Marie is a journalist in Jakarta, covering political and social issues in Indonesia and Southeast Asia. She was previously based in the Middle-East and the Western Balkans. Her work has appeared in English and French language publications across the world. She holds a Masters in Journalism from City University, London, and a degree in Political Science from Sciences Po, Aix-en-Provence. She speaks French, Spanish and Arabic.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott deploys his solution for asylum seekers: Send them back.
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Business, Economics and Jobs
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Despite warming relations with Belgrade, the former Serbian province remains isolated in the world.
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