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Australia finally set to open borders for the fully vaccinated

Canberra/IBNS: Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Friday announced plans to resume international travel and reopen the country's borders to the fully vaccinated citizens and permanent residents.

Macron stresses on strategic partnerships to defend Europe better after defence pact with Greece

Paris: French President Emmanuel Macron has stressed that Europe must build its own military capacity, after signing a 3 billion euros ($3.51 billion) deal for French frigates with another European country Greece, according to media reports.

Emmanuel Macron, Joe Biden to hold negotiations: French Cabinet

Paris/UNI/Sputnik: Presidents Emmanuel Macron and Joe Biden will hold a conversation later on Wednesday to clarify details related to Australia's decision to scrap the $66 billion submarine contract with French shipbuilders after formation of the AUKUS alliance, French cabinet spokesman Gabriel Attal said.

Australia now warns it might block China's bid to join global trading pact

Canberra: Australia has warned it might block China's bid to join a global trading pact, an episode which might further deteriorate the already strained relationship between the two nations.

'Stab in the back..trust betrayed' : France after Australia cancels submarine deal

Paris: France has expressed anger over Australia's sudden decision to cancel a huge submarine deal in order to buy nuclear-powered submarines from the US, according to media reports.

Australia to receive at least 3,000 Afghan refugees in 2021: Scott Morrison

Moscow/UNI/SPUTNIK: Australia expects to take in at least 3,000 Afghan refugees this year after the Taliban took over the country, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Tuesday.

Australia, New Zealand governments evacuate 650 people from Afghanistan: Prime Minister Morrison

Moscow/UNI/Sputnik: Australia and New Zealand’s joint evacuation flights were able to move out 650 people from Afghanistan on Monday night, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Tuesday.

Australia rejects Beijing's demand to restart bilateral talks

Canberra/IBNS: Australia will not change its policy as demanded by China to resume the bilateral talks,  Foreign Minister Marise Payne said, according to media reports.

Australian authorities tracking Chinese spy ship which is expected to monitor Australia-US war games

Sydney: Australian authorities have started tracking a Chinese surveillance ship which is expected to monitor large-scale military exercises involving the United States off the coast of Queensland, media reports said.

China's unfair trade practice: US vows to work with Australia

Washington: The US government has now vowed to work with Australia to push back against China’s “unfair” trade practices, media reports said.

China is one of the biggest threats to Australia: Senator Matt Canavan

Moscow/UNI/SPUTNIK: China is one of the 'biggest threats' to Australia's liberties and future prosperity, the Senator of Australia's National Party Matt Canavan said.

Beijing threatening academic freedom of Chinese students in Australia, says HRW report

Sydney: Australian universities have failed to protect the academic freedom of students from China and of academics who criticize the Chinese Communist Party, Human Rights Watch said in a report released recently.  

Australia: Campaigners demonstrate in Canberra, demand boycotting Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics

Canberra: A group of campaigners representing Tibetan, Uyghur, Southern Mongolian, Hongkonger and Taiwanese people held demonstrations in Canberra city, close to the  Parliament House in Australia, on Wednesday.

Countering China: US planning to build combat-ready standing force on Australia's doorstep

Beijing:  The US is looking to set up a combat-ready standing force on Australia's doorstep, an effort seen as a move to counter China's increasing presence in the Indo-Pacific region.

Australia to complain to WTO about China's tariffs on Australian wine, says Trade Minister

Moscow/Sputnik: Australia will file a complaint with the World Trade Organization against China's anti-dumping duties on the country's wine, Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Dan Tehan said on Saturday.