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News October 24, 2015
Q&A with Brian Schmidt, Nobel laureate and ANU’s new vice-chancellor
As incoming vice-chancellor of the Australian National University, Nobel prize winner Brian Schmidt has a clear vision of how to take Australian achievements into the stratosphere.
World October 17, 2015
No farewell to arms as Syria mobilises
PNG economy slides further; black days in India as anti-Muslim sentiment rages; Mahathir hypocrisy; China tempers North Korea slurs.
World October 24, 2015
Conservatives reel as Justin Trudeau wins Canadian election
Fresh Taliban threat; US looks to do deal with Pakistan; Jokowi’s first year.
World October 10, 2015
Robb holds firm over Big Pharma in TPP
Delicate China; No dice on rice.
World October 03, 2015
Vladimir Putin lifts Russian presence in the Middle East
Kunduz captured; US loses control but Obama soars; drug ship queries; Train gets navy intel back on track.
World September 26, 2015
Labour rules may work against ChAFTA
TPP a farmers’ market; US asks Xi to stop Chinese hackers; Freedom and kleptocracy; Putin’s hand in Syria
News September 19, 2015
Q&A with Stephen FitzGerald, Australia’s first China ambassador
As both sides of politics tussle over the China–Australia Free Trade Agreement, the father of diplomatic relations with Beijing laments our current lack of vision when dealing with Asia.
World September 19, 2015
Turnbull and Bishop in existential talks
Malcolm less bullish on China; Putin boosts Assad; ALP to follow British Labour’s left turn?; Singapore’s Lees
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.