Australian-Chinese relations have taken a dramatic dip following a tweet by China’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian that included a doctored image depicting an Australian soldier slitting the throat of an Afghan child. The tweet said: ‘Shocked by murder of Afghan civilians & prisoners by Australian soldiers. We strongly condemnContinue Reading

Political tensions between Guyana and Venezuela are escalating in a longstanding border dispute over an area that comprises two-thirds of the smaller English-speaking South American country. The area in question is the resource-rich Essequibo province, where energy giant ExxonMobil began oil exploration in 2008. The company recently discovered significant oilContinue Reading