Hong Kong’s youth are standing up to Beijing and China’s political plans for the territory, ANU's Belinda Cranston reports.
Decapitation has been used as a form of capital punishment for millennia. Beheading is practiced by far more than Islamic State, but we don't like to behold our...
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When Kenneth Jarecke photographed an Iraqi man burned alive, he thought it would change the way Americans saw the Gulf War. But the media wouldn’t run the picture.
Queenslanders have more reason than ever to be concerned about uranium mining in the sunshine state.
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Emma Watson said something about feminism, and everybody loses their minds.
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A US high school has banned girls from wearing skinny jeans, yoga pants and leggings because they are too “distracting,” and are now a violation of the school’s...
The UK Independence Party is hoping to win its first seat in the British Parliament next week, after a rapid rise in support for its anti-immigration policy.