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  1. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Does Tony Abbott get China? Challenge for next Australian leader

    Posted Sep 06th 2013, 12:00am by Pam Walker

    ... States and Britain. "In the end your focus has got to be on the relationships that need the most attention," he said. "Decisions which impact on our national interests will be made ...

  2. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian high court blocks return of 153 refugees to Sri Lanka

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

    ... whether it was in accordance with international law. Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott earlier dodged questions about the case. "What I'm focused on is stopping the boats. That is what we are absolutely and constantly focused on because as long as the boats keep coming, we will keep having deaths at sea," he said. "I'm not going to comment on what may ...

  3. 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

    ... was “deeply concerned” about the threat Australian fighters could pose when they returned home, adding she had cancelled a number of passports on the advice of intelligence agencies. “Our focus ... said nobody should underestimate the threat posed by the Sunni-led ISIL. “Right now our focus is first of all ensuring that our people in Baghdad are safe and that we have the capacity ...

  4. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Tony Abbott says wink during granny's talk-show phone-sex confession was mistake

    Posted May 22nd 2014, 10:36pm by AP

    ... focused on the caller and less focused on the interviewer TONY ABBOTT The gesture on Wednesday, captured by a television camera and broadcast prominently in national news bulletins, has proved ... have been more focused on the caller and less focused on the interviewer," Abbott told the Nine Network television. "Mistakes are always regrettable... and I will do my best having ...

  5. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Abbott vows Australia’s focus will be Asia

    Posted Sep 04th 2013, 10:41am by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... and London,” he said, adding that “in the end your focus has got to be on the relationships that need the most attention”. “Decisions which impact on our national interests will be made in Jakarta, ...

  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

    ... for about 13 minutes on April 5, and which search authorities identified as their strongest lead. With the search of that area complete, the focus is shifting to the area where the first, ... course and the confusion that followed. The officials have said the focus will be on 60,000 square kilometres of seabed in the Indian Ocean that could take a year to search.   ...

  7. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Tributes flow for Neville Wran, former Labor premier of New South Wales

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 09:21pm by AFP

    ... was not one of those politicians solely and cynically focused on being re-elected, devoted to spin. He was a true believer, a doer, a reformer and a builder," Turnbull said. Wran, who famously ...

  8. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Tony Abbott ‘in time warp’ with plan to bring back knights and dames

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 08:52pm by AFP

    ... Australia's head of state, for approval without consulting his Liberal Party colleagues. Opposition Labor lawmakers ridiculed the move, asking why he was not focusing on issues such as unemployment ...

  9. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Schapelle Corby, the drug mule whose story captivated millions in Australia

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 05:07am by AFP

    ... of Australians every year. Now the focus of her story has shifted to the potential mega-bucks media deals. She was whisked away by Australia's Seven Network, which reports say has offered her ...

  10. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian police, spy agencies probe Chinese lab student for espionage

    Posted Dec 04th 2013, 10:05pm by AFP

    ... Police. It is not appropriate for us to release any further details at this time." The Sydney Morning Herald said a focus of the intelligence probe was to determine whether the man sent CSIRO ...




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