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express
Crying out in pain: Tragic image of girl that encapsulates desperation of Syria's refugees EUROPE'S harrowing migrant crisis is summed up in one hauting image - as a yo
Crying out in pain: Tragic image of girl that encapsulates desperation of Syria's refugees
express / Posted an hour ago
EUROPE'S harrowing migrant crisis is summed up in one hauting image - as a young Syrian girl screams in agony with her hair caught in BARBED WIRE designed to... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Stephen Harper: Economic genius or flop?One day over lunch in Ottawa, Ralph Goodale, the warhorse from the flatlands of
Stephen Harper: Economic genius or flop?
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 hours ago
One day over lunch in Ottawa, Ralph Goodale, the warhorse from the flatlands of Saskatchewan, was stomping all over the Conservative record on economic management. The battering the economy had taken in the early months of 2015 was further evidence... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Zimra Chief in Bank Tax ScandalZimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) commissioner-general Gershem Pasi is embroil
Zimra Chief in Bank Tax Scandal
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) commissioner-general Gershem Pasi is embroiled in a conflict of interest saga after it emerged he is a shareholder in Tetrad Holdings, the holding company of troubled Tetrad Investment Bank now under judicial... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Senate Passes Law Establishing Constitutional Review CommissionSenators, yesterday, unanimously passed a Bill determining the set-up, regulati
Senate Passes Law Establishing Constitutional Review Commission
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
Senators, yesterday, unanimously passed a Bill determining the set-up, regulation and mandate of a special commission that will assist lawmakers in carrying out studies that will guide the constitutional amendments. After the Bill was sent to Senate... Read more
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Business Spectator
China FTA won't be revisited: RobbThe government has vowed the China-Australia free trade agreement won't be revi
China FTA won't be revisited: Robb
Business Spectator / Posted 6 hours ago
The government has vowed the China-Australia free trade agreement won't be revisited and any attempt to at the behest of unions and Labor would scupper the deal. Trade Minister Andrew Robb said it was the biggest agreement China had ever signed with... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Stolen Generations 'suffer' as wait for compensation continuesStolen Generations 'suffer' as wait for compensation from South Australian Gove
Stolen Generations 'suffer' as wait for compensation continues
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 14 hours ago
Stolen Generations 'suffer' as wait for compensation from South Australian Government continues A South Australian member of the Stolen Generations fears she will die before she sees any compensation from the State Government, as the Opposition... Read more
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News.com.au
Bob Hawke joins campaign for China dealbreaking news FORMER Labor prime minister Bob Hawke has warned the oppositio
Bob Hawke joins campaign for China deal
News.com.au / Posted 15 hours ago
breaking news FORMER Labor prime minister Bob Hawke has warned the opposition not to oppose the China free trade agreement as business groups prepare to launch an advertising campaign in support of the... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Bob Hawke joins campaign for China dealFormer Labor prime minister Bob Hawke has warned the opposition not to oppose t
Bob Hawke joins campaign for China deal
Sky News Australia / Posted 15 hours ago
Former Labor prime minister Bob Hawke has warned the opposition not to oppose the China free trade agreement as business groups prepare to launch an advertising campaign in support of the deal. Mr Hawke, a former ACTU boss, has urged Labor and the... Read more
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Weekly Times
Bob Hawke joins campaign for China dealFORMER Labor prime minister Bob Hawke has warned the opposition not to oppose t
Bob Hawke joins campaign for China deal
Weekly Times / Posted 15 hours ago
FORMER Labor prime minister Bob Hawke has warned the opposition not to oppose the China free trade agreement as business groups prepare to launch an advertising campaign in support of the deal. MR Hawke, a former ACTU boss, has urged Labor and the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Installation of Saharawi-Mauritanian Parliamentary CommitteeJune 9th School — The Saharawi National Council (parliament) has decided to for
Installation of Saharawi-Mauritanian Parliamentary Committee
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
June 9th School — The Saharawi National Council (parliament) has decided to form a Saharawi-Mauritanian parliamentary committee for friendship and brotherhood, said a statement issued on Wednesday. "Given the similarities between the Saharawi and... Read more
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Daily Mail
