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Adani’s controversial coal mine in Australia gets big boost after election surprise there

Tide may turn for Adani’s Carmichael coal project as Labor Party, which advocated tough action to combat climate change, fared poorly in Queensland.
Australian PM Scott Morrison

Scott Morrison’s win in the Australian elections is a Trump-like shock for opinion polls

Scott Morrison’s conservative coalition beat the heavily-favoured Labour Party and stopped just short of a majority in the Australian elections.

The brash billionaire who wants to make Australia great

Palmer made his fortune in mining and is running for the Senate on his right-of-center United Australia Party ticket.

Australian billionaire James Packer may end family empire with Wynn’s on-off bid

James Packer's casino operator Crown Resorts Ltd. said it was discussing a $7 billion sale with Wynn Resorts, but the deal gave way hours later.

Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir ousted in military coup, but protests persist

Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange arrested from Ecuadorian embassy in London
Australian defence minister Christopher Pyne (L) and defence chief Angus Campbell at the press conference

Why Australia’s defence chief pulled out 3 of his officers from a press conference

At a press event, defence chief Angus Campbell deftly intervened to tell Australia's defence minister to take political questions without his officers in the frame.
Paramedic at the site of shootout | @BalqisSidiqia/Twitter

Trump is not behind New Zealand racist outrage, Australia is

In the wake of the attacks, US president Donald Trump was blamed for stoking existential fears among white people. But the power of historical Australian white supremacism has been completely ignored.
Virat Kohli

India’s World Cup trial formula could cost the team its next Dhoni

The endless audition the selection committee has conducted for World Cup spots leaves Team India with several questions.

New Zealand & Australia must learn to manage diversity without anxiety

ThePrint view on the most important issues, instantly.
U.S. President Donald Trump, right, and Xi Jinping, China's president, greet attendees waving American and Chinese national flags during a welcome ceremony outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China

Theresa May loses crucial Brexit vote, US-China trade deal looking uncertain

A former Vatican treasurer has been convicted for child sexual abuse in Australia, and IMF has hailed Greece’s economic performance.

On Camera

Dead men talking

Reporting on Lanka's blood-soaked years, I watched names disappear from my notebook.
crash

Budgam friendly fire: Should charge of culpable homicide be on the table in the fog of war?

A senior IAF officer and 3 other personnel could be booked for “culpable homicide not amounting to murder” in the February Mi-17 helicopter downing.

Defence

File photo of commander-in-Chief of Andaman and Nicobar Command Vice Admiral Vimal Verma | By special arrangement

Bimal Verma files petition against KB Singh’s appointment as next Navy chief

He filed a petition in the Armed Forces Tribunal and contended that it should call for the service records of both him and Vice Admiral KB Singh and compare them.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Varanasi in 2014 | Commons

Pracharak Modi: The mask you see, is the man you get

India has its first leader who is unapologetic about belonging to the social and political Right. This is how Shekhar Gupta foresaw Modi’s five years in this National Interest within three months of his victory in 2014.