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Australia PM seeks to lower tension over asylum seekers ahead of Indonesia visit

Sep 27 2013

CANBERRA Australia's new conservative government sought on Friday to ease tension with neighboring Indonesia over a ramping up of border security meant to deter asylum seekers, with Prime Minister Tony Abbott calling concerns about his plan a "passing irritant".

Australia PM seeks to lower tension over asylum seekers ahead of Indonesia visit

Sep 27 2013

CANBERRA Australia's new conservative government sought on Friday to ease tension with neighbouring Indonesia over a ramping up of border security meant to deter asylum seekers, with Prime Minister Tony Abbott calling concerns about his plan a "passing irritant".

Australia PM seeks to lower tension over asylum seekers ahead of Indonesia visit

Sep 27 2013

CANBERRA, Sept 27 Australia's new conservative government sought on Friday to ease tension with neighbouring Indonesia over a ramping up of border security meant to deter asylum seekers, with Prime Minister Tony Abbott calling concerns about his plan a "passing irritant".

Australia clamps down on information about asylum seekers

Sep 23 2013

CANBERRA Australia's government said on Monday it would no longer provide regular information on asylum boats turned away or on emergencies at sea involving asylum seekers under a new military operation to curb people trafficking.

Australia clamps down on information about asylum seekers

Sep 23 2013

CANBERRA Australia's government said on Monday it would no longer provide regular information on asylum boats turned away or on emergencies at sea involving asylum seekers under a new military operation to curb people trafficking.

Australia clamps down on information about asylum seekers

Sep 23 2013

CANBERRA Australia's government said on Monday it would no longer provide regular information on asylum boats turned away or on emergencies at sea involving asylum seekers under a new military operation to curb people trafficking.

Australia's tough-talking PM to tread diplomatic path in Indonesia

Sep 21 2013

CANBERRA Tony Abbott relishes a fight, but Australia's new conservative prime minister needs to find a reserve of diplomacy before his first overseas trip to Indonesia, with time fast running out on his "stand or fall" election pledge to stop asylum boats.

Australia's tough-talking PM to tread diplomatic path in Indonesia

Sep 21 2013

CANBERRA Tony Abbott relishes a fight, but Australia's new conservative prime minister needs to find a reserve of diplomacy before his first overseas trip to Indonesia, with time fast running out on his "stand or fall" election pledge to stop asylum boats.

Australia's tough-talking PM to tread diplomatic path in Indonesia

Sep 21 2013

CANBERRA Tony Abbott relishes a fight, but Australia's new conservative prime minister needs to find a reserve of diplomacy before his first overseas trip to Indonesia, with time fast running out on his "stand or fall" election pledge to stop asylum boats.

Australia's new PM Abbott unveils cabinet, promises economic stability

Sep 16 2013

CANBERRA Australia's new conservative Prime Minister Tony Abbott unveiled his first cabinet on Monday, appointing experienced lawmakers and promising a return to stable government after three years of often tumultuous minority centre-left rule.

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U.S. Senate hands Trump double rebuke on Saudi Arabia

The U.S. Senate delivered a rare double rebuke to President Donald Trump on Saudi Arabia on Thursday, voting to end U.S. military support for the war in Yemen and blame the Saudi crown prince for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.