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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: ADF Warns Australia Needs to Defend Itself From Ballistic Missile Attack

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: ADF Warns Australia Needs to Defend Itself From Ballistic Missile Attack

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has told radio station 3AW the Government is taking the threat posed by North Korea “very, very seriously”.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: ‘Australia First’ Fortifies Turnbull Position

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: ‘Australia First’ Fortifies Turnbull Position

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has recorded a rise in voter support just days after tightening rules for foreigners seeking work and citizenship under an “Australia first” policy, a newspaper poll showed on Monday.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Pence to Turnbull: US Will Honor Refugee Deal

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Pence to Turnbull: US Will Honor Refugee Deal

“We will honor this agreement out of respect to this enormously important alliance,” Pence said at Turnbull’s harbor side official residence in Sydney.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull Says Australian Values Underpin New Citizenship Requirements

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull Says Australian Values Underpin New Citizenship Requirements

“There is no more important title in our democracy than Australian citizen,” prime minister Malcolm Turnbull says in Canberra.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Bishop to Turkey: Possible Gallipoli Terror Attack

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Bishop to Turkey: Possible Gallipoli Terror Attack

“The Australian government received information to suggest terrorists may seek to target ANZAC Day commemorations on Gallipoli Peninsula,” Julie Bishop said.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Julie Bishop to China: ‘Embrace Democracy’

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Julie Bishop to China: ‘Embrace Democracy’

“It is the pre-eminent global strategic power in Asia and the world by some margin,” Ms Bishop told the International Institute of Strategic Studies.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull Party, One Nation Look for Answers After State Poll Flop

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull Party, One Nation Look for Answers After State Poll Flop

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and maverick nationalist politician Pauline Hanson faced questions about their leadership on Monday.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: ‘We Are Facing Energy Crisis’: Turnbull Warns

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: ‘We Are Facing Energy Crisis’: Turnbull Warns

Turnbull criticised state governments for hampering onshore gas exploration. “We are facing an energy crisis in Australia because of restrictions on gas.”

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Australia Calls Ambassadors Home to Reshape Foreign Policy, Trade

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Australia Calls Ambassadors Home to Reshape Foreign Policy, Trade

“At a time of significant global uncertainty, it is vital Australia harness the experience and intellect of our most senior diplomats,” Julie Bishop said.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Australian Arrested for Helping ISIL Develop Missile Technology

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Australian Arrested for Helping ISIL Develop Missile Technology

“We will also allege that he has been researching, designing and modeling systems to assist ISIL’s efforts to develop their own long-range guided missile capabilities,” McCartney said, using another common term to describe Islamic State.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull Branded ‘Aussie Gold Digger’

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull Branded ‘Aussie Gold Digger’

“Let’s hope the PM is thinking about the national interest with Turnbull today. The “Aussie gold digger” might want another lucky strike,” Winston Peters New Zealand First MP posted on Twitter.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: One Nation Shows Australia’s Shift to Right

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: One Nation Shows Australia’s Shift to Right

A state premier’s desperate move to win re-election by striking an electoral deal with the far-right One Nation party drove a wedge between partners in the ruling coalition on Monday, as Australia’s conservative politics faced a lurch to the right.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Khaled Sharrouf ISIS Fighter First Australian Stripped of Citizenship

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Khaled Sharrouf ISIS Fighter First Australian Stripped of Citizenship

Australian Islamic State fighter Khaled Sharrouf has become the country’s first dual nationality individual to be stripped of Australian citizenship under anti-terrorism laws.

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USA POLITICS: Trump Denounced Obama-Era ‘New START’ Nuclear Arms With Putin As Bad Deal

USA POLITICS: Trump Denounced Obama-Era ‘New START’ Nuclear Arms With Putin As Bad Deal

During a debate in 2016 presidential election, Trump said Russia had “outsmarted” the United States with the New START treaty, which he called “START-Up.”

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Julie Bishop Says Controversial Refugee Deal With U.S. Would Go Ahead

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Julie Bishop Says Controversial Refugee Deal With U.S. Would Go Ahead

“The agreement is to be honored by the Trump administration (so) I’m pleased this agreement will continue,” Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: ‘Dumb Deal’ Drags Australia-US Ties to New Low

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: ‘Dumb Deal’ Drags Australia-US Ties to New Low

U.S. President Donald Trump labeled a refugee swap deal with Australia “dumb” after a Washington Post report of an acrimonious telephone call with Turnbull.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Scandal Exposed! Sussan Ley Resigns

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Scandal Exposed! Sussan Ley Resigns

Australian Health Minister Sussan Ley said she had resigned from her Cabinet position amid an expenses scandal that has proved to be an embarrassing.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Tigerair Australia Working With Indonesian Government to Resume Flights

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Tigerair Australia Working With Indonesian Government to Resume Flights

Tigerair Australia said on Wednesday it had cancelled at least six scheduled flights to and from the popular holiday destination of Bali after the Indonesian government imposed new administrative requirements.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Australian Politicians ‘Out of Touch’, Learn From Donald Trump: Gina Rinehart Says

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Australian Politicians ‘Out of Touch’, Learn From Donald Trump: Gina Rinehart Says

‘Trump found wanted America to be great again, taxes lowered and Americans to be safe,’ Rinehart said. She claimed Australian politicians are ‘out of touch’

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PAPUA NEW GUINEA POLITICS: Here’s Why Manus Island Detention Camp Should Be Closed

PAPUA NEW GUINEA POLITICS: Here’s Why Manus Island Detention Camp Should Be Closed

872 asylum seekers are held on Manus despite Papua New Guinea’s Supreme Court ruling that their detention was illegal and ordering the camps to close.

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