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UK between a rock and a hard place in South China Sea

he British warship HMS Sutherland docked in Australia on the weekend. The Royal Navy’s Type 23 anti-submarine frigate will conduct exercises and patrol operations with the naval forces of allies and partners in the Indo-Pacific region. More important, it will sail into the South China Sea while returning home from Down Under next month.

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Tony Abbott repeats claim immigration cut will improve quality of life

Tony Abbott has seized on Peter Dutton’s claim that Australia needs to cut its migration intake and signalled he will renew his push to do so by linking migrant numbers to quality of living issues.

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Britain to sail warship through disputed South China Sea

A British warship will sail from Australia through the disputed South China Seanext month to assert freedom of navigation rights, the UK’s defence secretary said on Tuesday in a move likely to irk Beijing.

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Sydney couple accused of breaching UN sanctions with nickel exports to Iran

A man and woman from New South Wales who allegedly exported 90 tonnes of nickel alloys to Iran have become the first people in Australia ever charged with breaches of UN sanctions.

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Tim Costello compares Coalition’s foreign donation ban to Putin’s crackdown on dissent

Tim Costello, chief advocate of the aid body World Vision Australia, has compared the Australian government’s foreign donations bill to attempts to stifle dissent in Vladimir Putin’s Russia.

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Tim Costello compares Coalition’s foreign donation ban to Putin’s crackdown on dissent

Tim Costello, chief advocate of the aid body World Vision Australia, has compared the Australian government’s foreign donations bill to attempts to stifle dissent in Vladimir Putin’s Russia.

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Heat wave leaves thousands of Australian homes without power

More than 10,000 homes in Australia’s second most populous state were stuck without power on Monday as a surge in demand amid scorching heat overloaded the grid, in the latest blow to the nation’s stretched power sector.

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Australian Defence Force on heightened alert during Russian military exercise in Indonesia

Defence personnel in Darwin were operating at “increased readiness” earlier this month as Russian strategic bombers conducted navigation exercises close to Australia, flying out of an Indonesian military base.

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Pilot shortage: Australia to relax visa laws to attract foreign flyers

Foreign pilots will once again be allowed into Australia on working visas to help address a shortage that threatens to ground planes and cancel flights.

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Mystery solved as Australia finds submarine wreckage after 103 years

The wreckage of Australia’s first-ever submarine has been found more than 103 years after its disappearance in the First World War.

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Mystery solved as Australia finds submarine wreckage after 103 years

The wreckage of Australia’s first-ever submarine has been found more than 103 years after its disappearance in the First World War.

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World leaders slam Trump’s Jerusalem move as ‘irresponsible’ and ‘dangerous’

From Europe to the Middle East to Australia, U.S. allies and adversaries alike lined up Wednesday to condemn President Donald Trump’s decision to formally recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and to later move the U.S

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Australia vulnerable to cyber attack and economic blackmail, report argues

Australia is vulnerable to emerging methods of interference by foreign states such as economic blackmail and the type of cyber attacks Russia has used against other countries, warns a new paper published by the Committee for the Economic Development of Australia.

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Uluru climb banned from October 2019 after historic vote

Climbing Uluru in Australia’s red centre will end, traditional owners and national park managers have announced.

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Japan to propose strategic dialogue with U.S., India and Australia: Nikkei

Japan will propose a strategic dialogue among leaders of the United States, India and Australia, aiming at counteracting China’s expansion under its “Belt and Road” policy, Foreign Minister Taro Kono told the Nikkei business daily.

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Hundreds of U.S. Marines leave Australia after troop rotation

Three hundred U.S. Marines flew out of Australia on Sunday as their troop rotation came to an end, the first of a 1,250-strong force to leave the Pacific nation after being stationed for six months in the country’s far north.

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