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Refugee concerns loom ahead of Australia vote
Plan to send asylum-seekers to Papua New Guinea is part of the political tough talk two weeks ahead of national polls.
Last updated: 17 Aug 2013 16:11 GMT
Australia unveils fastest radio telescope
SKA Pathfinder could help detect distant galaxies and explore universe with unprecedented precision.
Last updated: 05 Oct 2012 12:03 GMT
Australian PM unveils new cabinet
Julia Gillard reshuffles government, appointing preceding prime minister Kevin Rudd to post of foreign minister.
Last updated: 11 Sep 2010 08:44 GMT
Asylum seekers protest in Australia
Afghan refugee claimants escape from detention centre, hold protest and then surrender to police.
Last updated: 01 Sep 2010 09:51 GMT
Australia PM 'set to call election'
Media reports suggest Julia Gillard will announce a national poll on August 28.
Last updated: 16 Jul 2010 05:05 GMT
Australia freezes asylum claims
Bar on claims by Afghans and Sri Lankans aims to halt people smuggling, officials say.
Last updated: 09 Apr 2010 05:18 GMT
Australia shifts immigration focus
Government seeks to secure more "high-end applicants" for residency.
Last updated: 08 Feb 2010 10:27 GMT
Australia slashes migrant intake
Government announces 14 per cent cut in annual migrant intake as recession looms.
Last updated: 16 Mar 2009 09:26 GMT
Australia drops harsh asylum policy
Asylum seekers will now be jailed only as a last resort.
Last updated: 29 Jul 2008 10:58 GMT
Australia 'to end refugee policy'
Myanmar refugees first to get asylum as government winds up 'Pacific Solution'.
Last updated: 10 Dec 2007 07:40 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.
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Hijacking Nigeria's #BringBackOurGirls campaign
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