keywords: Remembrance Day

  • AUSTRALIA

    Fuelling the fire over Dili

    • Paul Cleary
    • 29 May 2006

    Seven years after the optimism born of independence, East Timor burns. Rival gangs fight in the streets, Australian soldiers try to keep the peace, and the people of Dili wait to see whether calm can be restored.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Guerrilla to President: Xanana Gusmão

    • Sara Niner
    • 22 May 2006

    This year’s May anniversary of independence for Timor Leste is Xanana Gusmão’s second as President and the country’s fifth as a free territory. Sara Niner looks at the current political machinations.

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  • RELIGION

    After the parade

    • Kylie Crabbe
    • 14 May 2006

    There is an art to the big event. Anyone who’s planned a wedding knows it, and that should be enough to give hives to anyone imagining what it took to get George Bush’s inauguration off the ground.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Sounding the syllables

    • Brooke Davis
    • 14 May 2006

    A new Australian film examines the powerful role of poetry in times of oppression.    

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Dunk Island

    • Peter Pierce
    • 11 May 2006

    E.J Banfield

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  • AUSTRALIA

    The threat to empire

    • Luke Fraser
    • 11 May 2006

    An ageing population may be the downfall of the Western empire

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  • AUSTRALIA

    The new Jews of Berlin

    • Dorothy Horsfield
    • 08 May 2006

    Dorothy Horsfield visits the fastest growing Jewish community in Europe

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  • AUSTRALIA

    The arc of European reconciliation

    • Hugh Dillon
    • 29 April 2006

    Both the Dresden firestorm and the Holocaust were products of the insidious tendency in wartime for the previously unthinkable to become routine.

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  • MARGARET DOOLEY AWARD

    Remembering Etty

    • Kirsty Sangster
    • 21 April 2006

    Kirsty Sangster recalls a Holocaust survivor.    

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  • AUSTRALIA

    The Pepysian paradox

    • Luke Fraser
    • 21 April 2006

    Samuel Pepys’s diaries chronicling London life in the 17th century—now on the internet—remain as fresh and engaging as ever

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Terrible paradox

    • Adrian Caesar
    • 20 April 2006

    War games are not child's play.

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  • RELIGION

    Mystery of the monastère

    • Isabel Huggan
    • 20 April 2006

    Four days in a French convent were not enough to satisfy the curiosity of this writer.  

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