Seventy years after jungle reclaimed the infamous death railway at the end of World War II, negotiations are under way to rebuild a track from Thailand to the country now known as Myanmar.
Patrick Sawer It could either be the most expensive wash in history – or the best ever 'the dog ate my homework' excuse.
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Philip Wen As far as dramatic plot turns come, it would not have been out of place in one of the salacious political volumes he published.
Stephen Jeffery Australia has become an unlikely staging point for a diplomatic scramble over disputed territories at the crossroads of Europe and Asia.
Michael Neilson "Jewel in the crown of the world's rainforests" threatened by government plan to allow roads, miners and plantations.
Nick O'Malley 'Sequesters' in the US mean next generation weapons systems such as B3 bombers and ship-borne lasers, very fast missiles and underwater robots have been put on hold.
Nick Miller In one of the most shocking, blatant political assassinations in recent history, Russian dissident Alexander Litvinenko was murdered in 2006 in London, when lethal polonium was slipped into his cup of tea at a London hotel.
Farid Farid At Revolution Cafe, a stone's throw from Cairo's iconic Tahrir Square, there's an air of unease five years after the revolution.
A view-blocking fence which wiped out the panoramic harbour vista from a Wellington apartment must go.
An international hacking gang who claim to be behind some of the hoax bomb threat at Australian schools ...
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Two Sydney Trains staff say they have suffered electric shocks on the new South West Rail Link, prompting ...