Julia Gillard speaks to boy arrested in Bali

Julia Gillard has spoken to the 14-year-old boy arrested in Bali last week for allegedly carrying marijuana, telling him she was doing everything possible to help him. The teenager, detained last Tuesday on the resort island, has been the focus of intense negotiations involving Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd and other Australian officials who hope he … [Read the full story]

Argentina still pissed off at Britain’s sovereignty over the Falklands

Argentina has launched a fresh diplomatic attack on Britain over the Falkland Islands, questioning whether the UK should keep its seat on the United Nations Security Council. Jorge Arguello, its ambassador to the UN, said Britain should no longer be guaranteed a place on the Security Council because of ‘having won a war 60 years … [Read the full story]