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Fearmongering in Sydney
It was clear that the hostage-taker wanted media attention and Australian media gave him what he wanted.
Last updated: 16 Dec 2014 09:48 GMT
Australia's asylum-seeker policy in the dock
Lawsuit by 6-year-old girl, locked up for a year, reignites debate over indefinite detention of 'boat people'.
Last updated: 02 Sep 2014 07:01 GMT
Australia's Abbott repeals carbon tax
Senate votes to end tax on nation's worst greenhouse gas polluters in move Greens call an "appalling day for Australia".
Last updated: 17 Jul 2014 04:33 GMT
Australia returns asylum seekers to Sri Lanka
UN says boatload of refugees, including ethnic Tamils, could face persecution once returned to their home country.
Last updated: 07 Jul 2014 06:40 GMT
Cambodia: Australia's refugee dumping ground?
Critics accuse Australia of breaching international law as it mulls sending asylum seekers to impoverished country.
Last updated: 16 May 2014 08:30 GMT
Redefining charisma with Angela Merkel
Described by some as "unremarkable and dour", the leader of Europe's strongest economy rose from humble origins.
Last updated: 21 Sep 2013 16:57 GMT
Does Germany have a poverty problem?
Low wages and unemployment are issues in Chancellor Merkel's hometown as Sunday's vote approaches.
Last updated: 19 Sep 2013 14:36 GMT
Australian election rivals face off in debate
Immigration and economy figure prominently as prime minister Rudd has first debate of campaign with challenger.
Last updated: 11 Aug 2013 19:28 GMT
Outrage over US bomb drop on Barrier Reef
Two US fighter jets dropped unarmed bombs off of Australia's coast during a war games training exercise that went wrong.
Last updated: 21 Jul 2013 16:41 GMT
Australia dumps unpopular carbon tax
Prime Minister Kevin Rudd plans to bring forward emissions trading scheme in policy overhaul ahead of election.
Last updated: 16 Jul 2013 09:26 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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