James Massola, Matthew Knott and Judith Ireland Deputy Liberal leader Julie Bishop has urged compromise with the Senate crossbench to repeal the mining tax and pass contentious budget measures, citing John Howard's GST compromise.
David Wroe, Defence Correspondent Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has dramatically stepped up Australia's condemnation of Moscow over the flight MH17 tragedy, accusing it of trying to use humanitarian help as a pretext for an...
Daniel Flitton The aid program sponsors almost 4500 students each year from across the region to learn in Australia.
Perpetrators of sexual violence in areas of conflict should be barred from seeking amnesty for their crimes, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop will say in a speech on preventing sexual violence in...
Peter Hartcher Australia will declare exuberant confidence in the future of US power and commit to continue intensifying the alliance in new realms including space.
Lindsay Murdoch The Abbott government wants to send some asylum seekers from Australian to Cambodia at a time the country's strongman Prime Minister Hun Sen is overseeing a brutal crackdown on dissent in one...
Federal Deputy Opposition Leader Julie Bishop says Kevin Rudd did himself no favours when he entertained a crowd at a concert in Perth.
Ben Doherty A month before Australia asked Cambodia to take 1000 refugees from its care, it told the south-east Asian nation it needed to stop its military from killing street protesters, violently crushing...
David Wroe Australia and the US will join forces to appeal for a major international effort through the United Nations to combat the frightening phenomenon of foreign fighters in Iraq and Syria.
Peter Hartcher and John Garnaut The Abbott government has discussed with the Obama administration the subject that was supposed to be unmentionable between them – climate change.
Ben Doherty and Sarah Whyte A controversial deal to allow Australia to send refugees to Cambodia is imminent and could be signed as early as this week, sources have told Fairfax Media.
Daniel Flitton Business engagement is at the heart of Julie Bishop's plans to reshape Australia's foreign aid policy.
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Lindsay Murdoch, Shanelle Miller One child, two sharply different versions: the story surrounding baby Gammy deepens.
Lindsay Murdoch, Shanelle Miller One child, two sharply different versions. A West Australian couple who bought gifts for a baby girl and a baby boy they hoped to take home as their children, but were told by Thai authorities one of...
James Massola, Latika Bourke Russia has called for a second United Nations Security Council resolution before Australian and international armed forces are allowed on the ground to support efforts to retrieve the dead and...
Steve Lillebuen The Malaysia Airlines plane crash in Ukraine has reportedly claimed the lives of some of the world’s top medical researchers, who were heading to Melbourne.
James Massola Prime Minister Tony Abbott says Indonesia will play an increasingly important role in global affairs, and predicts his government will be able to work with whomever is elected its new president.
John Garnaut 'Even those sympathetic to Abbott are muttering the government has brought much of this week’s mayhem on itself'.
Lisa Visentin The Australian embassy in Tel Aviv is preparing to evacuate Australians who wish to leave the Gaza Strip, as hostilities between Israeli military forces and Palestinian militants escalates.