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Australian government’s opposition to capital punishment questioned

By Fri, May 01, 2015 9:43AM UTC 0 Comment

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's political opposition has accused the government of failing to fully respect the country's rejection of the death penalty in its latest directive to federal police on how they should cooperate with police forces in other nations, including Indonesia....

Australia says it has done all it can for death row prisoners in Indonesia

By Tue, Apr 28, 2015 12:04PM UTC 1 Comment

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's foreign minister has defended Prime Minister Tony Abbott against online criticism that he has not done enough to save the lives of two Australians on death row in Indonesia....

Australia says Indonesia gave 72 hours notice of executions

By Mon, Apr 27, 2015 8:57AM UTC 0 Comment

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's foreign minister says Indonesia has given two Australians on death row 72 hours notice of their executions....

Thousands honor soldiers on 100th anniversary of Gallipoli battle

By Sat, Apr 25, 2015 11:32AM UTC 2 Comments

GALLIPOLI, Turkey (AP) — As dawn broke, families of soldiers, leaders and visitors gathered near former battlefields, honoring thousands of Australians and New Zealanders who fought in the World War I Gallipoli campaign on the 100th anniversary of the ill-fated British-led invasion....

Corruption and malpractice in Australia’s international student industry

By Tue, Apr 21, 2015 2:10PM UTC 1 Comment

Australian universities have come under increased pressure this week to review international student recruitment practices after a damning ABC documentary exposed what it described as “systemic abuse of the system”....