Scott Morrison has called for world leaders to live up to commitments of continued international support for the Afghan nationals and their freedoms since the Taliban take-over of Afghanistan.
Australia will join in a virtual G20 meeting tonight to discuss concerns over Afghanistan, and the need for allies to ‘work together’ to support the now Taliban-run country.
The recently announced initiative has the potential to contribute to a balance of powers in Asia, seen by many in our foreign policy establishment as sufficient reason to support this new direction.
French ambassador to Australia Jean-Pierre Thebault says it ‘remains to be seen’ if the two countries can be friends again after the Federal Government terminated a $90 billion sub deal with France.
France will send its ambassador to Australia back to Australia after withdrawing a month ago in retaliation to the Morrison Government’s move to terminate a $90 billion submarine deal.
Scott Morrison says he will be ‘patient’ with French President Emmanuel Macron, who still refuses to speak with him after Australia ditched the $90 billion submarine deal with France.
As an internal battle wages within the Coalition over if Australia will commit to net zero emissions by 2050, Scott Morrison has signalled he may not attend the COP26 summit in Glasgow this year.
Scott Morrison says he is not concerned about Mark McGowan’s stellar popularity in WA affecting his chances of securing the State during a Federal election, declaring: “I’m not running against Mark.”
Senior allies of former president Donald Trump, including ex-White House officials, have been subpoenaed by an inquiry into the January 6 riot at the US Capitol
Australia and India will proceed with a new low emissions technology partnership following a meeting between Scott Morrison and Narendra Modi overnight.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison says he continues to be rebuffed in his attempts to speak directly with France’s President Emmanuel Macron over Australia’s decision to tear up a key defence deal.
Mr Morrison this morning met with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell along with other key US politicians.
Trade Minister Dan Tehan has downplayed the damage done to Australia’s Free Trade Agreement with the EU after scrapping the French submarine deal, and said Australia would have reacted the same way.
A bottle of Margaret River’s finest will be served when Prime Minister Scott Morrison dines with his British counterpart Boris Johnson in the US later today.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison said he was ‘confident that we can avoid the conflict that we all want to avoid’.
Scott Morrison has advanced Australia’s resources sector in a meeting with US President Joe Biden, saying the nation ‘wants to play a critical role’ in clean energy technologies.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has jetted into John F. Kennedy airport amid a furore and continued tensions over Australia’s decision to tear up a $90 billion submarine deal with France.
Mr Morrison will meet with US President Joe Biden tomorrow in New York for his first one-on-one meeting with the leader.
The French Ambassador to Australia has slammed the Morrison Government for ditching the submarine deal, saying there was a ‘smear campaign’ against the $90 billion project.
Australia told France it was ditching the $90 billion deal for 12 Attack Class submarines, insists Finance Minister Simon Birmingham.
The French are mainly angry over what France views as Australia’s surprise decision to abandon a multibillion-dollar submarine contract with them in favour of US technology as part of the alliance.
Defence Minister Peter Dutton says China's reaction to Australia's nuclear-powered submarine ambition is embarrassing and immature.
In a potential blunder invoking the time German Chancellor Angela Merkel had a cheat sheet with Scott Morrison’s photo on it, President Biden appeared to stumble over Mr Morrison’s name.
Given all that has happened in the subsequent two decades, it seems absurd that the al-Qaida mastermind of 9/11 Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and other henchmen have yet to be tried for their roles.
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