Updated Tuesday, October 14, 2014 0:14 am TWN
Australia's prime minister warned Monday that he intends to use tough language with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Australia next month in demanding full cooperation from Russia with the Dutch investigation into the shooting down of a Malaysian airliner in July.
Friday, October 10, 2014
Australia faced calls Thursday for a national inquiry into commercial surrogacy after a senior judge revealed a couple allegedly rejected a child born in India, following a similar case in Thailand.
Thursday, October 9, 2014
Australia will soon introduce a system to ban foreign “hate preachers” from entering the country and will attempt to outlaw the radical Islamic group Hizb-ut-Tahrir under proposed tougher counterterrorism laws, the prime minister said on Wednesday.
Sunday, October 5, 2014
Some of Hong Kong's 7 million residents are protective of the mostly young pro-democracy protesters. Others support the demands for wider political reforms, but have grown weary of the hassles of blocked streets and closed schools. And there are some who opposed the mass display of public dissent from the start. People spoke on Saturday about joining or watching the downtown occupation that some have dubbed the “Umbrella Revolution.”
Saturday, October 4, 2014
Australia has ordered an inquiry into claims of sexual misconduct by staff at a refugee camp in Nauru, including whether the reports were fabricated by aid workers, Immigration Minister Scott Morrison said Friday.
Thursday, October 2, 2014
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Saturday, September 27, 2014
Australian tycoon Clive Palmer's Mineralogy on Friday served a notice on Chinese-owned CITIC Pacific to terminate its mining rights to a multibillion-dollar iron ore project in the latest clash between the two firms.
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