Hamish McDonald
is The Saturday Paper’s world editor.  

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news July 16, 2016

Hague rules against China’s ‘9-dash line’

Abe targets Japan’s pacifist constitution; North Korean anger over US missile base in South Korea; New British prime minister Theresa May.

news July 09, 2016

Chilcot Report drops bomb on Tony Blair and British Labour

Ruling on China’s maritime claims; Ramadan ends with suicide attacks; Hillary Clinton questioned by FBI; two women vying for Tory leadership.

news July 02, 2016

Stinging London looks for a Brexit strategy

Boris dancing?; Nukes subplot; Istanbul attack; Timor recruits US

news June 25, 2016

Anti-foreign sentiment simmering in Australia

China syndrome; Economic Modi-fication; Abbott brigade

news June 18, 2016

Anti-immigrant nostalgia has Brexit in with a chance

Pollies return fire; gunmakers’ stocks up, 22 die each day; Guthrie’s world view.

news June 11, 2016

Hillary v Donald: lines blur for conservatives

UN turns blind eye on Saudi record in Yemen conflict; Saudi prince’s plan to wean kingdom off oil.

news June 04, 2016

Strange bedfellows in battle for Fallujah

Fairfax Sinos on; Chewing the Fat; Trying to reset the spinster cycle

news May 28, 2016

Taxing times as tech giants shift profits

Asia ‘pivot’ wanes; Not so ‘One China’; Israel tensions flare

news May 21, 2016

Asia’s drought crisis may lead to water wars

CSIRO cuts could affect Antarctic rights; New chairman for Golkar party; China’s efforts at total control