The fate of Flight MH17 has taught us that the problems other countries face can quickly become disastrous for all of us.
Good morning, early birds. The government has called for medical transfer legislation to be repealed following a Federal Court loss for Home Affairs, and four suspects are to face murder charges for the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.
Good morning, early birds. Julie Bishop is set to challenge the Trump administration on Russia. Plus, Labor has a tough week ahead in the Super Saturday byelections. It’s the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
Politicians like to huff and puff about Russian involvement in the downing of MH17, but it is Malaysia Airlines that should be held responsible.
Tony Abbott wants justice for victims of MH17. But he should consider the culpability of the airline, not just of Russia.
Crikey readers discuss the NBN and other issues of the day.
The ABC's "shirt-fronting" satire might have been "in poor taste", as opined by the Communications Minister, but ACMA says it did not breach the code of conduct.
How to sum up "shirt-fronting"? Ebola? The disaster budget? Gough Whitlam? Crikey waxes poetic on the big events of 2014.
The Australian media has raved about the meeting between Vladimir Putin and Tony Abbott, but Russian media was more interested in Putin's chivalry, writes Crikey intern Andrey Rodionov.