To his critics, nothing James Hird says or does will ever be enough, Tracey Holmes writes.
Donald Trump's pick for national intelligence director has the type of Washington career he mocked during his campaign
By China correspondent Matthew Carney
Thick toxic smog is choking Beijing, and with 200 new coal plants to be built across the country, Chinese citizens are growing angry.
By Ben Pobjie
Are you a dinky-di fair-go larrikin bronzed Aussie, or an enemy of the state?