The Newsmakers

Carrie Lambasted | Breakaway Bougainville

A local election in Hong Kong has delivered a devastating blow to Beijing. After almost six months of anti-government protests, pro-democracy candidates demolish their pro-China rivals. We speak to one of the winners and a representative of the pro-Beijing party he defeated. And, the world may see the birth of a new nation. The tiny island of Bougainville, a province of Papua New Guinea, is holding a referendum on whether they want greater autonomy from Papua New Guinea or complete independence. So, what does the historic vote mean for Bougainville?

Hong Kong spirals into violence as police shoot protester

Hong Kong spirals into violence as police shoot protester

Is Mali’s Government in Denial? | Catholic Crackdown on Gender | Progress for Papua New Guinea?

Is Mali’s Government in Denial? | Catholic Crackdown on Gender | Progress for Papua New Guinea?

China and Japan sign $30B currency swap deal | Money Talks

China and Japan sign $30B currency swap deal | Money Talks

Is China trying to isolate Taiwan?

Is China trying to isolate Taiwan?

How will Europe cope with the latest strikes?

How will Europe cope with the latest strikes?

What has changed in Tunisia since the Arab Spring?

What has changed in Tunisia since the Arab Spring?

Is China expanding its military influence in South America?

Is China expanding its military influence in South America?

Why is Sweden allowing fueling of hatred?

Why is Sweden allowing fueling of hatred?

Could paying families 1 million yen to move solve Tokyo's overpopulation?

Could paying families 1 million yen to move solve Tokyo's overpopulation?

Why are several countries secretly helping Myanmar's military junta despite sanctions?

Why are several countries secretly helping Myanmar's military junta despite sanctions?

Beyond Borders: From ridicule to reinvention

Beyond Borders: From ridicule to reinvention

Will an early election in Pakistan resolve the political turmoil?

Will an early election in Pakistan resolve the political turmoil?

Biden faces backlash over classified document scandal

Biden faces backlash over classified document scandal

Is Germany falling back on the promise of reducing pollution?

Is Germany falling back on the promise of reducing pollution?

Why is Greece trying to criminalise aid workers?

Why is Greece trying to criminalise aid workers?

Will the UK government's response to the civil servants strike work?

Will the UK government's response to the civil servants strike work?

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