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Australia to extend airstrikes from Iraq into Syria

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Sydney, Sept. 9 : Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has confirmed that the country will extend its campaign of airstrikes from Iraq into Syria, adding that Australia would accept extra 12,000 refugees affected by the conflict.According to ABC News, Abbott said that the refugee sanctuaries for resettlement would be made permanent. The Government of Australia will also provide an extra amount ...

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STRONGEST TOURISM GROWTH SINCE- SYDNEY OLYMPICS LED BY CHINA AND INDIA

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SYDNEY : Minister for Trade and Investment – with responsibility for tourism – Andrew Robb, welcomed the latest International Visitor Survey today showing international visitor spend grew by 10 per cent to a record $33.4 billion, or $3.2 billion more than the previous year. This is the strongest yearly growth since 2001, the period of the Sydney Olympic Games. “Today’s ...

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Thousands of Lebanese hold ‘You Stink’ campaign against Govt.

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Sydney, Aug 30 : Thousands of protesters in Lebanon are holding a record-breaking rally against politicians driven by ‘You Stink’ campaign that started with the closure of the country’ largest landfill in mid-July, resulting in garbage piling up on the streets of Beirut and beyond.According to ABC News, the protests are being held against a political class accused of corruption ...

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Bangkok blast: Arrested man ‘part of people-smuggling gang’

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Sydney, Aug 30 : Thai authorities have said that the man arrested in connection to the Bangkok blast is part of a people- smuggling gang.According to ABC News, the 28-year-old man was detained on charges of possessing illegal explosives.Investigators said that the man was found with multiple passports and bomb-making equipment during a raid at a flat in Bangkok’s eastern ...

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$100M TO BE REINVESTED IN DISABILITY SERVICES AFTER NDIS MILESTONE

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The rollout of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) has reached a major milestone, with the NSW Government announcing the future operator for Home Care Service NSW.Home Care has a 70 per cent market share in NSW, helping older people and people with disability to live independently in their own homes as well as providing support to carers.After an extensive ...

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