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  1. News - World - MIGRATION

    Abbott defiant over report that asylum seeker mothers attempted suicide

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 09:35pm by AFP

    ... with Australia facing growing pressure over its controversial immigration policies, with High Court action under way over the fate of 153 Sri Lankans being held in custody on the high seas. ... a detention centre on Christmas Island to Papua New Guinea or Nauru. Sources on the island said the women believed their children stood a better chance of being settled in Australia if they were ...

  2. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Tony Abbott sweeps into power in landslide win in Australian election

    Posted Sep 08th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney and Lana Lam Abbott's coalition set to sweep into power Conservative challenger Tony Abbott declared Australia "under new management" yesterday after Prime Minister Kevin Rudd conceded defeat in Australia's national election and said he would step down as Labor leader. With more than 90 per cent of votes counted, ...

  3. 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

    ... relations Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Thursday Australia’s closer ties with Tokyo would not hurt relations with China after a successful and productive visit by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo ... 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 ...

  4. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    New treasurer looks to keep Australia out of recession

    Posted Jun 28th 2013, 11:00am by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Australia’s new Treasurer Chris Bowen was on Friday welcomed by business figures as he hinted at policy changes amid recession fears following an unprecedented Asia-mining boom. Bowen, who served as assistant treasurer from late 2007 to mid- 2009 and was also minister for immigration, tertiary education and small business, was installed ...

  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Mass immigrant graves found in Texas cemetery

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

    ... Associated Press in Falfurrias, Texas Appalled anthropologists unearth remains in garbage bags, body bags or left out in the open Mass immigrant graves found in Texas cemetery Mass graves have been discovered in a south Texas cemetery, and researchers believe they contain the bodies of immigrants who died crossing into the US illegally. The discovery at Sacred Heart Burial Park ...

  6. News - Asia - ASYLUM SEEKERS

    Riot at Australia asylum seeker centre leaves one dead, 77 injured

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 09:14am by AFP and AP

    ... injured during a second night of rioting at an Australian immigration detention centre on Papua New Guinea’s Manus Island, officials said on Tuesday. The violence at the camp on Manus Island ... is a great tragedy,” Immigration Minister Scott Morrison said. “This is a tragedy but this was a very dangerous situation where people decided to protest in a very violent way and to take themselves ...

  7. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia probes detention of asylum-seeker children

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 01:25pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... 1,000 asylum-seeker children being held in immigration facilities in Australia and the more than 100 on far-flung Nauru. “These are children that, among other things, have been denied freedom ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Australia’s human rights watchdog launched an inquiry on Monday into the detention of children under punitive government policies banishing asylum-seekers ...

  8. News - Asia - ANALYSIS: DIPLOMACY

    Japan PM Shinzo Abe to strengthen ties on visit to Australia

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 04:24am by AFP

    ... will to take centre stage when Japanese leader Shinzo Abe visits Australia this week, with analysts saying the two countries will also shore up a burgeoning trade relationship. It is the first visit ... adjusts to China's growing assertiveness in the region. At the same time, Japan's long-held pacifist stance has evolved under Abe, with his country reaching out to Australia in the face ...

  9. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Australia returns asylum-seekers to Indonesia in lifeboat

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 06:11pm by AFP

    ... goes by one name. “The orange lifeboat which originated from Australia... became stranded on a coral reef near the beach,” he said, adding it appeared to have sprung a leak. Local immigration ... of would-be refugees who board rickety boats in Indonesia and make the perilous sea crossing to Australia. The migrants told us Australian authorities had put them into the lifeboat and turned them ...

  10. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Foreign minister says 150 Australians are fighting in Syria, Iraq

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

    ... Australia cancelling passports of suspected militants and urged authorities to remain vigilant. He was not personally aware of any Australian fighting in Iraq. Immigration Minister Scott Morrison ... Australians have fought with radical militants in Syria and Iraq, raising fears of a terrorist threat to Australia if the fighters return home, the country’s foreign minister said on Thursday. Foreign ...




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