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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 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 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 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.
World October 19, 2019
Russia backs Kurds as Erdoğan attacks
US withdrawal from Syria sees Russia and Assad supporting Kurds against Turkey. Peter O’Neill facing arrest in PNG. Setbacks for nationalists in Eastern European elections. China’s power play with NBA.
World October 12, 2019
No end in sight for Hong Kong rebels
What’s at the heart of Hong Kong’s discontent, the protesters on the ground and the prospect of a military crackdown.
World October 05, 2019
Hong Kong chaos eclipses China celebrations
Australia’s link to Trump inquiry. Protests continue in Indonesia. Beijing celebrations overshadowed by Hong Kong protest shooting. Mohammed bin Salman on Khashoggi murder PR offensive.
World September 28, 2019
Thunberg thunders at climate summit
Donald Trump impeachment inquiry. Indonesia’s new criminal code. Conditions in Haiti deteriorate. Greta Thunberg at United Nations Climate Action Summit.
World September 21, 2019
Israel deadlock sees Bibi set for bye-byes
Second poll unlikely to save Benjamin Netanyahu. Donald Trump’s mixed approach on Iran. The Solomons switches allegiance to China. New IRA looking to add recruits with bomb plots.