Stories about Oceania from November, 2013
Indonesia-Australia Diplomatic Tension Escalates Over Wiretapping
A diplomatic row erupted between Australia and Indonesia after a document leaked by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden revealed that Australia has been conducting spying operations against some Indonesian leaders
Twitter Farce Follows Revelations of Australia Spying on Indonesian President
A political strategist eats his words after using Twitter to comment on the stand off between Australia and Indonesia over spying revelations.
COP19: Fasting For The Climate
Bloggers and Twitter users attending the summit are reacting to Yeb Saño's hunger strike to pressure for meaningful progress at the UN climate talks.
Australian Prime Minister Downplays Sri Lankan Torture Allegations
Many Australians were flabbergasted by Prime Minister Tony Abbott's conciliatory remarks about torture and other human rights abuses allegedly committed by the Sri Lankan government
Melbourne Cup Brings Mixed Emotions
Melbourne Cup has been a day of mixed emotions. It has been a triumph for trainer Gai Waterhouse who became the first woman to train the winner of the race.