Donald Trump’s hostilities with European leaders continue, with the unpopular French president Emmanuel Macron the latest target of the US President’s wrath. It’s been well documented that Europe has struggled to pay for its defence, unable to commit a meagre 2% of its GDP to the cause.
Indonesia, once hoped to be a bastion for moderate Islam, has demonstrated an alarming backslide towards extremism at the highest levels of government.
Upon meeting Prime Minister Scott Morrison for the first time, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Arden joked that there were no greater issues facing world leaders at the time.
Indonesia’s angst over a possible embassy move — fanned by left-wing activists in Australia — is blind to the reality that such a move can’t possibly make the situation worse.
Prime Minister Theresa May is putting a positive spin to the latest negotiations. She said she had won the backing of senior ministers for her draft European Union divorce deal.
Critics are, of course, not happy with Trump’s decision to appoint Whitaker. But moving away from their usual mantra, their accusations have a more pressing angle than an unwavering dislike of the President.
The sexual harassment allegations against New South Wales Greens MP Jeremy Buckingham, has split the party down its factional lines, amidst allegations of political opportunism and ‘weaponising’.
The Australian Tribune leads the charge for freedom of the press and freedom of speech. However, both freedoms should come with a handy ‘user’s guide’. You are free to speak your mind, but not to yell ‘Bomb!’ in an airplane, for example.
On the far side of the world, the Netherlands finds itself embroiled in this Medieval religious madness. The progressive EU nation has been forced to recall staff from its embassy in Pakistan following threats from the extremists after it provided shelter to Bibi’s lawyer.
The New York Times would have us believe this ‘suggests a great deception’. And you didn’t need to read between the lines to see how it’s all US President Donald Trump’s failings. Clearly the president had the wool pulled over his eyes by the wily Kim Jong-un.
In the latest prod, UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s former education minister says the British parliament will vote down May’s possible Brexit and therefore voters should be given a new referendum.
The left-wing’s climate warriors would have you believe that global warming has already killed off huge swaths of the Great Barrier Reef.
The gender pay gap has long been discussed in the media. Stating that men and women are paid based on their gender rather than their merit. It now seems the government has started to jump on this bandwagon.
US President Donald Trump’s love-hate affair with the media is the stuff of legends. And that legend turned ugly in a lengthy press conference following this week’s midterm elections.
Encryption technology, by definition, is meant to allow you to communicate what you wish and with whoever you wish anonymously. Proposed new laws will hand South Australian Police more power to access encrypted or password-protected material held in the digital world.
If the EU wanted a workable deal with the UK on Brexit, they would have delivered one by now. Yet at every turn EU negotiators throw up more roadblocks…
The Banking Royal Commission asked for submissions on a number of issues. Perhaps the most controversial is whether indigenous people should be allowed to access superannuation earlier due to their lower life expectancy.
The 2017 Melbourne Cup long weekend saw $39.4 million in commercial accommodation spending, $56.9 million in retail spending — from dresses, to fascinators, to hair and makeup products — and $27.1 million spent on food and beverages.
Following the request to up the Newstart payment, Prime Minister Scott Morrison stated: ‘If I thought I had the money to do that, I reckon I’d be doing it for pensioners first’. Well said, ScoMo.
Former PM Malcolm Turnbull has put his foot in it again. This time, he has used a trip to Indonesia to again sabotage his former party colleagues.
China is hell-bent on skewing the global economy in their favour, and are in no way tolerating the US’ efforts to bring them down, however insistent they may be.
It took eight long years. But at long last, Asia Bibi is free. Yes, it was way back in 2009 when this mother of four fell into a minor argument with two Muslim women after they refused to drink from the same container as Bibi, a Christian woman.
One of US President Donald Trump’s campaign promises was to build a ‘big beautiful’ wall along the Mexican border. And he pledged Mexico would pay for it. Trump, of course, was talking about the US border with Mexico.
The Cherokee Nation has denounced her actions as a ‘mockery’ and ‘dishonoring legitimate tribal governments and their citizens.’ Warren is not alone in the appropriation of ethnic background for political advancement however.
It appears some worrying trends from US universities have found their way to Australian shores. Foremost amongst these trends is a growing hostility towards free speech on Australian university campuses. As a recent report has discovered, only eight of Australia’s…
Give a man a fish and you’ll likely find him waiting for another free fish the next day…not whittling a new fishing rod for himself.
If you believe the mainstream media, China and Russia are behind most of the foreign meddling in Western elections. But surely Australia would never meddle in US elections, right?
With ‘vocational training’ like this, no wonder the Chinese are stampeding to Australian universities. In Australia you can speak your mind and practice the religion of your choice…among the many other freedoms we enjoy.
Would it even be Australia if there wasn’t something getting in the way of our government just focusing on running the country? With no new ‘sex’ scandals in office and leadership changes…the news is running out of things to waste time on.
Earlier this week, suspicious manila envelopes were sent to broadcaster CNN, Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, and a handful of other high-profile democrat figures. Each contained a crudely-made pipe bomb.