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Dream comes true for Moon: climbing North Korea's sacred Mount Paektu

Dream comes true for Moon: climbing North Korea's sacred Mount Paektu

 South Korean President Moon Jae-in will clear a top item off his bucket list on Thursday: climbing Mount Paektu in North Korea.

  • by Joyce Lee

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Hugs and challenges: Kim and Moon meet for high-stakes summit
South Korea

Hugs and challenges: Kim and Moon meet for high-stakes summit

Kim Jong-un greeted Moon Jae-in with hugs and smiles in Pyongyang for a third summit between the two, aimed at advancing faltering nuclear talks.

  • by Hyonhee Shin & Joyce Lee
The world is looking at Australia and laughing
Opinion
Opinion

The world is looking at Australia and laughing

To have influence internationally, you need to present as a serious country with a functioning political system. At the moment, we do neither.

  • by Michael Fullilove
The day a KGB agent chased me through Red Hill
Crime

The day a KGB agent chased me through Red Hill

Your Akubra-clad columnist has discovered two readers who, as children growing up in Canberra, each had their own close shaves with Soviet operatives.

  • by Tim the Yowie Man
Pulling down the house
Opinion
Opinion

Pulling down the house

For seventy years, nations have established a robust framework of international relations. Within a week, Trump has demolished the entire structure.

  • by Nicholas Stuart
A binary choice?
Opinion
Opinion

A binary choice?

Some of Labor’s thinkers are pondering another way forward: basing our foreign relationships around our own interests and ideals.

  • by Nicholas Stuart
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'We shall overcome': CFMEU weighs in on disputed Venezuelan election

'We shall overcome': CFMEU weighs in on disputed Venezuelan election

In a rare foray into international diplomacy, the CFMEU has written to Julie Bishop, urging her to recognise Venezuela's recent presidential elections.

  • by Nathan Hondros
Political donor Chau Chak Wing behind UN bribe scandal, Parliament told
China

Political donor Chau Chak Wing behind UN bribe scandal, Parliament told

Liberal MP Andrew Hastie accuses Dr Chau Chak Wing of being involved in a UN bribery case and being closely linked to Beijing's lobbying arm.

  • by Nick McKenzie & Richard Baker
Clinton and Gillard discuss the tough path for women in politics
Feminism

Clinton and Gillard discuss the tough path for women in politics

Hillary Clinton spoke with Julia Gillard in Melbourne on Thursday as part of series of “women in leadership” talks.

  • by Miki Perkins
Majority support for Australia's overseas aid: poll
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Majority support for Australia's overseas aid: poll

Most voters think Australia has “an obligation” to help poorer nations with aid.

  • by Matt Wade
Downer's role in the FBI's Russia hacking probe to remain secret
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Donald Trump

Downer's role in the FBI's Russia hacking probe to remain secret

Australia has not confirmed nor denied the existence of diplomatic cables detailing a London meeting between Alexander Downer and a Donald Trump campaign aide.

  • by Richard Baker & Nick McKenzie