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2018/8/31The Australian government has denied a visa to US whistleblower Chelsea Manning , who was due to speak at the Sydney Opera House, on grounds of character. Civil libertarian groups are, of course, lobbying strenuously
Two years ago:
2017/10/1Spain uses force to suppress outbreaks of illegal voting , as Catalonia's secessionist government defies a ban on an independence referendum. Having failed to seize all ballot papers in the days running up to the
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2014/10/21Gough Whitlam, that lion of the Australian Left who shook up a sleepy, conservative backwater and made it, for at least a few decades, into a modern, forward-looking player on the world stage, died yesterday, aged
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