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Australia Launches New Protest Against Japanese Whale Hunt

Australia is threatening to take legal action against Japan over its resumption of its controversial whale hunt in the Antarctic Ocean. A Japanese whaling fleet set sail last week for the Antarctic, ignoring international condemnation and last year's ruling by the International Court of Justice that rejected Tokyo's claims that the annual hunts are merely for scientific purposes.   Foreign Minister Julie Bishop and Environment Minister Greg Hunt issued a joint statement...

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