How should asylum seekers, fleeing persecution, aided and abetted by their own government, escape their plight? How may the Rohingya, who suffer mass internment, destitution, malnutrition, starvation and widespread discrimination, find refuge?...
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has ruled out Australia resettling any Rohingya refugees, warning that asylum seekers who take to boats must not be rewarded with a new life in a Western country....
Australia’s Coalition government finally agreed to come up with an achievable Renewable Energy Target (RET), but it is not what conservation groups have expected....
As a long-time lover of dystopian science fiction, I am looking forward to seeing the continuation of the Australian classic Mad Max series, which began in 1979. I actually haven’t seen any of the original three installments since the '80s, but I’m looking forward to going in fresh, without resorting to tedious comparisons between old and new....
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A 17-year-old boy arrested last week when police allegedly found three homemade bombs in his family home in Australia’s second-largest city has appeared in a children’s court charged with terrorism offenses. The boy is a juvenile suspect and cannot be publicly identified. He was remanded in custody after a brief court...
Japan pledges climate change aid to Pacific island nations
Sat, May 23, 2015 3:58PM UTC
China contributing experts, troops to disaster relief drills
Sat, May 23, 2015 3:55PM UTC
China says 2 schoolchildren die amid heavy flooding
Sat, May 23, 2015 3:48PM UTC