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'We do not need hatred in this country,' Labor's Cathy O'Toole tells Q&A – video

On a controversial episode of the ABC’s Q&A program, which also features MPs Bob Katter, George Christensen and returning Greens senator Larissa Waters, Labor MP Cathy O’Toole condemns Pauline Hanson’s views on Muslim immigration, saying ‘I would not be sitting here if Fraser Anning’s speech was enacted’. O’Toole says Australia’s response to people with different […]

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Vatican erases pope's remarks about psychiatric help for gay children

The pope had said ‘there is a lot that can be done through psychiatry’ if parents think their child is homosexual The Vatican has rolled back on a recommendation by Pope Francis that parents seek psychiatric help for children who show homosexual tendencies. The pope made the comments to journalists as he was flying back […]

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China could scrap two-child policy, ending nearly 40 years of limits

Draft of civil code being discussed this week contains no references to ‘family planning’ China appears poised to scrap its two-child policy, with a state-run newspaper on Monday citing a draft civil code that would overhaul decades of controversial family-planning rules. The wide-ranging code would end a policy that has been enforced through fines but […]

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Algeria's Bouteflika in Geneva for 'periodic medical checks'

President Bouteflika has made similar trips in the past, including the Val-de-Grace hospital in Paris, for treatment.

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Rohingya refugees made permanent: A cycle repeated

New infrastructure in Bangladesh’s Rohingya camps, coupled with a stalled repatriation deal, spell out a permanent stay for refugees.

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How Australian schools are protecting the clownfish

The humble clownfish is smaller than a human fist.

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'Last bastion' of Arctic sea ice is breaking up for the first time

The sea ice off the coast of northern Greenland is normally some of the thickest in the entire Arctic, with ridges of ice piled as high as 70 feet in some places.

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This Psychiatrist Says Immigrant Parents Separated From Their Children Have Symptoms Of PTSD

New legal documents offer a rare look at the impact of Trump’s “zero tolerance” policy on the mental health of parents who lost their kids. View Entire Post ›

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US And Mexico Trade Agreement Puts The Pressure On Canada To Come To Terms

The Mexican foreign minister said he’ll work “round the clock” to get Canada to sign on. View Entire Post ›

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