Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop has held firm in the face of an unconventionally strong protest from Beijing over the federal government’s position on China's newly-declared air defence zone in the East China Sea, insisting Australia “should never be afraid to stand by our values and our views”.
The Chinese government has delivered a fresh rebuke to Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop, warning that Australia's position on the East China Sea had “jeopardised” bilateral relations.
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The inspirational Nelson Mandela had a strong impact on world sport, write Andrew Wu and Chris Dutton.
Poland's schools have been transformed.
Johannesburg: The death of Nelson Mandela, South Africa's first black president and an enduring icon of the struggle against racial oppression, has left the world in mourning - and his nation without its moral centre at a time of growing dissatisfaction with the country's leaders.
Idris Elba never met Nelson Mandela. He wanted to, but there was never the right time.
Brian Boyd will take to the grave the secret Melbourne location where, in 1990, he met Nelson Mandela's car and a posse of undercover police.
The Chinese government has delivered a fresh rebuke to foreign minister Julie Bishop, warning that Australia's position on the East China Sea had “jeopardised” bilateral relations.
China appears poised to expel nearly two dozen foreign journalists at The New York Times and Bloomberg.