2 July 2022
As Chief Justice of the US Supreme Court, John Roberts has enjoyed one of the most powerful positions in American society. But when Donald Trump installed three of his own picks on the bench, suddenly everything changed.
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2 Jul: A handful of postage-stamp nations in the South Pacific launch an uphill battle against the deep-sea mining of unattached, fist-sized rocks rich in rare earth metals. The stakes are potentially enormous.... more
2 Jul: Russia's warnings to not join NATO have done little to dampen the resolve of Finland's Prime Minister, Sanna Marin. At just 36, the world's youngest leader has pulled off one of the "most important moments of Finnish history".... more
2 Jul: Months after Russia seized an island that became emblematic of Ukraine's resistance to Russian aggression, the country scores an important victory in the Black Sea that could hold the key to reopening grain exports.... more
2 Jul: As Xi Jinping embarks on his first trip outside of mainland China since the pandemic began, observers suspect the anniversary visit could be a chance to further strengthen Beijing's hold on Hong Kong.... more