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2005-10-01 20:50:45

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian Prime Minister John Howard said on Sunday the bombings on the resort island of Bali that killed 25 people were aimed at undermining the moderate leadership in Indonesia that is a threat to Islamic extremism.

2005-09-27 04:55:29

By Michelle Nichols CANBERRA (Reuters) - Australia is to impose "draconian" counter-terrorism laws after state and territory leaders agreed on Tuesday to wide-ranging security proposals made by Prime Minister John Howard in the wake of the London bombings.

2005-09-19 02:12:57

By James Grubel CANBERRA (Reuters) - Sick, dysfunctional, irreparably broken and led by a man unfit to clean toilets -- Australia's main opposition Labor Party has been thrown into disarray by a trusted ex-leader now savaging his old comrades.

2005-08-23 19:28:26

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australians who take drugs into Asia are stupid and should not expect to be bailed out by the Australian government, Prime Minister John Howard said after another two Australians were detained in Indonesia over drugs.

2005-07-21 04:03:15

By Paul Tait SYDNEY (Reuters) - Two children released from a razor-wire detention center returned to school on Thursday, four months after they were taken from their classrooms in another embarrassing bungle by Australian immigration officials.

2005-07-19 15:04:08

By Caren Bohan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Bush on Tuesday described the U.S. relationship with China as vibrant but complex as he underscored concerns about its currency, which Washington wants revalued. The president's comments came amid an intensifying debate in the U.S.

2005-07-17 08:46:26

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - The United States has told Australia that investigations have found no evidence supporting allegations that two Australian prisoners were abused while in detention at Guantanamo Bay.

2005-07-17 01:45:05

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - The United States has told Australia that investigations have found no evidence supporting allegations that two Australian prisoners were abused while in detention at Guantanamo Bay.

2005-07-14 22:45:39

By Michael Perry SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia should consider introducing a national identity card in the wake of the London bombings and the rise in global terrorism, Prime Minister John Howard said on Friday. Australia last debated a national ID card, called the Australia Card, in 1987.

2005-07-13 00:40:17

By James Grubel CANBERRA (Reuters) - Australia will send 150 special forces and support troops back to Afghanistan to help its close ally the United States hunt down a resurgent Taliban and al Qaeda, Prime Minister John Howard said on Wednesday.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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