June 2018

A small Australian flag photographed during a commemoration event at the military cemetary in Stahnsdorf, Germany, 25 April 2015. ANZAC Day (Australian and New Zealand Army Corps) on 25 April is a national holiday in Australia, New Zealand and Tonga and the anniversary of the first military operation of Australian, New Zealand and Tonga troops in the First World War - the landing at Gallipoli. Photo: Ralf Hirschberger/dpa/archive
A small Australian flag photographed dur […]

Free trade negotiations between Australia and the European Union

Trade in goods between Australia and the EU could increase by 37 per cent in the case of an ambitious trade deal and the trade in services could increase by 8 per cent. 
German Chancellor and leader of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) Angela Merkel smiles prior to a party leadership meeting at the Christian Democrats (CDU) headquarters in Berlin on June 18, 2018. Photo: Tobias Schwarz / AFP
German Chancellor and leader of the Chri […]

Merkel faces ultimatum from ally over migrants

Hardliners of Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc are poised to give the German leader an ultimatum to tighten asylum rules or risk pitching the country into a political crisis.
People demonstrate in Syntagma Square in Athens on February 4, 2018 to urge the government not to compromise in the festering name row with neighbouring Macedonia. Photo: Louisa Gouliamaki / AFP
People demonstrate in Syntagma Square in […]

Political storm in Greece over proposed Macedonia name deal

A proposed deal to resolve a 27-year name row with Macedonia kicks up a storm in Greece, with the government under fire over a compromise the opposition has rejected as a "national retreat".