As President Donald Trump delivered his expected announcement in June 1 of withdrawing the United States from Paris climate agreement, environmental group 350.org laid out steps for an energised people's movement that could “rise up like never before” and stop the anti-science White House from destroying the planet.

A summit of New Guinea Islands premiers held in the West New Britain capital of Kimbe on April 7 to discuss greater autonomy from the Papua New Guinean government ended with no definite resolution on the question of secession. The meeting did decide

By Paul Walker

Two NATO air strikes on April 11 and 12 failed to halt the drive by Serb forces against the besieged Bosnian enclave of Gorazde. The two US-led air strikes did no more than destroy a few tanks and troop transports, and seemed more

By Tim E. Stewart

DARWIN — 150 people attended a twilight public meeting called here by the NT Environment Centre on April 14, to discuss the controversial issue of Darwin Harbour development.

Speakers from the Environment Centre and the

Interview with Rodney Croome

By ruling that Tasmania's anti-gay laws violate human rights, the United Nations Human Rights Committee has made a historic decision with global implications. The decision, made public on April 11, was that the

By John Nebauer

BRISBANE — Just three days before the release of the Criminal Justice Commission report into the death of Aboriginal dancer Daniel Yock in police custody on November 7, another Aborigine died in police custody here.

Observer describes Salvadoran election

By Bill Mason

BRISBANE — Fraud on a massive scale disrupted the recent elections in El Salvador, Dr Coral Wynter, a member of an independent delegation of Australian observers, told a fundraising

A deadly document

The Uruguay round of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), signed into existence on April 15 by trade ministers from some 120 countries, is a deadly document. It condemns the world's poorest nations to deeper

The mass left split in the Philippines Communist Party (CPP) which has rejected the CPP leadership's Maoist program and declared itself a democratic socialist tendency, has shaken up the entire Philippines left. Supporters of hardline Maoist and CPP

Back Catalogue — Deep Purple Family Connections — Since 1968, hard rock group Deep Purple has survived fame, fortune, internal feuds, deaths and changes of fashion. Various versions of the group are featured live in concert from the '70s and '80s


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