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Lost at sea: Australia's refugees
Sri Lanka refugees stranded on a boat near Australia's shoreline are in legal limbo and fear torture if sent home.
Last updated: 11 Jul 2014 13:18 GMT
Has the 'Pacific Solution' solved anything in Australia?
Over the past decade Australian politicians have used asylum seekers for political gains.
Last updated: 03 Apr 2014 12:31 GMT
Australian court strikes down gay marriage
Dozens of same-sex marriages to be annulled after court finds federal parliament should have final say on the matter.
Last updated: 12 Dec 2013 22:01 GMT
Goodbye 'angry Tony', hello 'stern Tony'
Australia's 27th prime minister shows a curious reticence to take up his post.
Last updated: 17 Sep 2013 17:04 GMT
Profile: Kevin Rudd
Former prime minister has gone through a rollercoaster rise and fall from the Labor party's graces.
Last updated: 07 Sep 2013 18:19 GMT
Profile: Tony Abbott
Australia's straight-talking, pugnacious opposition leader led his right-wing Liberal party to a 2013 federal poll win.
Last updated: 07 Sep 2013 18:14 GMT
Q&A: Ex-Australian PM attacks refugee policy
Malcolm Fraser, a former prime minister, says tough asylum-seeker policies have damaged Australia's reputation.
Last updated: 06 Sep 2013 11:03 GMT
The likely defeat of Australia's Labor Party
As discord rends the Labor Party, polls show Tony Abbott is the favourite to become Australia's next prime minister.
Last updated: 05 Sep 2013 14:11 GMT
In Australian election, the facts have no place
Though Australia is a nation of "boat people", both main parties have demonised refugees and asylum seekers.
Last updated: 04 Sep 2013 10:31 GMT
Aborigines sour on Australia's Labor Party
Angry over federal intervention in the Northern Territory, indigenous voters could sway upcoming polls.
Last updated: 22 Aug 2013 10:48 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
Barbarities in Jerusalem and the reasons why
Iran nuke deal is no bargain
UN move will embolden North Korea officials
'Bajbouj': Old leader, new Tunisia
Analysis: Qatar's foreign policy - the old and the new
'Hide your strength, bide your time'
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