Donald Trump's phone call with Taiwan's leader was the product of a strategy devised even before he became a presidential nominee, say those involved in its planning.
John Key made the shock announcement at a press conference on Monday.
Philip Wen China has lodged a diplomatic protest after US President-elect Donald Trump broke with decades of diplomatic protocol by holding direct talks with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen.
Paul McGeough Barack Obama told Americans that the weight of the presidency would restrain Donald Trump. Now we know that everything is up for grabs.
Nick O'Malley By stumbling into one of the world's most fraught diplomatic disputes Donald Trump has again demonstrated he either knows or cares little about his new job.
Jewel Topsfield and Karuni Rompies Police have revealed predawn arrests on Friday were aimed at preventing opponents of the president using protests to topple the government.
Nick O'Malley, Kirsty Needham A diplomatically explosive phone call between president-elect Donald Trump and the president of Taiwan risks provoking a cold war between the United States and China with potentially catastrophic economic and security implications for the region and the world, according to Bob Carr
Eryk Bagshaw Andreas Tölke, a German fashionista, threw open his Armani couch, the city of Hamburg opened up its schools, and Berlin turned department stores into shelters for thousands of families.
Jewel Topsfield and Karuni Rompies Thousands gather in Jakarta for the latest rally demanding the city's Chinese Christian governor be jailed for his alleged insult to the Koran.
Peter Munro Khaled al-Assad was beheaded by Islamic State for protecting some of the world's most important artefacts - and now others are taking up his fight.
Scenes from the 2016 Parkes Christmas Street Parade
Laurie Wakefield has been recognised for his contribution to junior hockey, winning the Western Region Sporting Spirit Volunteer ...
Lachlan Heath have built a memorial garden in honour of the late Deborah Hunter who suddenly passed away ...
The digital divide is hurting rural and remote communities, a leading advocacy group says.
CMOC-Northparkes Mines (Northparkes) has announced the latest recipients of its Community Investment Program.
Parkes man Travis Boland has been awarded a Pride of Australia medal for bravery.