try harder to stop hundreds of illegal fishermen venturing into Australia's northern waters, Prime Minister John Howard said on Thursday.

2006-02-20 23:50:16

CANBERRA (Reuters) - Australia will almost double its troop numbers in Afghanistan by sending a 200-member security and reconstruction team to the country's volatile south, Prime Minister John Howard said on Tuesday.

2006-02-16 23:49:17

By Michael Perry SYDNEY (Reuters) - Even in death Australia's richest man, billionaire Kerry Packer, continued to stir divisive emotions on Friday as mourners and protesters gathered for a state memorial service at the Sydney Opera House.

2006-02-14 03:10:00

An emotional Australian Prime Minister John Howard said the sentencing of two Australian men to death in neighboring Indonesia on Tuesday for attempting to smuggle heroin should serve as a warning to other Australians.

2006-02-12 02:55:42

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian Prime Minister John Howard said on Sunday there was no exit date for his country's troops in Iraq.

2006-01-11 20:55:00

By Michelle Nichols SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia kick-started a climate change pact of six of the world's biggest polluters on Thursday by committing A$100 million ($75 million) for a clean-energy fund to tackle global warming.

2005-12-20 00:26:17

By Michelle Nichols CANBERRA (Reuters) - Australia was soul-searching on Tuesday over the racial violence that has gripped Sydney's beachside suburbs with an opinion poll showing three-quarters of Australians believe their country is racist.

2005-12-19 18:26:27

By Michelle Nichols CANBERRA (Reuters) - Three-quarters of Australians believe their country is racist and nearly 60 percent believe racial violence at beaches in Sydney has damaged the country's international reputation, an opinion poll showed on Tuesday.

Word of the Day
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.