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21 June 2013
An Australian Customs boat with asylum seekers off Christmas Island. Photo by DIAC on flickr.

The perils of leaving

Arguing for Australia to withdraw from the Refugee Convention is misleading and misguided, writes SUSAN HARRIS-RIMMER.

20 June 2013
Dini was accused of using black magic to kill her son. His friends dragged her to a pigsty, where she was tortured. Photo by Vlad Sokhin/ vladsokhin.com

Breaking the Spell

Sorcery and witchcraft are leading to increased violence and killings, and stifling the development of Melanesia, reports Belinda Cranston.

20 June 2013
US-China rivalry could pull ASEAN apart, warn ANU experts. Photo by Aaron Tam/AFP.

ASEAN must talk tough to survive Asian century

ASEAN must engage with dramatic change in the Asian century or risk being pulled apart.

19 June 2013
Photo by Asitimes on flickr.

At the crossroads of peace

Pacific power politics shouldn’t come at the cost of peace in Asia and the Pacific, says Indonesian foreign minister.

19 June 2013
Photo by Miguel Medina/AFP.

New perspectives on the Pacific

Four-day research event looks and Pacific economics, politics and society.

14 June 2013
Inmates at Quezon City jail, Philippines. Photo by Noel Celis/AFP.

Extremism may decrease under lock and key

The vicious killing of an off-duty British soldier has thrown radical Islam into the global spotlight once again.

13 June 2013
Photo by Angelo Failla on flickr

Mouse trap

Combating cybercrime has become a game of digital cat and mouse, writes BELINDA CRANSTON

13 June 2013
Beijing shopkeeper. Photo by Stuck in Customs on flickr.

New partnership to build business in Asia

Getting down to business in Asia will be a lot simpler, thanks to a new ANU-Corrs partnership.

11 June 2013
Photo by UN Photos on flickr.

Bodies on the line

New research shows that United Nations peacekeepers are sexually exploiting those they are meant to protect.

11 June 2013
Photo by Rene Mensen on flickr.

New voices sought to hush Chinese whispers

Starting a conversation on China could win you cash, thanks to the Australian Centre on China in the World.

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