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World September 03, 2016
Flexible communists to host world leaders
US, China rivalry a key EAS focus; Pivot turns sour; Asia shake-up as old foes get closer
World August 20, 2016
Scott Morrison pulls the plug on China Ausgrid deal
Hong Kong writer’s column suspended by economic journal; Rape atrocity in South Sudan may lift UN presence; Ruddock needs updating for new human rights role.
World August 27, 2016
People’s tribunal finds Australia guilty over nuclear weapons
Weasel words at UN working group; Turkish president moves to head off Kurds; Russia ‘shows off’.
News August 13, 2016
The military ponders the Thai royal succession
Does the imminent ascension to the throne of Thailand’s playboy prince Vajiralongkorn make it more or less likely the military junta will loosen its grip on power?
World August 13, 2016
Al-Qaeda affiliates renounce jihadism
India’s bold GST; Japan’s succession; Thai Prince Duntroon links; Kim goes for gold
World August 06, 2016
Trump hands out no party favours
Suu Kyi offers olive branch to ethnic rebels; Wiranto appointment a baffling Joko twist; Rudd still a chance
News July 30, 2016
Q&A with international peacemaker José Ramos-Horta
At the forefront of Timor-Leste’s fight for independence, José Ramos-Horta remains an active figure in world politics. He shares his thoughts on Kevin Rudd, hypocrisy over maritime borders and making another bid for the Timorese presidency.
World July 30, 2016
Clinton v Trump campaign begins
Conciliatory Akihito to stand down; Tony Jones blunders on myth of ‘Croatian Six’; Always smile at a crocodile; Jokowi restores tough minister
World July 23, 2016
Nice terror, police killings fuel global right’s message of fear
Republicans drop ‘two-state’ solution; Erdoğan consolidates power after coup; envelope journalism by app.
World 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.
World 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.
World July 02, 2016
Stinging London looks for a Brexit strategy
Boris dancing?; Nukes subplot; Istanbul attack; Timor recruits US