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AUSTRALIA: Turnbull Visit To Indonesia Will Reset Friendship

Malcolm Turnbull tried to keep the focus firmly on economic ties during the one-day visit to Jakarta.

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CANADA: Inappropriate Comments Against Harjit Sajjan Backfires

The offensive comments appeared less than 24 hours after Sajjan was sworn in as defence minister.

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CANADA: Justin Trudeau Rallies 16,000 Students For ‘We Day’ In Ottawa (Video)

Justin Trudeau calls for young people in Canada to mobilize to improve their local and global communities.

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CANADA: Anastasia Lin Cries Out Chinese Official Block Her From Miss World Final

Anastasia Lin said her invitation letter to the final in the resort of Sanya on 19 December has not been sent and she cannot apply for her travel visa.

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AUSTRALIA: 8 In 10 Australians Support Constitutional Change To Recognise Indigenous Australians – Poll

“I’m not unfamiliar with the challenges of achieving constitutional reform,” Mr Turnbull told Radio National.

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CANADA: Harjit Sajjan Released From Military

Harjit Sajjan is a 44-year-old combat veteran who served in Bosnia and in Afghanistan on three separate deployments.

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CANADA: Canadian Bombing Of ISIL Defies Trudeau’s Vow To End Mission

“It’s broader, it’s bigger than just even the Canadian Armed Forces because it happens at a coalition level,” Capt. Kirk Sullivan.

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CANADA: Stephen Harper Accepts Liberal Invitation To Fly Home On Luxury Jet

Previous Liberal government’s’ use of the luxury planes was among the things Harper used to needle them about when he was opposition leader.

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CANADA: John McCallum Says ‘Economically Foolish’ Conservative Refugee To Cut Healthcare

John McCallum: “People who are really sick don’t just die in the streets. They go to the emergency (rooms) and hospitals, and the cost of that is greater.”

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AUSTRALIA: Bill Shorten Demands New Approach At Royal Commission Into Union Corruption

Shorten’s appearances at the commission were the subject of live television coverage and widespread media attention.

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CANADA: ‘Because It’s 2015’ – Justin Trudeau

‘Because it’s 2015!’ Coolest thing I’ve seen in a while. Love U Canada,” actress Emma Watson, of Harry Potter fame, wrote on Twitter.

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CANADA: Justin Trudeau New Cabinet That’ll Shock You

CANADA: Justin Trudeau New Cabinet That’ll Shock You

“It’s an incredible pleasure for me to be before you today to present a cabinet that looks like Canada,” Trudeau declared.

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CANADA: Liberals Long-Form Census Is Back

The next census, which takes place every five years, is scheduled to take place in 2016.

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AUSTRALIA: Tony Abbott Subject Of Bigotry At Its Most Shameful Over His Catholic Beliefs

Mr Abbott had trained to be a Roman Catholic priest at St Patricks in Manly until he left in 1987.

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CANADA: PM Justin Trudeau And Cabinet Members (Photos)

Justin Trudeau: “It’s important to be here before you today to present to Canada a cabinet that looks like Canada,” Here are Justin Trudeau cabinet members.

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AUSTRALIA: Julie Bishop Biography And Profile

AUSTRALIA: Julie Bishop Biography And Profile

In 1998, Julie was endorsed as the Liberal candidate for the seat of Curtin and won the seat in the General Election held in October 1998. Read Julie Bishop Biography And Profile

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CANADA: ‘Thanks, But No Thanks’ – Justin Trudeau

But is Trudeau making the right move here?

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CANADA: Over 3,000 Signed Petition Calling On Stephen Harper To ‘Calgary Airport International Airport’

The tongue-in-cheek petition states Stephen Harper changing his name to ‘Calgary International Airport’ may be the only way he can ‘rehabilitate his image

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AUSTRALIA: Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull Scraps Knights And Dames Titles

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced that Her Majesty The Queen has agreed to the Government’s recommendation.

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AUSTRALIA: Can Tony Abbott Ever Be Prime Minister Again?

Who could begrudge him a bit of time to get his life sorted out after such a bruising end to decades of public service?

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