ohingyas refugees gather near the fence at the ‘no man’s land’ zone between the Bangladesh-Myanmar border. The Gambia has announced it’ll take a case against Myanmar to the ICJ.
EPA/Nyein Chan Naing
The sheer volume of pregnant women in the refugee camps was an early indicator of the extent sexual violence was used against Rohingya women and girls.
What are the attributes, self-belief apart, we should reasonably look for in choosing political leaders?
Self-belief is an obvious given for anyone aspiring to political leadership. But there are ten other qualities that distinguish the most successful leaders from the rest.
Paruh pertama tahun 2019 merupakan yang terpanas dan musim panas mendatang dikabarkan akan lebih panas.
Berdasarkan standar internasional, suhu rata-rata di Australia sudah dinyatakan tinggi, tetapi apa yang terjadi ketika suhu terus naik? Seberapa panas yang bisa ditahan oleh tubuh kita?
Climate change is expected to increase the severity of natural disasters in the Asia-Pacific region, straining Australia’s ability to respond through humanitarian missions and fuelling more climate migration.
Vlad Sokhin/UNICEF handout
A Senate report recommended several measures the government should take to prepare for climate-fuelled migration, natural disasters and conflicts. The response so far has been underwhelming.
IVF and the businesses that spring up alongside it are part of a multi-billion dollar global market for fertility treatments.
The story of how human eggs became an integral part of a multi-billion dollar global fertility industry starts in a unlikely place: the sex lives of farm animals.
Spring has sprung, which means it’s hay fever season.
If you get hay fever, minimising your exposure to grass pollen is likely to be useful. Fortunately, it's becoming easier to keep track of the pollen count. But what do you do when it's high?
Aerial imagery revealing the extent of storm damage in Dee Why on Sydney’s Northern Beaches in 2016 following wild weather.
The IPCC report says extreme sea level events that used to hit once a century will occur once a year in many places by 2050. This situation is inevitable, even if emissions are dramatically curbed.
It was through focusing on the love of the game – rather than on winning – that led Richmond to succeed.
Focusing on outcomes backfires. Connect with what you love and success will take care of itself.
Large scale wind farms are driving Australia’s renewable energy generation.
AAP Image/Supplied by CWP Renewables
Australia is installing renewable energy at more than ten times the global average. This is excellent news, but raises serious questions about integrating this electricity into our grids.
Social media giants such as Facebook have been blamed for helping spread misinformation. But the problem runs deeper than that.
Every day, new "alternative facts" are peddled in the public realm. But misinformation is not solely a modern problem - its origins are as old as humanity.
The first half of 2019 is the equal hottest on record and summer is set to be a scorcher.
Average temperatures in Australia are already high by international standards, but what happens when they continue to rise? How much heat can our bodies withstand?
Jacqui Lambie has signalled she will play hardball on a number of key issues to get what she wants in exchange for her vote.
Back for a second stint in the Senate, the Tasmanian finds herself with unprecedented power, holding the crucial swing vote on several key issues in the government's agenda.
Cyril Porchet, Swiss born 1984, Untitled 2014 from the series Crowd, inkjet print.
139.0 x 169.0 x 3.5 cm.
© Cyril Porchet
Many of the world's greatest photographers focus on our shared human experience in a milestone exhibition.
Queen Marau, 1889, by Sophia Hoare.
Collection du Musée de Tahiti et des îles – Te Fare Manaha
She left Sydney Ladies' College at 14 to marry an alcoholic future king. But the life of Queen Marau deserves to be written outside the shadow of her royal husband.
Doctor Who is a popular cosplay theme. But some people base more than just their outfit on the Time Lord’s exploits.
The first peer-reviewed survey of Doctor Who fans' attitudes to science reveals it was literally life-changing TV for some. But the verdicts were surprisingly nuanced and sometimes contradictory.
Harapannya adalah bahwa membangun ‘kota pintar di hutan’ di Kabupaten Penajam Paser Utara dan Kutai Kartanegara akan meringankan berbagai masalah di Jakarta. Tapi hal tersebut tidak sesederhana itu.
Pemerintah dilaporkan telah menyisihkan 180.000 hektar lahan untuk pembangunan ibukota baru di Kalimantan Timur.
Detail from Reed Plummer’s photograph Surge, in which a breaking wave drops tons of water even as it pulls tons of sand from the sea bed.
South Australian Museum
The cycles of life, in their fierce glory, are reflected in a stunning exhibition of nature photography.
The hope is that building ‘a smart city in the forest’ in North Penajam Paser and Kutai Kartanegara regencies will ease Jakarta’s myriad problems. But it’s not that simple.
The government has reportedly set aside 180,000 hectares of land for construction of a new capital in East Kalimantan.
Governments should adopt measures that have been proven to be effective or at least show promise.
Governments impose harsh restrictions to the freedom of sex offenders after their sentence. But there’s no evidence to support that ‘doing more of the same’ improves community safety.
Few Australians keep working long hours for long, unless they really, really like their jobs.
We've tested the claim that overworkers have no choice, and found it wanting.