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With China and Russia as neighbours, Mongolia’s future rests on pragmatism and smart planning. We look at the forces driving the growth of central Asia’s oasis of democracy.

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Open plan

As the rest of the world closes its doors, Argentina is opening up. Treasury minister Nicolás Dujovne tells us about leaving his country’s protectionist past behind and stepping into a free future.

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Politics briefing

Francis Kéré’s dreams of a new parliament in Ouagadougou, the Polish government’s power grab and a new name in Korean politics.

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Diplomacy briefing

The Japanese diplomats digging up documents to claim territory, what the Vatican and Italy agree to disagree on and Australia’s expansion in Latin America.

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Defence briefing

Who the Thais are buying from and what that says about the region, a game changer in the helicopter industry and is it time for an EU army?

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Cities briefing

A Toronto neighbourhood with lessons for other cities, a bike scheme lacking in pedal power and a fruity solution in Lisbon.

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Career advisers

With the German chancellor’s position hanging in the balance, we ask politicians, journalists, media experts and more to give us their angle on Angela’s next move – was jetzt?

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Economy briefing

Pulitzer-winning author Thomas Friedman on globalisation, how the Netherlands is capitalising on Brexit and Australia’s plans for growth.

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Diplomacy briefing

The boom in embassy building in Canberra and the return of diplomatic relations in Libya. Plus: Nato’s man in Moscow bows out of his “kamikaze” job.

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Defence briefing

Nuclear take-off in North Korea, the ongoing flight of the Warthog and dealing with cyber security.

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Cities briefing

Mayor Solly Msimanga is fighting corruption in Tshwane, South Africa. Plus: getting Yangon on the move again and news from Buenos Aires and Madrid.

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Uniting nation

Having only 430,000 fellow countrymen hasn’t stopped Maltese prime minister Joseph Muscat from becoming an EU leader of influence.

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Killer in Manila

Under President Duterte, thousands of drug users and dealers have been gunned down. The response from the people of the Philippines? Carry on, please.

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Economy briefing

Mexico and Canada reveal their Nafta red lines, Sweden and Denmark feel the effects of war in Syria, and Namibia pins its hopes on uranium.

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