Agonising moment young migrant girl's hair gets stuck in barbed wireAgonising moment young migrant girl gets her hair tangled in barbed wire while
Agonising moment young migrant girl's hair gets stuck in barbed wire
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
Agonising moment young migrant girl gets her hair tangled in barbed wire while scrambling into Hungary – as police say 700 children crossed border in one day alone Young Syrian forced to crawl under razor-sharp fence on Serbian border 3,241... Read more
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News.com.au
NSW push to put heat on rogue dog breedersbreaking news NSW MPs have called on the state government to introduce manda
NSW push to put heat on rogue dog breeders
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
breaking news NSW MPs have called on the state government to introduce mandatory licensing for dog and cat breeders and ban dodgy interstate MPs from selling pets. A PARLIAMENTARY committee set up to end... Read more
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Perth Now
NSW push to put heat on rogue dog breedersNSW MPs have called on the state government to introduce mandatory licensing fo
NSW push to put heat on rogue dog breeders
Perth Now / Posted yesterday
NSW MPs have called on the state government to introduce mandatory licensing for dog and cat breeders and ban dodgy interstate MPs from selling pets. A PARLIAMENTARY committee set up to end appalling conditions in so-called puppy factories released... Read more
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Adelaide Now
NSW push to put heat on rogue dog breedersNSW MPs have called on the state government to introduce mandatory licensing fo
NSW push to put heat on rogue dog breeders
Adelaide Now / Posted yesterday
NSW MPs have called on the state government to introduce mandatory licensing for dog and cat breeders and ban dodgy interstate MPs from selling pets. A PARLIAMENTARY committee set up to end appalling conditions in so-called puppy factories released... Read more
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The Courier Mail
NSW push to put heat on rogue dog breedersNSW MPs have called on the state government to introduce mandatory licensing fo
NSW push to put heat on rogue dog breeders
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
NSW MPs have called on the state government to introduce mandatory licensing for dog and cat breeders and ban dodgy interstate MPs from selling pets. A PARLIAMENTARY committee set up to end appalling conditions in so-called puppy factories released... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Cops need less proof for terror: DuttonA FEDERAL cabinet minister says police are right to immediately act against wou
Cops need less proof for terror: Dutton
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
A FEDERAL cabinet minister says police are right to immediately act against would-be terrorists even if charges are later dropped in court. HARUN Causevic was the first Victorian to be held under a preventative detention order when he was detained... Read more
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News.com.au
Cops need less proof for terror: Duttonbreaking news The immigration minister says police are right to immediately
Cops need less proof for terror: Dutton
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
breaking news The immigration minister says police are right to immediately act against would-be terrorists.Source: AAP A FEDERAL cabinet minister says police are right to immediately act against would-be... Read more
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Perth Now
Cops need less proof for terror: DuttonA FEDERAL cabinet minister says police are right to immediately act against wou
Cops need less proof for terror: Dutton
Perth Now / Posted yesterday
A FEDERAL cabinet minister says police are right to immediately act against would-be terrorists even if charges are later dropped in court. HARUN Causevic was the first Victorian to be held under a preventative detention order when he was detained... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Police need less proof for terror: DuttonA federal cabinet minister says police are right to immediately act against wou
Police need less proof for terror: Dutton
Sky News Australia / Posted yesterday
A federal cabinet minister says police are right to immediately act against would-be terrorists even if charges are later dropped in court. Harun Causevic was the first Victorian to be held under a preventative detention order when he was detained... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Cops need less proof for terror: DuttonA FEDERAL cabinet minister says police are right to immediately act against wou
Cops need less proof for terror: Dutton
Adelaide Now / Posted yesterday
A FEDERAL cabinet minister says police are right to immediately act against would-be terrorists even if charges are later dropped in court. HARUN Causevic was the first Victorian to be held under a preventative detention order when he was detained... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
PAP introduces East Coast GRC candidatesSINGAPORE: The People’s Action Party (PAP) on Thursday (Aug 27) officially anno
