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World outrage over Burma protest crackdown
World outrage over Burma protest crackdown
World governments vowed on Wednesday to hold Burma's military rulers to account for a bloody crackdown on mass street protests, as the United...
Powder packages spark embassy scare in Australia
Powder packages spark embassy scare in Australia
Australian police launched a criminal investigation on Wednesday after the Israeli, United States and British embassies were sent packages...
New Aussie PM arrives in Canberra
New Aussie PM arrives in Canberra
Australia's Prime Minister-elect Kevin Rudd arrived in the nation's capital on Wednesday to choose his new Cabinet, aides said, as outgoing John...
Australia's new leader vows better global ties
Australia's new leader vows better global ties
Incoming Labour prime minister Kevin Rudd, a Mandarin-speaking former diplomat, has pledged closer Australian ties with overseas allies and unity...
Apec tackles security after climate compromise
Apec tackles security after climate compromise
Asia-Pacific leaders tackled security issues, including food safety, on the last day of their summit on Sunday after compromising on climate change...
Twelve years and counting for Aung San Suu Kyi
Twelve years and counting for Aung San Suu Kyi
Australia slapped financial sanctions on Burma's generals and their families on Wednesday as supporters of opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi...
Cut ties with Australia, say Zim state media
Cut ties with Australia, say Zim state media
Zimbabwe's state media on Wednesday called on the government to sever ties with Australia, accusing Prime Minister John Howard's government of...

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