Robyn Bickerton

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Penny Wong: SA premier 'strong leader' for outmanoevring ALP powerbroker

Labor's leader in the Senate, Penny Wong, has weighed into the row over Labor powerbroker Don Farrell’s bid for the South Australian parliament.<p>Wong, to whom Farrell gave his No. 1 position on Labor’s South Australia senate ticket last year, called premier Jay Weatherill a “strong leader” for …

Russian anti-gay gang violence seen for the first time on camera

Shocking footage of the violent groups that target gay men and lesbian women in Russia will reveal the dangerous levels of homophobia in the country in the runup to the Sochi Winter Olympics this week.<p>A Channel 4 documentary, <i>Hunted</i>, to be broadcast in the Dispatches strand on Wednesday at 10pm, …

Afghan presidential candidate's aides killed

Gunmen have killed two aides of an Afghan presidential candidate, hours before the official election campaign was due to start.<p>The attack on Saturday targeted staff working for Abdullah Abdullah.<p>Abdul Rauf Ahmadi, a police spokesman in Herat, said: "Two people, Ahmad Hamdard and Shujahideen were …

Ukraine unrest: EU and US clash with Russia in Munich

<b>Ukraine's future has sparked angry exchanges at a summit in Munich.</b><p>European Council President Herman Van Rompuy said the "future of Ukraine belongs with the EU" while US Secretary of State John Kerry said the US backed Ukraine's "fight for democracy".<p>Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accused …

California drought prompts first-ever 'zero water allocation'

Officials Friday said that for the first time ever, the State Water Project that helps supply a majority of Californians may be unable to make any deliveries except to maintain public health and safety.<p>They also said they were cutting releases from large reservoirs in the northern part of the state …

Make The Global Economy Work In Your Favor

Try a small experiment this year. See if you can find at least one overseas customer for your business, if you don’t already work internationally. Once you find one export client, I am almost certain you’ll want to find more. It’s a great way to get ahead of the trends that are likely to affect …