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John Garnaut A powerful American general has fired a warning at China for rapidly building “a Great Wall” of artificial islands across hotly-contested waters.
Nick Miller, Le Vernet "I now know the true meaning of the words grief stricken," says Mal Coram.
Kristen Ochs Two men in California have saved each other's lives 30 years apart.
Megan Levy A New Zealand bar manager jailed in Myanmar for using an image of Buddha to promote his business is enduring appalling conditions in prison, including being forced to sleep on a wooden pallet, his parents claim.
William Bowen Campaigns urging colleges and universities to divest stock holdings are again on the rise, focused today more often than not on holdings in fossil fuel companies.
Ruth Pollard At least 40 people were killed on Monday and 200 wounded when an air strike hit al-Mazraq Camp for displaced people the country’s north.
Lindsay Murdoch Thailand’s junta leader Prayuth Chan-ocha✓ has invoked the powers of a dictator to address a poor airline safety rating that has seen Japan, China and South Korea ban Thai carriers from adding new flights from his country.
Su-Lin Tan The best way to attack the US is to detonate nuclear weapons in the Yellowstone super volcano or along the San Andreas fault line on California's coastline, a Russian geopolitical analyst says.
A photo reportedly showing a Vietnamese girl in tears beside her pet dog, which had been put out for sale at a street-food stall, has gone viral and provoked discussions about the dog-meat trade.