British Commonwealth

Left Takes Power in Australia Amid Record Early and Mail-In Voting

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) – Australia’s left-wing opposition party toppled the conservative government after almost a decade in power, and Prime Minister-elect Anthony Albanese in his Saturday election victory speech promised sharper reductions in greenhouse gas emissions while he faces an early foreign policy test.

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PICS: ‘We Told You to Leave’ – Heavily Armed Police Descend on Canadian Truckers

Police aggressively pushed back protesters, took control of some trucks and advanced toward Parliament on Saturday after arresting more than 100 people and towing away vehicles in Canada’s besieged capital. Scores of trucks left under the increasing pressure, raising authorities’ hopes for an end to the three-week protest against the country’s COVID-19 restrictions.

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