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The Guardian reports that an influential Egyptian group has requested that Western observers make a crucial nomenclature change.
The review of Australia’s Renewable Energy Target (RET) has recommended deep cuts to the scheme. Here, experts respond to the report.
The long-awaited review of Australia’s Renewable Energy Target has been released. So what are its recommendations, and will it affect you and your household?
Refugee policy is always fraught. When Abbott next declares the government’s overwhelming success at “stopping the boats”, we would do well to remember these costs.
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Comment: Always make promises

Living up to a social contract is inordinately valuable, and there's no pressure to exceed it.

Changing memories to treat PTSD

A controversial area of brain research suggests it may be possible—but is it ethical?
Education Minister Christopher Pyne was appointed at a time of innovation, contention and uncertainty at all levels of schooling and higher education. One year in...
Australia is moving steadily towards becoming part of widened American air strikes against militants of the Islamic State, as the Abbott government’s policy takes...
The Bingham Cup, the “World Cup of gay rugby” is a step in the right direction but more needs to be done to counter hyper-masculine and heteronormative attitudes...
British intelligence has been racing to identify the man who appeared in a video of James Foley's beheading. According to British media outlets, they have a "key...
Far too many Australians, including young people, older people, single parents and people with disability will be affected by the government's budget measures.
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Female-perpetrated sexual assault is taboo. Male and female survivors don’t want to talk about it, let alone report it. But tonight I interview a man and a woman...
A famous Seoul dog meat restaurant is closing, reflecting the state of a trade that is neither legal nor explicitly banned in South Korea.