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