Anti-Kremlin journalist shot dead in cold blood outside Kiev home

Arkady Babchenko had become an enemy of the state after upsetting some of the Kremlin’s most powerful figures. Now, after more than a year of living in exile in Ukraine, he’s been murdered outside his apartment complex.

Read More

Iran to be hit by ‘strongest sanctions in history’, says Pompeo

Washington announces plan to impose toughest sanctions on Tehran to date, as it aims to curb its “threatening behaviour”.

Read More

European Commission taking countries to highest court over pollution

After repeated warnings to address unacceptable pollution levels, six countries must now answer to the European Court of Justice.

Read More

$50 million budgeted for MH17 prosecution

The Turnbull government has set aside $50 million in the federal budget to go towards the prosecution of those responsible for the downing of MH17.

Read More

Trump pulls US out of Iran deal, Europe remains committed

European leaders are scrambling to convince Iran not to revert to nuclear bomb building in the wake of Trump’s decision to cut ties with the 2015 accord.

Read More