Nick O Malley on Indonesia

Careful, he can hear you

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Nick O'Malley All week long as outrage over America's vast international surveillance operation flared around the globe - from Europe to the Middle East to Asia and the Pacific - the White House cooed...

Ausmin talks mark crucial test of US-Australia relationship

Julkie Bishop

Nick O'Malley The Foreign Minister Julie Bishop begins talks in Washington, DC, at what some see as the most critical time in the Australian-US relationship since World War II, with trade and military aspects of...

Foreign Ministger Julie Bishop: talks on TPP, US military 'pivot' to Asia

Australian Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop

Nick O'Malley Foreign Minister Julie Bishop begins talks in Washington at what some see as the most critical time in the Australian-US relationship since World War II, with trade and military aspects of the US...

Julie Bishop, John Kerry reaffirm alliance but quiet on SBY taps

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop (L) and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry

Nick O'Malley US-Australian foreign affairs ministers reaffirm 'extraordinary' ties but won't comment on diplomatic fallout with Indonesia over Edward Snowden leaks.

Australia's Iron Lady welcomed in US

Nick O'Malley The Foreign Minister, Julie Bishop, was introduced as "tougher than a woodpecker's lips” as she made her only public speech during her four-day visit to Washington, DC.

Dog-eat-dog world of US politics still has a bone to pick about Seamus

Mitt Romney

Nick O'Malley WASHINGTON: There were those who hoped that the ghost of Mitt Romney's dog had finally been laid to rest, that it would no longer stalk this presidential campaign. But Seamus is back.

Dog tales hound Obama, Romney

Seamus Romney dog

Nick O'Malley The ghost of Mitt Romney's dog should no longer stalk the US presidential campaign.

New media battleground challenges convention

Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney speaks at a campaign rally in Cincinnati, Ohio September 1, 2012.   REUTERS/Brian Snyder    (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS HEADSHOT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Nick O'Malley In the US election, the implications of online campaigns are still becoming apparent to the parties, not to mention the vast vulture industry that feeds on the whole circus.