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Papua New Guinea election: what’s at stake?
The results will impact not only domestic policy but also the wider Pacific and geopolitical landscape

Leanne Jorari

01, Jul, 2022 @8:00 PM

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The Guardian view on Biden’s risky gamble: betting on lowering oil prices | Editorial
Editorial: The climate agenda risks being derailed by energy market disruptions caused by Russia’s war in Ukraine

Editorial

01, Jul, 2022 @5:05 PM

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Nation records 33 Covid deaths as Victoria reports fifth monkeypox case – as it happened
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Elias Visontay (now) and Stephanie Convery (earlier)

01, Jul, 2022 @7:39 AM

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Acting PM says Australia will stand up for national interest amid fading hopes of China reset
Richard Marles signals change in tone with biggest trading partner but pledges to avoid Coalition’s ‘chest-beating’

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

01, Jul, 2022 @3:42 AM

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We were too lenient on pro-democracy politicians, says senior Hong Kong legislator Regina Ip
A senior figure in John Lee’s incoming administration says opposition politicians ‘only have themselves to blame’ for being arrested

Helen Davidson in Taipei

30, Jun, 2022 @11:52 PM

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‘Amazing development’: fossil finds show how panda’s false thumb evolved
Fossils of Ailurarctos, an extinct panda relative, are oldest known evidence for the radial sesamoid

Ian Sample Science editor

30, Jun, 2022 @6:56 PM

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The Guardian view on the Nato summit: new roles for old | Editorial
Editorial: The cold war military alliance has been revived as a result of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. But the words are not yet matched by the deeds

Editorial

30, Jun, 2022 @5:45 PM

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Boris Johnson says UK defence spending set to rise to 2.5% of GDP by end of decade – as it happened
Prime minister tells Nato conference UK will spend 2.5% of GDP on defence by 2030

Andrew Sparrow

30, Jun, 2022 @4:47 PM

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Hong Kong tightens security as Xi visits for 25th anniversary of handover
China’s president makes first trip outside mainland since pandemic began as territory prepares to mark milestone

Helen Davidson in Taipei

30, Jun, 2022 @12:47 PM

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Beijing hits out at Nato strategy for ‘malicious attack’ on China
Western military bloc says China poses ‘serious challenges’ to global stability

Vincent Ni China affairs correspondent

30, Jun, 2022 @12:03 PM

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West must stand firm as China challenges ‘rules and norms’, Ardern tells Nato
In New Zealand’s first formal address to Nato, Ardern dedicated part of her speech to warning of Beijing’s increasingly muscular international presence

Tess McClure in Auckland

30, Jun, 2022 @3:10 AM

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Hong Kong handover: timeline
On 1 July 1997, Hong Kong was returned to China, ending over a century of British rule

Jason Rodrigues and Vincent Ni

30, Jun, 2022 @2:21 AM

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