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World April 07, 2018
Casualties as protests rage in Gaza and Israel
Australia advised to allow more Pacific Islander workers. Japanese navy equipping small aircraft carriers. Dutton and Downer freelancing foreign policy.
World March 17, 2018
Cambridge Analytica trades in people’s fears
Cambridge Analytica in Australia. Trump fires up. Poison case gets Boris Johnson treatment. Menadue scolds Dutton over South Africa comments.
World March 31, 2018
Russian diplomats expelled around globe
Julie Bishop hauls in Russian ambassador Grigory Logvinov; students take anti-gun protest to Washington; US national security adviser replaced.
World March 17, 2018
Trump and Kim the madmen across the water
Trump brinkmanship on North Korea. No term limit for Xi Jinping. Shinzō Abe in trouble.
World March 10, 2018
Duterte to miss ASEAN summit in Sydney
Australia and Timor-Leste finally sign treaty; Italy’s poll results.
World March 03, 2018
Berlusconi plying playbook of anti-immigration
Germany still dealing on coalition. Macron in trouble. Brexit chaos grows.
World February 24, 2018
Feeling the pressure of China’s global embrace
The Beijing model and Australia’s response. Russian trolls charged. Lesson on wage growth and corporate tax from Japan.
World February 17, 2018
Continuing wars within wars in Syria
Benjamin Netanyahu facing corruption claims; North Korea in Winter Olympics charm offensive; Harry Harris the new ambassador to Australia.
World February 10, 2018
Trump’s FBI claims aided by Russian bots
US and Russia developing new short-range nuclear weapons. Democracy wobbles in Africa. Timor-Leste and Australia close to treaty. Theresa May in trouble a year out from Brexit.
World February 03, 2018
Turkey moves to push back Kurds in Syria
Trump and the FBI memo. Berlusconi possible kingmaker. Germany close to coalition decision.
News January 27, 2018
Big business chases industry super partnerships
After decades spent unchallenged as lenders of capital, the major banks find themselves rivalled by union-run superannuation funds. Now big business is going to the funds for investment.
World January 27, 2018
Trump’s second year commences with chaos
Winter Olympics freeze North Korea tensions. TPP back on.