Any further delays in implementing Brexit could well open the door for a second referendum. One that would likely see the ‘remain’ voters victorious. Right up until the third referendum, that is.
This time, Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir admitted that it was a ‘murder’…but claimed it had been ‘a tremendous mistake’…but then denied that the crown prince had ordered the hit.
It was a bold and unorthodox plan. One that would have seen WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange escape the Ecuadorean embassy in London, where he’s been holed up for six years fearing extradition to the US if he steps outside the door.
We’ve all been guilty of making off-the-cuff remarks we’d prefer weren’t repeated to the world at large. That advice comes just a bit late for Simon Bridges, New Zealand’s opposition leader.
In a comment that appears intended to give Saudi officials a way to back down from their outright denials, Trump suggested ‘rogue killers’ could be responsible for Khashoggi’s disappearance and presumed murder.
His 50-48 confirmation by the Senate was a triumph for the presumption of innocence. You know, that pesky presumption that ensures you must be proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt…not the other way around.
There’s no shortage of rhetoric coming from the rattled Iranian regime. And at the end of the day, bombast may be the only tool at their disposal.
People love a scoreboard. Today with the IMF meeting in Bali, we have a chance to assess the current scoreboard in the US–China trade war.
Desperate to derail Brett Kavanaugh, US President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, lefty politicians and their media mouthpieces threw their weight behind several uncorroborated accusations of sexual misconduct.
Saying no to the Paris agreement is not about climate change denial, it’s not even about saying no to reducing emissions, it’s about ensuring Australia’s economic health.
The age at which you’re eligible to receive a pension is going up across the world. People are living longer. And indebted governments are moving to ensure they can provide the basic needs they’ve promised to cover until death do us part.
This week saw Egyptian actor and activist, Amal Fathy receive a two-year jail sentence for a video she uploaded on her Facebook page. But is Australia as big an advocator for free speech as we think it is?
Reports emerged today that China has been cheating on its energy policy, building massive amounts of new coal-fired plants. So what is China doing secretively?
Tensions between the US and China have never been so sour, with the mainstream media stirring great anxiety over a drawn-out trade war between the two nations. As things tip to boiling point, it seems a cold war mentality is settling in.
FBI texts referred to it as the ‘Insurance Policy.’ We now call it the Steele Dossier. US President Donald Trump’s most recent move in the Russia investigation is potentially the most explosive development yet.
After years of fearmongering by the ‘remain’ campaign on both sides of the Channel, it’s quite possible the vote may go the other way if it were held tomorrow.
Fresh debate has been sparked over the Paris Climate Agreement in Australia. Due to the target, energy prices have risen quickly in the past few years, bleeding household wallets dry.
The most recent threat was from the US to China, as Trump toyed with the idea of placing another US$200 billion on Chinese imports.
Rather than supporting the president of his nation, it appears Kerry may be encouraging one of America’s top adversaries to remain defiant.
Yet as Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov points out, ‘Russophobia’ by entrenched US government officials is throwing up roadblocks towards a peaceful future between the world’s two nuclear superpowers.
Russian President Vladimir Putin undoubtedly puts his nation’s interests first. But over the past months, he’s met with US President Donald Trump and German President Angela Merkel to propose closer economic and diplomatic ties with the US and EU.
Yes, machines really are coming for your job. If you’re still in doubt, just ask tour guides in the Japanese city of Kyoto. According to EFE, Robohon, a Japanese mini-robot will work as a tour guide in Kyoto.
We’re at the crux of the Paris Agreement. To put it bluntly, it’s a US$100 billion a year wealth transfer from developed nations who are also paying huge costs for their own dubious CO2 reduction efforts
Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon has stated that a US president hasn’t been confronted in such a manner since the American Civil War, when General George B McClellan and President Abraham Lincoln clashed.
Enter The New York Times. Not content to merely report the news, the paper has become one of Trump’s most vocal critics. Trump’s supporters are unlikely to be shaken by this latest attempt to smear his image.
Trump has stated that talks with China will continue, however, the US isn’t quite ready to commit to any agreements regarding trade disputes.
That may be so. But at the end of the day nations — just like individuals — need to take responsibility for their own decisions. If more Aussies were to do this, you’d hear a lot less whinging about the banks’ lending people more than they can afford to repay.
You’ll often also hear the game of chicken come up in economic game theory. It’s a game that Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari says US President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are currently engaged in.
It’s not every day one of the world’s key players in the ‘war on carbon’ throws in the towel after admitting his nation and the world are incapable — or unwilling — to repair Earth’s environment. But that’s just what France’s environment minister has done.
US President Donald Trump is considering pardoning Manafort, his former campaign chairman, according to a Fox News reporter who interviewed Trump. Manafort was convicted of bank and tax fraud on Tuesday this week.