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Why a nuclear Australia will always be a pipe dream

Why a nuclear Australia will always be a pipe dream

Crikey readers on nuclear power generation and Australia's fraught China relationship.

Saudi Arabia’s influence campaign gives it the ol’ college try

Saudi Arabia’s influence campaign gives it the ol’ college try

The Saudi regime extends its international PR program to a science symposium at the University of Sydney. Plus other tips of the week.

Frydenberg calls for Australia to back US

Frydenberg calls for Australia to back US

Good morning, early birds. The Coalition is at odds over the "China debate" as Josh Frydenberg calls for Australia to back the US, and police probe terror links following a mosque attack in Norway. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

Why travel advisories are handy tools in a trade war 

Why travel advisories are handy tools in a trade war 

Are government travel advisories always about citizens' safety? There's often a bit more to it...

US unveils criminal charges against Huawei

US unveils criminal charges against Huawei

Good morning, early birds. The US has unveiled a multi-charge indictment against Chinese tech giant Huawei and its CFO Meng Wanzhou, and former head of the Clean Energy Finance Corporation Oliver Yates is set to take on Josh Frydenberg as an independent. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Why the arrest of Huawei’s CFO has the world on edge

Why the arrest of Huawei’s CFO has the world on edge

The arrest of Meng Wanzhou may restart the US-China trade war, but it will just be a headwind of the looming global financial crash.

Turnbull derails bid to save Kelly

Turnbull derails bid to save Kelly

Good morning, early birds. Malcolm Turnbull has made a play to stop Scott Morrison's plans for Craig Kelly, China and the US call a truce in their trade war, and there are fears for an Australia-based refugee facing refoulement to Bahrain after being detained in Bangkok. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

No resolution at tense APEC summit

No resolution at tense APEC summit

Good morning, early birds. The APEC summit has ended following clashes between the US and China, a new poll shows that Labor would be stymied by crossbenchers following a 2019 federal win, and shareholders push to block the Nine-Fairfax merger. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Trump is already making China uneasy

Trump is already making China uneasy

Trump’s move to talk with the Taiwanese leader is, at least for now, an unexpected breath of fresh air.

The gunboat diplomacy over welcoming US troops

The gunboat diplomacy over welcoming US troops

Iit was inevitable that Australia, in the absence of tough-minded governments, would eventually come to host a US military base, writes Bruce Haigh, a political and strategic analyst and retired diplomat