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Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop Speaks At A News Conference at AUSMIN Meeting At Admiralty House In Sydney

From Politics & Policy 5:31 pm

Australia's Julie Bishop Named 'Most Powerful Woman' In Nation, Calls Emissions Target 'Ambitious'

Australia's foreign minister Julie Bishop has been voted Australia Women's Weekly's most powerful woman for 2014. Bishop has been in the international spotlight countless times for her aggressive stance on ISIS and terrorism.

The sun is seen behind smoke billowing from a chimney of a heating plant in Taiyuan, Shanxi province in this December 9, 2013 file photo.

From Society 5:11 pm

UN Expects Serious Commitments From World Leaders in Climate Summit as Hundreds March in Auckland

Hundreds of New Zealanders marched in Auckland to show support for climate change action a day before the climate summit is set to begin in New York. The United Nations expects bolder commitments from world leaders to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

An Orthodox priest holds a cross as Serbs gather to mark the anniversary of the 1389 Battle of Kosovo at Gazimestan, near Pristina

From Politics & Policy 4:48 pm

Israel Arrests Russian Priest On Child Abuse Charges; Extradition To Home Country Soon

Sex abuse is becoming a growing menace and international crime.

The International Space Station's robotic arm, Canadarm2, grapples the Orbital Sciences' Cygnus cargo craft, as seen in this still image taken from NASA TV July 16, 2014. The Orbital Sciences Corp cargo ship reached the International Space Stati

From Politics & Policy 4:41 pm

Canada, US, UK, Australia Sign Joint Space Operations Deal to Avoid Future Satellite Collisions

The defence departments of Canada, the U.S., the U.K. and Australia have signed a joint space operations agreement.

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Yukiya Amano addresses a news conference during a board of governors meeting at the IAEA headquarters in Vienna September 15, 2014. The U.N. nuclear watchdog sought to put pressure on Iran on Mond

From Politics & Policy 4:08 pm

Russia, South Africa Sign US$50B (A$54.1B) Nuclear Deal

Russia will be supplying South Africa eight nuclear power plants by 2030.

Iraqi Shiite militia fighters hold the Islamic State flag as they celebrate after breaking the siege of Amerli by Islamic State militants, September 1, 2014. Picture taken on September 1, 2014. REUTERS/Youssef Boudlal (IRAQ - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS M

From Politics & Policy 3:48 pm

Nations Want UN Global Ban On Jihadi Fighters

Global nations want a ban on the movement of jihadi fighters around the world.

Canada's PM Harper speaks during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa

From Politics & Policy 3:38 pm

Canada Signs Free Trade Agreement With South Korea: Agri Industry Jubilant

Clinching trade partnerships require lot of give and take.

From Politics & Policy 3:16 pm

New World Order Had Risen With China Overtaking Europe In Per Capita Emissions

China had overtaken Europe in per capita emissions according to the Global Carbon Budget 2014

New Zealand Dollar

From Politics & Policy 2:32 pm

Factionalism Haunts New Zealand’s Labour Party After Poll Defeat: Cunliffe Under Pressure To Step Down

Labour needs to relook its economic agenda and throw up a credible leadership to galvanise again

New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key Smiles After the General Election in Auckland.

From Politics & Policy 2:17 pm

New Zealand PM Suggests Referendum To Change Country’s Flag: Key Wants To Enforce A Kiwi Identity

John Key can be credited with fostering a new brand of Kiwi nationalism.