Michael Fullilove of the Lowy Institute speaks on the extradition of Julian Assange at the National Press Club

A prominent Australian critic of Julian Assange has issued a new warning about the detained WikiLeaks founder. A leading foreign policy analyst and prominent critic of Julian Assange has said the detained WikiLeaks founder should not be the Australian government’s “only priority”. The Lowy Institute’s executive director, Michael Fullilove, has urged the Albanian government to … Read more

Tom Cruise’s tense 2005 interview with 60 Minutes’ Peter Overton resurfaces

‘Put your manners back in place’: Tom Cruise’s excruciatingly tense clash with Nine presenter Peter Overton recirculates again. The excruciatingly awkward moment when Tom Cruise berated veteran Nine reporter Peter Overton and told him to “get your manners back” during a 60 Minutes interview is doing the rounds again. Although 17 years after it was … Read more

Tom Cruise’s tense 2005 interview with 60 Minutes’ Peter Overton resurfaces

‘Put your manners back in place’: Tom Cruise’s excruciatingly tense clash with Nine presenter Peter Overton recirculates again. The excruciatingly awkward moment when Tom Cruise berated veteran Nine reporter Peter Overton and told him to “get your manners back” during a 60 Minutes interview is doing the rounds again. Although 17 years after it was … Read more

Australian journalist Tracey Spicer says long Covid is like a living death

It has been more than three months since this veteran TV anchor caught Covid-19. Her hellish experience is still an everyday reality despite being triple-vaxxed. Australian journalist Tracey Spicer says living with long Covid is “a little like a living death”. The 54-year-old triple-jabbed broadcaster and author caught the virus in January on a holiday … Read more

Long Covid symptoms: Tracey Spicer triple-vaxxed Aussie journalist crushed by illness

Australian journalist Tracey Spicer has been struck down with long Covid that has left her feeling a like “a shadow of her former self”. Australian journalist Tracey Spicer has been struck down with long Covid that has left her feeling a like “a shadow of her former self”. The 55-year-old triple-jabbed broadcaster and author caught … Read more

Australian Journalist’s Beijing Trial Ends with Verdict Deferred

China’s closed-door trial of Australian journalist Cheng Lei, accused of providing state secrets to a foreign country, ended on Thursday with the court deferring its verdict, Australia’s foreign minister said. It was not clear when a verdict would be handed down. China’s courts have a conviction rate of well over 99%, according to calculations by … Read more

Chinese Court to Try Chinese Australian Journalist Next Week

BEIJING – A Chinese Australian journalist who has been held in China since August 2020 will be tried next week, the Australian government said Saturday. Cheng Lei, who was a prominent journalist for China’s state-run international network CGTN, was initially detained and later formally arrested on suspicion of supplying state secrets overseas. The Chinese government … Read more