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Uncoordinated response to coronavirus, refusal to seal border with mainland China broadens discontent with Carrie Lam's administration in Hong Kong
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Uncoordinated response to coronavirus, refusal to seal border with mainland China broadens discontent with Carrie Lam's administration in Hong Kong

Carrie Lam's administration's uncoordinated response to virus, refusal to seal border with mainland China, which might have prevented infections has broadened discontent

Scott Morrison sworn in as Prime Minister of Australia; new cabinet, which includes a record seven women, also takes oath of office
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Scott Morrison sworn in as Prime Minister of Australia; new cabinet, which includes a record seven women, also takes oath of office

While Morrison only became prime minister through an internal party vote in August 2018 in which he replaced Malcolm Turnbull as chief of the ruling Liberal Party, he was returned to the post by voters with an increased majority at the 18 May election.

Australia's political crisis: Support for govt slumps after Malcolm Turnbull's ouster; Scott Morrison promises stability
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Australia's political crisis: Support for govt slumps after Malcolm Turnbull's ouster; Scott Morrison promises stability

The support for Australia's coalition government has dropped to its lowest in a decade after it installed Scott Morrison as the prime minister.

Australia's new PM Scott Morrison promises a stable government, plays down speculation of early polls
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Australia's new PM Scott Morrison promises a stable government, plays down speculation of early polls

Scott Morrison on Friday promised a stable government at the end of a tumultuous week in which his predecessor was forced out of office.

Treasurer Scott Morrison to become Australia's next prime minister after winning three-way battle for leadership
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Treasurer Scott Morrison to become Australia's next prime minister after winning three-way battle for leadership

There were three contenders in the leadership vote: former home affairs minister Peter Dutton, who narrowly lost a leadership vote against Turnbull on Tuesday, Morrison and Foreign Minister Julie Bishop.

10 Australia ministers offer resignations as political crisis deepens; Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull accepts only two
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10 Australia ministers offer resignations as political crisis deepens; Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull accepts only two

Australia PM Malcolm Turnbull narrowly survived a move to unseat him by his populist Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton on Tuesday, with a 48-35 voting in his favour,

Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull survives party leadership challenge; wins 48-35 against Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton
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Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull survives party leadership challenge; wins 48-35 against Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton

Malcolm Turnbull, considered a moderate, declared his position vacant at the Liberal Party meeting to force the issue after rampant speculation that the more hardline Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton wanted his job. The result of that ballot was that Turnbull was elected as leader of the Liberal Party by a margin of 48-35.

Justin Trudeau announces he will run again for 2019 legislative polls, promises to reduce gap between rich and poor
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Justin Trudeau announces he will run again for 2019 legislative polls, promises to reduce gap between rich and poor

Trudeau also promised to reduce the gap between rich and poor, and to lift up indigenous populations. In mid-July, Trudeau reshuffled his government, setting the stage ahead of the legislative elections due to take place on 21 October 2019

Jaspal Atwal controversy: Ruling Liberal Party blocks Conservative motion in Canadian Parliament seeking NSA Daniel Jean's testimony
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Jaspal Atwal controversy: Ruling Liberal Party blocks Conservative motion in Canadian Parliament seeking NSA Daniel Jean's testimony

Justin Trudeau and his Liberal Party thwarted a bid from the Canadian opposition Conservative Party on Thursday to get National Security Advisor Daniel Jean to testify in the Parliament for his assertion that rogue factions in the Indian government sabotaged Trudeau's India trip by securing visa for Jaspal Atwal

Michael McCormack appointed as new Aussie deputy prime minister, to retain portfolios held by Barnaby Joyce
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Michael McCormack appointed as new Aussie deputy prime minister, to retain portfolios held by Barnaby Joyce

Michael McCormack of Nationals party was appointed as the deputy prime minister on Monday after his predecessor quit over a sexual harassment allegation

Australia deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce quits Cabinet over harassment claim, will not resign from Parliament
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Australia deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce quits Cabinet over harassment claim, will not resign from Parliament

Australia's deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce resigned on Friday from the Cabinet after allegations emerged that he sexually harassed a woman

Who is Jaspal Atwal? Khalistani militant convicted of trying to kill Punjab minister roils India-Canada relations
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Who is Jaspal Atwal? Khalistani militant convicted of trying to kill Punjab minister roils India-Canada relations

Jaspal Atwal convicted of trying to assassinate an Punjab cabinet minister in 1986 was reportedly invited to attend events with the Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during his visit to India

Khalistani militant Jaspal Atwal's invite to Justin Trudeau event rescinded after furore; India says matter being probed
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Khalistani militant Jaspal Atwal's invite to Justin Trudeau event rescinded after furore; India says matter being probed

Canadian media reports say that Jaspal Atwal, a convicted Khalistani terrorist, who was once active in the International Sikh Youth Federation, was photographed with Trudeau's wife Sophie and Canadian minister Amarjeet Sohi at an event in Mumbai on 20 June.

Justin Trudeau in India: Canadian PM may fail to improve ties, but will bag minority votes back home
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Justin Trudeau in India: Canadian PM may fail to improve ties, but will bag minority votes back home

This confusion, however, reflects the state of India-Canada bilateral relationship, which is fallen into a state of disrepair and mistrust since Trudeau's Liberal Party came into power in 2015.

Honduras political crisis: Opposition parties seek annulment of disputed presidential election
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Honduras political crisis: Opposition parties seek annulment of disputed presidential election

Honduras’ two main opposition parties on Friday presented formal requests to annul the results of the still-unresolved presidential election, deepening a political crisis that has roiled the poor, violent Central American nation

Australia's ruling party to decide stance on gay marriage, leadership bitterly divided
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Australia's ruling party to decide stance on gay marriage, leadership bitterly divided

Australia's ruling party will attempt to resolve bitter internal differences over gay marriage at a special meeting on Monday.

Senior Norwegian politician draws criticism for playing Pokémon Go during Defence policy hearing
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Senior Norwegian politician draws criticism for playing Pokémon Go during Defence policy hearing

A senior Norwegian politician drew criticism on Wednesday for playing Pokémon Go on her smartphone during a parliamentary hearing about the country's defence policy.

Australian PM Turnbull confident of forming government despite lack of clear victory
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Australian PM Turnbull confident of forming government despite lack of clear victory

Turnbull accused Labour of running a scare campaign about the public healthcare system and said he would seek to unite Australians.

Five Indian-origin candidates to try their luck in Australia's General Elections
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Five Indian-origin candidates to try their luck in Australia's General Elections

Five Indian-origin people, including two women, are among the 200 candidates contesting for next month's general elections in Australia.

Australian PM Turnbull's popularity drops ahead of elections
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Australian PM Turnbull's popularity drops ahead of elections

Asked about the poll, Turnbull told reporters his Liberal Party-led government had "a clear economic plan for jobs and growth.