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British Prime Minister Cameron Arrives in Russia for First Visit

Posted September 12th, 2011 at 12:15 am (UTC-5)
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British Prime Minister David Cameron arrived in Moscow Sunday on the first official visit by a British leader to Russia in six years. Mr. Cameron is expected to encourage closer trade ties with Russia. Relations between the two countries soured in 2006 after a Russian ex-security agent, Alexander Litvinenko, died of poisoning in London. So […]

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Gillard Wins Support for New Immigration Bill

Posted September 12th, 2011 at 12:05 am (UTC-5)
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Australia’s governing Labor party agreed Monday to propose legislation that would enable the government to go ahead with a planned refugee swap with Malaysia. The legislation, approved in a closed meeting of the party’s legislators, would amend the nation’s immigration law in response to a High Court ruling last month that found the scheme illegal. […]