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2 November 2017 1:58 AM New Zealand to discuss taking Manus Island detainees: reports

Newly-appointed New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will raise the closure of the Manus Island detention centre with Malcolm Turnbull when the leaders meet for the first time on Sunday, according to local media reports. The New Zealand Herald reports Ms Ardern said on Thursday she had sympathy for the asylum seekers and refugees on Manus Island 275

1 November 2017 6:38 AM Rule of law: EP will be asked to take a position on situation in Malta

The European Parliament will not only debate the rule of law in Malta, but is expected to include a motion for a resolution on the subject. Greens MEP Sven Giegold told The Malta Independent that the plenary debate will most likely take place in the next Strasbourg session, and is thus far scheduled for 14 November. “The Parliament will not only discuss 193

29 October 2017 6:32 PM Legal Medical Cannabis Closer In New Zealand

Under the leadership of Jacinda Ardern, New Zealand’s new government looks set to make good on a pledge regarding medical marijuana – and soon. The country’s new government has been formed as the result of a coalition between Labour, the Green Party and NZ First. As we mentioned in September, Labour leader Jacinda Ardern is a strong supporter of medical 171

28 October 2017 4:04 PM Blaming capitalism for policy failure is fake news

“If you have hundreds of thousands of children living in homes without enough to survive, that’s a blatant failure… When you have a market economy, it all comes down to whether or not you acknowledge where the market has failed and where intervention is required. Has it failed our people in recent times? Yes. How can you claim you’ve been successful 272

27 October 2017 8:37 PM Australian Constitution to come under fire

THERE’S a good lesson to be learnt from the ‘Citizenship Seven’ constitutional crisis, but it’s not the one the government will take heed of. GET set for some unabashed vilification of the Australian Constitution. The purpose will be to absolve Barnaby Joyce of incompetence as he faces the voters of New England for the second time in 15 months but the first 165

27 October 2017 4:00 PM Jacinda Ardern elected Prime Minister of New Zealand

Jacinda Ardern was sworn in as the New Prime Minister of New Zealand on 26 October 2017. New Zealand’s Labor leader Jacinda Ardern became Prime Minister after Winston Peters leader of New Zealand First and Greens supported her Party to form a coalition government. With this the 37 year old Jacinda became the youngest New Zealand female leader in 150 years 144

27 October 2017 12:02 PM Australia’s own ‘birther controversy’ may bring down the government

Australia’s conservative coalition government was thrown into turmoil on Friday after the country’s high court ruled that five politicians, including the deputy prime minister and four other senators, had been disqualified from office. The decision could bring down Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s ruling coalition, which so far has relied on a slim majority 123

27 October 2017 4:21 AM High Court ruling on Barnaby Joyce citizenship sinks Australia’s ASX

The Australian sharemarket has sunk on the High Court’s decision to disqualify Nationals leader and Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce from sitting in Parliament because of his dual New Zealand citizenship — a verdict that threatens the parliamentary majority of the Turnbull Government. After starting the day in positive territory, the benchmark S&P/ASX 169

27 October 2017 3:42 AM Breaking: Joyce out, Canavan in, Roberts out – What High Court ruling means for climate, renewables

Australia’s deputy prime minister and leader of the National Party, Barnaby Joyce, is headed for a by-election, after the High Court ruled him ineligible to hold his seat due to his dual Australia-New Zealand citizenship. The ruling – which has also disqualified fellow “citizenship seven” members, Nationals Deputy Fiona Nash, Greens Senator Scottt Ludlam 162

26 October 2017 11:02 PM Transport Minister Phil Twyford's Predicament

New Transport Minister Phil Twyford will be facing different pressures and juggling new priorities within weeks of starting his new job. Not only is there a sharp revision to overall policy, but there is also pressure to sort out some current infrastructures failures sooner rather than later. While less emphasis will be on new motorways and more on rail and public 174