The Taliban's push into Tarin Kot has not weakened Australia's resolve on Afghanistan, Julie Bishop tells her British hosts.
Paul McGeough It's as though one of the crazies in "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" nipped away from the asylum and is standing in as the Republican candidate.
Lindsay Murdoch An Australian DJ jailed for life in Thailand was the victim of a critical legal error that put him behind bars for life, his lawyer says.
Lindsay Murdoch A pall of anxiety is cast across this country of 64 million people over the declining health of their king.
Thomas Wright, the University of Queensland Bali looks lush and tropical and has more than 1000 years of rice production...but researchers estimate the island will run dry by 2020.
Nick Miller James Carver says he can sense desperation in Brussels.
Jewel Topsfield Indonesian President Joko Widodo has flagged he will visit Australia in November in a powerful indication of the warmth between the leaders of the two countries.
Philip Wen, Kelsey Munro New online Chinese language media outlets have the potential to "polarise the Australian Chinese community against mainstream Australian society", a report has found.
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Lindsay Murdoch An Australian DJ caught with 61 ecstasy pills in the Thai beach city of Pattaya has been sentenced to two life terms in jail.
Let's hope people will still be able to buy their real Christmas trees for many for years to ...