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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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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.
Israel's Operation Protective Edge is the third major offensive on the Gaza Strip in six years.
American Muslims' ongoing civil rights fight
Muslims and Arabs in the US say they face discrimination in many areas of life, 13 years after the 9/11 attacks.
Rainy season worsens South Sudan crisis
At one UN site alone, approximately four children below the age of five are dying each day.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
What's not a target for Israel?
Iraq's Maliki: Out of favour with Shia allies?
Will there be justice for the crimes committed in Gaza?
The limits of the technical fix
A war to market the Iron Dome
Hello? Is this Israel calling?
In Pictures: Lebanon's land mine survivors
While unexploded land mines still pepper many areas of Lebanon, amputees are rebuilding their lives.
In Pictures: Ramadan in Aleppo
Syrian opposition fighters spent the holy month of Ramadan fasting while fighting regime forces.
In Pictures: West Bank anger
Deadly clashes erupt as thousands of Palestinians protest against mounting death toll in Gaza.
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