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Image caption Labor has elected Anthony Albanese to lead the party. Australia's Labor opposition has chosen Anthony Albanese as its new leader after the party suffered an upset in the nation's general election. Previous leader Bill Shorten resigned on 18 May, immediately after conceding the election to incumbent Prime Minister Scott Morrison. Mr Albanese, a veteran politician, was elected unopposed as his successor. "Together we can return our great party to government in three years' time," he said on Monday. Labor is reeling from the election which delivered Mr Morrison's conservative coalition a majority. The Liberal-Nationals had previously been in minority government. Last week, Mr Al... Full story

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