world

europe April 14, 2018

Trump warns of action against ‘Animal Assad’

FBI raid on Trump lawyer; Malaysian elections; Espiritu Santo wharf proposal.

middle east April 7, 2018

Casualties as protests rage in Gaza and Israel

Australia advised to allow more Pacific Islander workers. Japanese navy equipping small aircraft carriers. Dutton and Downer freelancing foreign policy.

europe March 31, 2018

Russian diplomats expelled around globe

Julie Bishop hauls in Russian ambassador Grigory Logvinov; students take anti-gun protest to Washington; US national security adviser replaced.

south and central asia April 7, 2018

The plight of Rohingya women

As the minority Rohingya people flee persecution in Myanmar, none face greater hardship and suffering than Rohingya women.

south and central asia March 24, 2018

Same-sex marriage in India

In India, homosexual sex remains illegal and deeply taboo, but the Arranged Gay Marriage Bureau and a highly ranked royal are working hard to change that.

asia pacific March 17, 2018

Trump and Kim the madmen across the water

Trump brinkmanship on North Korea. No term limit for Xi Jinping. Shinzō Abe in trouble.

asia pacific March 17, 2018

Cambridge Analytica trades in people’s fears

Cambridge Analytica in Australia. Trump fires up. Poison case gets Boris Johnson treatment. Menadue scolds Dutton over South Africa comments.

asia pacific March 10, 2018

The battle for Marawi

As terrorism and politics collide in the southern Philippines city of Marawi, evacuees go hungry while new battlelines are drawn.

europe March 10, 2018

Duterte to miss ASEAN summit in Sydney

Australia and Timor-Leste finally sign treaty; Italy’s poll results.

europe March 3, 2018

Berlusconi plying playbook of anti-immigration

Germany still dealing on coalition. Macron in trouble. Brexit chaos grows.

asia pacific March 3, 2018

Inside China’s ‘united front’

As China is accused of breaking into the home of an academic, the extent of its influence in Australian politics is hotly questioned.