Good morning, early birds! No survivors have been recovered from crashed Lion Air flight JT610, the mining sector argues that decarbonisation will rely on a minerals boom, and long-standing German leader Angela Merkel has announced she will step down. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
Good morning, early birds. Ladies and gentlemen, George Brandis has left the building (but not before throwing a little shade at both sides). Plus, Germany finally gets a stable government, more than four months after going to the polls. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.
If there is no party in this nation ready with both an economic plan for an uncertain future and a true aversion to bigotry, we can expect to see PHON exert its influence.
Angela Merkel has retained the Chancellorship -- just -- and faces a series of challenges in the months ahead.
ANZUS is meant to protect us, not be the lightning rod to a nuclear war waged by two egomaniacs, writes Ramesh Thakur, professor in The Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU
Merkel had previously been opposed to the idea and no one thought that gay marriage would emerge as an electoral issue in the run-up to September’s election.
If NATO cannot rely on a Trump administration, should Australian leaders not see this as an opportunity to face the facts? Dr Alison Broinowski explains.
Who knows? Next week, Peter Dutton may claim, like the execrable Steve Bannon, that he is a Leninist, writes Helen Razer.
If Merkel really wants to stamp out the wearing of face veils, she will find no greater ally than the mainstream German Muslim communities.