"There is a risk that Putin will read congratulatory messages from Western leaders like European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and US President Donald Trump as a plea for a return to business as usual."
Director of Foreign Policy, Centre for European Reform
""A powerful explosion rocked this area and right after that I saw many people running away.""
"“Every girl who speaks is paving the way for another.”"
Former Playboy model
"“Instead of engaging on the substantive concern, Russia has sought to confuse the picture with at best misleading procedural arguments.""
UK Ambassador to UN Conference on Disarmament
""The dark arts have arrived in full force online.""
US Democratic Congressman
"I won't be throwing fish anywhere."
"Elections come and go but Gambia remains. There are rules governing the campaign and all aspiring candidates have the rules."
""It was a case like that. It opened like this. And the money was inside.""
Alternative Australian rocker John Butler has released his first album in three years.
“April Uprising” was inspired by a search through his family
The chinese bulk carrier which ran aground off Queensland has been refloated and towed to port.
And aside from leaking oil, there is now another
Salvage crews in Australia are engaged in the delicate task of pumping close to 950 tones of heavy engine oil off a Chinese coal carrier that ran
Australian authorities say they are preparing for the worst as they deal with a grounded ship leaking oil onto the renowned Great Barrier
A cargo crash stranded off Australia pours oil, threatening the Great Barrier Reef.
The clock is ticking for salvage teams trying to prevent an ecological disaster around the Great Barrier Reef.
The Australian government has
Salvage teams are attempting to prevent hundreds of tonnes of oil leaking from a stranded Chinese ship that has run aground off north-eastern
Passengers have endured a terrifying ordeal after their plane damaged two tyres on landing in Sydney.
None of the 244 people on board the Airbus
Arrow Energy Limited has agreed to sell its Australian coal-seam gas assets to Royal Dutch Shell and Petrochina for a sweetened 2.3 billion euros
Australia’s Arrow Energy is about to throw out a joint takeover bid from Royal Dutch Shell and PetroChina according to media reports in
In Hobart harbour, Australia the anti-whaling ship the Sea Shepherd returned to port after three months at sea, the end of the summer campaign
Thousands of people in costumes dancing and parting through Sydney’s streets to celebrate the Mardi Gras festival
The diplomatic row over the killing of a top Hamas commander in a Dubai hotel is escalating.
Dubai police believe Mahmoud al-Mabhouh’s
Threatened with international legal action, Japan has again defended its whaling activities and urged a negotiated solution to a growing row with
A radical environmental group says its high-tech protest power boat has been rammed and sunk by Japanese whalers near Antarctica.
The Sea Shepherd
Torrential rain in eastern Australia has brought mixed blessings for residents. Farmers say it is the best news for their crops in ten years, having
2010 started with a bang for thousands of people in Sydney.
The Australian city put on a spectacular firework show to celebrate the New Year –
Australian researchers are developing a blood test aimed at detecting 15% of all cancers. There are hopes the discovery will also help create new
In September this year, Sydney was engulfed by a giant red sand storm. The dust blown in from the outback arguably made Australia’s biggest city