Sudanese Military Seizes Power, Detains Prime Minister

Growing tensions within the joint civilian-military government of Sudan erupted on Monday when the nation’s military seized control. Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok and his wife were detained and numerous other government officials have been arrested. General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan made a public announcement on Monday, stating the power-sharing government had been dissolved and Sudan had…

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Australia Lobbied Against Environmental Interests, Says Greenpeace Leak

Documents leaked to Greenpeace’s Unearthed investigations report suggest Australia may have attempted to water down findings of the upcoming report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). It is typical of governments to provide feedback on IPCC reports prior to their publication. However, the recent leak to Unearthed indicates an Australian government official objected…

Bitcoin Surges Following Trading Debut: Should You Invest?

Bitcoin prices are surging at an all-time high this week following the crypto-giant’s highly anticipated trading debut. Bitcoin’s first futures exchange-traded fund (ETF) debuted under the ticker BITO on Tuesday. The next day, bitcoin prices skyrocketed to over $66,000. Prior to this week, bitcoin last peaked at $64,899 in April. Investors predict bitcoin may rise…

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Prime Minister’s COP26 Response Surprises Prince Charles, Among Others

As Glasgow prepares to host COP26 commencing on October 31st, Prime Minister Scott Morrison is yet to announce if he will be in attendance. COP26 is said to be the most important climate change meeting since the Paris Agreement was signed in 2015. Addressing concerns over the Prime Minister’s potential involvement, Foreign Minister Marise Payne…

India-Australia 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue Marks Relationship Shift

After previously agreeing to elevate their relationship, the inaugural India-Australia 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue held in September was a promising start for the two nations. Following a meeting between Prime Ministers Narendra Modi (India) and Scott Morrison (Australia), both countries committed to enhanced collaboration across a broad range of areas. This came to fruition in September…