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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.”

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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

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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.

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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

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At Least 12 On Australian Terror Watchlist

Australian officials Monday said they were aware of 12 people within the community who they believe could commit an act of terror, as Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull convened a meeting to discuss national security. Canberra has become increasingly concerned about

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 16: A newsagent organises the morning papers on December 16, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.

Australia’s Ousted Tony Abbott Snipes At New Government

Toppled Australian leader Tony Abbott took potshots at the new government on Tuesday, saying it offered no new policies and that the nation should stop swapping prime ministers “like changing clothes”. Abbott was ousted by conservative colleague Malcolm Turnbull in a

Tony Abbott

Knights And Dames Honours Dumped Under New Australian PM: Report

New Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, an outspoken republican, will dump knights and dames from the country’s honours list reintroduced under his predecessor Tony Abbott, a local media report said Sunday. London-born monarchist Abbott — who was deposed by Turnbull

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