- 2018-11-11 23:43:05Z
Public support for Australia breaking its ties to the British monarchy has slumped following the triumphant visit Down Under by Prince Harry and his pregnant wife Meghan, according to a survey published Monday. The Newspoll survey found only 40 percent of respondents favoured Australia becoming a republic, the lowest level of support in 25 years and 10 points down from a similar poll conducted before the royal couple's October visit. A total of 48 percent of the 1,800 people questioned said they opposed ending the colonial tradition of having the British monarch act as Australia's head of state.
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Denmark said Wednesday it was consulting with its allies about possible sanctions against Iran after accusing Tehran of plotting an attack against Iranian dissidents living in the Scandinavian country. "We are going to reach out to our European allies in the coming days to try to find a united response," Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen told reporters during a meeting of Northern European leaders in Oslo. British Prime Minister Theresa May expressed her support for Denmark at the meeting.
India's nationalist prime minister Narendra Modi unveiled the world's largest statue on Wednesday in a bid to showcase his position as leader of a new, world-beating India. The statue of Vallabhbhai 'Sardar' Patel, one of the heroes of India's independence movement, stands 188m (597ft) tall in Mr Modi's home state of Gujarat and has been dubbed the "Statue of Unity". Mr Modi, a hardline member of the Hindu-nationalist BJP party, who is seen by critics as a deeply divisive figure, watched as Indian Air Force planes and helicopters showered the statue with flowers in a political show of force. "This memorial to Sardar [Patel] is going to become a worldwide tourist...
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