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GUY RUNDLE | THE WORLD | 4 UNLOCK?

Rundle: did Sinn Fein just drop a bomshell?

The challengers have debated, with the winner perhaps being Ed Miliband. who was not even there.

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GLENN DYER | THE WORLD | 2

Murdoch’s incendiary, red-headed ‘up yours’ to the Leveson Inquiry

It’s been an open secret for months now that Rebekah Brooks will be returning to the Murdoch stable, but does Rupert really have the gall to place her back into a senior editorial role in the UK?

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MICHAEL SAINSBURY | THE WORLD | 14 UNLOCK?

The lies our government is telling refugees about Cambodia

The Australian government has devised a “fact sheet” to tell refugees in Nauru what they could expect from life in Cambodia. But the fact sheet is full of lies.

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GUY RUNDLE | THE WORLD | 6 UNLOCK?

Rundle: not your mother’s Clinton v Bush

Hillary Clinton is an inspiring candidate, and no, she’s not just riding on Bill’s coattails as Dubya ran on H.W.’s.

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BERNARD KEANE | THE WORLD | 17 UNLOCK?

The War on Terror according to the CIA: endless, self-perpetuating

While Tony Abbott and Bill Shorten peddle lies about terrorism, the head of the CIA says the War on Terror generates more terrorists and will last forever.

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GUY RUNDLE | THE WORLD | 8 UNLOCK?

Rundle: what the UK election will come down to

Labour’s campaign is going better than anyone expected, but the Tories will probably still win.

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MICHAEL SAINSBURY | THE WORLD | 5 UNLOCK?

Abbott and Bishop have lost their cojones as Asian neighbours run roughshod over rights

Thailand has instituted an insidious new regime of repression. But you won’t hear it mentioned in Canberra …

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MICHAEL SAINSBURY | THE WORLD | 6 UNLOCK?

How Big Iron’s mistake cost you billions

Grave miscalculations about China’s domestic steel production have landed Australia’s iron ore sector in deep slag.

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THE WORLD | 1

Malaysia’s war on independent media escalates with five arrested for sedition

Three journalists and two managers at independent Malaysian online news site The Malaysian Insider have been arrested and charged with sedition. Freelance journalist Jarni Blakkarly reports.

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CHARLES RICHARDSON | THE WORLD | 4

How to fix democracy, a la Francaise

Open primaries”, as have been conducted across Europe for decades, might be the best way to restore faith in Australia’s broken party system.

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GUY RUNDLE | THE WORLD | 13 UNLOCK?

Rundle: UK election neck-and-neck, but UK itself on shaky ground

Both Labour and the Tories are ignoring a pretty big elephant in the room — that the United Kingdom itself could be breaking up.

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THE WORLD | 3 UNLOCK?

‘Biscuit babies’: the curious practice of smuggling Palestinian sperm

What to do when a Palestinian family wants more children but the husband is in prison? Improvise, explains Nigel O’Connor, freelance journalist currently in the West Bank.

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THE WORLD | 21

New TPP leak reveals how we’re trading our sovereignty for cheap tariffs

WikiLeaks has published the secret investment chapter in the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Dr Matthew Rimmer, associate professor at ANU College of Law, explains its insidious implications.

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GUY RUNDLE | THE WORLD | 5

Rundle: can the current sleazy crew of chancers hold on in the UK?

David Cameron should have this election sewn up. But the Tories have the problem of convincing voters to like them, and thus far it has not been a roaring success.

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Crikey Blogs | THE WORLD |

Why we need two people in a cockpit at all times (not because of terror threats)

The probability of a cockpit medical emergency is much higher than an attempt by terrorists to storm a cockpit.

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GUY RUNDLE | THE WORLD | 5

Rundle: what will become of Sanaa when the fighting ends?

One of the great masterpieces of the world is the centre of heavy fighting in Yemen. Who knows what we will find when the smoke clears …

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BEN SANDILANDS | THE WORLD | 14

What if the real threat on an airplane is inside the cockpit?

We have always worried about keeping baddies out of the cockpit. Should we start worrying about who is inside?

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IRFAN YUSUF | THE WORLD | 8

How the Western media supports terrorism

Daesh supporters post gruesome photographs on social media to spread propaganda. And the Western media have been very willing to help out with that.

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BEN SANDILANDS | THE WORLD | 5

Germanwings crash: what we know so far

There is nothing known that adversely reflects on the safety culture nor maintenance of Germanwings, but what caused the A320 to crash?

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GUY RUNDLE | THE WORLD | 4

Rundle: UK election going the full Monty

Ed “Two Kitchens” Miliband has an inexplicable lead over David Cameron. But neither of them can deliver workable government.

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THE WORLD | 14

Why Jake Lynch was waving money around at an anti-Israel protest

Jake Lynch is a long-time supporter of Palestine, but he has shown no evidence of anti-Semitism, whatever his ideological enemies might say, writes Sydney University senior lecturer Nick Riemer

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Crikey Blogs | THE WORLD |

No early answers to fatal Alps descent by Germanwings

Darkness has fallen over the site of yesterday’s Germanwings disaster in France, and there are, as would be expected at this stage, no early answers as to its cause.

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MICHAEL SAINSBURY | THE WORLD | 2

Tough love from Singapore’s founding father

The death of Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew should remind us that much as he gave Malcolm Fraser some excellent tough-love advice, it might be time to return the favour.

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SHAKIRA HUSSEIN | THE WORLD | 5

The death penalty continues because we want it to

The problem for anti-death penalty campaigners is that capital punishment is in fact very popular.

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CHARLES RICHARDSON | THE WORLD |

Nothing really changes in Israel

The results from the recent Israeli election will likely reinstall a coalition government very similar to the last one.

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