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Angela Merkel beats out IS leader, Trump to be named Time ‘Person of the Year’

Updated December ten, 2015 07:06:22 German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been named Time “Person of the Year 2015”, hailing her leadership for navigating debt and asylum seeker crises that threatened to tear the European Union apart. Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, leader of the Islamic State extremist group, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, America’s Black Lives Matter…


Indigenous Referendum Council named soon after drawn-out negotiations

Posted December 07, 2015 00:01:11 The Federal Government and Opposition have settled on the lengthy-awaited Referendum Council to seek advice from on the greatest prospect of recognising Indigenous Australians in the constitution. Advocates of adjust are hopeful the 16-member council will break the impasse in the debate over the question that would be put to…