{FD} Papua New Guinea officials remove last refugees from camp

Papua New Guinea authorities on Thursday ratcheted up pressure on more than 300 asylum seekers to abandon a decommissioned immigration camp, where refugees reported their shelters, beds and other belongings have been destroyed.

{FD} New Australian government lawmaker under dual citizen cloud

Another Australian politician has had his eligibility to sit in Parliament called into question due to a constitutional ban on dual citizens, while the prime minister proposed making all lawmakers prove they are not foreign nationals.

AP Explains: How ban on dual-citizen lawmakers vexes Aussies

Australia’s 116-year-old constitutional ban on dual citizens sitting in Parliament is a problem the country didn’t know it had until recently, but now it may struggle to fix it.

{FD} Australia decides to toughen parole laws after fatal siege

Australian government leaders on Friday agreed to toughen parole laws in response to a siege this week in which a gunman who once trained with Muslim extremists killed an apartment building receptionist and wounded three police officers months after being released early from prison.