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Terror raids a media spectacle, but it’s war that puts us in danger

Terror raids a media spectacle, but it’s war that puts us in danger

While we reap the consequences of returning to Iraq, it’s clearer than ever that the campaign against ISIL will struggle to be effective.

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Rundle: attacking IS will bring the caliphate into being

Rundle: attacking IS will bring the caliphate into being

Taking on the Islamic State will require the West to make some uncomfortable friends. Are we going to arm Hamas? Hezbollah? Is al-Qaeda or Assad our best hope now?

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Death threats, leaks, Snowden and Eminem: NZ’s weird election campaign

Death threats, leaks, Snowden and Eminem: NZ’s weird election campaign

Eminem, Julian Assange and spying allegations are just some of the curious elements in the campaign for New Zealand’s general elections, writes New Zealand-based Italian writer Giovanni Tiso.

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Crikey Clarifier: what is the G20 and why should we care?

Crikey Clarifier: what is the G20 and why should we care?

This year’s G20 summit in Brisbane is fast approaching, with meetings occurring throughout Australia in the lead-up to the big event. Crikey intern Toli Papadopoulos finds out what all the fuss is about.

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Key likely to hold on, but it hasn’t been an easy road

New Zealand goes to the polls tomorrow, and it is likely to return the Key government. But there are some wildcards.

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‘The money isn’t there’: why the NRL and AFL won’t double their deals this time round

At the last round of negotiations, both the NRL and AFL added hundreds of millions to their broadcast rights deals. But today, the NRL is pulling in fewer viewers, while cash-strapped networks are looking unlikely to hand out more for the AFL.

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Media briefs: Sharp v Armytage … Betting on sponsorship … Dark forces …

Sunrise host Samantha Armytage has hit back at a piece she says tries to fat-shame her. And other media tidbits of the day.

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Murder, a fit, a desire for nothingness? Helen Garner on the truth of crime

Is it possible to make sense of tragedy? Helen Garner gives it a solid go in This House of Grief.

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Tips and rumours

Industry jobs data unpacked … an expensive ethical question … history repeating in the Catholic Church …

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‘We will not have this’: passions running high as Scotland looks likely to stay

Scots decide their fate today, in a contest that has inflamed passions around the world. Freelance journalist Dan Moss reports from Edinburgh.

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DECODER

WHAT WAS SAID:

"Why on Earth is [Bernardi], this out-of-touch, out-of-line senator on a rampage with his ignorant and stupid comments?"

"Why does this Senator get more media attention than me, the leader of the Opposition?"

Bill Shorten
Election Deciders
Forget Tony Abbott and Julia Gillard, who rreally decided the federal election? The Power Index profiles the influential insiders, flacks and tabloid hacks.
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