Topic: The Australian National University
President Obama hopes to ink a US-South Korea free trade agreement Thursday. Trade deals among Asian countries are all the rage, but some say they may not have much impact.
11/10/2010 11:51 am
The results of Saturday's Afghanistan election aren't expected for days, but because the parliamentary candidates ran as individuals, not as party members, they are unlikely to unite in opposition to President Hamid Karzai.
09/19/2010 01:34 pm
Parliamentary candidates in the Afghanistan election to be held Saturday say the only way to campaign safely is by telephone.
09/15/2010 04:11 pm
Julia Gillard barely retained power on Tuesday when the last two independent legislators ended a tense 17-day standoff and agreed to join her government.
09/07/2010 04:17 pm
Australia's Julia Gillard barely squeaked into power. But her slim majority means that passing any legislation will be tricky.
09/07/2010 10:13 am
Australia’s election is set to result in the first hung parliament for 70 years after all the counting in several closely fought seats concludes later this week. The two major parties are in talks with smaller parties.
08/22/2010 11:49 am
Australian election analysts are forecasting the closest contest in decades, and say 'grumpy' voters may produce Australia’s first hung parliament since 1940.
08/20/2010 11:13 am
Julia Gillard said she used her first telephone conversation with President Barack Obama on Friday to reassure him of the country's military commitment to Afghanistan.
06/25/2010 10:47 am
Scientists try to understand what other factors may promote life.
05/21/2010 11:58 am
Rio Tinto quickly distanced itself from Stern Hu and three colleagues on Monday after a court in China sentenced them to 7-14 years in jail for bribery and stealing commercial secrets. The Anglo-Australian mining giant vowed to continue building its ‘important relationship’ with China.
03/29/2010 09:39 am