Outer space is open for business. It's a booming $50 billion a year industry and growing so fast that not even the sky is the limit. Few of us give a thought to the myriad satellites bobbing around thousands of kilometres above our heads.
Fuelled by a cocktail of drugs, armed robberies are growing more violent and unpredictable. Wired on drugs and adrenaline, robbers storm into the bank, screaming and swearing at terrified staff and customers.
On September 11 2001, thousands of dead were unaccounted for in the smouldering rubble of the World Trade Centre. Among them, was the remains of Mohamed Atta, whose last murderous act tipped the world into a confrontation between Islam and the West.
Billions of dollars are fed each year into a nationwide prison boom that's seen the captive population nearly double in a decade. But could there be a relatively cheap and cost-effective way to stop prisoners reoffending?
They had been warned, they thought they had made the necessary preparations but nothing could prepare the people of Victoria for the fireball that swept through their state.
A special report on the end of war in Iraq - and the beginnings of a turbulent peace. As Saddam Hussein's giant statue topples ignominiously in downtown Baghdad, award-winning reporter Liz Jackson begins a personal exploration of the aftermath of war.
The old mantra, all girls have XX chromosomes and all boys have XY, is no longer reliable. The proof lives in as many as 40,000 Australians whose chromosomes don't match the standard.
US strategists are honing plans to oust Iraqi strongman Saddam Hussein, but after Saddam, what then? Who would lead Iraq? Another military dictator or a bold democrat? Might Iraq fall into chaos, even disintegrate?
Almost daily, the supporters of nuclear power notch up a small new victory. With each gloomy media mention about global warming or fossil fuels, the nuclear industry can boast - we've got the clean answer.
An American actor in a small Latin American country agrees to temporarily impersonate its deceased ruler. Ridiculous premise but often funny!
In a Latin American prison, an emotional relationship evolves between a homosexual prone to flights of fantasy and his cellmate, a political radical. Oscar winner for Hurt!
A 'hostess supervisor' at a Port Moresby brothel may tell clients to use a condom with his girls but sometimes he is too tired to bother. This is one of the stories of how Papua New Guinea became a hot spot for the AIDS virus.
Dona Perfecta movie trailer - starring Dolores Del Rio, Carlos Navarro, Esther Fernandez. Theatrical Release Date: 10/10/1951
Rating: Not Rated
A Deathly Silence attempts to break the taboo of silence that surrounds the act of suicide, its illusory appeal to the vulnerable, and its cruel toll on the living.
Australia's Lebanese community is being blamed for crimes of violence. A horrific series of rapes in south-west Sydney, a record jail sentence and frenzied media coverage have put the community under unprecedented scrutiny.
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