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Cabinet committee blocked plan to double Australia’s support to Pacific, election-eve leak reveals
‘Extraordinary’ revelation about national security decision shows the government is ‘falling apart’, Labor says

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

20, May, 2022 @3:12 AM

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Canada to ban Huawei and ZTE from 5G network, risking China tensions
Move brings Ottawa into line with intelligence allies that have excluded Chinese tech firms from cutting-edge phone networks

Leyland Cecco in Toronto

19, May, 2022 @9:47 PM

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Chinese Australians say Coalition’s rhetoric on Beijing could see voters ‘switch from Liberal to Labor’
Community leaders – including Liberal party members – say tough language from Peter Dutton and others could hurt the government, particularly in Bennelong

Mostafa Rachwani

19, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Photographer Luo Yang captures rare glimpse of China’s ‘brave and free’ youth
The Shanghai-based photographer Luo Yang has been documenting Chinese youth for more than a decade

Virginia Harrison

19, May, 2022 @1:19 AM

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US stock markets fall sharply as investors worry about recession
Dow Jones sinks more than 1,100 points as S&P closes down 4%, its largest fall since June 2020, and Nasdaq loses 4.7%

Dominic Rushe in New York

19, May, 2022 @12:41 AM

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China seeks to reset relationship with Australia after election
Chinese diplomatic source says post-election period is ‘good opportunity’ to ease tensions with either re-elected Coalition or new Labor government

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

18, May, 2022 @3:08 AM

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EU to step up Indo-Pacific defence presence over China fears and Ukraine example
European Union’s special envoy cites concerns ‘multilateral rules-based order will not be fully respected’ in region

Eva Corlett and Dominique Catton

18, May, 2022 @3:03 AM

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US sues casino mogul Steve Wynn to compel him to register as agent of China
Justice department says Wynn lobbied the Trump administration for China to protect his business interests in Macau

Dominic Rushe and agencies

17, May, 2022 @10:52 PM

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China air crash that killed 132 may have been deliberate, says US report
WSJ sources suggest black box recorders from Boeing 737-800 indicate intentional input from cockpit

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

17, May, 2022 @6:26 PM

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Europe’s growth forecast cut as Ukraine war drives up inflation; diesel price hits record – as it happened
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news

Graeme Wearden

16, May, 2022 @2:31 PM

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EU growth forecast cut as war in Ukraine fuels inflation
European Commission downgrades growth prospects from 4% to 2.7%, while economy slows rapidly in China

Larry Elliott Economics editor

16, May, 2022 @12:48 PM

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Dark week for journalism as four reporters killed around the world
Journalists are increasingly being targeted and killings are only the most dramatic expression of a gloomy outlook for media freedom

Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro Analy Nuño in Guadalajara John Bartlett in Santiago and Sufian Taha in Jerusalem

15, May, 2022 @5:11 PM

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