A flag with Korean peninsula unification symbol at the opening ceremony of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games.
North Korea has taken up the South's invitation to the Olympics, but a quick look at the history of North-South talks suggests that unity is not as close as it may seem.
Though daunting, the challenge of a Trump presidency is pregnant with possibilities.
The outcome of this election may depend more on what we make of it than on what Trump and his advisers intend. Though daunting, the challenge is pregnant with possibilities.
Malcolm Turnbull and Julie Bishop studying the US electoral map during Question Time on Wednesday.
The Turnbull government wants to engage with Donald Trump's administration quickly and constructively, to talk about the United States' strategic interests and role in the Asia Pacific region.
Kim Beazley's time as Australia's ambassador to the United States came to an end earlier this year, but he is riveted by next week's presidential election.
Troops conduct an anti-terrorist drill in front of a banner of one of the Saudi royal family. Despite the kingdom’s role in fostering extremism, the US sees Saudi Arabia as an ally against Islamic State.
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As Australia prepares to join combat operations, the coalition of nations stitched together by the US in response to the developing threat of Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS or ISIL) is overlooking the…