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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 Tries Hand At Koala Diplomacy Down Under

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Pence Tries Hand At Koala Diplomacy Down Under

“That’s my usual position on a Sunday afternoon,” Pence said as a bank of cameras clicked, capturing yet another picture-perfect moment for his family in Australia.

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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: Snipers, Road Closures, Heavy Security Because of US Mike Pence Visit

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Snipers, Road Closures, Heavy Security Because of US Mike Pence Visit

Pence is on the final leg of his Asia-Pacific tour to reaffirm the US and Australia as allies and focus on regional security concerns — including growing tensions with North Korea — economic development and trade.

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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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CANADA POLITICS: Woman Smuggling Asylum-Seekers From US Charged By Police

CANADA POLITICS: Woman Smuggling Asylum-Seekers From US Charged By Police

Royal Canadian Mounted Police they intercepted a 43-year-old woman driving nine people across the U.S. border into the prairie province of Saskatchewan.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: US Marines Take Center Stage in Australia

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: US Marines Take Center Stage in Australia

The US Marines’ arrival comes as Australia’s Foreign Minister Julie Bishop voiced mounting concerns over North Korea’s nuclear activities.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Revealed! Abbott Had ‘Very Blunt Conversation’ With Mathias Cormann

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Revealed! Abbott Had ‘Very Blunt Conversation’ With Mathias Cormann

Mr Abbott used his first appearance on Ray Hadley’s 2GB radio program to offer an insight into the internal workings of the Liberal Party. He revealed details of a “man to man” talk with Senator Cormann.

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HAITI POLITICS: UN Security Council Votes to End Peacekeeping Mission in Haiti

HAITI POLITICS: UN Security Council Votes to End Peacekeeping Mission in Haiti

Sandra Honore, the UN envoy to Haiti, told the council on Tuesday that “Haiti’s political outlook for 2017 and beyond has significantly improved.”

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BAHAMAS POLITICS: Perry Gladstone Christie Biography

BAHAMAS POLITICS: Perry Gladstone Christie Biography

Perry Christie was born August 21, 1943, Nassau, to taxi driver Gladstone L. Christie and Naomi Christie nee Allen. Read Perry Gladstone Christie Biography.

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BAHAMAS POLITICS: May 10, 2017 Bahamians go to Polls

BAHAMAS POLITICS: May 10, 2017 Bahamians go to Polls

“In doing so, you will also be deciding who will form the government of The Bahamas for the next five years,” Bahamas Prime Minister Christie said.

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CANADA POLITICS: July 2018 Canada on Track to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

CANADA POLITICS: July 2018 Canada on Track to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

Canada was on track to legalize recreational marijuana by July 2018 after the government put forward legislation on Thursday that will see it regulate production but left the details of how the drug will be sold up to the provinces.

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HAITI POLITICS: Political Advances to Address Pressing Challenges: UN Envoy

HAITI POLITICS: Political Advances to Address Pressing Challenges: UN Envoy

UN official also urged the Government to assign a ministerial-level focal point for human rights as well as to expedite the transparent and merit-based appointment of the National Ombudsperson.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Pauline Hanson’s Call for Halal-Certified Easter Eggs Boycott Backfires

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Pauline Hanson’s Call for Halal-Certified Easter Eggs Boycott Backfires

“Go and buy some non-halal Easter eggs and chocolate and have a very happy Easter everyone,” Senator Pauline Hanson says in the video.

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CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau Mulls Tougher Russia Sanctions

CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau Mulls Tougher Russia Sanctions

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said: “Russia needs to be made aware of its responsibility in the bloody actions last week by the Assad regime and therefore we are always open to working with our friends, allies and partners allies to send clear messages through sanctions and other means to Russia.”

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CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau, Francois Hollande Mark Centenary of WW1 Battle at Vimy Ridge

CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau, Francois Hollande Mark Centenary of WW1 Battle at Vimy Ridge

Hollande, Trudeau and British princes Charles, William and Harry were to take part in a ceremony later on Sunday expected to draw some 25,000 people.

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CANADA POLITICS: Battle of Vimy Ridge History

CANADA POLITICS: Battle of Vimy Ridge History

Canada History: The Battle of Vimy Ridge began at 5:30 a.m. on Easter Monday, April 9, 1917. Continue reading the ‘Battle of Vimy Ridge’ history.

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CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau to Mark 100 Years of Vimy Ridge Battle

CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau to Mark 100 Years of Vimy Ridge Battle

On Sunday, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau plans to visit the fertile countryside of France, where any hill with a view was fought over with a blind determination costing thousands of lives in World War I.

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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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CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau to International Community: Get to Bottom of Syrian Chemical Attack

CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau to International Community: Get to Bottom of Syrian Chemical Attack

Trudeau, who is in New York for an annual women’s summit, roundly condemned the Syrian incident, which killed more than 70 people, including children.

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