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Delingpole: Aussie ex-PM Abbott Slams Climate Change ‘Religion’

Climate change is a religion whose followers behave like members of the Inquisition; it’s a condition where the cure is causing far more damage than the alleged disease; it’s a recipe for killing jobs, lowering standards of living and hurting the poor…

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U.S. and European Leaders Pressure Russia to Back Away from Syria

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson took the highly symbolic opportunity of a visit to the Sant’Anna di Stazzema memorial in Italy – a memorial to the victims of a Nazi massacre – to declare Americans would “rededicate ourselves to holding to account any and all who commit crimes against the innocents anywhere in the world.”

SYDNEY (Reuters) - A debate over Australia's notoriously tight gun …

Australian Gun Law Row Threatens to Undermine PM Turnbull

SYDNEY (Reuters) – A debate over Australia’s notoriously tight gun laws has opened up a dangerous rift in the ruling Liberal Party, pitting Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull against the man he overthrew ahead of a key party gathering this weekend.


Australia Mulls Electronic Voting As PM Claims Victory After National Elections

Australia’s Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull Sunday declared victory for the ruling conservatives after the Labor opposition conceded defeat despite an ongoing vote count eight days after close-fought national elections. The declaration ended days of uncertainty about the new government’s identity,


Brexit Shadow Hangs Over Australian Polls

Australia heads to the polls Saturday with a suave multi-millionaire former banker vowing only he can ensure stability in the wake of Brexit.

Australia Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announces his new cabinet as Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, left, looks on during a press conference at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015. Turnbull announced sweeping changes to his first Cabinet and promoted more women from two to five, including Australia’s first …

Australia Backs U.S. in South China Sea Confrontation

On Tuesday, the USS William P. Lawrence, a guided-missile cruiser, sailed within 12 nautical miles of the Fiery Cross Reef, which is occupied by China, in a deliberate challenge to China’s aggressive territorial claims.


Australia’s Election Set To Be ‘Neck And Neck’

Australia’s election is set to be a nail-biter with two polls published Monday suggesting it is too close to call as the first full day of campaigning got underway. Conservative Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, in the top job for less


Focus On Economy As Australia PM Calls July Election

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull (pictured, above) Sunday called an election for both houses of parliament on July 2, as he seeks his own mandate with the public just eight months after deposing predecessor Tony Abbott in a party coup.


Australia Resumes Talks With Six Countries To Resettle Migrants

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia is in talks with Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines, among six nations, to resettle asylum seekers detained in Papua New Guinea and the Pacific island nation of Nauru, the Sydney Morning Herald said on Saturday. The


Australia PM Says No Global Support For Troops On The Ground In Syria

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said Tuesday there was no global support for a US-led ground force to destroy the Islamic State group, which he called fundamentally weak with “more Twitter accounts than fighters”. Calls have been mounting in Canberra