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Conservatives poised to win Australian votes
Australians go to the polls on Saturday for an election that is likely to see a new government elected.
Last updated: 06 Sep 2013 09:56 GMT
Outback Australian voters overlooked
Leaders focus campaigns in cities along southern and eastern coasts, ignoring sparsely-populated centre.
Last updated: 06 Sep 2013 06:52 GMT
Australia's opposition buoyed by surveys
Opinion polls suggest Tony Abbott, head of Liberal Party, will win upcoming election to become prime minister.
Last updated: 04 Sep 2013 12:03 GMT
Australian PM makes final campaign pitch
Kevin Rudd promises tax breaks and more work for local contractors at Brisbane rally in bid to revive Labor's fortunes.
Last updated: 01 Sep 2013 12:43 GMT
Australia sees signs of economic decline
Experts say country may be experiencing end to boom times as it goes go polls on September 7.
Last updated: 31 Aug 2013 11:28 GMT
Australia ski resort feels carbon tax pinch
Disputed policy increases power costs on mountain, but also keeps it cool by slowing down global warming.
Last updated: 21 Aug 2013 21:35 GMT
Immigrants face deportation from Australia
Al Jazeera gets exclusive access to Christmas Island where hundreds of asylum seekers languish.
Last updated: 13 Aug 2013 11:14 GMT
Australia policy splits refugees in two tiers
"Stop the boats" policy says asylum seekers who arrived in country on or after July 19 will be deported.
Last updated: 12 Aug 2013 11:10 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
Asylum seekers top Australia poll agenda
Protesters rally for migrant rights, but tough 'boat-people' policy proves popular in political party polling.
Last updated: 10 Aug 2013 19:20 GMT
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Hopeful Georgia takes baby steps towards EU
Preliminary deal with the European Union would bring the post-Soviet country closer to the Western bloc.
Dubious wisdom: Assad's waiting game
Lacking his father's political cunning, Bashar al-Assad can thank the hard work of others for his survival.
Identity and Exile
Al Jazeera's Matthew Cassel examines why so many American Jews defend Israeli policies regardless of the issue or cost.
Egypt's wave of painkiller addiction
An opiate called tramadol has become increasingly popular in Egypt, but many are unaware of its dangers.
Life and times of Nelson Mandela
Trace the life of the former South African president, from humble beginnings as a cattle-boy to a revered leader.
Infographic: Keeping Palestinians occupied
The number of Israeli settlers in the West Bank has doubled since the Oslo Accords were signed 20 years ago.
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Two years since the start of the uprising, rebels and Assad's forces remain locked in conflict.
Lulu: Fake feminism for the 'hashtag generation'
Zeynep Zileli Rabanea
Diaoyu islands: Torn between two countries
Pakistan's most powerful man?
Malik Ayub Sumbal
The best option to settle the CAR crisis?
Why was Arafat killed?
In Pictures: Remembering Nelson Mandela
Former South African President Nelson Mandela dies peacefully at his Johannesburg home. He was 95.
In Pictures: Nelson Mandela's legacy
Al Jazeera showcases the life of Nelson Mandela
In pictures: A tale of three cities
We investigate how three key Afghan cities are being affected by the gradual withdrawal of American troops.
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