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  1. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Refugee held in Papua New Guinea dies in Australia from infection

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 05:45am by AFP

    ... society." Hudson said an open and independent inquiry was needed to assess whether Kehazaei received antibiotics soon enough. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1586688/refugee-held-papua-new-guinea-dies-australia-infection
  2. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian ministers dragged into corruption probe

    Posted Feb 07th 2013, 01:52pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... Commission Against Corruption probe over an alleged “criminal conspiracy”. Obeid, a former powerful kingpin in the New South Wales state Labor party, which holds power at the centre, is accused ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Two senior Australian ministers have been dragged into a snowballing ruling party corruption scandal, admitting accepting hospitality from a former ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1145217/australian-ministers-dragged-corruption-probe
  3. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian state premier quits over wine gift ‘memory fail’

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 12:13pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... would be presented at inquiry A leading Australian politician resigned on Wednesday after admitting to a “massive memory fail” when he told a corruption inquiry he never received a bottle of wine worth around A$3,000 (HK$21,822). Barry O’Farrell, who leads Australia’s populous New South Wales state, told the country’s Independent Commission Against Corruption on Tuesday that he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1483718/australian-state-premier-quits-over-wine-gift-memory-fail
  4. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia deploys new counterterrorism units at airports

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 06:25pm by AP

    ... for governments to cooperate against the common threat. Abbott conceded this month that the nation’s border security was not good enough after a second suspected jihadist flew to the Middle East using ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1581199/australia-deploys-new-counterterrorism-units-airports
  5. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Abbott warns of home-grown terror, says migrants must be on ‘Team Australia’

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 09:14pm by AFP

    ... who had fought alongside insurgents in Afghanistan, about two-thirds became involved in plotting terrorist acts on their return. "So, we do have to be vigilant against it and my position ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1576177/abbott-warns-home-grown-terror-says-migrants-must-be-team-australia
  6. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    State of Great Barrier Reef likely to worsen, Canberra admits

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 09:40pm by Reuters

    ... Wendy Tubman, an official at the North Queensland Conservation Council, which leads a legal fight against the Abbot Point expansion. "And we all know what the greatest contribution ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1572300/state-great-barrier-reef-likely-worsen-canberra-admits
  7. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott dubs Russia ‘a bully’ over sanctions

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 04:10pm by Associated Press in Sydney

    ... its territory Australia’s prime minister dubbed Russia “a bully” and threatened stronger sanctions against the country on Friday following Russia’s ban on most Western food imports. Russia’s government on Thursday banned most food imports from the West – including the US, European Union and Australia – as retaliation against sanctions related to the crisis in Ukraine. Prime Minister Tony ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1569200/australian-prime-minister-tony-abbott-dubs-russia-bully-over-sanctions
  8. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian high court blocks return of 153 refugees to Sri Lanka

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

    ... and they should not be returned against their will. The court has yet to decide whether there is a case to answer but in an early submission government lawyers said the boat was intercepted outside ... to go back," he said. Australian Human Rights Commission chief Gillian Triggs said screening of asylum seekers at sea appeared to be inadequate under international law. The process ...

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

    Record US$470m settlement reached in Australia wildfire lawsuit

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 04:34pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Sydney More than 5,000 people joined the class action against electricity provider SP AusNet, arguing the company was negligent because it hadn’t maintained its power ... leaving 173 people dead and destroying more than 2,000 homes in just over a single day. More than 5,000 people joined the class action against electricity provider SP AusNet, arguing the company ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1554794/record-us470m-settlement-reached-australia-wildfire-lawsuit
  10. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Survivors of Australian bush fire win HK$3.6 billion in class action settlement

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 11:13pm by AP

    ... the southern state of Victoria in 2009, leaving 173 people dead and destroying more than 2,000 homes in just over a single day. More than 5,000 people joined the class action against electricity ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1554901/survivors-australian-bush-fire-win-hk36-billion-class-action-settlement

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