world

middle east September 23, 2017

Far-right surge may spell end for Merkel

Jacinda Ardern gets Labour closer in NZ. Kurds seeking state. Aung San Suu Kyi evasive on Rohingya.

europe September 16, 2017

Suu Kyi’s precarious position on Rohingyas

North Korea crisis eases. Singapore gets first female president. Elgin Marbles in Brexit play.

asia pacific September 2, 2017

Rex Tillerson stepping back from Trump?

Trump pardons sheriff; Samsung heir jailed; China’s trouble finding military recruits.

africa September 9, 2017

North Korea’s H-bomb threat

Rohingya tragedy; Kenya back to polls; Submarine corruption arrests in Israel; Timor Sea breakthrough.

middle east August 26, 2017

Donald Trump ups the ante on Afghanistan troops

Xi Jinping keeps economy pumped up; South Koreans in favour of going nuclear; Australia under US ‘umbrella’.

europe August 19, 2017

US will have to deal with Kim going nuclear

Australia staunch on US defence ties. Korean War legacy. Trump in civil war territory. Tony Jones's book reignites Balkan hostilities

africa August 12, 2017

Trump threatens ‘fire and fury’ against North Korea

US cautious on Marawi action; Sara Netanyahu facing indictment for misusing funds.

europe August 5, 2017

Exporting Australia’s offshore detention policy

The Manus Island detention centre may be closing, but its legacy lives on in Europe, where leaders have looked to Australia for lessons on how to stop the boats – no matter the human cost.

asia pacific August 5, 2017

John Kelly moves to White House chief of staff

Talisman Sabre and US strategy; new head of defence; Boris Johnson addresses Lowy Institute dinner.

asia pacific July 28, 2017

Xi Jinping moves against rival

Timor poll results; Indian editor quits over Adani.

africa July 22, 2017

Intel report nothing to write Home about

Political turmoil in Brazil and South Africa; Vale Liu Xiaobo; Extra voters in PNG poll.