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According to a report in the Australian the bill would override state and territory anti-discrimination laws to allow refusal of same-sex weddings by anyone who holds a "conscientious belief" in traditional marriage, in effect allowing discrimination by private service providers even where they lack a contrary religious belief.
  • Trump to make statement on N

    Trump to make statement on N

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    Putin that Donald Trump can be played by foreign leaders who are going to appeal to his ego and to try to play upon his insecurities, which is very, very worrisome from a national-security standpoint". While Prime Minister Shinzo Abe , the only foreign leader who visited Mr. Trump at Trump Tower before his inauguration in January, rolled out the red carpet for the president, journalists in Tokyo had mixed opinions about the Japan leg of the trip.
  • Papua New Guinea police say asylum seekers defy deadline

    Papua New Guinea police say asylum seekers defy deadline

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    The convoy approaches the Manus Island detention centre. Ardern said she raised the issue with Turnbull in passing, but they have not discussed it further. Mr Turnbull had a meeting with US President Donald Trump on Monday morning in Manila and the pair will share dinner together where the US offer to accept 1250 refugees - agreed by former president Barack Obama - is likely to come up.
  • Softbank investment in Uber is contingent on number of share and price

    Softbank investment in Uber is contingent on number of share and price

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    In addition, the consortium will purchase up to US$9 billion worth Uber stocks from existing shareholders. The Benchmark-Kalanick lawsuit is almost dead, but this isn't a clear victory for Uber's ex-CEO. If the new deal is closed, the SoftBank-led consortium will own about 14 percent stake in the ride-sharing pioneer, now valued at around US$68 billion.
  • J&K: 1 soldier, terroist killed in Kulgam encounter

    J&K: 1 soldier, terroist killed in Kulgam encounter

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    Two encounters are underway in Kulgam and Pulwama areas of Jammu and Kashmir , say media reports. The directions were issued by the authorities after encounter ensued between militants and security forces at two places in south Kashmir - Naubugh in Qazigund in Kulgam and Tral in Pulwama.
  • US Air Force: Iran provided capability for missile attacks from Yemen

    US Air Force: Iran provided capability for missile attacks from Yemen

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    Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi has rejected any possibility of negotiations on the country's ballistic missiles. Macron, during a visit to Dubai on Thursday, said he was "very concerned" by Tehran's missile program after Saudi Arabia claimed it intercepted a missile fired from Yemen earlier this month.
  • Two men from Thane arrested for threatening to 'hijack' plane

    Two men from Thane arrested for threatening to 'hijack' plane

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    A man was detained on Monday by Cochin International Airport authorities for allegedly threatening to hijack a Jet Airways flight, PTI quoted an airport spokesman as saying. He had posted another video on Facebook on Monday with a caption, "Sunkissed Monday!" Meanwhile, Jet Airways spokesperson said that the passengers boarded the flight again after all the security checks were completed.
  • HK signs trade, investment pacts with Asean

    HK signs trade, investment pacts with Asean

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    Members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region signed a free-trade agreement and an investment agreement last Sunday. The deal, which was negotiated over three years and is still "subject to the completion of necessary procedures", could come into effect as early as 2019, according to the statement.
  • More Than 20 Afghan Police Reported Killed In Taliban Attacks

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    On Monday, eight Afghan police officers forces were killed when Taliban fighters attacked a security post in the capital city of the western province of Farah. The tactic was used multiple times last month with devastating effect: hundreds were killed and wounded over a bloody few days that left military bases and police headquarters destroyed or severely damaged.
  • Moon to Visit China Next Month

    Moon to Visit China Next Month

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    To this end , I dispatched an envoy to the ASEAN countries right after the inauguration of my government and I was the first Korean President to do so. The Blue House statement on the results of the meeting did not go into detail regarding Thaad, but a Blue House official told the JoongAng Ilbo, when asked whether Moon addressed Korean companies in China being affected by economic retaliation over Thaad, "There was confirmation that the economy has to be improved comprehensively and quickly, ...
  • Philippine president says he once stabbed a person to death

    Philippine president says he once stabbed a person to death

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    President Rodrigo Duterte skipped the gala dinner for heads of state attending the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meeting in Da Nang, Vietnam Sunday night. Roque said the three Vietnamese fishermen are in the custody of the Philippine Navy and are expected to be visited soon by Vietnamese officials. The firebrand leader also reiterated his previous threat to slap United Nations human rights expert Agnes Callamard if she investigates him for thousands of deaths linked to his ...