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Scientists amazed by blinking star’s ‘totally unexpected’ behavior

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Scientists have detected what appears to be an incredibly dense star behaving unlike anything else ever seen - and suspect it might be a…

China, West rush tsunami relief supplies to tsunami-hit Tonga

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Chinese naval vessels carrying aid are set to arrive in Tonga on Thursday as Beijing shored up its disaster response efforts in the tsunami-hit Pacific nation following…

Australia PM says AUKUS pact to ensure peace, security in Indo-Pacific

(Reuters) - Australia Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday that the new AUKUS defence alliance with Britain and the United States will contribute to peace, stability and security in…

Senior UK ministers travel to Australia for defence and security talks

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's foreign and defence ministers, Liz Truss and Ben Wallace, will travel to Australia this week for talks on defence and security ties, the British foreign office…

Australian Open draw delayed as Djokovic visa decision awaited

By Ian Ransom and Sonali Paul MELBOURNE (Reuters) - The Australian Open tennis draw has been postponed until further notice, organisers said on Thursday, amid uncertainty about whether the government…

Djokovic travelled across Europe before Australia trip, at odds with declaration

By Aleksandar Vasovic BELGRADE (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic was in Serbia in the two weeks before flying to the Australian Open from Spain, according to three Belgrade residents, whose accounts…

Australia COVID-19 cases surge, overloading testing system

By Renju Jose and Byron Kaye SYDNEY (Reuters) -Australian COVID-19 cases soared to a pandemic record on Tuesday as the Omicron variant ripped through most of the country, driving up…

India Australia Trade Relations – Future Beckons

Today when Covid19 seems to be waning, other realities of the present times dawn onto us. The world is undergoing a major digital revolution; we are fighting climate change and…

By Mukesh Maru

Australia’s new COVID-19 cases hit record high

By Sonali Paul MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australia reported record high new COVID-19 cases on Saturday for a third day, with outbreaks growing in the two most populous states, however Prime…

Australia facing economic coercion from China – Treasurer

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian Treasurer Josh Frydenberg on Friday said Australia had been subject to "economic coercion" by China through various trade disputes, but argued the Asian giant would continue…

Australian government officials will not attend Beijing Olympics, PM says

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian government officials will not attend the Winter Olympics to be held in Beijing next year, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Wednesday, joining the United States with…

Beijing wanted to ‘break’ Australia -U.S. Indo-Pacific adviser

By Kirsty Needham SYDNEY (Reuters) - China is conducting "dramatic economic warfare" against Australia and has tried to "break" the U.S. ally, contributing to increased anxiety about Beijing in the…