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By Patrick O’Connor, 30 July 2011
The High Court will next week hear the appeal of the former Solomon Islands attorney general, who has waged a five year battle against the Australian government’s attempt to prosecute him on what he alleges are “politically motivated” statutory rape allegations.
By Robert Stevens, 30 July 2011
On Friday, members of Parliament’s Commons Culture Select Committee voted against recalling News Corporation Chairman James Murdoch to give more evidence on phone hacking and police corruption.
By Kapila Fernando, 30 July 2011
The union leaders explicitly rejected any political struggle against the government, paving the way for their complete capitulation on the wage demands.
Sydney Film Festival 2011—Part 4: A conversation with Shelly Kraicer about Chinese independent cinema
By Richard Phillips, 30 July 2011
Beijing resident and film festival programmer Shelly Kraicer discusses developments in the Chinese independent cinema.
By Andre Damon, 30 July 2011
Commerce Department figures released Friday showed a further decline in the growth rate of US GDP.
30 July 2011
Workers Struggles: Asia, Australia and the Pacific
By Bill Van Auken, 30 July 2011
The assassination of a former Gaddafi official who became military chief of the Benghazi-based Transitional National Council has raised the specter of a civil war within the Western-backed Libyan "rebels."
By Stefan Steinberg, 30 July 2011
The political and media reaction to the terrorist atrocity carried out in Oslo a week ago reflects a social order in a profound state of political and ideological decay.
By Susan Garth, 30 July 2011
The African Union is propping up the Transitional Federal Government that was installed in Somalia by the US-backed Ethiopian invasion of December 2006.
By David Walsh, 30 July 2011
The 32-year-old Guinean-born chambermaid who has accused French politician Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault at a New York City hotel has gone public with her charges over the past week.