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Politics

Politics

'Dangerous And Unpredictable': Australians Trapped In Syria As Turkey Attacks

6 min read

Donald Trump's shock decision to pull troops from Syria has left Australians at risk.

Politics

Politics

Sorry, Tourists Won't Be Able To Smoke Weed In The ACT

5 min read

Despite cannabis decriminalisation laws passing, Canberra is unlikely to instantly turn into an Amsterdam-style marijuana mecca for tourists.

Politics

Politics

Impeachment Inquiry Will Give Trump A 'Landslide Victory'

6 min read

Donald Trump may be shrugging off impeachment talk over his call with Ukraine's president, with his campaign manager saying an inquiry will pave his way to a 2020 victory.

Ken Winkel

Ken Winkel

Explainer: What Should You Do If You're Bitten By A Snake?

4 min read

In October 2014, a 41-year-old man in the Goldfields region of Western Australia collapsed and died within an hour of being bitten by the brown snake he was trying to capture.

Politics

Politics

Nuclear Bombs Won't Stop Hurricanes, We Are Sorry To Report

5 min read

"Lunacy" is how eminent scientists have described Donald Trump's idea to use nuclear bombs to battle hurricanes, laughing off his Hollywood-esque suggestion to combat extreme weather.

World

World

Xinjiang Explained: What Is Happening In China's Uighur Internment Camps?

5 min read

It's being called "cultural genocide", with detention camps in China's Xinjiang province holding an estimated 1.5 million members of a Muslim minority group.

Politics

Politics

What You Will Gain And Lose Thanks To The Tax Cuts

5 min read

Who could argue with a $1000 tax cut? Social services experts are, with fears the huge tax cut bill will start a countdown to a vastly less fair Australia.

Politics

Politics

The Dizzying Field Of Democrats Trying To Beat Trump In The U.S. Election

5 min read

Donald Trump is up for re-election next year, and there's a massive group of challengers vying to be the one that gets to take him on -- and potentially wrestle the presidency from his hands.

News

News

Haunting Photo Of Drowned Father And Baby At U.S. Border Shocks The World

4 min read

WARNING: Graphic images.

World

World

Explained: The America-Iran Tensions, And The 'Very Big Mistake' That Could Start War

6 min read

It's a "staring contest" in the Middle East right now, as America and Iran face off -- and experts fear a conflict could kick off accidentally.

Health

Health

How 2018's Minor Flu Caused This Year's 'Out Of Order' Virus

3 min read

A "remarkably early" flu season has struck down tens of thousands across the country, despite a record number of Australians getting the flu jab. So what's going on?

Health

Health

Voluntary Assisted Dying Is Now Legal In Victoria. What's Next?

7 min read

Victoria's nation-first voluntary assisted dying laws may be too difficult to access, advocates say, but will spur other states to follow suit with their own programs.

World

World

Widespread Rape And Atrocities Escalate As Sudan Falls Into 'Abyss'

5 min read

Hundreds of rapes and murders, and an internet blackout, mark a brutal crackdown on civilian protesters in Sudan, as leaders of a military coup suppress citizens following weeks-long protests.