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

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World December 21, 2019

Trump impeachment trial set for January

Donald Trump impeached. Boris Johnson looks to Brexit. Bougainville’s independence referendum. India protests over anti-Muslim bill.

World December 14, 2019

NZ volcano: Australian death toll climbs

Zelensky and Putin meet for the first time. Whakaari/White Island volcano eruption. Aung San Suu Kyi defends Myanmar in International Court of Justice. Widespread concerns about Afghanistan war revealed in Washington Post.

World December 07, 2019

Gas pipeline between Russia and China opens

Russia–China gas pipeline opens. New Zealand bans foreign political donations. Britain goes to the polls. United Nations climate conference in Spain.

World November 30, 2019

Pro-democracy landslide in Hong Kong local elections

Hong Kong voters back pro-democracy protesters. Bougainville referendum on independence. Unrest in Iran over steeper fuel prices. Michael Bloomberg enters race to be Democratic presidential candidate.

World November 23, 2019

British election candidates draw laughs

US change on West Bank. Samoa’s measles epidemic. The New York Times publishes leaked China documents. First debate of British election.

World November 16, 2019

Holocaust survivor targeted by racist abuse in Italy

Hindu nationalism in India. Press freedoms under threat in Vanuatu. Evo Morales ousted as Bolivian president. Racism, xenophobia and anti-Semitism on the rise in Italy.

World November 09, 2019

India’s PM rejects East Asia trade pact

US to formally leave Paris climate agreement. Australia joins trade pact but Narendra Modi declines. Daesh attacks continue in Africa. Delhi closes schools and restricts car use over smog.

World November 02, 2019

Lebanon protesters demand new government

Daesh leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi killed. Nickel plant in Papua New Guinea reopens despite chemical spill. Protesters in Lebanon demand government’s resignation. People smugglers wanted for arrest after 39 deaths in Essex.

World October 26, 2019

Justin Trudeau faces a hung parliament

Brexit deadline nears. Joko Widodo chooses new Indonesian cabinet. Chaos erupts in Chile. Justin Trudeau narrowly returned in Canadian election.

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