Jonathan Pearlman
is The Saturday Paper’s world editor and the editor of Australian Foreign Affairs.

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World June 15, 2019

Protests erupt over Hong Kong extradition bill

Hong Kong protests. Macron messages unheeded. Samoa sinks Rocketman. Military raids Sudan camp.

World June 08, 2019

Remembering the Tiananmen massacre

Trump’s visit to Britain. Pacific stopover for Morrison. Bans on religious head coverings in Europe. The 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen massacre.

World June 01, 2019

Brexit Party hearty after European vote

Trump’s undiplomatic visit to Japan. New PNG prime minister. Brexit Party gains EU seats. Narendra Modi’s mandate for India.

World May 25, 2019

Returned Joko eyes infrastructure plan

Joko Widodo re-elected. The Pacific waits for climate change action. US states line up to restrict abortion. Taiwan’s advance on gay rights.

World May 18, 2019

Midterms shore up Duterte stronghold

China–US trade war ramping up. Fiji holds forum on climate change. Philippine midterm election results. Trump pressures Iran.

World May 04, 2019

Modi re-election likely in Indian elections

India’s prime minister, Narendra Modi, is expected to win a second term in this month’s Indian elections, although Rahul Gandhi’s Congress party may be gaining ground.

World April 27, 2019

Sri Lanka looks for clues on bombings

China holds second forum on Belt and Road Initiative. Ukraine elects comedian as president. Motivation unknown for Sri Lanka terrorism.

World April 20, 2019

Women and youth rise up in Sudan

Venezuelans suffering in superpower standoff. Red Cross reveals New Zealand nurse is a Daesh hostage. Joko Widodo looking the winner in Indonesia election.

World April 13, 2019

Likely fifth term for Benjamin Netanyahu

Libya after Gaddafi. Indonesians choosing not to vote. Nine guilty over Occupy movement. Israeli election results.

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