CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A larger-than-life Australian mining magnate turned lawmaker Clive Palmer has been widely accused of threatening Australia’s relationship with its biggest trading partner through an extraordinary tirade against China.
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia and Indonesia have reached an agreement that will heal a bilateral rift sparked last November by accusations that Australia had tapped the cell phones of the Indonesian president, his wife and eight Indonesian ministers and officials in 2009.
Anti-war activists stormed a factory in Port Melbourne this morning to protest against the Australian government’s support for Israeli’s war in Gaza. They raided the manufacturing compound which, they said, supplies arms and drones for Israel. Named the Melbourne Palestine Action Coalition (MPAC), it consists of activists from Whistleblowers Australian Citizens Alliance (WACA) and renegade activists. The protesters occupied the roof of Elbit
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian Broadcasting Corp. has reported that four couples from the Unites States and Australia have been prevented from leaving Thailand with surrogate babies as part of a government crackdown on the burgeoning commercial surrogacy industry.
HONOLULU (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry is wrapping up an eight-day, round-the-world diplomatic trip in Hawaii with a speech outlining the Obama administration’s new priorities in its much-touted “pivot to Asia.”
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Fri, Aug 22, 2014 10:00AM UTC
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Flooding in Nepal kills US tourist after boat capsizes
Fri, Aug 22, 2014 9:46AM UTC
Indonesia court rejects Prabowo election appeal
Thu, Aug 21, 2014 11:18PM UTC
39 dead, dozens missing in Japan landslides
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