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When reporting violence, grammar matters: the use of voice is key to apportioning blame and, importantly, an accurate depiction of what has taken place.
Having cancelled the summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on June 12, US President Donald Trump says it may be back on again.
Having called the June 12 summit off, US President Donald Trump says it might be on again. But at what cost will all of this come to the serious issue of denuclearisation?
Hoki is one of New Zealand’s most valuable export fish.
Leaked reports reveal that some of New Zealand's largest fishing companies have been under-reporting their catch of the commercially valuable hoki by hundreds of tonnes.
Australian magpies are clever enough to tailor their risk-avoidance behaviours to different locations.
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Magpies living near airports are less likely to flee from the sound of passing planes, new research shows. But it's unclear whether this makes them more or less likely to actually get hit.
Medicare exists to ensure all Australians have fair access to health care.
Poorer children in Australia are less likely to receive their share of Medicare funding, particularly in the first years of life.
A sculpture of William Ricketts looms over those of Arrernte and Pitjantjatjara men at the sanctuary in Victoria’s Dandenong Ranges.
A mossy sanctuary in Victoria's Dandenong Ranges houses 92 sculptures, mostly of Arrernte and Pitjantjatjara men, women and children. They are steeped in primitivism, yet the park is a popular tourist attraction.
A remarkable year on the Korean peninsula has been marked by both bitter enmity and genuine goodwill. Now, the tension is being ratcheted up again.
Michelle Grattan speaks with Deep Saini about the week in politics.
Australian scientist David Goodall photographed in Basel, Switzerland, on May 8, 2018 ended his life in with assisted suicide.
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Recent stories in the media highlight the idea of suicide tourism to Switzerland. But what does that mean? How is the Swiss view of assisted dying different from the Canadian one?
The 8-year-old son of Bernadette Romulo, who is facing deportation after living in Australia for 11 years.
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Migrant women experiencing domestic violence in Australia can end up trapped with abusive partners if they don't have the proper visa.
With all the different types of yogurt on offer, making a decision on which one to buy can be difficult.
Consuming yoghurt is associated with many health benefits. But with all the varieties of yoghurt, and added ingredients like fruits and probiotics, it can be hard to know which is best for your health.
Shorten would be better off if the Labor national conference could be scrapped.
The ALP just has to suck it up and throw itself into battle, because the stakes are very high.
A massive fast moving lava flow from Kilauea consumes everything in its path, as the flames from the remnants of one home burns on the left, while it approaches another on the right.
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The current eruption of Kilauea on Hawai'is big island can tell us a lot about what is going on beneath the volcano and may provide lessons for future eruptions.
Green sea turtle eating seagrass off Lizard Island.
New research highlights the role of sea turtles and dugong in the dispersal of seeds and maintenance of seagrass meadows, an important marine habitat and the primary food source for both animals.
A car is set alight during the 2005 riots that prompted soul-searching in France about segregated and badly designed housing projects.
Planning matters. The 2005 riots in France started in badly designed housing projects, while innovative planning helped Medellín, Colombia, shed its reputation as the most violent city in the world.
The central element of the Timor Sea dispute seems far from resolved.
Despite a breakthrough on boundaries in the Timor Sea, the crucial question of how the shared oil and gas are to be developed remains unresolved.
Two experts argue for and against government intervention when it comes to fixing low wage growth.
Tanya Plibersek announced Labor’s plan to conduct a review of the tertiary education sector in March this year.
Labor has promised to review the tertiary education sector if elected next year. There are some major issues, and some examples from abroad they should consider.
Smith told parliament the date – which means a nine-week campaign - had been advised by the AEC.
The byelections, which span four states, are especially crucial for opposition leader Bill Shorten, because four are in ALP seats and two of those are on wafer thin margins.
Though Google has reported significantly more profits in Australia, the profit margins of the local company remain very low compared to its worldwide group.
It is well known that modern multinationals such as Google can derive substantial revenue and profits from Australia without significant physical presence here.