Australia’s then foreign minister Bob Carr talking to reporters after a news conference in Jakarta on April 3rd, 2013. In his just-launched book, “Diary of a Foreign Minister”, Carr says he had “more energy than 16 gladiators”. Photograph: Reuters

It’s not often that a former foreign minister gets called a “tosser” in a newspaper headline, but not many former foreign ministers publish dia(...)

Australia’s foreign minister Bob Carr said the report theft of plans for the country’s spy headquarters by Chinese hackers would not damage Canberra’s ties with its biggest trade partner China. Photograph: Reuters.

Chinese hackers have reportedly stolen the blueprints of a new multi-million-dollar Australian spy headquarters as part of a growing wave of cyber att(...)

Australia's Foreign Minister Bob Carr made the comments to ABC television late on Tuesday from China, where he is on a state visit. Photograph: Reuters

Australia’s foreign minister Bob Carr says Margaret Thatcher made an “unabashedly racist” comment to him about Asian immigration. Speaki(...)