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  1. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Terri Butler claims win in Queensland race for Rudd's former seat

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 04:39am by Bloomberg

    ... and a Queensland senator, said. Still, he said, "it's too early to declare victory or concede defeat". Abbott's coalition has trailed in opinion polls since winning power in September, ...

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    Australia awards HK$8.35b asylum seeker centre contract amid controversy

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 02:47pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Sydney Australian management firm Transfield Services has won a A$1.2 billion (HK$8.35 billion) contract to run the country’s two troubled Pacific island immigration detention ... previously held the tender to run the Manus Island centre. It is under investigation by the Australian government to determine whether there was any misconduct by PNG G4S employees during the recent ...

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    Green group fights sand dump permit near Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 01:21pm by Reuters in Melbourne

    ... of the damage was caused by tropical cyclones, 42 per cent by the crown-of-thorns starfish, and 10 per cent from bleaching. Water pollution from farm run-off has been blamed for spawning population ...

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    American stage hypnotist Scott Lewis dies in fall from balcony in Sydney

    Posted Jan 12th 2014, 04:14pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney American stage hypnotist dies in fall from balcony in Sydney An American stage hypnotist in Sydney as part of a touring magic troupe died after plunging several storeys from an apartment balcony, reports said Sunday. Scott Lewis, a hypnotist-entertainer with a long-running Las Vegas show, fell to his death from a balcony in Sydney’s Goldsbrough ...

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    Australian PM questions Abbott diplomacy credentials

    Posted Aug 28th 2013, 11:14am by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd on Wednesday attacked election rival Tony Abbott, questioning his suitability to be a world leader handling complex international crises such as Syria. Labor’s Rudd, a former foreign minister who is trailing his conservative opponent in the run-up to September 7 polls, gave a scathing assessment of Abbott’s ...

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    UN watchdog slams Australia over refugee detentions

    Posted Aug 22nd 2013, 02:56pm by AFP

    ... on security grounds, a UN watchdog said on Thursday. The criticism from the UN Human Rights Committee comes as campaigning for Australia’s September 7 elections puts the long-running issue ... since 2001. Labor Party Prime Minister Kevin Rudd, who is trailing conservative Tony Abbott in the opinion polls, has gambled his fortunes on a plan to send boat people to impoverished Papua New ...

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    Australia’s Rudd battles Murdoch press

    Posted Sep 03rd 2013, 04:06pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... in undermining Kevin Rudd’s dream of retaining power, analysts say. While the ruling Labor party has long trailed the Tony Abbott-led conservative opposition in opinion polls, Rudd’s ousting of Julia ... in such a way and the day after Rudd announced the election date, Murdoch’s Sydney tabloid The Daily Telegraph made clear its stance, running a picture of Rudd on its front page under the headline “Kick ...

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    Global warming absolutely tied to wildfires, says UN climate chief

    Posted Oct 22nd 2013, 10:35pm by AFP

    ... largely of volunteers worked tirelessly along trails in heavily forested areas to try to prevent the blazes becoming one out-of-control "mega-fire" that could race towards a third blaze ...

  9. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Queensland drops negligent-death charges against surgeon Jayant Patel

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 09:49pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Retrials of surgeon over patient deaths dropped Australian prosecutors yesterday dropped criminal negligence charges against an Indian-born surgeon who had been accused of the manslaughter of several patients, bringing an end to a long-running legal saga. The Queensland state director of public prosecutions said he had decided against proceeding ...

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    Australian firefighters merge wildfires ahead of ‘bad’ weather

    Posted Oct 22nd 2013, 05:24pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Lithgow Firefighters on Tuesday deliberately merged two major blazes in southeastern Australia in a desperate attempt to manage the advancing infernos ahead of weather conditions that authorities warn will be “as bad as it gets”. Crews made up largely of volunteers worked tirelessly along trails in heavily forested areas west of Sydney to try to prevent ...




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