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Hakeem heading home after Thailand drops case

Hakeem heading home after Thailand drops case

Good morning, early birds. Freed Bahraini refugee Hakeem al-Araibi is expected to be home in Australia within hours, and Bill Shorten faces the year's first parliamentary sitting day having backflipped on support for medical transfer legislation. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Finally, some rare sense in the battle to save Hakeem

Finally, some rare sense in the battle to save Hakeem

DFAT made a deft diplomatic move in the debate around Thailand's detention of Hakeem al-Araibi, saving Thailand some face and allowing Australia some wriggle room.

The question no one will answer about Hakeem Al-Araibi

The question no one will answer about Hakeem Al-Araibi

This arrest could have huge ramifications for other refugees who have been granted asylum by Australia. We need answers.

Modern slavery is propped up by corporate culture as much as dodgy supply chains

Modern slavery is propped up by corporate culture as much as dodgy supply chains

Modern slavery is two things: it is an act and it is an attitude. It is that second fact that will be hardest to deal with.

‘Cave boys’ urged to consider a life of religious devotion to avoid media pack

‘Cave boys’ urged to consider a life of religious devotion to avoid media pack

Thai government edicts for the media to remain calm have been confused as the government itself tries to make hay.

Drones and divers: on the ground amid the Thai cave media frenzy

Drones and divers: on the ground amid the Thai cave media frenzy

The operation to save the soccer team stuck in a flooded cave in Thailand was marked by an unwillingness to back down -- and that was just the journalists.

Crikey Worm: ACCC calls for major changes to energy market

Crikey Worm: ACCC calls for major changes to energy market

Good morning, early birds. The ACCC has proposed a significant shake-up of Australia's power market. Plus, all 12 Thai soccer players and coach make it out of the cave. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Crikey Worm: eight boys now saved from Thai cave

Crikey Worm: eight boys now saved from Thai cave

Good morning, early birds. Rescue operations continue in Thailand, with another four boys now safe. Plus, NSW Police to hold crisis meetings on gun control. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Crikey Worm: four boys rescued from Thai cave

Crikey Worm: four boys rescued from Thai cave

Good morning, early birds. Four boys have been rescued from the Thai cave in an ongoing mission. Plus, the Libs have their work cut out for them in the byelection battles. It’s the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Bishop’s flop of a speech in Thailand reveals dangerous apathy towards south-east Asia

Bishop’s flop of a speech in Thailand reveals dangerous apathy towards south-east Asia

To say Bishop's speech was a damp squib is to be derogatory to squibs. You may be shocked to learn there was not a skerrick of original thought or news in it.