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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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'We got this, Bob Geldof, so back off'
As Western stars re-release 1980s charity hit, many Africans say it's a demeaning relic that can do more harm than good.
Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
No escape for civilians in Syria
Kenya's fear of liberty
How citizens lead the search for Mexico's disappeared
Jerusalem: Don't call it a religious conflict
The US-China emissions deal likely meaningless
The death of international development
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