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In Belgium as in Australia, there are no longer any surviving veterans of the Great War to witness the commemorations of its centenary. However, just as in...
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There is no scientific evidence that supports the idea that we only use 10% of our brains. It is a myth.
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Comment: HELP is in need of help

Is it fair to ask taxpayers to pay the costs of interest rate subsidies made to low-earning graduates?
As trauma, tragedy and suffering continue to dominate the headlines, is it possible for us to experience compassion fatigue?
The influence of the veto on the outcome of the Security Council deliberations is well known. But perhaps what is less well known is that Russia is no longer the...
Why are all odd numbers in Hollywood prime?

Where does Ebola come from?

How eating bats, washing victims' bodies, and a lack of doctors are all contributing to the worst Ebola outbreak of all time.
Amazon wants publishers to make their e-books cheaper. Publishers, particularly Hachette, want to preserve their position as cultural gatekeepers. Who will blink...

Comment: Who wins in the name game?

From dating to job prospects, a name has remarkable power over the path of its owner's life.
Rather than recuperating the black diggers and soldiers from minority communities into the “militarisation” of Australian history, let’s use their stories to cast...
As we approach the halfway point, important questions remain about how the games are working for some Glaswegians.
The sanctions against Russia just announced by the EU and the US are widely reported to be the harshest since the end of the Cold War. But what are these...
As we approach the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War, who or what is shaping the way we remember it?
The sudden escalation of rocket attacks from Gaza in recent weeks has renewed interest in the Iron Dome, which remains a stop-gap measure tailored to the specific...
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As trauma, tragedy and suffering continue to dominate the headlines, is it possible for us to experience compassion fatigue?
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There is no scientific evidence that supports the idea that we only use 10% of our brains. It is a myth.
The 2014 Commonwealth Games takes place in Glasgow from 23 July - 3 August 2014.
This week SBS World News is exploring the business of food in Australia, from what we eat and drink to how it's made.
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The US administration is expected to release a declassified Senate report in the coming days that will detail abuses by intelligence agents.
As deadly conflict rages in Gaza, Israel and Hamas have taken to social media with force, using websites such as Twitter in the war for hearts and minds. It's a...