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  • When elephants fight: How China’s Asian neighbours survive great-power rivalry 25 Apr 2017 02:56 Economist FOUR YEARS AGO, after Xi Jinping and Barack Obama had embarked on a “new type of great-power relationship” at a Californian ranch called Sunnylands, the world was soon speculating about a new “G2” or a “Chimerica”; after all, the two leaders’ economies …
  • Pence: US will honor refugee deal with Australia 24 Apr 2017 15:03 CNN.com Pence made the commitment -- subject to the refugees passing stringent US vetting procedures -- at a joint news conference in Sydney with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, with whom Trump reportedly had a testy first call because of the refugee …
  • US to honour refugee deal 24 Apr 2017 02:21 Fiji Times SYDNEY - US Vice President Mike Pence said on Saturday the US would honour a controversial refugee deal with Australia, under which the US would resettle up to 1250 asylum seekers, a deal President Donald Trump had described as "dumb". Mr Pence …
  • Trump Administration to Follow Through On “Dumb Deal” Re Illegal Refugees 24 Apr 2017 01:21 Power Line Australia has been holding over 2,000 illegal refugees on the Pacific islands of Nauru and Papua New Guinea. These are individuals who tried to enter Australia illegally, something that Australia, unlike the U.S., does not permit. The refugees are from …
  • Pence’s backhander on ‘dumb deal’ with Australia 23 Apr 2017 23:55 Cairns Post HE flew out of Australia this morning, but US Vice President Mike Pence left no one in any doubt about how the Trump administration feels about the infamous “dumb deal” our country struck with his over refugees. Mr Pence was in Australia over the weekend, …
  • Scathing Australian Senate Report Of Detention Center Conditions 23 Apr 2017 23:31 Pacific Islands Development Program Report labelled the federal government's offshore procesing policy as disturbing in its lack of accountability, safety and transparency WELLINGTON, New Zealand (Radio New Zealand International, April 24, 2017) – A Senate inquiry has found that …
  • Visa, citizenship changes see minor boost in Turnbull's fortunes: poll 23 Apr 2017 23:15 SBS Television The Australian has reported that the Turnbull government has seen a boost in its fortunes since a raft of measures tightening visa and citizenship rules, with the Greens and Labor losing one percentage point each since the last poll. The latest Newspoll …
  • Pence galvanises a united front 23 Apr 2017 15:38 News.com.au On the eve of Anzac Day, US Vice-President Mike Pence’s visit to Australia, so early in the Trump administration, has been a welcome reminder of the enduring value of our alliance with Washington, the cornerstone of our security since John Curtin “looked …
  • Trump welcomes Syrian illegal aliens Australia doesn't want 23 Apr 2017 09:16 The American Thinker It's bad enough that President Trump violated his own campaign promise and continues the illegal, unconstitutional "DREAMer" amnesty created by President Obama. But now Trump is going out of his way to take the most dangerous illegal aliens …
  • Pence mends fences during Australia visit 23 Apr 2017 09:14 NWAOnline SYDNEY -- U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Australia's prime minister Saturday swept aside any lingering tensions between the two nations and joined forces in urging China to take a bigger role in pressuring North Korea to scuttle its nuclear …