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Sep07

Australia to give more help to Syrian refugees

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3jMBzsZN9R8 By: Phil Mercer Source: VOA News SYDNEY—Australia has offered to resettle more asylum seekers from Syria, but also says it will not increase overall refugee numbers.Images of a lifeless Syrian child washed up on a beach in Turkey have shocked the world. Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has spoken of his horror over the toddler’s death. Australian Immigration Minister Peter Dutton will hold talks in Geneva with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees to discuss what more Canberra can do. Abbott said offering sanctuary to more Syrians is vital. “We are already the most generous country in the world on a per capita basis when it comes...

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Aug27

VIDEO: NSW flooding affects people and animals

Source: YouTube Hundreds of residents south of Sydney have been forced to flee their homes because of rising floodwaters. Around 70 people have been rescued from flooding since the severe weather first lashed Sydney’s southern suburbs on Monday.  

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Australia intercepts seven men bound for Middle East
Aug24

Australia intercepts seven men bound for Middle East

By: Agencies Source: MWC News Seven young Australian men have been arrested by authorities after they attempted to board flights to the Middle East, according to the Australian prime minister. Tony Abbott said last Thursday the arrests were “over suspicions they wanted to join militant Islamist groups”. “We have stopped at the airport seven young Australians who were planning to travel to the Middle East, it seems, to join terrorist groups over there,” he announced in Canberra. Peter Dutton, Australia’s border protection minister, said five of the men – in their 20s and 30s – were prohibited from flying last week from Sydney airport to an...

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