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Flood-affected farmers in the south of Western Australia say the State Government has been too slow in reacting to their plight, adding there is a lack of comprehension around the scale of the…
02.24 / 10:04
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A firebrand monk who helped stoke sectarian conflict in Myanmar throws his support behind the controversial Dhammakaya sect in Thailand, which is currently at odds with law enforcement over money laundering…
02.24 / 09:23
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  By Katarzyna Bielińska-KowalewskaFebruary 24, 2017 — Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal reposted from New Politics —In Poland the law on abortion is one of the most restrictive in the European Union, sex education does not exist, and contraception is both expensive and hard to obtain because a medical prescription is often needed. According to a 1993 law, abortion is allowed only in three cases: when pregnancy is a threat to a woman’s life or health; when there is a hig…
02.24 / 09:16
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Israel now joins countries such as Cuba, Egypt, Syria, Sudan and Venezuela that have blocked access for Human Rights Watch staff…
02.24 / 09:02
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Australian Tax Commissioner Chris Jordan defends his workforce, insisting the vast majority do not "down tools" at 4.51pm, while also disputing claims by union…
02.24 / 08:22
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The latest reshuffle of Queensland's electorates honours seven distinguished women from all over the…
02.24 / 08:03
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Victoria's Premier stands by embattled Speaker Telmo Languiller, despite a probe into his taxpayer-funded claim for almost $40,000 for living 80 kilometres from…
02.24 / 08:03
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Pauline Hanson's One Nation officially disendorses two of its candidates for failing to reach required standards, just a fortnight out from the March poll, in what a political analyst describes as a rare…
02.24 / 08:03
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Chief Strategist of the Trump administration Steve Bannon made a rare appearance at the conservative…
02.24 / 08:03
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Coalition backbencher Andrew Laming joins RN Drive to talk about the former Prime Minister and the week in federal…
02.24 / 08:03
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A retired former minister and a son of a former premier are nominated as candidates for Liberal pre-selection for the next South Australian…
02.24 / 07:42
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Energy Minister Judith Collins says the Government will only intervene in the fuel market as a last resort if an inquiry into fuel pricing shows petrol companies are ripping off consumers. Collins has begun an inquiry into the fuel industry after concern about rising margins between what fuel is imported and sold for. Asked if the Government would intervene if the inquiry showed consumers were being ripped off, Collins said it would be reluctant to do so.  "You have to be very…
02.24 / 07:26
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A Philippine senator and leading critic of President Rodrigo Duterte's deadly anti-drug crackdown is arrested on drug charges after being accused of receiving money from drug…
02.24 / 07:00
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Reserve Bank governor Philip Lowe has no plans to cut interest rates, and worries that he did he would make an already indebted nation "more…
Two men who witnessed the murder of Reza Barati at the Manus Island detention centre in 2014 fear for their safety after the man they testified against escaped from jail.Convicted killer Joshua Kaluvia escaped from the local jail for the second time last Saturday, prompting a warning to immigration officials to increase security at the detention centre.Police commander David Yapu described Kaluvia as a "high-risk" escapee and said he had concerns for the safety of the c…
Two men who witnessed the murder of Reza Barati at the Manus Island detention centre in 2014 fear for their safety after the man they testified against escaped from jail.Convicted killer Joshua Kaluvia escaped from the local jail for the second time last Saturday, prompting a warning to immigration officials to increase security at the detention centre.Police commander David Yapu described Kaluvia as a "high-risk" escapee and said he had concerns for the safety of the c…
02.24 / 06:56
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Two men who witnessed the murder of Reza Barati at the Manus Island detention centre in 2014 fear for their safety after the man they testified against escaped from jail.Convicted killer Joshua Kaluvia escaped from the local jail for the second time last Saturday, prompting a warning to immigration officials to increase security at the detention centre.Police commander David Yapu described Kaluvia as a "high-risk" escapee and said he had concerns for the safety of the c…
02.24 / 06:55
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Reserve Bank governor Philip Lowe has no plans to cut interest rates, and worries that he did he would make an already indebted nation "more…
02.24 / 06:55
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Two men who witnessed the murder of Reza Barati at the Manus Island detention centre in 2014 fear for their safety after the man they testified against escaped from jail.Convicted killer Joshua Kaluvia escaped from the local jail for the second time last Saturday, prompting a warning to immigration officials to increase security at the detention centre.Police commander David Yapu described Kaluvia as a "high-risk" escapee and said he had concerns for the safety of the c…
02.24 / 06:55
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An attempt by Tony Abbott to drag the Liberal Party to the political right appears to have backfired spectacularly as former Abbott loyalists broke ranks in disgust at comments they viewed as rank disloyalty to the party and an attempt to deliberately damage Malcolm …
02.24 / 06:55
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