Nick O Malley on Canada
Nick O'Malley As President Barack Obama dedicated the new September 11 museum on Thursday, workers in One World Trade Centre above readied the building for its first tenant, Conde Nast.
Nick O'Malley As Tony Abbott and his caravan of industry leaders makes its way south from Canada to New York and on to Washington, DC, the gulf between the PM's approach to climate change and that of Barack Obama...
Nick O'Malley The slights from the White House to the Russian hosts of the Winter Olympics could not be more studied nor more pointed.
Nick O'Malley US Secretary of State John Kerry will visit the Ukrainian capital Kiev on Tuesday as America tries to strengthen its response to the Russian occupation of the Crimean peninsula.
Nick O'Malley, David Wroe The leaders of the world's top industrialised powers have turned on fellow G8 member Russia, condemning its ''clear'' violation of Ukraine's sovereignty after the invasion of the Crimean Peninsula.
Nick O'Malley Australia has again become a focus of the increasingly bitter debate over gun control in the United States.
Nick O'Malley Julia Gillard has defended Australia's compulsory voting system at a think tank in Washington, arguing it keeps vocal minorities like the gun lobby from wielding too much influence.
Nick O'Malley Toronto mayor Rob Ford has finally admitted to smoking crack cocaine but explained he only did so during drunken stupors, and has declared his intention to stay in office and run again in 2014.
Nick O'Malley It must have been an awkward call. Earlier today German chancellor Angela Merkel rang US president Barack Obama to ask if the US had tapped her personal mobile phone, the latest in a series of...
Nick O'Malley The United States monitored the phone conversations of 35 world leaders according to classified documents leaked by fugitive whistleblower Edward Snowden, according to a report in Britain's Guardian...
Nick O'Malley Hurricane Sandy, reclassified as a post-tropical cyclone and described as a superstorm, ploughed inland overnight, dumping heavy wet snow over parts of the Appalachian mountains and leaving New York...
Nick O'Malley I was part-way through an interview with a defence lawyer and an AIDS activist when a warm sensation stole over me.
Nick O'Malley Those without storm shelters had little to fall back on but bathtubs, closets, prayer and a native resilience that at times in the days after the tornado seemed simply confounding.
Nick O'Malley A few years ago, when you headed from Bismarck in central North Dakota up towards Williston in the state's north-west, it might have seemed you were heading from nowhere to nothing.
Nick O'Malley The impact of the fracking revolution on global warming could be catastrophic
By Nick O'Malley, Chicago Australia's $300 million commitment to Afghanistan's defence forces is beginning to look spectacularly generous, as far larger key NATO allies leave the Chicago summit having made smaller pledges, or...
Nick O'Malley WASHINGTON: The roadside stalls are still selling fireworks and the bunting is up, but Independence Day in the US has wilted in the face of bushfires, storms and a choking heatwave.