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A look at the human rights situation in Sri Lanka

By Gibson Bateman and Rathika Innasimuttu Introduction United National High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay recently concluded her visit to Sri Lanka. It’s hard to imagine a High Commissioner...

Tony Abbott becomes Australian PM as ALP self-destructs

Henry Belot/Melbourne Tony Abbott has become the Prime Minister of Australia with the incumbent Kevin Rudd and the Australian Labor Party slumping to electoral defeat. Enjoying significant swings in key...

Apple courts China with Beijing launch event

Apple has revealed that it will hold a special launch event in Beijing on September 11 to coincide with the expected US launch of the new iPhone range in the...