Malaysia’s Mahathir Mohamad finds unlikely ally in Anwar Ibrahim for shock election win

Malaysia’s Mahathir Mohamad finds unlikely ally in Anwar Ibrahim for shock election win

Posted May 10, 2018 17:34:36 Photo: Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad once had Anwar Ibrahim jailed, now they’re forming an unlikely political alliance with a succession plan. (Reuters) Related Story: Malaysia’s Mahathir declares ‘urgency’ to be sworn in today amid raised doubts Almost as extraordinary as the shock election result in …

Ambassador switch shows Australia is a second-class ally under Donald Trump, says Kevin Rudd

Ambassador switch shows Australia is a second-class ally under Donald Trump, says Kevin Rudd

Posted April 25, 2018 16:00:34 Video: Kevin Rudd criticises US ambassador switch (ABC News) Former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has slammed the United States’ decision to withdraw its nominated ambassador to Australia. The Trump administration plans to overturn its nomination of Admiral Harry Harris as the next United States ambassador …

‘Ally of women in science’ Professor Terry Speed accused of harassment

‘Ally of women in science’ Professor Terry Speed accused of harassment

Updated March 24, 2018 08:08:31 Photo: A UC Berkeley appointed investigator found that Professor Terry Speed had violated the institution’s sexual harassment policy.(Supplied: Bearcage) Australian Professor Terry Speed has long been a champion for women in science, so it has shaken the field to the core to find out that …