The Abdel-Magied Anzac controversy teaches us valuable lessons about ourselves

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Rupen Savoulian

Professor Michelle Grattan, journalist and expert commentator on Australian politics at the University of Canberra, wrote an article regarding the ruckus that erupted around the Anzac Day comment of Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) presenter Yassmin Abdel-Magied.

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Sri Lanka and the International Criminal Court

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Thambu Kanagasabai

There appears to be some confusion as to the scope of functions and jurisdiction of the ICC, and more particularly its jurisdiction over Sri Lanka’s alleged war crimes.

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Thousands trapped by fighting in South Sudan as aid agencies pull out

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Katy Migiro

Tens of thousands of South Sudanese have fled their homes and are now trapped under intense sun without food, water or medical care, aid agencies said after fierce fighting forced them to pull out of the region.

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Dangerous Political Games

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Hazel Speed

Prior to the Brexit Referendum itself, announced by the then Prime Minister (Mr Cameron), neither he, The Speaker nor the scribes or legal Members in Parliament (either Houses); nor the months of campaigning leading up to the vote gave mention, nor challenge in respect of any irregularities as to possible improprieties or usurping of the Sovereignty of the UK Parliament.

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Kenyan nominations: Choosing thieves and land-grabbers

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Joe Khamisi

In a few days, the contentious – sometimes violent – party nominations ahead of Kenya’s forthcoming general elections will come to an end and the final and most delicate leg of the political phase will begin.

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