When Wilfred Owen wrote the famous poem, “Dulce et Decorum est,” he was not just describing the horrors of World War I, he was also condemning his government’s propaganda machine for glorifying a gruesome war in order to discourage draft evasion. He famously wrote at the end of his poem:
A recent poll by Fairfax-Ipsos has revealed a shift amongst voter favour that on the surface seems to favour the incumbent but battling Prime Minister Tony Abbott. The national poll of 1406 voters could offer a lifeline at just the right moment for Abbott, who survived a potential leadership challenge three weeks ago.
Dozens of Thailand’s lawmakers have employed their family members with state money and see nothing wrong with that, while they claim to eradicate exactly that kind of behavior out of Thai politics.
Every February in Singapore, the Finance Minister unveils the Government’s Budget for the next fiscal year. And every February, the Budget is met with a variety of responses.
SRINAGAR, India (AP) — India’s ruling party has formed a coalition government in Kashmir, marking the first time the Hindu nationalist party has held a leadership position in the Muslim-majority disputed region also claimed by India’s archenemy, Pakistan.
Strong quake strikes off west Indonesia; no injuries, damage
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Philippines suspends oil, gas exploration in disputed waters
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Afghan avalanches bury more homes in freezing north
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