Australia had always been generous about resettling refugees and has one of the most successful programs to integrate resettled refugees anywhere in the world, Guterres said. "I hope... Australia understands also the need to provide protection to those that seek protection http://samroce.wikispaces.com/Freshman+Tony+Stevens+stands+out+at+wide+receiver+in+Auburn%27s+offseason+workouts in Australia," he said. Rudd's government was recently rapped by a U.N. human rights watchdog for mistreating a group of 46 refugees, including 42 Tamils from Sri Lanka, after judging them to be home a potential security risk.
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Ben Smith produced a hat-trick in game one and gave Taylor the chance to make up for his earlier misfortune. The newly-introduced player did exactly that, making the score 7-6 to the hosts. 26mins: more information @AllBlacks 0 - 6 @QantasWallabies : @CLealiifano adds the extras. 14 mins to go and #Wallabies looking good! #NZLvAUS Qantas Wallabies (@QantasWallabies) August 24, 2013 Plenty of individual errors followed the early flurry of points, with little to separate either team. It was important Australia continued to challenge the All Blacks with relentless intensity, but another Taylor penalty saw New Zealand open a 10-6 gap.
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But that is to ignore the constant failure of Australias batting when it mattered most. Australia was 9-117 in the first innings of the first Test at Trent Bridge when Ashton Agar presented a brilliant smoke screen, stroking 98 on debut to deflect the attention from most of those above him before Australia got to within 14 runs of England. In the second Test at Lords Australia was bowled out for 128 and the fourth Test at Chester-le-Street the tourists collapsed from 1-147 to all out 224. That is the series in a few uncomfortable statistics. The disappointing result has nothing to do with imaginary dressing room dramas and all the other associated nonsense which gets peddled when the this Australian side plays badly. The dressing room could not have been happier or more relaxed following the shock appointment of Darren Lehmann as coach at the start of the Ashes series.
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Better-than-expected earnings reports also bolstered market confidence. Financials, which have outperformed the broader market this year, advanced their run higher as investors continued to chase high dividends. Westpac Banking Corp climbed 2.1 percent while Commonwealth Bank of Australia added 0.9 percent. Miners were firmer as surveys showed better-than-expected growth in the euro zone and a rebound in China's vast manufacturing sector. BHP Billiton Ltd and Rio Tinto Ltd rallied 1.1 percent and 1.6 percent.
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The Tourism Australia research also reveals that Indians perceptions of Australia are largely positive. Indian visitor Rajesh Oswal, here on a 10-day family trip of Melbourne, Sydney, the Gold Coast and Cairns, reaffirms the glowing view. "I saw it (Australia) on National Geographic on local television at home and it was wonderful. In Melbourne, in particular, it was the cool people and cool lifestyle that I liked. Ill be recommending Australia when I get back home, Im free sure a lot of our friends will come now," said Mr Oswal, a pharmaceutical distributor from Pune. Meanwhile, Air Indias daily direct flights from Delhi to Sydney and Melbourne start next Friday when the first ever Dreamliner passenger flight into Australia touches down in Sydney.