Search Results: tsunami

  • INTERNATIONAL

    Jan Egeland, modern Santa

    • Andrew Hamilton
    • 27 February 2007
    3 Comments

    When we think of the rise and rise of Santa Claus, we might ask whether King Haakon was bringing a Trojan horse into the Christian camp when he brought Yuletide into Christmas. But he had good precedents. Outsiders continue to be important in retelling the Christmas story. This Christmas, Jan Egeland steps down as head of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Indonesian democracy is maturing

    • Michael Danby
    • 13 November 2006
    9 Comments

    Once a corrupt military dictatorship, Indonesia is becoming a healthy democracy. Many Australians persist with pathetic stereotypes including the perception of Indonesian judges as monkeys.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Spain's hard line makes illegal immigration more dangerous

    • Anthony Ham
    • 04 September 2006

    Europe and Africa lie just 14km apart across the Straits of Gibraltar which separate Spain from Morocco, but when it comes to living standards, there is no wider gulf between neighbours anywhere in the world.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Hezbollah, Israel, and the damage done

    • James Massola
    • 24 July 2006

    Lebanon is a state founded upon division. The fighting in the south of Lebanon is nothing new. Today, Hezbollah and Israel are joined in battle. The Middle East could be a very different place by the time this fight is finished.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Grass roots amongst the rubble

    • Rebecca Duffy
    • 12 June 2006

    Rebecca Duffy is an Australian student studying in Indonesia. She witnessed first-hand the earthquake in Yogyakarta; this is her account.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Indonesia: Earthquake and good relations

    • Andrew Hamilton
    • 29 May 2006

    It is a pity we need disasters to respond honorably to our world.  The earthquake around Yogyakarta put into the right perspective Australian relationships with Indonesia. It put human beings first.

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  • INFORMATION

    Letters to Eureka Street

    • Helen Noakes, Frank Donovan, Alistair Pound and Frank Brennan
    • 14 May 2006

    Letters from Helen Noakes, Frank Donovan, Alistair Pound and Frank Brennan.

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  • INTERNATIONAL

    Aceh moving slowly forward

    • Peter Davis
    • 14 May 2006

    Peter Davis charts the success of a land-remapping project.    

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Bless you, love letters, high tide and the travel bug

    • Eureka Street editor
    • 30 April 2006

    Thoughts from around the nation.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Out of our depth

    • Andrew Hamilton
    • 29 April 2006

    In our January issue, we wrote facetiously about tsunamis.  By the time you received Eureka Street in late December, it was in deplorable taste.

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  • INTERNATIONAL

    Joy and sorrow in Sri Lanka

    • Mick Sexton
    • 29 April 2006

    As the old saying goes, joy and sorrow are two faces of the one coin. Well, the coin certainly flipped quickly for us here in Sri Lanka.

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  • INTERNATIONAL

    What lies beneath

    • Peter Davis
    • 29 April 2006

    Peter Davis looks at the efforts of Sri Lanka to eradicate landmines.

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