Eighth Aussie lawmaker Jacqui Lambie quits over dual nationality

November 14, 2017 10:30 am
Eighth Aussie lawmaker Jacqui Lambie quits over dual nationality

Jacqui Lambie, an independent senator for the island state of Tasmania, reacts after delivering a statement regarding her resignation, in the Senate chamber at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia, on November 14, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) An eighth lawmaker has resigned in Australia because of a rule banning dual citizens […]

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Australia’s abandonment of refugees unacceptable: New Zealand

November 12, 2017 2:18 am
Australia’s abandonment of refugees unacceptable: New Zealand

A handout photo taken in November 2017 shows asylum seekers at the former detention center for refugees on Manus Island, in Papua New Guinea. (Via AFP) New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has blasted Australia for abandoning hundreds of refugees on Manus Island in Papua New Guinea (PNG), describing what […]

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Austrian politician Peter Pilz resigns over sexual harassment allegations

November 4, 2017 6:09 pm
Austrian politician Peter Pilz resigns over sexual harassment allegations

Austrian politician Peter Pilz has quit over allegations of sexual harassment. (File photo) A seasoned Austrian politician, known for his long anti-establishment campaigns, has resigned from his top post in his party over allegations of sexual harassment. Peter Pilz, who leads the newly formed anti-establishment Pilz List party, announced his resignation […]

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Australia appoints Julie Bishop as acting prime minister amid citizenship crisis

October 28, 2017 9:30 am
Australia appoints Julie Bishop as acting prime minister amid citizenship crisis

New Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull (R) announces his new cabinet at a press conference as Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop (L) looks on in Canberra on September 20, 2015. (Photo by AFP) Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull appointed Foreign Minister Julie Bishop as acting prime minister on Saturday […]

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Australian government in turmoil after dual citizenship ruling against Barnaby Joyce

October 27, 2017 8:09 am
Australian government in turmoil after dual citizenship ruling against Barnaby Joyce

This file photo taken on July 5, 2016 shows Australia’s Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce (R) looking at Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull addressing a press conference in Sydney. (By AFP) Australia’s High Court ruled on Friday that Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce is ineligible to remain in parliament, a stunning […]

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