Hamish McDonald
is The Saturday Paper’s world editor.  

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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.

World July 18, 2015

Iran nuclear deal in the sights of critics

Alexis Tsipras’s big fat Greek debt; Aung San Suu Kyi’s party plan; Cattle cuts payback

World July 11, 2015

China’s harrowing lesson in capitalism

‘No’ vote opens door to drachma; Malaysian PM in financial scandal; Asia’s same-sex sensibilities