South Sudan pleads for UN, US help

JOSHUA WELLS The South Sudanese Brisbane Assembly rallied through Brisbane today to calling on G20 leaders to act swiftly to end tensions in South Sudan. The protesters demanded the United Nations (UN) sever ties with South Sudan President … [Read more...]

Barack Obama encourages Australian youths to take climate change seriously

AUDREY COURTY   In a veiled swipe at the Abbott government, US President Barack Obama directly pleaded with Australia’s youth to pressure politicians to tackle climate change. Speaking at the University of Queensland three days … [Read more...]

Republican-controlled US senate and the benefits for international trade

JACK LAWRIE The Republican victory in the US Senate may have unexpected benefits for future trade between the US and East Asia and Australia. … [Read more...]

Colombians set to speak out in Brisbane

KATHERINE VEGA A large group of Colombians will gather in Brisbane City on Saturday to show support for farmers in their home country who have been copping abuse from local police. Event organiser Lala Mendoza said the idea of this meeting was … [Read more...]