Yang's detainment is set to further complicate Australia's relationship with China.
Liberal senator James Paterson’s claim that a Religious Discrimination Act is needed because people like Israel Folau “feel like they are being crowded out of the public square’’ is at best dubious, and at worst scaremongering.
The relationship between the US and China is still in murky water following the G20 Summit.
These wars in the Middle East are infinitely easier to start than they are to finish.
The world watches to see if this weekend's summit is a constructive occasion in an evolving, and messy, trade war, or a wasted opportunity.
The Trump administration's big-stick approach to Iran risks starting another war in the Middle East - and the destabilisation of the entire region.
Washington's reimposition of harsh sanctions against Iran is one of the Trump administration's most irresponsible acts.
Along with “stepping up’’ to China in the Pacific, Scott Morrison might also allocate his time to addressing China policy weakness in Canberra.
Protestors have taken to the streets over an extradition bill that could see alleged criminals extradicted to China, and Beijing is doing little to assuage their concerns.
Ahead of the next G20 Summit in Osaka, Australia must surely navigate the testy relationship between the US and China.