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  1. Airline wants families barred from MH17 lawsuit

    Airline wants families barred from MH17 lawsuit

    Malaysia Airlines wants to bar overseas relatives of the victims of the MH17 tragedy from joining the compensation claim launched in the Australian courts — being led by the Perth-based daughter of one of the 298 people who perished.

  2. Dutch royals in WA to unveil Hartog plate

    King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands will visit Australian this week to mark 400 years since Dutch captain Dirk Hartog made landfall.

  3. Russia has given MH17 radar data to Netherlands

    Moscow (AFP) - Russia has handed over to the Netherlands raw radar data from the area where Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was downed over rebel-held eastern Ukraine in 2014, Moscow confirmed Thursday.

  4. Ukraine leader confident of Trump support

    Ukraine leader confident of Trump support

    Brussels (AFP) - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko insisted Thursday he was confident of US support, saying President-elect Donald Trump had raised the issue of Russian "aggression" with him in a phone call.

  5. Ukraine leader confident of Trump support

    Ukraine leader confident of Trump support

    Brussels (AFP) - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko insisted on Thursday he was confident of US support having spoken to President-elect Donald Trump on the phone about Russian "aggression".

  6. Protester crashes Dutch royal visit

    Protester crashes Dutch royal visit

    The Dutch royals were welcomed to Canberra by a little half-Dutch girl, a protester for West Papua, and a slew of Australians with Dutch heritage.

  7. Perth gets royal treatment on Cup day

    Perth gets royal treatment on Cup day

    Perth's Ascot Racecourse got the royal treatment on Melbourne Cup day with a visit by the King and Queen of the Netherlands.

  8. Style and substance mark Dutch royal visit to WA

    Style and substance mark Dutch royal visit to WA

    The Dutch King and Queen proved they were a couple of style and substance on the first day of their Perth visit to celebrate the 400th anniversary of Dutchman Dirk Hartog’s landing in WA.

  9. Dutch Royals welcomed to country on their arrival in WA

    Dutch Royals welcomed to country on their arrival in WA

    The Netherland's King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima have watched a Nyoongar welcome to country ceremony.

  10. PAUL MURRAY: This is the real issue of the Budgie Nine

    PAUL MURRAY: This is the real issue of the Budgie Nine

    Malaysia has done a very good job of painting itself as a repressive, hidebound and recalcitrant backwater with its reaction to a group of boisterous Australian revheads.

  11. King defined by desire to unify

    King defined by desire to unify

    It came when he had been Netherlands king for just over a year, and was a massive test.