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Billionaire Wins Defamation Case Against Australian Media Group

SYDNEY, Australia — A billionaire businessman won a defamation case on Friday against a media organization that he claimed had wrongly linked him to a bribery case that implicated a former president of the United Nations General Assembly. The businessman, Chau Chak Wing, a well-connected political donor in Australia, was …

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Australian Lawmakers Back Medical Evacuation for Offshore Detainees

SYDNEY, Australia — The Australian Parliament’s lower house on Tuesday narrowly passed legislation that would let some asylum seekers being held on remote Pacific islands come to Australia for medical treatment, a blow to Prime Minister Scott Morrison, who had strongly opposed the measure. Under Australia’s offshore detention policy, asylum …

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Australian Parliament Reports Cyberattack on Its Computer Network

SYDNEY, Australia — The Australian Parliament said on Friday that hackers had tried to break into its computer network, which includes lawmakers’ email archives, but that so far there were no indications that data had been stolen. “Following a security incident on the parliamentary computing network, a number of measures …

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