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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
Turkey may consider referendum on park plan
Demonstrators gather peacefully in Istanbul's Taksim Square after Erdogan meets figures linked to Gezi Park protests.
Last updated: 13 Jun 2013 14:10 GMT
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UK charity crackdown riles Syria aid workers
Muslim volunteers face questioning and threat of arrest, while aid has been disrupted or blocked, charities say.
Abandonment of 'Bring Back Our Girls'
Six months on, outrage and sorrow over the mass schoolgirl abduction has disappeared - except for families in Nigeria.
A soft approach to returning British fighters
ISIL combatants seeking an 'exit strategy' from Mideast conflict need positive reinforcement back home, analysts say.
Austrian youth flocking to ISIL
European nation hit by a wave of Islamophobia as many young fighters join ISIL in Syria and Iraq.
Hijacking Nigeria's #BringBackOurGirls campaign
It will take more than natural resources for Africa to rise
Climate change: Europe's unfinished business
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Afghanistan's opium problem will keep growing
Cuba's war on Ebola
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