The owner of the site of Bali's Sari Club — one of two nightclubs bombed in 2002 — has defended his right to build a new multi-storey development there, despite verbal promises for a peace park.
The too-often deadly consequences of dowry-related abuse in Australia must urgently be tackled with new national laws identifying the "pernicious" cultural practice as a form of domestic violence, the final report of a Senate inquiry recommends.
A national inquiry will examine whether enough is being done to stamp out dowry abuse amid growing concerns about an alarming recent increase in dowry-related murders and suicides.
Labor MP Julian Hill calls for an urgent Senate inquiry into dowry abuse in Australia in a bid to stop family violence, murders and suicides caused by perpetuating a "culture of ownership of women".
Members of the Australian Indian community are angry about a new lamb ad which depicts the Hindu God Ganesha eating meat and drinking wine, despite being widely considered a vegetarian teetotaller by practitioners of the religion.