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A court ruling on China's actions in the South China Sea could have profound consequences for the balance of power in the neighbourhood.
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Deep breath, Australia. The Old Dart is our front door to Europe, and should Britain vote to "leave", the cost will be more than dollars.
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Saudi Arabia and Kuwait have piled on outrage after Hillary Clinton condemned the weekend slaughter in Orlando and directly linked the oil-rich monarchies to the funding of terrorism.
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China has launched a major charm offensive across the south Pacific to win diplomatic backing for its construction of artificial islands.
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If diplomacy is about careful language, remember "alliance" is spelt differently from "allegiance".
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French prosecutors say company awarded $50 billion contract for Australian submarines engaged in 'active bribery of foreign public officials' to secure a Malaysian deal that has since spun out into a sordid tale of bribery, blackmail and murder.
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More than 10,000 young Australian students have won government sponsorship to study in Asia in the last three years, but universities at home are cutting back on Asian studies courses.
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+Daniel Flitton: SBS is asking "Why do so few Australian students go to Asia universities?"
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Australia will formally back India to join the club of nuclear suppliers on Friday, finally laying to rest a bitter stoush over uranium exports.
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Hillary Clinton has grasped what has long been the prickliest nettle in US diplomacy and directly linked Saudi Arabia to the funding of terrorism.
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It's the dark side of China's stunning rise as a world economic powerhouse – a binge trade in rare and endangered animals for bogus traditional medicine and flashy displays of wealth.
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Australia is a key part of a group of "weasel" countries opposed to banning the bomb.
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Charity workers go to help the needy, but often find themselves needing help.
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Senior Correspondent for The Age
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Daniel Flitton is senior correspondent for The Age covering foreign affairs and politics. He is a former intelligence analyst for the Australian government and was at one-time a university lecturer specialising in international relations.
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