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World September 08, 2018
Trump snubs Asia-Pacific for parade
Trump no-show at Asian forums. Pacific unhappy with Australia over climate change. Xi Jinping increases African aid. Namibia rebuff s China.
World August 25, 2018
Cohen’s admissions implicate Trump
Cohen pleads guilty and Manafort convicted. US dumps Clean Power Plan. US joint exercises in NT. Police raid domestic intelligence agency in Austria.
World September 01, 2018
China reset now in Payne’s hands
Marise Payne to take up China reset. Julie Bishop's legacy. Myanmar ‘genocide’. McCain snub.
World August 18, 2018
Trump pulls the rug from under Erdoğan
Turkish lira collapses aft er Trump doubles trade tariffs. Joko Widodo names running mate. Youth protests in Bangladesh. Trump chides Harley-Davidson.
World August 11, 2018
China pushes back on dissent into darkness
China pushes back on dissent. Misgivings over Xi's leadership spread. Dalai Lama succession plan.
News August 04, 2018
Leading shipbuilder may be forced overseas
After contracts were awarded in the Turnbull government’s $90 billion naval upgrade, the most successful local shipbuilder is being pushed closer to exiting Australia.
World August 04, 2018
US offers a tight belt and a short road
US answer to China’s Belt and Road Initiative. Imran Khan wins in Pakistan. Violence after Zimbabwe elections. China's support extends Hun Sen's reign in Cambodia. Trump offers Rouhani meeting without conditions.
World July 28, 2018
Plans afoot for Trump visit to Australia
US president to visit Australia after APEC? Iran responds in kind to Trump threats. US allies working around its global trade war.
World July 21, 2018
Donald Trump’s chaotic European tour
Trump in damage control after Putin summit. Israel seeking Syria deal with Russia and the US. Chinese dissident Liu Xia freed.
World July 14, 2018
Foreign secretary Boris Johnson quits over Brexit
Donald Trump’s in Europe for NATO summit; Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s new start for Turkey; US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo goes to Pyongyang.
News July 07, 2018
What makes the Philippines’ Duterte popular
Despite international disapproval of his bloody war on drugs, Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte is popular at home as a leader from outside the normal corruption of politics.
World July 07, 2018
Merkel gives in on refugee turnbacks
Merkel gives in on refugees. Timor-Leste warned of fiscal crisis. Mexico elects left-wing president, Andrés Manuel López Obrador. US chasing Kim Jong-un on nuclear promises.