north america

middle east   February 17, 2024

Australia joins leaders urging Israel not to invade Rafah

PNG prime minister Marape faces no-confidence motion. Shehbaz Sharif to lead Pakistan. Trump backs Russia over NATO.

middle east   February 3, 2024

Paris talks see Israel and Hamas edge closer to a truce

UNRWA aid paused. ICJ makes initial ruling. Biden responds after troops attacked.

middle east   January 27, 2024

Ceasefire negotiations continue in Israel–Hamas war

Fiji dismissal threatens ruling coalition. Modi oversees consecration of temple on mosque site. Trump closer to nomination.

north america   January 13, 2024

Inside the US Republican primaries: the Trump avalanche

The United States presidential election is just 10 months away, Joe Biden is taking a battering in the polls and Donald Trump looks set to sweep the first four Republican primaries.

europe   October 7, 2023

Judge gags Trump as fraud trial puts empire on shaky ground

Cracks in Western support for Ukraine. Clashes in Papua leave five dead. Canada–India rift grows.

antarctica   September 30, 2023

Armenia claims Azerbaijan is intent on ethnic cleansing

Russia, Ukraine launch fierce drone attacks. Biden hosts Pacific Islands summit. Antarctic sea ice dwindling.

middle east   September 23, 2023

Iran frees jailed Americans in US$6 billion prisoner swap

Russia accused of genocide. Tuvalu declares its ongoing statehood. India denies ‘assassination’.

europe   September 9, 2023

Putin wants North Korean weapons as Ukraine surges

Vanuatu to revisit security pact. Gabon general sworn in as president after coup. Armenian enclave cut off by Azerbaijan.

africa   August 5, 2023

Trump says charges amount to ‘election interference’

Saudi Arabian summit on Ukraine war. Russia funds Solomon Islands media. Military coup in Niger.

middle east   July 29, 2023

Protests fire up as Netanyahu judiciary bill causes chaos

Russia targets Ukraine’s grain. French president’s first visit to Pacific. Cambodian prime minister hands power to son.

europe   July 22, 2023

Thai establishment blocks prime ministerial frontrunner

Russia retaliates with grain blockade. Three dead in Auckland shooting. US and China talk as world burns.