Now our own federal election is done and dusted, let's look at how the outcomes of other elections around the world could affect Australia's interests.
Like many other signs this year, particularly last month's US election, these twin events warn of a rising tide of xenophobic right-wing populism.
The fallout from yesterday's Charlie Hebdo will likely produce a wave of support for far-right parties. Here are some practical lessons in dealing with extremist political parties.
Julia Gillard touched down in Seoul yesterday for the annual G20 leaders summit but a version of her has been standing in the city square for some time: a Gillard figurine that was mistakenly clothed in Austrian garb, reports Malcolm Farr.
Amidst all the local coverage of Tamil asylum seekers in Indonesia, Andrew Bartlett looks at the experiences other asylum seekers are going through elsewhere on the globe.
First Radiohead, now an Austrian village. Längenfeld, in Austria’s Alps, is inviting 200 people to stay and then rate what they'd pay for the experience.
It was deja vu all over again in Austria yesterday, with the country's neighbors shocked by the strong performance of the far right, writes Charles Richardson.