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Quad leaders pledge to work together for peace and prosperity in Indo-Pacific region

Opening the summit, President Biden said the four democracies have come together to take on common challenges from COVID-19 to climate

25 Sep 2021 10:19 AM

Ashleigh Barty into Wimbledon quarter-finals for first time

Barty will face the winner of the match between compatriot Ajla Tomljanovic and 18-year-old Emma Raducanu on Tuesday in the semifinals

05 Jul 2021 8:10 PM

Tim Paine says missing out on WTC final was a 'bitter pill to swallow'

The Aussie Test skipper called for more consistency while handing out points penalties.

05 Jul 2021 5:11 PM

Former Aussie batsman, IPL 2020 commentator Dean Jones dies of cardiac arrest

The former Australian batsman was in a Mumbai hotel with the Star Sports’ commentary team for the Indian Premier League.

24 Sep 2020 4:34 PM

Suspending goodwill gesture, Huawei ends Australian sporting deal over trade war

Huawei will end its current financial backing of the Canberra Raiders at the end of the current National Rugby League season.

31 Aug 2020 2:55 PM

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Australia's draft law makes it mandatory for Google and Facebook to pay for news content

The aggregators will be given three months to work out a deal on fair pay for news, failing which arbitrators will make a binding decision.

31 Jul 2020 2:24 PM

6,00,000 people succumb to COVID-19 globally

While the U.S. leads global infections, South Africa now ranks as the fifth worst-hit country in the pandemic with 350,879 cases

19 Jul 2020 12:39 PM

Australia closes state border for first time in 100 years

Victoria, Australia's most populous state, will be closed off from the rest of the country, and its 6.6 million residents along with it

06 Jul 2020 9:50 AM

No flight for Australia till July 14 due to COVID-19 imposed restrictions

All rescheduled flights will now operate from July 15 onwards, Air India said in a statement

05 Jul 2020 3:32 PM

Australia considering to provide 'safe haven' for Hong Kongers

China’s parliament passed the controversial national security law for Hong Kong on Tuesday against disapproval from international community

02 Jul 2020 10:45 AM

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Australia escalates defences amid rising tensions with China

Just as US has angrily demanded to its allies, Australia's government has committed to spending at least two percent of GDP on defence

01 Jul 2020 9:40 AM

Australia sees second wave of virus after restrictions eased

The country reported its biggest daily rise in COVID-19 cases in the last two months and is now considering reimposing social distancing

29 Jun 2020 11:24 AM

China, South Korea report new cases in double digits

A recent report said testing found only a few cases without a link to Beijing market and the steps taken mean the risk of spread is low

27 Jun 2020 10:35 AM

Australia reimposes restrictions in its second-most populous state

Victoria state recorded double-digit increases in COVID-19 cases for a fourth consecutive day

20 Jun 2020 4:03 PM

India, Australia ink pact to counter China

Two declarations and seven pacts in defence, cyber, mining and other sectors were announced after 'India-Australia Leaders’ virtual summit

05 Jun 2020 11:05 AM

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Australia to restart flights to New Zealand

New Zealand is on the verge of eradicating the virus after it notched a 13th straight day with no reported new infections

04 Jun 2020 10:13 AM

Australia's economy shrinks in first quarter, headed for first recession in 30 years

The central bank stepped in by cutting the cash rate to a record low 0.25% and launching an unlimited bond buying programme

03 Jun 2020 8:59 AM

New Zealand expects plan for safe travel with Australia in June

Both have slowed the spread of the novel coronavirus to levels well below those in United States, Britain and some other European countries

27 May 2020 1:57 PM

India to rescue stranded Indians in Australia, operate 7 special flights

The High Commission confirmed that special Air India flights will repatriate Indians under the government's 'Vande Bharat Mission'.

13 May 2020 2:57 PM

Global coronavirus cases surpass 3.5 million

Experts caution that both cases and deaths from COVID-19 are almost certainly underreported in every country

04 May 2020 10:22 AM

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