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CANADA: Alan Kurdi’s Family Holds Memorial In Vancouver

Alan Kurdi, 3, his brother Ghalib Kurdi, 5 and the boy’s mother Rehanna Kurdi, drowned. Read more.

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Because Of Homophobia, Racism Penny Wong Declines Leader Of Labor Party

Penny Wong: “I often say that I think the way in which this debate can affect people is just ignored by too many politicians.” Read more.

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AUSTRALIA: Peter Dutton Slams New York Times Over Asylum Seeker Editorial, Insisting Government’s Policies Lawful, Safe, Worked

AUSTRALIA: Peter Dutton Slams New York Times Over Asylum Seeker Editorial, Insisting Government’s Policies Lawful, Safe, Worked

Earlier on Tony Abbott said the “very sad” photographs of the Syrian child, Alyon Kurdi, demonstrated the need for tough asylum seekers policies. Read more.

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Coercive Sterilisation Of Indigenous Canadian Women More Rife Than Previously Thought

Forced or coercive sterilisation has been deemed discrimination, violence against women, and violation of basic human rights by United Nations. Read more.

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ANTIGUA: Sir Rodney Williams Grants Syria’s Refugee Status In Antigua-Barbuda

Sir Rodney Williams: “The report and the circumstances surrounding it remind us that Antigua and Barbuda is part of the international community.” Read more.

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CANADA: British Columbia Voters May Have The Final Word

But Canadians may have to wait until B.C. ballots are counted before learning who will win. Read more. Share It.

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CANADA: Stephen Harper Biography And Profile

CANADA: Stephen Harper Biography And Profile

Stephen Harper was born on April 30 1959, in Toronto. He earned master’s in economics at University of Calgary. Read Stephen Harper Biography And Profile.

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JAMAICA: Central Government Diverting Resources To Correct Their Candidate Failure

Matthew Samuda G2K President: “We worry about any investment that doesn’t seem logical or rational, or seem like a direct response to election,” Read more.

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CANADA: Tom Mulcair Says Stephen Harper Not Proactive In Helping Refugees

Stephen Harper says Canada continues to be the largest single recipient per capita of foreigners of any country in the world. Read more.

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JAMAICA: MOCA Arrests Its Officer Requesting Money From A Suspect Being Investigated

“We will continue to respond decisively to corruption, wherever and whenever discovered,” MOCA’s Director-General Colonel Desmond Edwards stated. Read more.

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Julie Bishop Urges More European Countries To Join Airstrikes Against Islamic State In Syria, Iraq

Julie Bishop said jihadists were responsible for driving thousands of migrants to Europe and broadening of coalition fighting them was necessary. Read more.

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Tony Abbott In Crisis Over Border Force

“This has been incredibly badly handled, Peter Dutton needs to immediately come clean on how this announcement was so botched,” Mr Marles said. Read more.

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Australia Wants A Republic: Time For UK, The Queen To Go

I welcome a new push to say farewell to the monarchy and make Australia a republic. There’s just one problem: most of us don’t care. Read more.

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Tony Abbott Offers Jacqui Lambie Briefing On A Secret Report

Tony Abbott government has offered briefing on a secret report by trade union royal commission – the contents of which pose “grave threats…” Read more.

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