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World February 15, 2020
Coronavirus whistleblower death sparks public anger
Chinese citizens question government response to COVID-19. Amy Klobuchar emerges as serious contender in US Democratic primaries. Indonesia and Australia sign free trade deal. Sinn Féin’s success in Irish elections.
World February 01, 2020
Trump’s peace plan divides Middle East
Palestine rejects Donald Trump’s ‘deal of the century’. Standoff between Indonesia and China over territorial waters. UN rapporteurs call for inquiry into Saudi hacking. New claims from John Bolton undermine Trump’s impeachment defence.
World February 08, 2020
Nancy Pelosi rips into Trump’s SOTU address
Coronavirus toll rises as impact spreads across world. James Marape’s hard line on PNG gas deal. Donald Trump acquitted at impeachment trial. App causes chaos in Iowa caucuses.
World January 25, 2020
Coronavirus fears spread across globe
Donald Trump’s impeachment trial begins. UN rules on Kiribati climate refugee. Vladimir Putin’s plan to ‘rule forever’. China acts to stop spread of coronavirus.
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.