Reuters - 3 hours 24 min ago
Australia will invest A$150 million ($101 million) in its companies and technology to help U.S. President Donald Trump's bid for a moon landing by 2024 and subsequent U.S. missions to Mars, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said over the weekend.
The Guardian - 3 hours 27 min ago
Prime minister says there is no discussion of Australian involvement after Donald Trump's recent comments Scott Morrison insists Australia will not be drawn into any military conflict with Iran, declaring our commitment is limited to protecting freedom of navigation in the Strait of Hormuz. Donald Trump, who flagged the prospect of a military strike against Iran, including, possibly, with nuclear weapons , during a meeting with Morrison in the Oval Office, before backtracking and saying his...
The Guardian - 4 hours 16 min ago
Prime minister dismisses reports he lobbied unsuccessfully to have Brian Houston attend state dinner Scott Morrison has sidestepped questions about whether he wanted the Hillsong Church pastor Brian Houston to be a guest at Friday night's glittering black-tie state dinner hosted by Donald Trump, characterising the reports as "gossip". Asked whether it was true that he had lobbied to have Houston attend the dinner and been knocked back by the White House, the Australian prime minister...
Reuters - 9 hours 40 min ago
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative party has a 15 percentage-point lead over the opposition Labour Party, according to a poll published on Saturday, ahead of a possible national election aimed at breaking the impasse over Brexit.
The Guardian - 12 hours 25 min ago
She broke convention over independence for Scotland. She could do it again over Brexit The Queen is a sham head of state. She cannot act as a constitutional president and force rival politicians to look for ways out of a national emergency. She cannot insist that the prime minister obeys the rules, because there are too few rules in Britain and too many woozy, unenforceable conventions. Elizabeth II's strength came from being "above politics". Now even that pose how can a head of state...
The Guardian - 12 hours 36 min ago
The blackface row has exposed the failings of the Canadian prime minister As a Canadian living in Britain, I'm pretty sure nobody on either side of the Atlantic really believes Justin Trudeau is a racist. Certainly not an afro-wig wearing, Banana Boat-singing, face-blacking one. Though, admittedly, he did do all those racist things and possibly more it's hard to know because he says he can't remember . If we know one thing about Trudeau, it's that he loves people, all people. Especially...
CBS News - 13 hours 7 min ago
More than 50,000 people are expected to attend the "Howdy Modi" event Sunday, which features India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Donald Trump. Ravi Agrawal, managing editor at "Foreign Policy," joined CBSN to discuss why Modi is holding the sold-out event.
Reuters - 13 hours 12 min ago
Canada's Liberal Party lost a little ground to rival Conservatives after bombshell images of Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in blackface emerged this week, according to two polls published on Saturday.
Reuters - 15 hours 20 min ago
Delta Air Lines should consider increasing its planned investment in the rescue of Alitalia, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Saturday as talks over the relaunch of the Italian flagship carrier drag on.
The Guardian - 15 hours 40 min ago
Israel's president to meet PM and opposition leader Benny Gantz in bid to resolve election stalemate Israel's president is set to begin two days of consultations with political parties after a deadlocked election last week plunged the country into uncertainty over who will lead the next government. Near-final results from Tuesday's poll showed the opposition chief, Benny Gantz, marginally ahead of the prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, with his Blue and White party taking 33 seats out...
Reuters - 16 hours 12 min ago
The United States and India are racing to negotiate a limited trade deal that U.S. President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi can sign at the United Nations General Assembly in New York at the end of September, people familiar with the talks said...
The Guardian - 16 hours 55 min ago
PM says five-year commitment designed to make Australia partner of choice' to support expeditions to moon and Mars Scott Morrison will use a visit to Nasa on Saturday local time to unveil a $150m investment in Australian businesses and new technology to support the American space agency launch expeditions to the moon and to Mars. The Australian prime minister will on his second day in the American capital visit Nasa, and also lay a wreath at Arlington National Cemetery. Morrison will visit the...
The Guardian - 17 hours 20 min ago
Trump reportedly urged Volodymyr Zelenskiy eight times' to investigate Joe Biden's son as Biden pushes for transcript release Donald Trump dined with the Australian prime minister on Friday. Away from the pomp and ceremony, questions swirled about the latest scandal to hit an extraordinarily embattled White House. Related: Ukraine imbroglio confirms Giuliani's as Trump's most off-kilter advocate Continue reading...
Los Angeles Times - 17 hours 55 min ago
The scandal over Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's brownface photos raises questions about the authenticity of his commitment to identity politics and threatens to disrupt his election chances.
Reuters - 18 hours 34 min ago
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau got his first day out of the spotlight on Saturday after being hammered for images showing him in blackface, which have threatened to derail his re-election campaign.
Reuters - 19 hours 21 min ago
Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri spoke to the Saudi finance minister on Saturday about support for the Lebanese economy and preparations for the first meeting of a bilateral council, his media office said.
Reuters - 19 hours 40 min ago
The family of murdered Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia has protested over the composition of a board set up by the prime minister to conduct an independent public inquiry into whether the government could have prevented the killing.
New York Times - 20 hours 3 min ago
President Trump and Melania Trump (wearing a J. Mendel dress) greeting Prime Minister Scott Morrison of Australia and his wife, Jenny, as they arrived for the state dinner.
Fox News - 23 hours 54 min ago
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is geting "a pass" from the mainstream media in reaction to his blackface scandal, The Hill media reporter Joe Concha said Friday.