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#International politics

Lisa Wilkinson

Lisa Wilkinson

Why Jacinda Ardern Should Be Prime Minister Of Australia And New Zealand

4 min read

It’s hard to pinpoint the exact moment so many of us started to fall in love with New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.

World

World

Water Runs Black In Venezuela After Week-Long Power Outage

2 min read

Venezuela has suffered the worst power outage in its history and now that the lights are being switched back on, the country is faced with a devastating water crisis.

World

World

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu To Be Indicted For Corruption

5 min read

Israel's attorney general on Thursday recommended indicting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with bribery and breach of trust in a series of corruption cases.

World

World

Brexit Chaos: Seven Labour MPs Quit Over Jeremy Corbyn's Stance On Exit Deal

4 min read

The decision of seven MPs to quit Britain's Labour Party in disagreement over leader Jeremy Corbyn's stance on Brexit has added to the political turmoil.

Ryan Sheales

Ryan Sheales

The UK Might Be Heading For Brexit Apocalypse And I Secretly Can’t Wait To Watch

3 min read

I don’t mean to alarm/excite anybody but the United Kingdom might currently be speeding towards the type of apocalyptic drama we’re all so obsessed with.

World

World

U.S. Governor Apologises For 'Blackface' Yearbook Photos

2 min read

Virginia Govenor Ralph Northam's medical school yearbook page surfaced Friday, containing a photograph of two unidentified men -- one appears to be wearing blackface standing next to another in a Ku Klux Klan costume.

World

World

Mayor Of Polish City Dies After Being Stabbed On Stage

2 min read

The mayor of the Polish city of Gdansk has died in hospital after he was stabbed at a charity event. 

Views

Views

What It's Like To Live In Australia And Have Trump As Your President

6 min read

January 20 marks two years since perhaps the most bizarre historic moment of my lifetime:

Ben Pobjie

Ben Pobjie

Here's A List Of Animals That Resemble World Leaders. And Vice Versa.

5 min read

I must confess I feel a bit sorry for Dermophis donaldtrumpi.

Politics

Politics

Australia's Hilarious Reaction To The UK's Leadership Spill

1 min read

Australians know a thing or two about a leadership spill so they had plenty to say when the UK tried to knife their PM

World

World

Oh Baby! Snarling Trump Blimp Soars At Argentina G20

1 min read

Clutching a phone and wearing a nappy, the Donald Trump baby blimp is floating in Argentina, where the world’s most powerful leaders are meeting for the G20 Summit.

Politics

Politics

Far Right Extremist Tommy Robinson Becomes Political Advisor On Eve Of Aussie Tour

3 min read

The founder of the English Defence League has raised the ire of Nigel Farage by becoming an official consultant to the UK Independence Party.

Politics

Politics

APEC Surprise: U.S. To Join Australia In PNG Naval Base On Manus

2 min read

The United States has stunned many in the Pacific, announcing it will partner with Australia in developing a joint naval base in Papua New Guinea.

World

World

Brexit: Proof No One Knows What's Going On

1 min read

This sign language expert has summed up what the world understands about the world's biggest and messiest divorce.

Erin Cook

Erin Cook

ScoMo Swaps His Bus For A Plane To Face First Major Test On World Stage

6 min read

Scott Morrison is trading in his big blue bus for a plane this month as the Asia Pacific hits what's known as the summit season.

Anna Kooiman

Anna Kooiman

If You Think The Midterms Were A Rebuke Of Trump, Think Again

5 min read

Democrats have taken control of the House and many are already vowing to take down President Trump.

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Views

Why Trump And ScoMo Could Learn Something From Ethiopia

3 min read

Across much of the developed world, our faith in politics is diminishing.

World

World

What The South China Sea Showdown Means For Australia

5 min read

It's been another choppy week in the heavily disputed waters of the South China Sea.

World

World

Latest Glitch For May -- Botched App Lets Public Log In As Cabinet Ministers

1 min read

Britain's Conservative Party apologised on Saturday after releasing a phone app for the annual party conference that let members of the public log in as senior government ministers and view their personal details.

Hugh Riminton

Hugh Riminton

ScoMo Needs Some Major Moves To Win The Next Election

3 min read

He just needs to find his soap box.

Sport

Sport

When Sport Stars Take A Stand

6 min read

We take a look back at some of the most iconic protests by sportspeople the world has seen.

World

World

Indian Political Icon Muthuvel Karunanidhi Has Died

2 min read

How a high school drop-out became a political icon.