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2011-07-09 00:00:31

This weekend, the speechwriters for Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard will, according to negotiation experts Rick Otton and Iven Frangi, need to draw upon high level persuasion techniques.

2010-05-19 14:34:00

PRINCETON, N.J., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Attorney Hanan M. Isaacs was elected to serve a two-year term as a member of the Board of Directors for the New Jersey chapter of the National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA).

2009-02-26 21:32:37

The wife of an Australian soldier has backed claims that another soldier was docked an entire paycheck due to a dispute about overpayment. The woman said that despite claims by Defense Minister Joel Fitzgibbon and army officials, the soldier received a Jan.

2006-08-15 00:17:12

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian Guantanamo Bay inmate David Hicks should face new charges before a U.S. military tribunal by November or be returned home, the Australian government said on Tuesday. Lawyers for Hicks, who has been held at the U.S.

2006-07-31 00:58:41

By James Grubel CANBERRA (Reuters) - Australian Prime Minister John Howard said on Monday he would seek a fifth straight term, ending his ambitious deputy's leadership hopes and cementing his place as one of the world's most successful conservative leaders.

2006-07-25 02:16:43

By James Grubel CANBERRA (Reuters) - Prime Minister John Howard has been demonized by Aborigines for a decade, but on Tuesday one of Australia's most influential black leaders said Howard could be the person that ends generations of black squalor.

2006-07-12 22:40:06

CANBERRA (Reuters) - Australian Prime Minister John Howard signaled on Thursday he may seek a fifth term and lead his conservative government to the next election due in 2007, despite pressure from his ambitious treasurer to step down. "There's still a lot of things I want to do.

2006-07-11 07:57:53

By James Grubel CANBERRA, Australia (Reuters) - After a decade as Australia's prime minister in waiting, Treasurer Peter Costello is now outlining a blueprint for a Costello government -- a move analysts say is designed to bolster his leadership chances.

2006-07-10 19:21:21

CANBERRA (Reuters) - A powerful decade-long alliance between Australia's Prime Minister John Howard and Treasurer Peter Costello has come to an end, Australia's media declared on Tuesday, with the pair at odds over a leadership succession deal.

2006-07-10 19:17:05

CANBERRA (Reuters) - A powerful decade-long alliance between Australia's Prime Minister John Howard and Treasurer Peter Costello has come to an end, Australia's media declared on Tuesday, with the pair at odds over a leadership succession deal.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.