For photojournalist Andrew Quilty, Afghanistan and its people were captivating. Then, overnight, the life he had known disappeared.
- by Tim Elliott
Johnson Honimae, the national broadcaster’s chief executive, said the news outlet had taken “critical calls” from the PM’s office but was operating normally.
- by Nick Perry
Last year, US prosecutors charged an Iranian intelligence officer and others with plotting to kidnap Masih Alinejad and take her back to Tehran.
- by Tom Hays
It’s merely a scenario, but is it plausible that the world is nervously anticipating the wrong war? One former major general in the Australian Army believes so.
- by Peter Hartcher
NZ Labour led in 52 consecutive published polls since the start of the pandemic. This year’s polls tell a different story.
- by Ben McKay
The blooper recalls a defining moment from Australian prime minister Scott Morrison, who covered up his own holiday in Hawaii taken during savage bushfires in December 2019.
- by Ben McKay
Is casual dress a proof of the declining standards of the national parliament or a sign it can move with the times?
- by Henry Samuel
Secret documents with briefing notes about leaders’ wives were found strewn across the street after animals tear apart German leader’s bin bags.
- by Daniel Wighton
Vladimir Putin has traded heavily on his theme of Russia as leading a worldwide uprising against Western hegemony. Again and again, he said Americans and their European allies live well at the expense of the rest of the world.
- by Vivian Yee, Anton Troianovski and Abdi Latif Dahir
The US delegation will commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Guadalcanal where the US battled Japan for dominance of the South Pacific during World War II.
- by Humeyra Pamuk and David Brunnstrom