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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
Miner Rio 'paid no Australian mining tax'
Reports Anglo-Australian mining giant received a refund of up to $74m, in a poll blow to the Labor government.
Last updated: 08 Aug 2013 20:58 GMT
Australia dumps unpopular carbon tax
Prime Minister Kevin Rudd plans to bring forward emissions trading scheme in policy overhaul ahead of election.
Last updated: 16 Jul 2013 09:26 GMT
Australia plans to scrap carbon tax
Key greenhouse gas emitter to replace fixed price on emissions with floating rate a year earlier than planned.
Last updated: 14 Jul 2013 08:10 GMT
New Australian PM packs cabinet with women
Record number of 11 women find place in Kevin Rudd's cabinet, up from nine in previous government of Julia Gillard.
Last updated: 01 Jul 2013 00:48 GMT
Kevin Rudd sworn in as new Australia PM
Intra-party rival takes office after ousting first female PM Julia Gillard as Labor Party leader in snap ballot
Last updated: 27 Jun 2013 00:28 GMT
Profile: Julia Gillard
Australia's first female prime minister prompted dictionary definition change but raised ire in carbon tax policy shift.
Last updated: 26 Jun 2013 10:08 GMT
Australian PM calls for leadership ballot
Rival Kevin Rudd to challenge Julia Gillard, as she announces party vote to end uncertainty over her leadership.
Last updated: 26 Jun 2013 09:12 GMT
Australian radio host sacked for PM gay jibe
Shock jock asked Gillard if her partner was gay in latest sexism uproar to rock Australian politics.
Last updated: 14 Jun 2013 19:04 GMT
Australia defends response to boat accident
Prime Minister Gillard defends decision to call of search for bodies of drowned asylum seekers.
Last updated: 11 Jun 2013 15:34 GMT
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In pictures: A tale of three cities
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'Hotels of death' in Indian holy city
Designated hotels in Varanasi cater to only the old and the infirm, waiting to die and attain "salvation".
In pictures: Ukrainian protesters set up camp
In the largest demonstration since the Orange Revolution, protesters vow to occupy central square until demands are met.
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