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THE WORLD | 12

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 | 2 UNLOCK?

Rundle: can the current sleazy crew of chancers hold on 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 | 6 UNLOCK?

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 UNLOCK?

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 UNLOCK?

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 UNLOCK?

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 | 5 UNLOCK?

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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CRIKEY INTERN | THE WORLD | 8

Is the West’s love affair with Israel over?

Israel has always had a special relationship with the West, particularly the United States. But recently the bloom seems to be off the rose, writes Crikey intern Brihony Tulloch.

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THE WORLD | 2

Assad’s mass surveillance scheme didn’t work, and neither will Abbott’s

Syria’s attempt to spy on its citizens did nothing to stop terrorism, and neither will Australia’s, writes Reem Sweid a Syrian-Australian social policy researcher.

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GUY RUNDLE | THE WORLD | 6 UNLOCK?

Rundle: what we can do now to save Chan and Sukumaran

Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran could be granted a few more months before their executions. Those who want to campaign for them should not let this time go to waste.

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GUY RUNDLE | THE WORLD | 7

Rundle: the Tony Abbott guide to cock-ups in three easy steps

With his Paddy’s Day address, Abbott managed to insult a people who are quite happy to acknowledge that they’re drunks.

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CRIKEY INTERN | THE WORLD | 1

Hillary’s in the hot seat, but Malcolm’s sitting pretty

The American media and public are outraged by Hillary Clinton’s decision to use her personal email while she was secretary of state. But when it was revealed our pollies use encrypted messaging, all we got was a collective shrug, writes Crikey intern Brihony Tulloch.

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AirAsia X blames the crash of flight QZ8501 for refund delays

The decision to delay refunds to customers of AirAsia X flights is unforgivable.

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BEN SANDILANDS | THE WORLD | 12

What really happened to MH370: the most likely case

A secret smuggling operation for gold bullion, an American shoot-down, a Russian plot by way of Kazakhstan? The most likely explanation for the disappearance of MH370 might be the most chilling of all.

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MICHAEL SAINSBURY | THE WORLD | 1

Half the sky: Australia needs to stand up for women’s rights in Asia

China has detained at least seven women’s rights activists in the last few days. This is unacceptable — and Australia must speak up.

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BERNARD KEANE | THE WORLD | 10

Here come the Chinese hackers — yet again

Security experts are warning that China could turn off our power by hacking our power grid — like they’ve been saying for nearly twenty years.

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Don’t mention the war: Israeli pollies talk up a domestic agenda

Israel will go to the polls on March 17, and politicians on all sides are focused on cost of living, the economy and housing. And tellingly, no one is promising peace. Freelance journalist Nigel O’Connor reports from Israel

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THE WORLD | 5

What will be the consequences of Bali Nine pair’s execution?

What will the “consequences” be for Indonesia if it goes ahead with the planned execution of Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan? Foreign policy experts weigh in.

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