PAP introduces East Coast GRC candidates
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
SINGAPORE: The People’s Action Party (PAP) on Thursday (Aug 27) officially announced its lineup for East Coast Group Representation Constituency (GRC) for the General Election (GE). Incumbent PAP members Lim Swee Say, Lee Yi Shyan, Maliki Osman and... Read more
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Herald Sun
Cops need less proof for terror: DuttonA FEDERAL cabinet minister says police are right to immediately act against wou
Cops need less proof for terror: Dutton
Herald Sun / Posted yesterday
A FEDERAL cabinet minister says police are right to immediately act against would-be terrorists even if charges are later dropped in court. HARUN Causevic was the first Victorian to be held under a preventative detention order when he was detained... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Calls for NSW puppy farm crackdownEvery dog and cat breeder in NSW would need to be licensed under a suite of rec
Calls for NSW puppy farm crackdown
Sky News Australia / Posted yesterday
Every dog and cat breeder in NSW would need to be licensed under a suite of recommendations aimed at stamping out puppy mills. A bipartisan parliamentary committee has released a report calling on the government to put rogue breeders out of... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
PAP introduces East Coast GRC candidatesSINGAPORE: The People’s Action Party (PAP) on Thursday (Aug 27) officially anno
PAP introduces East Coast GRC candidates
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
SINGAPORE: The People’s Action Party (PAP) on Thursday (Aug 27) officially announced its lineup for East Coast Group Representation Constituency (GRC) for the General Election (GE). Incumbent PAP members Lim Swee Say, Lee Yi Shyan, Maliki Osman and... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Puppy factory report recommends breeder licencesA NSW parliamentary committee has recommended the state government introduce li
Puppy factory report recommends breeder licences
Northern Daily Leader / Posted yesterday
A NSW parliamentary committee has recommended the state government introduce licences for dog and cat breeders. Chair of the NSW parliamentary committee Adam Marshall, pictured centre, at the hearing in Armidale in July. Photo: Rebecca Belt A NSW... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Regional hospitals get mere minutes in day-long debateIN A debate about health system spending that lasted an entire day, regional ho
Regional hospitals get mere minutes in day-long debate
The Daily Mercury / Posted yesterday
IN A debate about health system spending that lasted an entire day, regional hospitals were mentioned for just a few minutes. The Queensland Heath parliamentary committee sat down with Health Minister Cameron Dick and other health officials on... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Regional hospitals get mere minutes in day-long debateIN A debate about health system spending that lasted an entire day, regional ho
Regional hospitals get mere minutes in day-long debate
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted yesterday
IN A debate about health system spending that lasted an entire day, regional hospitals were mentioned for just a few minutes. The Queensland Heath parliamentary committee sat down with Health Minister Cameron Dick and other health officials on... Read more
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Queensland Times
Regional hospitals get mere minutes in day-long debateIN A debate about health system spending that lasted an entire day, regional ho
Regional hospitals get mere minutes in day-long debate
Queensland Times / Posted yesterday
IN A debate about health system spending that lasted an entire day, regional hospitals were mentioned for just a few minutes. The Queensland Heath parliamentary committee sat down with Health Minister Cameron Dick and other health officials on... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Regional hospitals get mere minutes in day-long debateIN A debate about health system spending that lasted an entire day, regional ho
Regional hospitals get mere minutes in day-long debate
The Morning Bulletin / Posted yesterday
IN A debate about health system spending that lasted an entire day, regional hospitals were mentioned for just a few minutes. The Queensland Heath parliamentary committee sat down with Health Minister Cameron Dick and other health officials on... Read more
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News Mail
Regional hospitals get mere minutes in day-long debateIN A debate about health system spending that lasted an entire day, regional ho
Regional hospitals get mere minutes in day-long debate
News Mail / Posted yesterday
IN A debate about health system spending that lasted an entire day, regional hospitals were mentioned for just a few minutes. The Queensland Heath parliamentary committee sat down with Health Minister Cameron Dick and other health officials on... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Hungary migrant crisis escalates as police fire tear gasWith more than 2,500 people crossing from non-EU Serbia on Tuesday alone, pushi
