December 7, 2018, 10:05 am
October 11, 2018, 12:01 am
MARISE Payne is the new Foreign Minister of Australia; she will be an even blander version of Julie Bishop. Her first speech to the United Nations was an extremely cautious restatement of the Coalition's foreign policy in her first international platform. As The Australian newspaper editorialised, she lost an opportunity to give real meaning "to Australia's stance on global issues".
May 31, 2018, 12:00 am
Israelis were forced to seek shelter on Tuesday as the south was pounded by rockets from Gaza, hitting a number of targets including a kindergarten. The attack, by Gaza militants, was the biggest barrage into Israel for four years.
December 8, 2017, 12:00 am
ISRAEL is "a beacon of democracy in a very troubled neighbourhood", Australia's Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said on the 70th anniversary of the United Nations (UN) partition resolution which led to the establishment of the country.
By Joshua Levi