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Murid-murid di Bali berjalan menuju sekolah sementara gempa bumi terus terjadi dan Gunung Agung menunjukkan tanda akan meletus. EPA/Made Nagi

Gunung Agung terus bergemuruh dan masih mungkin akan meletus

Ratusan gempa bumi terjadi dekat Gunung Agung di Bali. Gunung api itu menunjukkan tanda-tanda akan meletus untuk pertama kalinya sejak 50 tahun
Hugh Hefner dan pacarnya Anna Sophia Berglund (kiri) dan Shera Bechard di suatu acara di Beverly Hills, California, 19 September 2011. Reuters/Fred Prouser

Hugh Hefner, ‘Playboy’, dan menjadi laki-laki di era Perang Dingin

Hugh Hefner, pendiri majalah Playboy, meninggal pada usia 91. Banyak yang menunjukkan hubungan problematik Playboy dengan perempuan tetapi Playboy justru tantangan bagi laki-laki di era Perang Dingin.
Readers should cast a more critical eye over information they use from the web, to make sure the knowledge built from it is trustworthy and accurate. Shutterstock

Three strategies to help students navigate dodgy online content

A report has discovered that while students born after 1980 have good digital skills, they need to think more critically about what they read online.
Chinese President Xi Jinping reviews troops on a car on Tiananmen Square during the military parade marking the 70th Anniversary of the Victory of Chinese People’s Resistance against Japanese Aggression and World Anti-Fascist War at Tiananmen Square in Beijing, China, 03 September 2015. EPA/WU HONG

Expect a shakeup of China’s military elite at the 19th Party Congress

The upcoming Chinese Communist Party's 19th National Congress will see one of the biggest turnovers of China’s military elite since the founding of the country.
A relief at the ancient Persian city of Persepolis (now in modern Iran), including inscriptions in cuneiform, the world’s oldest form of writing. Diego Delso/Wikimedia

Friday essay: the recovery of cuneiform, the world’s oldest known writing

Cuneiform was used for over 3,000 years in the Ancient Near East, but was only decoded in the 19th century. The writing form is still revealing amazing stories, from literature to mathematics.
Financial abuse of the elderly is shockingly common in Australia and most often occurs within families. aap

How can we prevent financial abuse of the elderly?

The federal governments efforts to tackle the financial abuse of elders is to be welcomed - but will banks be properly empowered to act?
A young boy shields his face from volcanic dust whipped up by winds at the foot of the Mount Yasur Volcano on the south-west coast of on Tanna Island, Vanuatu, Thursday, March 19, 2015. AAP Image/Dave Hunt

Ambae volcano’s crater lakes make it a serious threat to Vanuatu

Ambae does not fit the stereotypical image of a volcano, and it poses a significant threat.
Hugh Hefner, founder of Playboy magazine, has died age 91. EPA/DAL ZENNARO

Hugh Hefner, Playboy, and being a man during the Cold War

Hugh Hefner, founder of Playboy magazine, has died age 91. While many have pointed to Playboy's problematic relationship with women, when it first appeared in 1953 the magazine was a challenge to Cold War men.
NFL players from many teams have knelt or linked arms in protest during the playing of the national anthem. Reuters/Paul Childs

Why US sports stars are taking a knee against Trump

Donald Trump’s ill-timed comments on protests by America's elite athletes have given legitimacy to claims of his racial animus.
A Victorian AIDS Council volunteer training weekend in Kyneton Victoria, 1987. Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives.

Friday essay: recognising the unsung heroes of Australia’s AIDS crisis

The AIDS crisis arrived in Australia in 1982 and triggered an enormous (and successful) public health response, largely driven by volunteers. These people, often from marginalised communities in their own right, deserve recognition in Australia's proud volunteer tradition.
APRA’s independent inquiry panel member, John Laker, who is also chairman of the Banking Finance Oath initiative, will be one of the ones holding the CBA to account. DAN HIMBRECHTS/AAP

Where the accountability problems started at CBA

One scandal at the CBA stands out above all others, It set the scene for how the CBA board would handle future scandals, that is to obfuscate, prevaricate and litigate.

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