Today is Human Rights Day, the 70th anniversary of the UN's Universal Declaration of Human Rights. What exactly have we learned?
Good morning, early birds. Scott Morrison has rejected a proposed United Nations migration compact, researchers have found that just five NSW coal plants lead to several hundred deaths each year, and a plastic-filled whale has been discovered in Indonesia. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
Two years after losing the race for secretary-general, the former New Zealand prime minister says the UN needs an "injection of sheer political reality".
Aussie UN officers distance themselves from the US ... Chook Dad's daughter roasted ... powder leaves parliament blue ...
Good morning, early birds. Police have dismissed speculation that the perpetrator of yesterday's Flinders Street attack in Melbourne had any links to terrorist organisations. Plus, the UN has formally rebuked Donald Trump's decision to move the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers, bringing you the final edition of Crikey Worm for 2017. But don't worry, he'll be back to deliver your morning dose of news and current affairs in January.
Industries like sporting and tourism could be turned into tools for fighting indefinite incarceration.
Globalisation has been only one of the developments that has led to widening inequality and social exclusion, writes adjunct lecturer in public finance at the University of Canberra Ian McAuley.
Just what did DFAT think of Rudd's chances of getting the UN secretary general job? Mum's the word.