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World October 13, 2018
Pence drops bomb on China’s US influence
Pence adds to pressure on China, Brazil’s Duterte, Timor-Leste’s LNG pipedream.
World October 06, 2018
Australia pledges $5m in disaster aid relief
Trump boosts new treaty with Mexico and Canada; Boris Johnson’s leadership pitch.
News October 13, 2018
Dennis Richardson: keeper of Canberra’s secrets
Dennis Richardson was chief of ASIO and ambassador to Washington before heading the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and then Defence. Here, he talks about China, Trump and Australia’s foreign policy.
World September 29, 2018
Trump’s Iran stance silences UN laughter
Russia upgrades air defences. UN warns of famine in Yemen. EU seeking sanctions on Poland.
World September 22, 2018
Trump tells China: ‘You’re tariffed!’
Former general jailed in Philippines; backdown on new seasonal visa.
News September 15, 2018
Uygurs call for sanctions over mass internments
In Sydney’s west, the Uygur community has joined calls for Australia to sanction China over its internment of more than one million members of the Muslim minority.
World September 15, 2018
Bolton wages war on international court
Bolton warns of sanctions against ICC members, and challenges Palestinian Authority referral of Israel. Russia and Syria attack Idlib. Far-right gains in Sweden.
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 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 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 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.