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Australia apologises to victims of abuse
Defence minister acknowledges sexual, physical and mental abuse in the military after report lists 775 cases since 1951.
Last updated: 26 Nov 2012 07:16 GMT
US to station space radar in Australia
Officials say powerful radar and space telescope will enable the Americans to track Chinese rocket and missile tests.
Last updated: 15 Nov 2012 02:29 GMT
Clinton visits Australia for defence talks
Secretary of State arrives after deployment of US military units to Australia as Washington "re-balances" in Pacific.
Last updated: 13 Nov 2012 10:13 GMT
US soldiers arrive in Australia
Deployment of 200 Marines marks extension of US presence in Pacific, but military allies deny move motivated by China.
Last updated: 04 Apr 2012 08:38 GMT
What's the harm in selling uranium to India?
Australia may begin exporting uranium to India, but proponents have hijacked what is primarily an arms control debate.
Last updated: 30 Nov 2011 09:45 GMT
More bodies in Australia shipwreck
Authorities say little hope that more survivors will be found as tragedy sparks political debate on immigration.
Last updated: 17 Dec 2010 09:50 GMT
Australia opens WikiLeaks inquiry
Release of hundreds of thousands of US diplomatic cables "could have breached" Australia laws, attorney-general says.
Last updated: 29 Nov 2010 08:52 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
More flood aid pledged to Pakistan
EU and US pledge more money for Pakistan as forecasters predict easing in monsoon.
Last updated: 19 Aug 2010 15:03 GMT
Pakistan aid 'arriving too slowly'
Only 40 per cent of funds needed for immediate flood relief have been received, UN says.
Last updated: 18 Aug 2010 13:35 GMT
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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.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
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Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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