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Abbott Nazi reference sparks uproar in parliament

There were ugly scenes in Australia's parliament on Thursday when Prime Minister Tony Abbott compared Labour Party leader Bill Shorten to the Germany WWII propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels.

Mr Abbott immediately withdrew his remark, as opposition lawmakers voiced their anger.

  • 19 Mar 2015
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