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Western envoys, including Australia, seek meeting on Uighur concerns

Western envoys, including Australia, seek meeting on Uighur concerns

A group of 15 Western ambassadors in Beijing, spearheaded by Canada, are seeking a meeting with the top official in China's restive Xinjiang region.

  • by Philip Wen

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Foreign Minister Marise Payne to visit China in bid to end year-long dispute
Defence

Foreign Minister Marise Payne to visit China in bid to end year-long dispute

The visit is a significant step forward for the Morrison government in normalising relations with China.

  • by Kirsty Needham
In the Herald : October 31, 1931
Opinion
Opinion

In the Herald : October 31, 1931

North Head bombora, rescue from a tent fire, prohibition on street singing children.

  • by Ellen Fitzgerald
Mutiny on the Bounty: Bligh, Christian and a haul of coconuts
England

Mutiny on the Bounty: Bligh, Christian and a haul of coconuts

In his new book, Peter FitzSimons details the dramatic events on the Bounty that led to mutiny on the high seas.

  • by Peter FitzSimons
'We both get it': Scott Morrison's bromance with Donald Trump
Opinion
Opinion

'We both get it': Scott Morrison's bromance with Donald Trump

Australia's Liberal government prides itself on what one top official refers to as their "deft and nonjudgmental" handling of the president.

  • by Maureen Dowd
In the Herald: September 11, 1936
Opinion
Opinion

In the Herald: September 11, 1936

Radio keeps pace, "So help me bob", and Housewives Association protest over gas charges.

  • by Lyn Maccallum
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Bring back these Aussie sayings. They're fresh, brilliant and ours
Opinion
Opinion

Bring back these Aussie sayings. They're fresh, brilliant and ours

Have a gander at ’em! Use them. Because so many of them are largely forgotten.

  • by Peter FitzSimons
'We dread the onslaught of summer'
Opinion
Opinion

'We dread the onslaught of summer'

Drought is taking its toll on farmers and their communities alike - but there could be worse to come.

  • by Alison Harris
In the Herald : August 24, 1922
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Opinion

In the Herald : August 24, 1922

The killing of Michael Collins, the sinking of the Aimee and Bulgars on trial

  • by Ellen Fitzgerald
Change your flag, Australia, says NZ's acting PM
Australia

Change your flag, Australia, says NZ's acting PM

New Zealand's acting prime minister has added fuel to a trans-Tasman war of words by claiming Australia copied the Kiwi flag and should get a new one.

Australia lobbies Trump administration for auto tariff exemption
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Australia lobbies Trump administration for auto tariff exemption

Australia was spared steel and aluminium tariffs but there are fears we may not escape a new tranche of tariffs on auto imports.

  • by Matthew Knott