The UN human rights council can certainly be improved, but the worst way to do that is by walking away.
The largest cities in Australia and the US are both the richest and the most likely to push out low-income earners. Having cities of all sizes will increase people's choices of where to live and work.
China has taken an incremental approach to cementing its control over the disputed waters, making the US and its allies powerless to stop it.
Anxiety about China's rise is unlikely to abate any time soon – Australia needs to remain calm and realise the region is changing rapidly.
The logic behind U.S. president Donald Trump's proposal that Canada and other countries have been “free-riding” off high prices in the United States is bizarre at best.
The Iran nuclear deal will struggle to survive the damage done when Trump pulled the US out on May 8. So will US-Europe relations.
President Donald Trump's move to pull the U.S. out of the Iran nuclear deal has been met with dismay by the Europeans. But could his high-stakes gambit actually work in getting a better deal?
Could the 1942 Battle of the Coral Sea between American and Japanese aircraft carriers have turned out differently?
There was much that was agreed to at the Korean summit - but still a lot yet to be worked out. The will now shift to the hotly-anticipated meeting between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un.
US President Donald Trump will have an opportunity to showcase his "deep respect" for Africa when his Nigerian counterpart visits.
Since the Brexit vote in 2016, rebellious movements have repeatedly shown their ability to shape political outcomes across the globe, often in unexpected ways: So what lies next?
The end of denuclearisation politics has opened new possibilities for the direction of the Korean Peninsula, but the tensions of 2017 remind us of the possibility of disaster.
If states are permitted to determine when force is warranted, outside the existing legal framework, the legitimacy of that framework may be fatally undermined.
A new survey reveals that firms are only slowly adapting to advances in financial technology, even as CFO optimism rises.
In 2017 the US retail giant Amazon spent nearly $14 billion to acquire the Whole Foods Market grocery chain. What are the motivations behind this acquisition and who will be the winners and losers?
Their culture places a high value on something many Americans don't.
Unemployment rates have risen in Australia while falling in the US. But Australia has experienced a much smaller decline in the proportion of its population who are in work.
Shale gas exploitation in the US has helped cut is greenhouse gas emissions by 11%. A study explores what would happen if this were expanded globally, and the findings challenge conventional wisdom.
American charitable foundations have gradually established themselves as key players in the African academic sector. If the benefits have been remarkable, there are risks as well.
South Africa is seeing a growing body of class action.