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Refugee concerns loom ahead of Australia vote
Plan to send asylum-seekers to Papua New Guinea is part of the political tough talk two weeks ahead of national polls.
Last updated: 17 Aug 2013 16:11 GMT
Australian MPs back asylum-centres plan
Lower house of parliament backs law enabling processing of asylum seekers in Papua New Guinea and Nauru.
Last updated: 15 Aug 2012 08:59 GMT
How the West de-democratised the Middle East
Rather than promote democracy in the Middle East, the West has a long history of doing the exact opposite.
Last updated: 30 Mar 2012 15:47 GMT
First-responders to 9/11 left out in the cold
Study showing rise in cancer among first at scene at WTC leads workers and politicians to demand more health coverage.
Last updated: 13 Sep 2011 06:02 GMT
The 9/11 state of mind
Ten years later, 9/11 continues to condition our thinking, being, behaviour, and identity.
Last updated: 11 Sep 2011 11:05 GMT
US detention policy: Exposing the dark side
During George W Bush's first term, the US tortured many 'War on Terror' prisoners, including a 15-year-old boy.
Last updated: 08 Sep 2011 14:47 GMT
Tales from a leaking boat
The Australian government will implement a new plan that would send asylum seekers to Malaysian facilities first.
Last updated: 30 Aug 2011 09:49 GMT
Australian asylum policy has 'racial element'
Top UN human rights official raises concerns over Australia's policies towards asylum seekers and indigenous Aborigines.
Last updated: 25 May 2011 09:35 GMT
Australia pushes nuclear exports
As Japan tries to contain its nuclear disaster, Australia says it will continue mining and exporting uranium world-wide.
Stephen de Tarczynski
Last updated: 06 May 2011 11:55 GMT
What US conservatives never saw coming
Obama's critics say Arab revolutions vindicate Bush's freedom agenda, but they overestimate US influence.
Todd M. Thompson
Last updated: 02 Apr 2011 10:56 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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