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Australia attends the 60th anniversary of the Asia-Africa “Bandung” Conference this week as an observer. In 1955, Australia was a no-show and has had a hot and cold relationship with Asia ever since. from Carsten Reisinger/

The ‘Bandung Divide’: Australia’s lost opportunity in Asia?

Indonesia is hosting delegates from dozens of countries this week to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the 1955 Asian-African “Bandung” Conference. Indonesians celebrate the conference as the country’s…
The Indonesian government invited Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted on war crime charges by the International Criminal Court. EPA/Morwan Ali

Why did Indonesia invite a leader indicted by the ICC for war crimes?

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court on charges of genocide and other crimes in the Darfur conflict, failed to attend the 60th Asian-African Conference Commemoration…

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