• Hunt devastated at being denied redemption

    Social media trolls don't bother Ben Hunt.But the St George Illawarra playmaker admits he has been left devastated by Queensland's decision to deny him a...

  • Devastation and Denial: Cambodia and the Academic Left

    Looking out across the yellow-washed angular buildings that clutter the inner city of Phnom Penh in 2016, hindsight fills me with anxiety. Imagining myself here in 1975, I recall the jubilant and cheering crowds in the spring of that year who weren’t privy to that hindsight as they welcomed Khmer Rouge communists into Cambodia’s capital city after months of siege. On the morning of 17 April, word had arrived that the Khmer Rouge had captured the government’s last beleaguered military stronghold...

  • Heavy rains devastate parts of Japan

    Residents are rescued by boat in Kurashiki, Japan on July 7, 2018. Heavy rainfall killed at least 38 people and left more than 45 missing, according to media reports. The Japan Meteorological Agency has warned of record rainfall for flooding, mudslides in southwestern and western Japan through July 8 and issued emergency weather warnings to six prefectures.