Hamish McDonald
is The Saturday Paper’s world editor.  

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World September 12, 2015

RAAF to bomb Syria as refugees flood out

Iran deal close; China also loose on Pacific War history; Ugandan president ducks and swerves Sydney rival

News September 05, 2015

Steve Killelea on the Global Peace Index

Entrepreneur Steve Killelea talks about his Global Peace Index, a comparison of nations including factors such as prison populations and ease of access to small arms.

World September 05, 2015

Compassion in face of EU refugee crisis

Syria in firing line; Egypt’s hard line on journos remains; Indonesia cuts no-go zone red tape.

World August 29, 2015

PM Tony Abbott answers his own call to fight in Syria

Reshuffling before Myanmar election; Canada’s hardline prime minister.

World August 22, 2015

Thai bomb possibly aimed at military PM

Abe king-hit; Rajapaksa’s decline; Loving Yew

World August 15, 2015

All eyes on Japan’s Shinzō Abe for VP Day anniversary

China’s economy baffles the experts; ABC changes overseas; what Princely reward for Charles?

World August 08, 2015

Will US power plan put wind up Abbott?

Discord over TPP dispute provision; Sub smokescreen; Key latches on to British royalty

World August 01, 2015

Multisided conflict behind enemy lines in Middle East

Sri Lankan polls; heads roll over 1MDB scandal; Russia to host clash of tank titans.

World July 25, 2015

How do you solve a problem like Jakarta?

Shinzo Abe battles history; Myanmar presidential elections.