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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Damond Dies By Minneapolis Police Bullet, Turnbull Demands Answers

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Damond Dies By Minneapolis Police Bullet, Turnbull Demands Answers

Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull comment on Justine Damond death: “It is a shocking killing, and yes, we are demanding answers on behalf of her family.”

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: ‘Very Big New Idea’: Turnbull Backs Indigenous Constitutional Recognition

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: ‘Very Big New Idea’: Turnbull Backs Indigenous Constitutional Recognition

Turnbull said it was important to remember that “a constitutionally conservative nation has to be persuaded that the amendments respect the fundamental values of the Constitution, and will deliver precise changes, clearly understood, that will ­benefit all Australians … we do not want to embark on some sort of exercise in heroic failure”.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull Mulls Contentious Cybersecurity Law

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull Mulls Contentious Cybersecurity Law

Australian government on Friday proposed a new cybersecurity law to force global technology companies such as Facebook and Google to help police by unscrambling encrypted messages sent by suspected extremists and other criminals.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull Becomes Emotional During UK Visit

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull Becomes Emotional During UK Visit

“We admire the outstanding response of your police arriving on the scene so quickly, dealing with the terrorists decisively,” Turnbull said.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Shorten Beats Turnbull in New Poll

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Shorten Beats Turnbull in New Poll

“It’s time for Malcolm Turnbull to listen to Australians and his own MPs and senators and just get this done,” Mr Shorten told Fairfax Media.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull to Inaugurate French Work in Lucrative DCNS Submarines Deal

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull to Inaugurate French Work in Lucrative DCNS Submarines Deal

“This is the largest and most ambitious military project in Australia’s history,” Turnbull told reporters at Élysée Palace in Paris.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Aborigines Deliver Turnbull Roadmap to Constitutional Recognition

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Aborigines Deliver Turnbull Roadmap to Constitutional Recognition

Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders make up 2.8 percent of the 24.5 million population but have disproportionately high rates of suicide and incarceration, ranking near the bottom in almost every economic and social indicator.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Malcolm Roberts Says He May Donate His Pay Rise to Charity

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Malcolm Roberts Says He May Donate His Pay Rise to Charity

One Nation senator Malcolm Roberts has said he may donate his pay rise to charity, arguing federal politicians should be able to turn down the wage hike.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull Mocks Trump Over ‘Russian Guy’ at Media Party

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull Mocks Trump Over ‘Russian Guy’ at Media Party

“The Donald and I … we are winning in the polls. We are! Not the fake polls,” Turnbull said in the leaked recording. “I have this Russian guy…”

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull Warns Asian Countries Against ‘Coercive China’

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull Warns Asian Countries Against ‘Coercive China’

Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull said that while countries like Australia and Singapore might be “smaller fish”, they value their sovereignty.”

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Australian Government Needs to Help Julian Assange: Barrister Greg Barns Pleads

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Australian Government Needs to Help Julian Assange: Barrister Greg Barns Pleads

‘Malcolm Turnbull and the Australian Government need to do finally get involved in this matter,’ Greg Barns legal advisor to Julian Assange says.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull Fails to Gain Post-Budget Poll Bounce

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull Fails to Gain Post-Budget Poll Bounce

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull remains in precarious position with polls showing he would lose election against Labour opposition.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull Considering NATO Request to Send More Troops to Afghanistan

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull Considering NATO Request to Send More Troops to Afghanistan

“It is very important that we continue – we and our other allies in the effort in Afghanistan – continue to work together,” Australian PM Turnbull said.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Shorten Argues: Limit Medicare Levy to High-Income Earners

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Shorten Argues: Limit Medicare Levy to High-Income Earners

“Labor cannot support making people on modest incomes give up even more of their pay packet,” Opposition Leader Bill Shorten said.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Budget 2017: Turnbull School Funding Takes Center Stage

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Budget 2017: Turnbull School Funding Takes Center Stage

Turnbull has tempted a backlash with the Coalition’s voter base, particularly Catholic families, as he seeks to “right Labor’s wrongs’’ by implementing needs-based funding and “bring the school-funding wars to an end”.

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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: ‘Assad Has to Go!’ Turnbull Declares

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: ‘Assad Has to Go!’ Turnbull Declares

Malcolm Turnbull declared President Bashar Assad of Syria has got to go if there is to be a political settlement of that country’s brutal civil war.

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