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Chinese fighter jet 'chaffs' Australian plane near South China Sea

Canberra: A Chinese fighter jet's aggressive maneuvers endangered the crew of an Australian reconnaissance plane as it patrolled in the vicinity of the South China Sea, Australia's Defense Ministry claimed on Sunday.

Chinese fighter jet threatened Australian plane near South China Sea: Canberra

Canberra: Australia on Sunday slammed China over its interception of a maritime surveillance flight in the international airspace in the South China Sea region.

Australia PM Anthony Albanese secures majority government

Canberra/UNI: Australia's new Labor government led by Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has secured a majority in parliament, BBC reported on Tuesday.

Australia to hold federal elections on May 21: Scott Morrison

Canberra/UNI: Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced that the federal election will be held on May 21, BBC reported on Sunday.

Australian journalist Cheng Lei to be tried in Beijing

Beijing: An Australian TV journalist, who was detained in China 19 months ago, will be put on trial in the upcoming days, the Australian government confirmed on Wednesday.

Australia wants explanation from China on ship-aircraft laser incident

Canberra/UNI/Sputnik: Australia is awaiting a response from China on the recent incident involving a Chinese vessel pointing a military grade laser at an Australian surveillance aircraft, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Monday.

Australia says Chinese navy ship fired laser at patrol plane

Melbourne: The Australian Defence Department on Saturday said on Feb 17, a P-8A Poseidon detected a laser illuminating the aircraft while in flight over Australia’s northern approaches.

Sydney beaches shut after shark attack

Sydney/UNI: Several beaches in Sydney were closed on Thursday after a swimmer was mauled to death by a shark.

Australia, allies will 'lose the next decade' unless it stands up to China in the South China Sea: Australian Defence Minister

Canberra: Australian Defence Minister Peter Dutton has warned that Australia and its allies will “lose the next decade” unless it stands up to China in the South China Sea.

Australia to reopen international borders

Canberra/UNI/Sputnik: Australia's international borders will reopen to tourists starting from February 21, provided that the arriving individuals are double vaccinated, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced on Monday.

Australian govt buys copyright of Aboriginal flag

Canberra: The Australian government has bought the Aboriginal flag's copyright, a move that will 'free' the symbol of identity from bitter conflict over who may use it.

Australia now joins US in diplomatic boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics

Canberra/UNI: Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Wednesday stated that his diplomats will not attend the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, joining the US in a formal boycott of the event over China's human right abuses.

US to modernise its military bases to counter threats from China

Washington, DC: The United States has decided to shift its military bases to Australia and Pacific Islands as an attempt to counter the threats emanating from China.

Difficult to see China as a trusted partner, says Australia PM's special envoy Tony Abbott

Australian Prime Minister's Special Trade Envoy Tony Abbott said China follows weaponsied trade and it is difficult to see Beijing as a trusted partner.

Australia: Melbourne gripped by protests against pandemic bill, vaccine mandate: Reports

Canberra/UNI/Sputnik: Thousands of protesters took to the streets in the Australian state of Victoria to challenge the government-introduced pandemic laws and mandatory vaccination for construction workers on Saturday.