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Sydney opens to vaccinated after 100-plus days of lockdown
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Sydney opens to vaccinated after 100-plus days of lockdown

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Sydney hairdressers, gyms, cafés and bars reopened to fully vaccinated customers on Monday for the first…
Australia won’t welcome international tourists until 2022
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Australia won’t welcome international tourists until 2022

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — International tourists won’t be welcomed back to Australia until next year, with the return of skilled…
Qantas extends Emirates alliance for another five years till 2028
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Qantas extends Emirates alliance for another five years till 2028

Oct 4 (Reuters) – Australia’s Qantas Airways Ltd (QAN.AX) and Dubai-based Emirates would extend their partnership for another five years…
China gorges on American grain-fed beef amid shrinking supplies from Down Under
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China gorges on American grain-fed beef amid shrinking supplies from Down Under

BEIJING/CHICAGO, Oct 1 (Reuters) – As Australian beef exports to China wither amid diplomatic tensions, demand there for U.S. grain-fed…
‘The world must wake up’: Tasks daunting as UN meeting opens
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‘The world must wake up’: Tasks daunting as UN meeting opens

NEW YORK (AP) — In person and on screen, world leaders returned to the United Nations’ foremost gathering for the…
France recalls ambassadors from the US and Australia over submarine deal
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France recalls ambassadors from the US and Australia over submarine deal

The French government on Friday announced it would recall its envoys from the United States and Australia. French Foreign Minister…
China fumes over Australia’s nuclear sub pact with U.S., Britain
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China fumes over Australia’s nuclear sub pact with U.S., Britain

WASHINGTON/CANBERRA, Sept 16 (Reuters) – The United States, Britain and Australia announced a new security partnership for the Indo-Pacific in…
Australia aims to ‘live with virus’ instead of eliminating it
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Australia aims to ‘live with virus’ instead of eliminating it

SYDNEY, Sept 1 (Reuters) – Australian authorities on Wednesday extended the COVID-19 lockdown in Melbourne for another three weeks, as…
Australia’s home World Cup qualifier vs China moves to Qatar
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Australia’s home World Cup qualifier vs China moves to Qatar

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Australia’s home World Cup qualifying game against China on September 2 will instead be played…
Sydney hospitals erect emergency tents as COVID-19 cases hit record
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Sydney hospitals erect emergency tents as COVID-19 cases hit record

SYDNEY, Aug 26 (Reuters) – Australia’s new daily cases of COVID-19 topped 1,000 on Thursday for the first time since…
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