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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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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
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The reassertion of whiteness in Canada: Deepan Budlakoti and Bill C-24
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In Pictures: Manipur's 'custodial killings'
Irom Sharmila's release has once again put focus on extra-judicial deaths at hands of army in northeastern Indian state.
In Pictures: Pakistan's street children
An estimated 1.5 million children living on streets are vulnerable to sexual abuse and drugs on daily basis.
Black youth bear brunt of drug cocktail
Young men and women are hooked to third-grade heroin mixed with rat poison, detergents and HIV/AIDS medicine.
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