The ABCC’s reintroduction has little to do with reforming the building and construction industry.
A major shift to an industrial relations model that benefits all parties will only happen with the utmost co-operation of Australian workers, unions and – most crucially – employers.
Inflammatory speech has often found fertile ground in Kenya's election campaign period. As the country approaches another political cliff-hanger, law enforcement agencies have their work cut out.
Frank-Walter Steinmeier is a president in need of a project.
The former foreign minister is uniquely placed to encourage Germany to take a more active role in the world.
Two U.S. soldiers on Easter morning, 1945.
When war broke out, black Americans fought in segregated units to serve their country. The breath of freedom they experienced in Europe flamed the fight for equality when they returned home.
There may be trouble ahead.
US accusations of German currency manipulation do not appear to be motivated by economics.
What's the proper way to behave at a Holocaust memorial? Is that even the right question?
The veil has long been a form of resistance.
Pro-Donald Trump bots worked to sway public opinion in the US election by secretly taking over pro-Hillary Clinton hashtags and spreading fake news stories.
Bots have not just been used in the US, but also in Australia, the UK, Germany, Syria and China. To what extent – and how – are they affecting political discourse?
Ovaherero and Ovambanderu attending a council for dialogue about the genocide of 1904 in Berlin.
Representatives of Namibian communities affected by the 1904-1908 genocide have filed a class action against Germany in the US seeking reparations for atrocities committed by Imperial Germany
Italian police at a press conference after Berlin attacker was killed in Italy.
AP Photo/Luca Bruno
The Berlin terror attack at the end of 2016 will have major political implications for Germany's elections this year and an uneasy European Union, writes a German studies scholar.
A festive decoration hangs from the truck that ploughed into the Christmas market in Berlin.
Attacks like the one in Berlin harm democracy because they spread fear and self-censorship among citizens.
Today’s violent extremists can draw inspiration from material online and through media coverage of sensational acts of violence.
We have become used to hearing stories of 'increased chatter' and 'high alerts' when it comes to terrorism. Doesn’t that mean intelligence agencies should know enough to prevent attacks?
German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks at a conference for her party.
AP Photo/Martin Meissner
In reelection bid, Merkel's not just up against a xenophobic, nationalist party in Germany. In the wake of Trump’s election, liberal democracies around the world hope she'll defend them, too.
Germany gets 12% of its electricity from wind power.
Renewable energy Germany photo from www.shutterstock.com
Germany’s energy transition is often held up as an incredible success story. So what can Australia learn?
Apartment layouts at Ritter Strasse 50, initiated by ifau and Jesko Fezer with Heide and Von Beckerath, are highly individualised.
Citizens can switch from being consumers to pioneers who drive new designs for living. The German baugruppe model is a leading example.
The past few years have been tough for the German chancellor, but she has confirmed that she will be standing in the next election.
Athens can celebrate two consecutive quarters of growth. Berlin must stomach some weakness. Everyone should remember cheap money isn't free money.
Anders Breivik, pictured in 2016.
New study finds potential cause of Breivik's crimes.
Troubled towers: the HQ in Frankfurt.
If Berlin doesn't apply divisive rules that inflict pain on savers, expect cries of double standards from southern Europe.
While Green Party candidates win elections and make policy in Germany, here the Green Party barely registers. Why? Contrasting electoral systems, and the fact that U.S. Greens run as purists, not as politicians.