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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.
World January 27, 2018
Trump’s second year commences with chaos
Winter Olympics freeze North Korea tensions. TPP back on.
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 December 23, 2017
President Trump: A year in the strife
Trump's tax bill. Ramaphosa elected ANC leader. Capital punishment abounds.
World December 16, 2017
Nuance needed with China
Problems with One Belt One Road. Democrat wins Alabama senate seat. Australian silence on Nobel Peace Prize.
World December 09, 2017
Trump’s shopping list of provocations
Mike Flynn pleads guilty to lying to the FBI; Yemeni leader killed; the Chinese spy scare.
World December 02, 2017
Kim’s missile testing back in world’s sights
North Korea explores bitcoin investment; defence white paper.
World November 25, 2017
Trump returns North Korea to terror list
No government yet for Germany. Mugabe quits. US against Australian scientist's involvement in nuclear weapons program.
World November 18, 2017
Trump gladhanded then worked around
Mugabe under house protection. Exaggerating Australia's military successes. Australian navy in Red Sea. Ireland debates remaining in EU.
World November 11, 2017
Princes in the tower: Saudi house arrests
Trump tours Asia as tax bill hits at home. British sex scandal could derail Brexit.
World November 04, 2017
China ready to take advantage of Trump
Paul Manafort, Rick Gates and George Papadopoulos charged. Europe swinging to the right.
World October 28, 2017
China welcomes era of Xi Jinping
Election win for Shinzō Abe. Thai king farewelled. Still no government comment on ICAN's Nobel peace prize.