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  1. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Sri Lankan asylum seeker group to be taken to the Australian mainland

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 03:36pm by Associated Press in Sydney

    ... in Australia by human rights advocates who said the migrants could face persecution back home. Some of the 157 asylum seekers on board the second boat, which departed from India, launched a legal challenge in the High Court to prevent their return to Sri Lanka. Their lawyers argued the group could face persecution in the island nation, which emerged in 2009 from a brutal civil war between ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1558985/sri-lankan-asylum-seeker-group-be-taken-australian-mainland
  2. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian high court blocks return of 153 refugees to Sri Lanka

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 10:49pm by AFP

    ... and European Union member states have said rights abuses against the ethnic Tamil minority in Sri Lanka have continued even after the civil war ended in 2009. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1549946/australian-high-court-blocks-return-153-refugees-sri-lanka
  3. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Rolf Harris' hometown moves to purge all memory of him after sex abuse conviction

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 11:21pm by AFP

    ... down a plaque outside the family home. The West Australian Education Department said several Harris artworks would also be removed from the Perth Modern School, where he studied from 1943 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1544441/rolf-harris-hometown-moves-purge-all-memory-him-after-sex-abuse
  4. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Australia finds half of asylum seekers held in Papua New Guinea camp genuine

    Posted May 09th 2014, 09:43pm by AFP

    ... the customs and immigration departments, potentially saving the government hundreds of millions of dollars. Morrison said the new agency would be led by a civilian commissioner who would report ... will remove duplication of services. "We're talking about a civil agency, a law enforcement agency which deals not just with the customs challenges as the current Australian Customs ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1508537/australia-finds-half-asylum-seekers-held-papua-new-guinea-camp-genuine
  5. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    63 women in Australia’s military have signed up for combat roles

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 09:26pm by AP

    ... duty at air force bases. The Defence Department said yesterday that most of the 63 women- 15 permanent personnel and 48 reservists- had chosen army jobs, with a few opting for navy and air ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1525351/63-women-australias-military-have-signed-combat-roles
  6. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Submersible's search for Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 returns to site of first ‘ping’

    Posted May 10th 2014, 04:02pm by Reuters in Perth

    ... Chinese, on board in one of the world’s greatest aviation mysteries. Weeks of daily searches have failed to turn up any trace of the plane, even after narrowing the area to an arc in the southern ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1509103/search-malaysian-flight-mh370-returns-site-first-ping
  7. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Chinese ambassador to Australia Ma Zhaoxu unexpectedly recalled to Beijing at short notice

    Posted May 27th 2014, 10:36am

    ... on Tuesday that as recently as Saturday, the Chinese embassy told Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs that Ma would be returning to Beijing in mid-June. However, foreign ministry spokesman Qin ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1519842/chinese-ambassador-australia-ma-zhaoxu-recalled-beijing-short-notice
  8. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian airliner makes emergency landing after engine catches fire over Perth

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 06:10pm by AGENCIES

    ... Agencies in Perth A plane carrying 97 people has been forced to make an emergency landing in western Australia after one of its engines caught fire. Cobham Aviation Services says one of the plane’s four engines caught fire as it was climbing shortly after take-off from Perth Airport. Watch: Caught on camera: passenger plane catches fire shortly after take-off A video clip filmed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1500045/planes-engine-catches-fire-western-australia
  9. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian senator smuggles ‘pipe bomb’ into parliament to show security risk

    Posted May 26th 2014, 10:47pm by AFP

    ... by the government are not screened with metal detectors or X-rays at private entry points, reports said. Department of Parliamentary Services secretary Carol Mills told The Canberra Times that parliament ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1519705/australian-senator-smuggles-pipe-bomb-parliament-show-security-risk
  10. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Asylum seeker charged over 'bomb on plane' scare in Australia

    Posted Jan 14th 2014, 11:05pm by AFP

    ... a referral was received … in relation to an alleged incident involving a Department of Immigration and Border Protection detainee on board a flight from Perth to Christmas Island," a statement said. "The detainee has been charged under the Crimes (Aviation) Act 1991." Reports said the man became upset while flying from Perth to Christmas Island, Australia's remote ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1405715/asylum-seeker-charged-over-bomb-plane-scare-australia

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