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Stories with person: Tony Abbott
  • Australia plans to cut business tax and balance books 
    Updated: May-12-15 6:17 am

    CANBERRA, Australia - Australia announced cuts to foreign aid, lower taxes for small businesses and cheaper child care in an annual budget that tries to balance paying off debt with energizing an economy that's being sapped by China's slowdown.

  • Australia wary of escalating rift after Indonesia executions story has photos
    Updated: Apr-29-15 2:04 pm

    CANBERRA, Australia - Australia said it would withdraw its ambassador to Indonesia after two Australians were among eight drug traffickers executed by the Southeast Asian country Wednesday, but was wary of escalating hostilities with its neighbor despite a public outcry.

  • IOC president Bach discusses potential Australia bid story has photos
    Updated: Apr-29-15 6:41 am

    CANBERRA, Australia - Australia would have a good chance of success if it bid to host the 2028 Olympic Games in Queensland state, International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said on Wednesday.

  • Frenchman's execution in Indonesia may be suspended 
    Updated: Apr-25-15 1:14 pm

    PARIS - France is stepping up efforts to save the life a Frenchman facing a firing squad in Indonesia on drug charges, amid signs that his execution may be suspended.

  • Thousands honor soldiers on 100th year of Gallipoli battle story has photos
    Updated: Apr-25-15 10:05 am

    GALLIPOLI, Turkey - For the first time at age 95, Bill Grayden has come to Gallipoli, where his father stormed the beach and took a bullet through his lung during the ill-fated British-led World War I invasion.

  • Dutch lawmaker tells migrants not to come to Netherlands 
    Updated: Apr-22-15 8:10 am

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands - Dutch anti-Islam opposition lawmaker Geert Wilders has copied part of Australia's approach to stopping boat migrants by making a video telling would-be asylum seekers considering making the treacherous boat crossing from North Africa to Europe: "You will not make the Netherlands home."