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Australia’s conservative coalition poised for parliamentary majority: analyst

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s conservative coalition was on Monday poised to secure an outright majority following a shock election victory,…

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Australia’s Labor opposition set for election victory: poll

FILE PHOTO: Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Opposition Leader Bill Shorten shake hands before the first leaders forum at…

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A Syrian refugee and his son are first victims to be buried in Christchurch

Instead, he was being pushed in a wheelchair to the graves of his father and brother, surrounded by mourning strangers…

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Brazil’s Bolsonaro stops at CIA on first Washington visit

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro visited the CIA on Monday as he sought support from the Trump administration…

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Australia’s ruling coalition loses 50th straight Newspoll

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s conservative government is heading for defeat in a looming election, a widely watched opinion poll showed…

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Chinese authorities block access to Australian detained for suspected espionage: lawyers

FILE PHOTO: Yang Hengjun, author and former Chinese diplomat, who is now an Australian citizen, gestures in an unspecified location…

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Part of eastern Australia hit by once-in-a-century floods, braces for more rain

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Once-in-a-century flooding in part of the eastern Australian state of Queensland looks set to worsen as the…

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Part of Australia’s Queensland hit by once-in-a-century floods, braces for more rain

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Once-in-a-century flooding in part of the eastern Australian state of Queensland looks set to worsen as the…

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Immigrant Behrouz Boochani won Australia’s biggest literary prize while confined to Manus Island

Rick Noack Foreign affairs reporter focusing on Australia, New Zealand and international security February 1 at 3:56 AM Years before…

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Thai court to hear Bahraini extradition request for footballer

BANGKOK (Reuters) – A Thai public prosecutor on Friday submitted to a criminal court Bahrain’s extradition request for jailed footballer…