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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 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 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 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.
World April 06, 2019
Joko Widodo aims for holo election win
Election setback for Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Joko Widodo using holograms to sell his message. Brunei introduces anti-gay laws. Gerrymandering in the US.
World March 30, 2019
Foreign policy challenge next for Jacinda Ardern
Donald Trump oversells Mueller investigation findings. NZ prime minister heads to China. Serious questions about Thailand’s election. Benjamin Netanyahu in surprise TV interview.
World March 23, 2019
Grand debate quiets Macron detractors
Italy moves to join Belt and Road Initiative. Taiwanese leader wooing independence allies. Prayuth Chan-ocha recasting his image for Thai election. The Macron Show tours France to assuage protesters.