Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds.

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 09:  Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Minister for Communications Malcolm Turnbull leave the House of Representatives chamber at Parliament House on February 9, 2015 in Canberra, Australia. Tony Abbott remains Prime Minister of Australia after a spill motion failed at a Liberal party meeting this morning. The motion was defeated, 39 to 61 in favour of Abbott.  (Photo by Stefan Postles/Getty Images)
CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 09:  Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Minister for Communications Malcolm Turnbull leave the House of Representatives chamber at Parliament House on February 9, 2015 in Canberra, Australia. Tony Abbott remains Prime Minister of Australia after a spill motion failed at a Liberal party meeting this morning. The motion was defeated, 39 to 61 in favour of Abbott.  (Photo by Stefan Postles/Getty Images)

    JUST WATCHED

    Australian PM Tony Abbott to defend post

MUST WATCH

Australian PM Tony Abbott to defend post

Abbott vows to contest a leadership challenge from former Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull.

Australian PM Tony Abbott to defend post

Abbott vows to contest a leadership challenge from former Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull.