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Professor Richard Tanter discusses Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s visit to Australia and the strengthening of defense ties between the two countries.

An exhibition of artworks, manuscripts, and other material from private collections and public archives explores the history of AIDS as seen in Melbourne.

With the situation on the ground in Iraq changing by the day, Associate Professor Richard Pennell says only time will tell whether the ISIS-proposed caliphate will last.

A top UN human rights official will join the University of Melbourne, where she will contribute to debates about refugee policy across the Asia-Pacific region.

David Malet discusses the role of social media for terror groups and how they use it to recruit members and raise money with Rishaad Salamat on Bloomberg Television’s “On The Move.”

Dr Scott Brenton discusses what defines a constitutional crisis in state politics and whether the current controversy involving Frankston MP Geoff Shaw classifies as one. 

Melbourne workers won Saturday afternoons off in the 1860's, and without that, AFL probably wouldn't be the city's dominant code today.

US president Barack Obama's commencement speech to the United States Military Academy at West Point has been harshly criticised.

Dr Pradeep Taneja from the Faculty of Arts tells CNBC Asia that despite positive discussions at Modi's swearing in ceremony, there should not be high expectations about an improved India-Pakistan relationship just yet.

As debate rages in Australia about the treatment of asylum seekers, Melbourne researchers are tracking the history of intolerance and exclusion right back to 16th century Europe.

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