beyond the headlines.

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Meet the new boss. Same as the old boss. But can Pinera deliver fresh economic growth?

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Each setback to peace in the southern Philippines has encouraged more radical insurgents.

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Divided and defeated, Kurdish hopes for an independent state have seemingly been dashed.

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Overturning the protected status for foreign nationals will hasten the northern exodus of migrants.

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President Moon is determined to take back control of South Korea’s operational command from the US.

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A hollow response to the Marawi siege could invite a new terrorist wave across Southeast Asia.

Geopolitical tensions, foreign fighters and sectarian tensions will fuel further conflict.

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Short-termism by Washington and Tel Aviv will likely have them rue their decision to leave UNESCO.

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National strategic interests have taken precedent over the suffering of hundreds of thousands.

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Regional actors are hoping President Kiir and former Vice President Machar can commit to peace.