Australia ‘powerless’ over China threat

The government has been warned industry is ‘powerless’ to intervene in the China trade war, but the trade minister says it is finding alternative customers. Australian diplomats are “rolling up their sleeves” finding alternative customers to Beijing after being warned industry is powerless to pacify...

‘Powerless’: Industry warning over China

Australian diplomats are “rolling up their sleeves” finding alternative customers to Beijing after being warned industry is powerless to pacify China, Trade Minister Simon Birmingham says. Australian Industry Group chief executive Innes Willox has urged Canberra to stand up to “bullying tactics” from Beijing, urging...

Trump’s new neighbours aren’t happy

Donald Trump will settle into civilian life at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida after this week – and not everyone is happy. Donald Trump is expected to settle into civilian life at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida after he leaves the White House later this...

Giuliani caught in awkward Trump lie

Donald Trump’s personal lawyer has been left red-faced after the President contradicted a claim he made, hinting at a widening rift between the pair. It seems the rift between President Donald Trump and his personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani is growing, with a recent miscommunication between...

One person who could save, or sink, Trump

In the Senate, just one person could now stand between Donald Trump shrugging off impeachment or leaving office in humiliation. His next move is crucial. The final decision on whether to convict US President Donald Trump on his impeachment charge will come down to 100...

Kremlin foe Alexei Navalny returns to Russia

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny returned to Russia on Sunday five months after his poisoning with the nerve agent Novichok. He arrived with his wife Yulia Navalnaya at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport on Sunday evening local time. Navalny faces arrest on his return to Russia. Navalny...