Updated Sunday, November 23, 2014 0:14 am TWN
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
China's President Xi Jinping committed to greater Antarctic cooperation with Australia Tuesday, while fulfilling a long-held dream to visit the nation's smallest state in a trip that included a close encounter with a Tasmanian devil.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Australia and China sealed a landmark trade deal hailed Monday as a “game-changer,” abolishing tariffs in the lucrative resources and agricultural sectors as Canberra confronts a painful downturn in mining.
Sunday, November 16, 2014
Feuding G-20 leaders found common ground on Saturday in vowing to “extinguish” the Ebola outbreak as they worked to revamp the global economy at a summit marked by discord over Ukraine and climate change.
Saturday, November 15, 2014
President Barack Obama vigorously defended his commitment to strengthening U.S. ties with the Asia Pacific, arguing Saturday that while a flurry of crises elsewhere in the world have demanded his attention, those matters have not weakened his dedication to this fast-growing region.
Vladimir Putin faces an icy reception at the G-20 summit with Britain's David Cameron telling the Russian leader to stop bullying smaller states and Australia's Tony Abbott accusing him of trying to relive the “lost glories of czarism.”
Afghanistan's new President Ashraf Ghani on Friday visited Pakistan's military headquarters in a sign of warming ties after more than a decade of mutual distrust between the two U.S. allies.
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