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Sri Lanka attacks are part of a rising trend of religious violence in Asia

Sri Lanka attacks are part of a rising trend of religious violence in Asia

From Sri Lanka to Pakistan to Indonesia, this is far from an isolated event.

Does Sri Lanka’s post-massacre social media ban make sense?

Does Sri Lanka’s post-massacre social media ban make sense?

This isn't the first time a government has put restrictions on social media. But the idea isn't without its faults.

Liberal Party received donations from Eastern Australia Agriculture

Liberal Party received donations from Eastern Australia Agriculture

Good morning, early birds. The NSW Liberals received donations from one of the beneficiaries of the controversial Murray-Darling Basin water contracts, and two Australians have been confirmed killed in the terror attacks in Sri Lanka. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods. 

Labor set to raise refugee intake

Labor set to raise refugee intake

Good morning, early birds. Labor is set to announce its immigration election policy, including a lifting of Australia's refugee intake, and the Coalition expects a massive surplus in its budget projections. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Constitutional crisis deepens in Sri Lanka

Constitutional crisis deepens in Sri Lanka

A constitutional crisis initiated by Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena seems to be worsening ahead of Supreme Court challenges and a January snap election.

The coup you might have missed

The coup you might have missed

Sri Lankan MPs, journalists and NGOs have expressed deep concern for Sri Lanka under a return to rule by a former authoritarian leader.

Australian policy condemns deported Tamil asylum seeker

Australian policy condemns deported Tamil asylum seeker

Thileepan Gnaneswaran has been permanently separated from his family, as Australia continues to operate under flawed logic on Tamil refugees.

Crikey Worm: 130 Australia-bound asylum seekers intercepted

Crikey Worm: 130 Australia-bound asylum seekers intercepted

Good morning, early birds. Sri Lankan asylum seekers aboard a tanker have been intercepted by Malaysian authorities. Plus, fresh calls for a live exports ban after shocking new footage emerges. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Religious violence escalates in Sri Lanka

Religious violence escalates in Sri Lanka

An escalation in violence is being expected between Sri Lanka's Buddhists and its Muslim minority. For some, echoes of the civil war are unavoidable.

Abbott’s cavalier disdain for foreign policy will cost lives

Abbott’s cavalier disdain for foreign policy will cost lives

Don't believe everything you read -- Tony Abbott's not doing any better overseas than he is here.