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, Sep 11, 2014
Will the arrival of a possible Ebola case in the Gold Coast reset global priorities? Don't hold what's left of your breath.
, Aug 05, 2014
Increased hostilities in Libya have some wondering if Western powers should not have intervened. But Crikey's writer-at-large believed then -- and believes now -- it was a good idea.
, Jul 24, 2014
It has been 100 days since the Nigerian schoolgirls were kidnapped. What did #BringBackOurGirls achieve, and where has the outrage gone? United Nations adviser Robert Johnson writes from Nairobi.
, Jul 02, 2014
The sunburnt, drunk tourists of the World Cup are having the time of their lives. But they're certainly not seeing the real Brazil. Freelance writer Django Merope Synge reports from Rio.
, Jun 24, 2014
Australia lost all of its World Cup matches and is on the plane home -- but Aussie freelance writer Django Merope Synge, who's in Rio for the tournament, has drunk the Kool Aid and sees the positives.
, May 13, 2014
The Western media is (belatedly) outraged over the abduction of Nigerian schoolgirls. But an international reaction is exactly what terrorist group Boko Haram wants, writes UN adviser Robert Johnson in Nairobi.
, May 12, 2014
The Western media is finally paying attention to (one sensationalist, emotional story in) Africa. But our focus on #BringBackOurGirls may have got 300 people killed.
, Apr 02, 2014
The World Cup starts in just a few months. But Dan Moss, an Australian freelance journalist in Cuiaba, says Brazil is nowhere near ready to host the showcase of the world game.
, Mar 27, 2014
The United States is effectively powerless in the empire-building of Russia. There's three sherifs in the world right now, and America might not even be the most influential.
, Mar 07, 2014
If you want to understand Latin America, James Bosworth's Twitter feed is a very good place to start. The strategic analyst is Crikey's latest Follow Friday story.
, Feb 28, 2014
What's an Australian journalist doing in Liberia? Clair MacDougall is fascinated by the "deeply complex" nation and coverage of Africa broadly. The intrepid freelance is worth a follow.
, Feb 14, 2014
Think you're hearing more Spanish on George Street? You're not imagining things -- the number of Latin American students studying in Australia is soaring. Crikey intern Isabel Filgueiras looks at why.
, Jan 07, 2014
A tribunal of academics and activists has found the Sri Lankan government guilty of the genocide of its Tamil minority. Retired diplomat Bruce Haigh was at the tribunal as an expert witness and asks: is Australia also to blame?
, Jan 06, 2014
South Sudan has been in a vulnerable position since its independence in 2011, and there is no clear end in sight to the sectarian violence. How does the fledgling nation move forward?
, Dec 12, 2013
Let's stop banging on about forgiveness and peace. Nelson Mandela was locked up for being a terrorist -- and sometimes armed rebellion is the only way to bring about change.