Hungary migrant crisis escalates as police fire tear gas
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
With more than 2,500 people crossing from non-EU Serbia on Tuesday alone, pushing to total for the year above 140,000, Hungary's right-wing ruling party said it wanted to deploy the army. Police used tear gas Wednesday morning to disperse around 200... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Safaricom Increases Charges to Equitel CustomersSafaricom has moved to discourage transfer of money to third parties on its M-P
Safaricom Increases Charges to Equitel Customers
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Safaricom has moved to discourage transfer of money to third parties on its M-Pesa platform by subscribers of Equity Bank's Equitel mobile payment service through new tariffs. Safaricom says in correspondence seen by The EastAfrican that the... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Dr Mahathir still believes 1MDB funds went to Najib’s accounts, says report Published: 26 August 2015 3:19 PM Former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Moha
Dr Mahathir still believes 1MDB funds went to Najib’s accounts, says report
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 2 days ago
Published: 26 August 2015 3:19 PM Former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad still wants Datuk Seri Najib Razak to step down as prime minister saying he has 'undermined... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Dr Mahathir still believes 1MDB funds went to Najib’s accounts, says report Published: 26 August 2015 3:19 PM Former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Moha
Dr Mahathir still believes 1MDB funds went to Najib’s accounts, says report
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 2 days ago
Published: 26 August 2015 3:19 PM Former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad still wants Datuk Seri Najib Razak to step down as prime minister saying he has 'undermined... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Republic push: A royal stuff-up for a Treasurer with other priorities At a time when the Government is attempting to avoid distractions and get bac
Republic push: A royal stuff-up for a Treasurer with other priorities
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
At a time when the Government is attempting to avoid distractions and get back on track, here is the Treasurer derailing his own rebooted tax reform mission by reviving the... Read more
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Queensland Times
Health Minister denies traffic chaos at Public Uni hospitalHEALTH officials have been quizzed on who would take responsibility for traffic
Health Minister denies traffic chaos at Public Uni hospital
Queensland Times / Posted 2 days ago
HEALTH officials have been quizzed on who would take responsibility for traffic chaos when the Sunshine Coast Public University Hospital opens. The Queensland Health parliamentary committee questioned Health Minister Cameron Dick and other health... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Louis Ng, Henry Kwek join PAP’s Nee Soon GRC teamSINGAPORE: The People’s Action Party (PAP) on Wednesday (Aug 26) officially nam
Louis Ng, Henry Kwek join PAP’s Nee Soon GRC team
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
SINGAPORE: The People’s Action Party (PAP) on Wednesday (Aug 26) officially named its candidates for the Nee Soon Group Representation Constituency (GRC) for the imminent General Election (GE). Joining the five-member GRC are animal rights activist... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Edwin Tong joins PAP’s Marine Parade GRC teamSINGAPORE: The People’s Action Party (PAP) on Wednesday (Aug 26) officially nam
Edwin Tong joins PAP’s Marine Parade GRC team
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
SINGAPORE: The People’s Action Party (PAP) on Wednesday (Aug 26) officially named its candidate line-up for the Marine Parade Group Representation Constituency (GRC) for the coming General Election. Joining the five-member GRC is Mr Edwin Tong, who... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Police bashing verdict ‘dumbfounding’A still from the CCTV footage showing the bashing of a man in the basement of t
Police bashing verdict ‘dumbfounding’
The Courier Mail / Posted 3 days ago
A still from the CCTV footage showing the bashing of a man in the basement of the police station. THE Crime and Corruption Commission has raised major concerns with the police discipline system in Queensland, but stands by the decision not to charge... Read more
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New Kerala
Special session uncertain as Congress non-committal on GST Bill Uncertainty loomed large over calling a special parliament session for passag
Special session uncertain as Congress non-committal on GST Bill
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
Uncertainty loomed large over calling a special parliament session for passage of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill, with the Congress remaining non-committal on its support to the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Districts Fail to Spend Shs2.3 TrillionBut they now want Shs6.6 trillion. What for? Buyende town is not really a town
