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  1. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia PM denies closer ties with Japan will hurt China relations after Abe visit

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 10:47am by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... Canberra backed comments by the United States accusing China of “destabilising” actions in the South China Sea, where it is involved in territorial disputes. Bishop herself earned the ire ... of defence technology. China is Australia’s biggest trading partner and has been restrained in any reaction, although its state media hit out at Abbott’s “appalling” speech to parliament. “We want ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1550920/australia-pm-denies-closer-ties-japan-will-hurt-china-relations-after-abe
  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. Property - International - AUSTRALIA

    Foreigners push up Australian home prices

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 04:49am by BLOOM

    ... estate amid concerns that overseas demand is pushing up prices and making housing unaffordable for domestic buyers. Housing prices climbed 10.7 per cent across Australia's eight state ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1544377/foreigners-push-australian-home-prices
  5. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia sends troops to protect Baghdad embassy, PM vows to stop jihadists returning

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 01:57pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... to protect its embassy in Baghdad in the face of the ongoing offensive by Sunni Muslim jihadist ISIL forces. The decision follows the move by key ally the United States to deploy 275 troops to help ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Prime Minister Tony Abbot says Australia will prevent jihadists returning as armed unit is dispatched to Baghdad to protect embassy from ISIL militants ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1536824/australia-sends-troops-protect-baghdad-embassy
  6. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Foreign minister says 150 Australians are fighting in Syria, Iraq

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 01:24pm by Associated Press in Canberra

    ... Iraq invasion. Bishop said neither the United States nor Iraq had yet asked for Australia’s help in the latest crisis. But she said Australia would give A$5 million (HK$36.2 million) ... the brutal group ISIS, or the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria — the al-Qaeda splinter group leading Sunni militants in Iraq. It is also known as Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, or ISIL. “If ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1536096/foreign-minister-says-150-australians-are-fighting-syria-iraq
  7. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Tony Abbott a sexist, not a misogynist, says outgoing senator

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 03:26am by AFP

    ... for winking during a testy radio chat about the tough May budget with a female pensioner who worked on a sex phone line. Former US secretary of state Hillary Rodham Clinton wrote in her book Hard ... for processing and permanent resettlement after a short turnaround period on Christmas Island. The United Nations and refugee advocates have criticised the policy and said conditions at the detention ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1538372/tony-abbott-sexist-not-misogynist-says-outgoing-senator
  8. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Unesco rejects move to revoke Tasmanian World Heritage status

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 09:36pm by AFP

    ... is locked up and favours more access for loggers. He asked the UN cultural body to delist 74,000 protected hectares in the southern island state. But delegates at Unesco's World Heritage ... World Heritage committee's decision also sends a clear message to the Tasmanian state government, which wants to log other iconic forests, such as the Blue Tier, Tarkine, Bruny Island, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1539700/unesco-rejects-move-revoke-tasmanian-world-heritage-status
  9. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Tony Abbott tries again to repeal carbon tax with Senate shake-up due

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 09:12pm by BLOOM

    ... country," Prime Minister Tony Abbott told parliament. "Why would anyone be against that?" The make-up of the Senate will change from July 1 when the Palmer United Party- led by Clive ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1539053/tony-abbott-tries-again-repeal-carbon-tax-senate-shake-due
  10. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Opera Australia sacks leading soprano Tamar Iveri over anti-gay comments

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 09:08pm by AFP

    ... in the last 48 hours with regards to comments attributed to Ms Iveri. Ms Iveri has unreservedly apologised for those comments and views. Opera Australia believes the views as stated ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1539056/opera-australia-sacks-leading-soprano-tamar-iveri-over-anti-gay-comments

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