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France urges halt to air strikes, aid corridors in Syria

France urges halt to air strikes, aid corridors in Syria

French Defence Minister Florence Parly on Friday called for an end to air strikes in Syria and the opening of humanitarian corridors, saying it was unacceptable that civilians were being targeted.

Australian PM seeks to reform hostile Senate

Australian PM seeks to reform hostile Senate

Australia’s parliament yesterday began an acrimonious final sitting day before a May budget, with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull considering dissolving both houses of parliament and calling an early election to end a hostile Senate.