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The road towards marriage equality requires those campaigning for Yes to remain cogent, balanced and on point.

Rundle: Yes campaign served best when cogent

The road towards marriage equality requires those campaigning for Yes to remain cogent, balanced and on point.

Clive Palmer's profound inconsistency resembles Tony Abbott's opposition tactics -- and it's making life miserable for the government.

Palmer out-Abbotts Abbott to complicate carbon price repeal

Clive Palmer's profound inconsistency resembles Tony Abbott's opposition tactics -- and it's making life miserable for the government.

Australia has crossed a moral Rubicon in its treatment of asylum seekers by returning Sri Lankans to a country where they could be tortured or even killed. It is time to turn traitor.

Rundle: it is time to betray Australia

Australia has crossed a moral Rubicon in its treatment of asylum seekers by returning Sri Lankans to a country where they could be tortured or even killed. It is time to turn traitor.

An investigation? An interview? Or a drop? There appears to be no consensus on what deserves to be called an exclusive in Australia's major papers.

Exclusive watch: what makes an exclusive, and who has the most?

An investigation? An interview? Or a drop? There appears to be no consensus on what deserves to be called an exclusive in Australia's major papers.

Most respectable quick polls predict Jokowi has won the Indonesian election, but Prabowo is also claiming victory. <b>Jim Della-Giacoma</b> reports.

An agonising wait for Indonesians as electoral dirty tricks continue

Most respectable quick polls predict Jokowi has won the Indonesian election, but Prabowo is also claiming victory. Jim Della-Giacoma reports.

The new crossbench shows Australians' distaste with the two major parties, writes independent Senator <b>Nick Xenophon</b>.

Don't blame the Senate -- or the crossbench -- for Australia's political malaise: Xenophon

The new crossbench shows Australians' distaste with the two major parties, writes independent Senator Nick Xenophon.

The Gillard government's signature piece of policy, the carbon tax, has been quietly prepared for execution -- as Clive upstaged his own senators.

Rundle: a buzz of black and yellow as newbies take their seats

The Gillard government's signature piece of policy, the carbon tax, has been quietly prepared for execution -- as Clive upstaged his own senators.

The Abbott government is in trouble. So does it wait for Clive Palmer to burn out, or the PUP to break up -- or rethink its key messages?

'Perpetual-motion Palmer' leaves government in turmoil

The Abbott government is in trouble. So does it wait for Clive Palmer to burn out, or the PUP to break up -- or rethink its key messages?

Prabowo Subianto could end up as Indonesia's president by the end of the week. <em>Crikey</em> intern <b>Paul Millar</b> trawls through diplomatic cables released by WikiLeaks and finds distressing allegations.

Murder, human rights abuse and kidnapping: WikiLeaks cables reveal Prabowo's brutal past

Prabowo Subianto could end up as Indonesia's president by the end of the week. Crikey intern Paul Millar trawls through diplomatic cables released by WikiLeaks and finds distressing allegations.

Nicolas Sarkozy has denied any wrongdoing and says his arrest was politically motivated. But no matter the outcome of the charges, there is one clear winner: Francois Hollande.

Le voila: Sarkozy's legal troubles could be Hollande's lucky break

Nicolas Sarkozy has denied any wrongdoing and says his arrest was politically motivated. But no matter the outcome of the charges, there is one clear winner: Francois Hollande.