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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.

Chinese human rights abuse: Japan, Australian ministers express deep concern over Xinjiang issue

Melbourne: Japan and Australia’s foreign and defense ministers on Wednesday expressed strong concerns over the human rights abuses in China.

Japan, Australia voice concerns over China's coast guard law, allege rights abuses

Moscow/Sputnik: The foreign and defense ministers of Japan and Australia expressed concerns over China's recent coast guard law and purported rights abuses in its Xinjiang region in a joint statement after virtual 2+2 talks on Wednesday.

Australian Uyghurs express concern over disappearing relatives in China

Adelaide: Australian Uyghurs have expressed concern over the recent disappearance of the people belonging to the community in China.

China opposes Australia-NZ government's remark on Hong Kong, Uyghur issues

Beijing: The Chinese government has expressed concern over the statement issued by New Zealand and Australian PMs over the Hong Kong and Uyghur issues.

Australia, NZ jointly voice concern over Chinese treatment towards Uyghur, Hong Kong

Australia and New Zealand have jointly expressed deep concerns over the situation that limits the rights and freedoms of the people of Hong Kong and the Chinese government's treatment towards Uyghur Muslims.

Countries should unite against China: Kevin Rudd

Melbourne: Former Australian PM Kevin Rudd has warned that countries should unite against China's growing economic and geopolitical coercion or risk being singled out and punished by Beijing.

China starts espionage trial of Australian writer Yang Hengjun

Melbourne: China has commenced a trial of  Australian-Chinese writer Yang Hengjun on espionage charges in a closed-door court in Beijing.

Austrian Foreign Ministry summons Belarusian Ambassador over Ryanair incident

Vienna/Sputnik: The Austrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs told Sputnik on Wednesday that it had summoned Belarusian Ambassador Andrei Dapkiunas to express protest over the Minsk-initiated emergency landing of a Ryanair plane that led to the arrest of an opposition journalist.