{FD} Australia dismisses North Korea letter as rant against Trump

Australia's prime minister has dismissed an extraordinary letter from North Korea to the Australian Parliament and other countries as a "rant" against President Donald Trump and a sign that Pyongyang is "starting to feel the squeeze" of escalated sanctions.

{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.