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Aussies 'sorry' over Jordan gaffe at Melbourne Airport

Bob Carr. Photo: EPA

Australia's foreign minister has apologised to the Jordanian ambassador over an incident at Melbourne Airport, where the country's head soccer coach was detained by immigration officials.

Saturday, 8 June, 2013, 6:43am

Resource deals could end island rows: Australia FM

Australia's Foreign Minister Bob Carr. Photo: AP

Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr on Friday urged Asian nations at odds over disputed islands in the South China and East China seas to find a way to draw up resource-sharing pacts.

Australia has remained neutral amid tensions between China and its regional neighbours, including Japan, Vietnam and the Philippines.

23 Mar 2013 - 10:26am 1 comment

Australia’s foreign minister forced to play down leadership talk

Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr. Photo: AP

Australia’s Foreign Minister Bob Carr was on Tuesday forced to rebuff reports that he had lost confidence in embattled Prime Minister Julia Gillard, as speculation mounts that she could be ousted.

19 Mar 2013 - 4:08pm

Australia dismisses Assange fears as ‘fantasy’

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. Photo: AFP

Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr has dismissed as “fantasy” claims by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange that Sweden’s case against him is a conspiracy to have him extradited to the United States.

26 Feb 2013 - 7:41pm