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Marriage equality suffers a blow in Taiwan referendum

Marriage equality suffers a blow in Taiwan referendum

Many had hoped that Taiwan could continue as a beacon for acceptance of LGBTIQ people in Asia, a region where same-sex relationships are still regularly criminalised.

Confused, contradictory, incompetent: Morrison and Co just aren't up to it

Confused, contradictory, incompetent: Morrison and Co just aren't up to it

The Morrison government is stuffing up everything it touches, domestically and diplomatically.

The coup you might have missed

The coup you might have missed

Sri Lankan MPs, journalists and NGOs have expressed deep concern for Sri Lanka under a return to rule by a former authoritarian leader.

What are Morrison's chances of reconciling with China?

What are Morrison's chances of reconciling with China?

Scott Morrison is quietly continuing Malcolm Turnbull's attempts to mend relations with the wannabe regional hegemon, but he has his work cut out for him.

China violently oppresses Muslim minority while the world looks away

China violently oppresses Muslim minority while the world looks away

Australia — as well as the rest of the world — continues to look away from the active campaign of large-scale repression in China’s north-west Xinjiang province.

Is the US right to charge a North Korean hacker?

Is the US right to charge a North Korean hacker?

The decision by the US government to lay charges against a hacker working for North Korea has sparked off a debate about how the world should respond to the digital crimes of the Hermit Kingdom.

Where is homosexuality still illegal?

Where is homosexuality still illegal?

After India's landmark legal decision, there are now 71 countries where LGBTIQ relationships are criminalised.

Payne will need to work hard to fix Bishop's damage in Asia

Payne will need to work hard to fix Bishop's damage in Asia

Incoming Foreign Minister Marise Payne has her work cut out for her to meet Australia's obligations in Asia-Pacific, something her predecessor largely ignored.

Ciobo vies for a big Asian free trade agreement, but appetite is lacking

Ciobo vies for a big Asian free trade agreement, but appetite is lacking

Queensland's Steve Ciobo isn't getting as far with free trade agreements as he might like, despite his clear enthusiasm for them.

Imran Khan claims victory in Pakistan, but huge questions remain

Imran Khan claims victory in Pakistan, but huge questions remain

It's the country's second democratic handover of power in 71 years, but this win for the legendary cricketer isn't a clean sweep.