world

asia pacific September 22, 2018

Trump tells China: ‘You’re tariffed!’

Former general jailed in Philippines; backdown on new seasonal visa.

middle east September 15, 2018

Bolton wages war on international court

Bolton warns of sanctions against ICC members, and challenges Palestinian Authority referral of Israel. Russia and Syria attack Idlib. Far-right gains in Sweden.

asia pacific September 8, 2018

Trump snubs Asia-Pacific for parade

Trump no-show at Asian forums. Pacific unhappy with Australia over climate change. Xi Jinping increases African aid. Namibia rebuff s China.

south and central asia September 15, 2018

Uygurs call for sanctions over mass internments

In Sydney’s west, the Uygur community has joined calls for Australia to sanction China over its internment of more than one million members of the Muslim minority.

asia pacific September 8, 2018

Nauru’s fraught Pacific relations exposed

As host of this week’s Pacific Islands Forum, Nauru faced uncomfortable questions about its compromised relationship with Australia and censure of its stance towards China.

europe June 2, 2018

New elections could see Italy drop euro

Italy elections repeat could see rightward swing. Chinese financial crisis forecast. Trump–Kim talks back on.

europe May 26, 2018

Hastie drops bombshell on China relations

Australian MP alleges FBI suspect. Italy prepares for far-right/far-left coalition government. Najib Razak investigated.

asia pacific May 26, 2018

Diplomacy à la Kim Jong-un

While some may see Kim Jong-un as ill equipped to broker deals on the world stage, nothing could be further from the truth.

middle east May 19, 2018

Gaza killings as Trump moves embassy

US embassy moves to Jerusalem. Family bombers in Java. Anwar Ibrahim released.

middle east May 12, 2018

Trump’s Iran pact pullout snubs Europe

US to reimpose sanctions on Iran. Trump believes Iran decision will impress North Korea. Mahathir sweeps back into power in Malaysia.

asia pacific May 5, 2018

Nobel for Trump’s chequered Korea?

Historic Korean meeting plays well for Kim. Trump yet to confirm Iran sanctions waiver plan. Mahathir pledges to pardon Anwar. Bishop and Dutton at loggerheads over ASD.