Archive for Category: "World News"

Education the focus for International Women’s Day

Education the focus for International Women’s Day

Education is the key to empowering women and girls in developing nations and giving them the power to make their own choices writes JOSEPHINE LIM.

Criminally social – technology and crime a deadly mix

Criminally social – technology and crime a deadly mix

It’s ubiquitous and now ingrained in everyday life – so what kind of impact has the development of technology had on crime? SAMANTHA MCDONNELL investigates.

Let’s get Syrious – explaining the Syrian Civil War

Let’s get Syrious – explaining the Syrian Civil War

Heard about the Syrian crisis but want to learn more? ELYSE WILLIAMS.

K Rudd announces radical changes to asylum seeker policy

K Rudd announces radical changes to asylum seeker policy

Kevin Rudd has announced that any asylum seeker that arrives in Australia by boat will never be resettled in Australia, in a radical tightening of the government’s asylum seeker policies. Political commentator ASHLEIGH PISANI reports.

Tourism or Solidarity?

Tourism or Solidarity?

The Venezuelan government announced plans to boost tourist numbers through the establishment of a new Council of Tourism Promotion earlier this month. But conventional tourism isn’t what some visitors to the South American country want, says RYAN MALLETT OUTTRIM.

‘Gay cure’ app still available on Google Play

‘Gay cure’ app still available on Google Play

An app claiming to cure homosexuality has been deleted from iTunes but remains available on Google Play, despite widespread calls for its removal. PAIGE MULHOLLAND reports.

King James: Miami Heat draw first blood against Pacers

King James: Miami Heat draw first blood against Pacers

LeBron James’ triple double effort and game-winning lay-up proved just enough for Miami Heat to prevail with a one-point overtime victory against the Indiana Pacers yesterday. JOE ELLIOTT reports.

Venezuelans in Australia protest election results

Venezuelans in Australia protest election results

Venezuelans in Australia are protesting the results of this month’s presidential election in their homeland, which they say is a case of electoral fraud. CHRISTOPHER TESTA reports.

Obama shows funny side

Obama shows funny side

Showing off his comical side at the White House Associations Correspondents Dinner on Saturday night, US President Barack Obama poked fun at himself, the media and his conservative rivals, ASHLEIGH PISANI writes.

Could you Live Below The Line?

Could you Live Below The Line?

For five days in May, hundreds of South Australians will be raising money for people living in extreme poverty, by living off just $2 a day. TIFFANY LLOYD reports.