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.

middle east February 3, 2018

Turkey moves to push back Kurds in Syria

Trump and the FBI memo. Berlusconi possible kingmaker. Germany close to coalition decision.

middle east February 17, 2018

Continuing wars within wars in Syria

Benjamin Netanyahu facing corruption claims; North Korea in Winter Olympics charm offensive; Harry Harris the new ambassador to Australia.

europe December 2, 2017

Kim’s missile testing back in world’s sights

North Korea explores bitcoin investment; defence white paper.

africa November 25, 2017

Trump returns North Korea to terror list

No government yet for Germany. Mugabe quits. US against Australian scientist's involvement in nuclear weapons program.

africa November 18, 2017

Trump gladhanded then worked around

Mugabe under house protection. Exaggerating Australia's military successes. Australian navy in Red Sea. Ireland debates remaining in EU.

middle east November 11, 2017

Princes in the tower: Saudi house arrests

Trump tours Asia as tax bill hits at home. British sex scandal could derail Brexit.

europe November 4, 2017

China ready to take advantage of Trump

Paul Manafort, Rick Gates and George Papadopoulos charged. Europe swinging to the right.

europe October 7, 2017

Commander-in-chaff Trump’s wayward messages

Trump's wayward messages on Puerto Rico and North Korea. Catalan protests growing. UN committee rejects West Papua petition.

middle east September 30, 2017

United States hoist by its own dotard

Shinzō Abe seeks military mandate. Australia’s support for Iran deal. Germany’s far-right party splits.