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  1. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Foreign minister says 150 Australians are fighting in Syria, Iraq

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

    ... can to identify them,” Bishop said. Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Australian citizens suspected of fighting in the Middle East would be kept under surveillance if they returned. “We ... conflict has attracted Australian fighters like no other Middle Eastern crisis before it. Lebanese-Australians have been overrepresented in jihadist violence both in Australia and Lebanon. ...

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

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

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

    ... with a recommendation in a recent National Commission of Audit commissioned by Prime Minister Tony Abbott's government. The agency, which is expected to be up and running by the middle of next year, ...

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

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

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

    ... Labor Party. Conservative Prime Minister Tony Abbott noted Wran's death, describing the barrister from Sydney's working-class Balmain as "one of the most significant figures ... acknowledged his working class roots when he said "Balmain boys don't cry", had suffered from dementia for several years. He died on Sunday. "This is of course a very sad time ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1493701/tributes-flow-neville-wran-former-labor-premier-new-south-wales
  4. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Darryn Lyons: paparazzo, reality TV star, now mayor of Geelong, Australia

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 09:38pm by Reuters

    ... the youngest of three children to a middle-class family in Geelong, Lyons began working as a photographer for local newspapers straight out of school. In 1988, Lyons says, he arrived in London ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1442052/darryn-lyons-paparazzo-reality-tv-star-now-mayor-geelong-australia
  5. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian court rules ANZ Bank late fees too high

    Posted Feb 05th 2014, 02:39pm by AP

    ... to thousands of customers after a judge ruled on Wednesday that late payment fees it charged on credit cards were exorbitant. ANZ Banking Group partially lost a class action law suit in the Australian ... in Australia. The case was the first of eight planned class action law suits involving 185,300 customers of Australian banks, claiming A$243 million in damages. The court found ANZ late fees on credit ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1421402/australian-court-rules-anz-bank-late-fees-too-high
  6. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Australian police crack money-laundering ring that funded Hezbollah

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 12:08am by AFP

    ... including the US Drug Enforcement Administration. The full details of which countries had been involved were not revealed but acting ACC chief Paul Jevtovic said: "The Middle East and Southeast ... used in the Middle East and Asia delivered a cut from every dollar it laundered to Lebanon's powerful Shiite movement and Syrian ally Hezbollah, which is banned as a terrorist organisation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1411915/australian-police-crack-money-laundering-ring-funded-hezbollah
  7. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian PM wavers on asylum during Indonesia trip

    Posted Oct 01st 2013, 04:06pm by Agence France-Presse in Jakarta

    ... in keeping on Indonesia’s good side is in large part economic, with Indonesia recording strong growth in recent years and the middle class expected to balloon to 135 million people in the next two ... visit was overshadowed by the sinking of an Australia-bound boat carrying scores of Middle Eastern asylum seekers off Indonesia’s main island of Java on Friday, which has killed at least 41 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1322151/australian-pm-wavers-asylum-during-indonesia-trip
  8. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Repeal of Australia’s carbon tax moves closer

    Posted Nov 21st 2013, 04:09pm by AFP

    ... was a great opportunity here for us to find a middle ground,” he said. While the government has the numbers in the lower house, Labor and the Greens have control of the upper house Senate where ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1362001/repeal-australias-carbon-tax-moves-closer
  9. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Lawsuit after six million bottles of Australian wine poured down drain

    Posted Oct 28th 2013, 04:32pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Global drinks giant Treasury Wine Estates was on Monday facing a class-action lawsuit from Australian shareholders after oversupply issues forced six million bottles of wine to be poured down the drain. Law firm Maurice Blackburn and class action funder IMF Australia said they were preparing a shareholder lawsuit against Treasury, the wine business ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1341886/lawsuit-after-six-million-bottles-australian-wine-poured-down-drain
  10. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Australian navy investigates sex abuse rituals aboard ship

    Posted Nov 08th 2013, 11:11pm by AFP

    ... the Anzac Class Frigate HMAS Ballarat which is currently deployed on border protection operations. "Allegations such as these are serious and it is critical that the investigative process ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1351235/australian-navy-investigates-sex-abuse-rituals-aboard-ship

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