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  1. 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

    ... 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 ...

  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. ...

  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

    ... of barbarity in Iraq,” Abbott added to journalists. “These people should have no place in our country and we will do our best to keep them out.” The European Union warned earlier this year ...

  4. Business - Companies - AUSTRALIA

    GM to stop making cars in Australia by 2017

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 04:51pm by Associated Press in Canberra

    ... economic. Toyota announced it is reassessing its future in Australia. A union said 50,000 jobs in the auto industry are in jeopardy. While Australians say they want locally-manufactured cars... ... and the government to determine our next steps and whether we can continue operating as the sole vehicle manufacturer in Australia,” Toyota said in a statement. The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union ...

  5. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    New humpback dolphin species discovered off north Australia

    Posted Oct 31st 2013, 04:06pm by AFP

    ... from habitat loss and fishing, with Sousa chinensis, or Chinese white dolphin, found in the eastern Indian and West Pacific Oceans, listed as near-threatened by the International Union ...

  6. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian territory becomes first to allow gay marriage

    Posted Oct 22nd 2013, 12:14pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney First gay weddings could take place in Capital Territory by end of year Australia’s national capital on Tuesday passed laws making it the first territory to allow gay marriage and said a legal challenge from the federal government would not stop same-sex weddings from going ahead. Same-sex unions are available in a majority of Australian states ...

  7. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian Labor party appoints 11 women to front bench

    Posted Oct 14th 2013, 03:51pm by AFP

    ... against playing “political games” by threatening fresh elections next year over a deadlock on climate change policy. The former union chief unveiled a new 30-person cabinet including ex-health ...

  8. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian Labor party elects new leader Bill Shorten in wake of poll defeat

    Posted Oct 14th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... of a Melbourne waterside worker was a solicitor before joining the Australian Workers' Union as an organiser in 1994. He was national secretary from 2001 to 2007 and was elected to parliament ...

  9. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia defends media reforms amid strong condemnation

    Posted Mar 13th 2013, 02:14pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... Telegraph tabloid to leaders including Kim Jong-Un and Robert Mugabe. The newspaper lampooned Conroy as Stalin in a doctored image imposing his face on the former Soviet dictator’s body. “This ... imposing his face on the former Soviet dictator’s body. Conroy said there was “no government intervention” in media content and there were no new rules being introduced. “What the advocate does ...

  10. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia at crossroads as China resources boom ends, says Rudd

    Posted Jul 11th 2013, 12:25pm by AFP

    ... unions and government so everyone was “pushing in the same strategic policy direction”. “The core of this new national competitiveness agenda must be a common agreement to lift the rate of annual ... of Trade Unions and the Business Council of Australia to enlist their support for closer cooperation. Agenda items included rising energy prices, rigidities in the labour market, business ...




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