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US Senate immigration bill starts debate

The US Senate has begun debate on a far-reaching immigration bill, with a vote expected before the end of June. The bill has bipartisan support in the Senate but faces a tough fight in the House of Representatives, which is currently negotiating its own bill. Some Republicans criticise the Senate...
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Malaysia detains Australia senator Nick Xenophon

An Australian senator on a fact-finding mission to Malaysia says he has been refused entry because authorities consider him a “security risk”. Nick Xenophon was detained at Kuala Lumpur airport on Saturday as he arrived for talks with Malaysian officials to discuss elections in June. Immigration officials said the senator...
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