Critics condemn religious group as reactionary lobby group funded by the super-rich.
Jewel Topsfield and Amilia Rosa The Indonesian government labelled them a "deviant sect". Now a mob has burnt their settlement on Kalimantan to the ground and they are being removed for "re-education".
Alana Schetzer It's the blizzard that's shut down schools, shops and businesses. But it's also paved the way for one snowboarder to make the streets his own.
Nick Miller Politicians need to spend less time looking at polls and more time talking to voters, says veteran Australian political strategist Lynton Crosby.
Lindsay Murdoch 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.