Thursday 19 Jul 2018 | 06:39 | SYDNEY
Thursday 19 Jul 2018 | 06:39 | SYDNEY

Tuesday linkage

By

Fergus Hanson

@fergushanson

29 September 2009 16:20

  • Pigeons detained and screened as Beijing leaves nothing to chance in National Day celebrations showcasing its military might.
  • The White House gets a scoop on the Spanish PM's daughters.  
  • The 'pugnacious contrarian' and Nixon speech writer William Safire dies.
  • Al Jazeera's 101 East takes an in-depth look at China's relationship with PNG. The first part is here. The second part is a lengthy interview with Somare — about eight minutes in he loses it and you get a sense why PNG is in such bad shape. Nevertheless, he wants an end to foreign aid in just five years.