Hamish McDonald
is The Saturday Paper’s world editor.  

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World July 30, 2016

Clinton v Trump campaign begins

Conciliatory Akihito to stand down; Tony Jones blunders on myth of ‘Croatian Six’; Always smile at a crocodile; Jokowi restores tough minister

World July 23, 2016

Nice terror, police killings fuel global right’s message of fear

Republicans drop ‘two-state’ solution; Erdoğan consolidates power after coup; envelope journalism by app.

World July 16, 2016

Hague rules against China’s ‘9-dash line’

Abe targets Japan’s pacifist constitution; North Korean anger over US missile base in South Korea; New British prime minister Theresa May.

World July 09, 2016

Chilcot Report drops bomb on Tony Blair and British Labour

Ruling on China’s maritime claims; Ramadan ends with suicide attacks; Hillary Clinton questioned by FBI; two women vying for Tory leadership.

World July 02, 2016

Stinging London looks for a Brexit strategy

Boris dancing?; Nukes subplot; Istanbul attack; Timor recruits US

World June 25, 2016

Anti-foreign sentiment simmering in Australia

China syndrome; Economic Modi-fication; Abbott brigade

World June 18, 2016

Anti-immigrant nostalgia has Brexit in with a chance

Pollies return fire; gunmakers’ stocks up, 22 die each day; Guthrie’s world view.

World June 11, 2016

Hillary v Donald: lines blur for conservatives

UN turns blind eye on Saudi record in Yemen conflict; Saudi prince’s plan to wean kingdom off oil.

World June 04, 2016

Strange bedfellows in battle for Fallujah

Fairfax Sinos on; Chewing the Fat; Trying to reset the spinster cycle