Tuesday 12 Nov 2019 | 19:09 | SYDNEY
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  • 12 Nov 2019 15:30

    Connecting the dots on the Blue Dot Network

    Beyond a press release trumpeting “high-quality infrastructure” and “global trust standards”, things are a bit fuzzy.

  • 12 Nov 2019 11:00

    Russia’s southern strategy

    The pace of Russian re-engagement in Africa and the Indian Ocean region has accelerated as US influence has waned.

  • 12 Nov 2019 06:00

    North Korea’s deadline logic

    Pyongyang has declared an end-of-year cut off in the nuclear talks, yet does such a deadline really matter?

Bougainville is largely ‘referendum ready’ and its people are expected to vote overwhelmingly for independence in the November referendum

Bougainville is largely ‘referendum ready’ and its people are expected to vote overwhelmingly for independence in the November referendum (Photo: Ben Bohane/Wakaphotos.com)