Districts Fail to Spend Shs2.3 Trillion
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
But they now want Shs6.6 trillion. What for? Buyende town is not really a town. It is a collection of a few scattered buildings, has no electricity, no hospital, no commercial bank, and no fuel station. Still, it is the main town of Buyende... Read more
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The Register
Researcher says Australian parliaments have failed to protect privacy for 14 yearsLong-time – and by now somewhat despondent – privacy advocate Roger Clarke says
Researcher says Australian parliaments have failed to protect privacy for 14 years
The Register / Posted 3 days ago
Long-time – and by now somewhat despondent – privacy advocate Roger Clarke says successive Australian governments have ignored the privacy impacts of nearly every national security measure passed by parliament since 2001. In this analysis of 72... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Public Protector to Boost Zambia's Governance ProfileZAMBIA is steadily moving onto a higher rung on the governance ladder by seekin
Public Protector to Boost Zambia's Governance Profile
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
ZAMBIA is steadily moving onto a higher rung on the governance ladder by seeking to introduce vital Constitutional offices in line with the principles of democracy. Part 18, Chapter 252 of the Constitution of Zambia (Amendment) Bill of 2015 has... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Role of the People in Making the Constitution WorkCentrality of the people in the constitution Perhaps no other constitution in
Role of the People in Making the Constitution Work
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Centrality of the people in the constitution Perhaps no other constitution in the world places the people as firmly at its centre as Kenya constitution. The preamble proclaims the people have adopted the constitution in pursuit of their "sovereign... Read more
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Business Spectator
Pressure builds on Victoria's gas developmentSome in the upstream petroleum industry are scratching their heads over the int
Pressure builds on Victoria's gas development
Business Spectator / Posted 4 days ago
Some in the upstream petroleum industry are scratching their heads over the intervention of the Victorian Auditor-General, John Doyle, in the heated debate about new gas development in the state. Those who oppose such development, and in particular... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Housing moves to benefit HDB sector, hit private marketSINGAPORE: The increases in income ceilings for households buying new Housing a
Housing moves to benefit HDB sector, hit private market
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
SINGAPORE: The increases in income ceilings for households buying new Housing and Development Board (HDB) flats and Executive Condominiums (ECs), and the Proximity Housing Grant will drive more buyers to the public-housing market and hit the private... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Abbott considers expanding fight to SyriaBut Prime Minister Tony Abbott says while the legalities of helping with air st
Abbott considers expanding fight to Syria
Otago Daily Times / Posted 4 days ago
But Prime Minister Tony Abbott says while the legalities of helping with air strikes over Syria are different to Iraq, where the government invited Australia to fight, the moralities are exactly the same. "The terrorists don't respect the border, so... Read more
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Business Spectator
PM considers expanding fight to SyriaThe Abbott government will spend at least a week considering whether Australia
PM considers expanding fight to Syria
Business Spectator / Posted 4 days ago
The Abbott government will spend at least a week considering whether Australia should join the fight against Islamic State in Syria. But Prime Minister Tony Abbott says while the legalities of helping with air strikes over Syria are different to... Read more
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The Courier Mail
PM considers expanding fight to SyriaThe Abbott government will spend at least a week considering whether Australia
PM considers expanding fight to Syria
The Courier Mail / Posted 4 days ago
The Abbott government will spend at least a week considering whether Australia should join the fight against Islamic State in Syria. But Prime Minister Tony Abbott says while the legalities of helping with air strikes over Syria are different to... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Abbott considers expanding fight to SyriaThe Abbott government will spend at least a week considering whether Australia
Abbott considers expanding fight to Syria
Sky News Australia / Posted 5 days ago
The Abbott government will spend at least a week considering whether Australia should join the fight against Islamic State in Syria. But Prime Minister Tony Abbott says while the legalities of helping with air strikes over Syria are different to... Read more
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