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Medical workers treat a COVID-19 patient at the coronavirus unit in Mayanei Hayeshua Medical Center, Bnei Brak, April 13, 2020. (Nati Shohat/Flash90)

Australian birth rate set to fall amid coronavirus recession: report

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Australia is facing a newborn deficit that could exacerbate the economic effects of the coronavirus crisis, a study has found. The report,...
Protesters lie down for a minute of silence in the position George Floyd was in when he died during a rally against police brutality and the death in Minneapolis police custody of George Floyd, in Seattle, Washington, U.S. June 2, 2020. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

Australian police warn of zero tolerance for anti-lockdown protesters

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Police in the Australian State of Victoria have hit out at plans for a third weekend of anti-lockdown protests, saying they will take...
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Space technology to boost Australian water management: science agency

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Satellites in space could be used to monitor the quality of Australia's water, according to the nation's top science agency. The Commonwealth...
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Australian renewable energy agencies to invest in low-emissions technology

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Australia's two renewable energy agencies will have their mandates expanded to enable them to invest in low-emissions technologies. Under the new...

Humpback whales mysteriously appear in crocodile-infested Australian river

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Three humpback whales have been spotted in a river inhabited by crocodiles in Australia's Northern Territory (NT). It is the first time...
Members of the Izadi community are seen while fleeing into Syria to avoid ISIL terrorists.

Australian government urged to list right-wing extremists as terrorists

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Australia's opposition Labor Party has called on the government to list right-wing extremists as terrorists. Kristina Keneally, Labor's Home Affairs spokesperson,...
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Serena Williams, Kenin into US Open third round

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American star Serena Williams and Australian Open champion Sofia Kenin both advanced into the third round of the US Open after making light...
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Australian treasurer says recovery from recession to “take years”

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Australian Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said on Thursday morning that the country's recovery from the first recession in three decades will "take years." ...
Medical workers treat a COVID-19 patient at the coronavirus unit in Mayanei Hayeshua Medical Center, Bnei Brak, April 13, 2020. (Nati Shohat/Flash90)

Australian government dismisses former PM’s call to lift coronavirus restrictions

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The Australian government has distanced itself from former Prime Minister Tony Abbott who has called for coronavirus restrictions to be relaxed. ...
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison (R) and Australian Treasurer Josh Frydenberg (L) arrive to speak to the media prior to a press conference at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia, 12 March 2020. Morrison announced an economic stimulus package, worth 17.6 billion Australian dollar (around 11.4 billion US dollar) for the fiscal year, to keep the Australian economy from entering into a recession due to the coronavirus epidemic. EPA/LUKAS COCH AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND OUT

Life sentence for Christchurch terrorist “justice” – Australian PM

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Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has welcomed the life sentence for Christchurch terrorist Brenton Harrison Tarrant. Tarrant, an Australian, was on Thursday...
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Australian PM “concerned” about proposed extended coronavirus lockdown in hardest-hit state

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Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison urged Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews to offer hope amid the state's rising coronavirus death toll. Morrison...
COVID-19: Vaccine trials ongoing in 5 African countries

Australian COVID-19 vaccine yields positive pre-clinical results

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An Australian-developed COVID-19 vaccine has shown promising results in pre-clinical testing, raising hopes for its potential effectiveness and manufacturability. The University of...
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Australian researchers make breakthrough in fighting aggressive breast cancer

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Australian researchers have identified an invasive protein molecule that could cause aggressive breast cancers in a major breakthrough. In a study published...
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Water-bombing aircraft deployed to Australian wildfire

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A large fire continued to burn out of control on Australia's east coast on Thursday, marking the first major blaze of the season...
Police patrols are seen outside public housing towers in North Melbourne, Australia, 05 July 2020. Police are enforcing a lockdown at public housing towers in Melbourne after Victoria recorded over 100 new coronavirus cases. EPA/DANIEL POCKETT AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND OUT

Spike in Australian COVID-19 cases “deeply concerning”

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Australia has recorded almost 200 new cases of coronavirus in a single day. Authorities in Victoria on Tuesday announced that there had...
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Australian PM announces plan to lift coronavirus restrictions

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Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced a three-stage plan to lift Australia's coronavirus restrictions. Following a meeting of the national cabinet comprised of the...
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COVID-19 cluster revealed at Australian meat processing plant

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A jump in the number of COVID-19 cases in Australia has been largely linked to a meat processing plant in the State of Victoria,...
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Government report dismisses fears of Australian food shortages due to COVID-19

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Australia's top agricultural research body has debunked claims that the country is going to run out of food because of COVID-19. In...
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Man becomes first Australian jailed for breaking COVID-19 quarantine

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An Australian man on Wednesday became the first person in the country jailed for breaking a coronavirus quarantine, after he repeatedly left his designated...
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Women in their 20s account for highest number of Australian COVID-19 cases

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Women in their 20s account for the largest number of Australia's COVID-19 infections compared with other age and sex groups, health authorities said on...
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Unemployment rate for Australian refugees “unacceptable” – Alan Tudge

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The Australian Government has flagged overhauling English training for refugees in a bid to reduce the "unacceptable" unemployment level in the community. ...
Bushfire

Bushfire poses “most serious” fire threat since 2003 to Australian capital

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A bushfire in the south of Canberra is recognized as the most serious bushfire threat to the Australian capital since 2003, according to local...
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Hundreds more homes feared lost in Aussie bushfire crisis

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Hundreds more homes are feared to have been lost in the Australian bushfire disaster over the weekend, which so far this season has claimed...
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Australian bushfires send vacationers fleeing in Victoria

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About 30,000 Australian vacationers had their stay at a popular tourism designation disrupted this weekend with authorities ordering them to evacuate because of the...

Ghanaians must move from old style mining – Consultant

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Mr Henry Antwi, an Australian based Mining and Mineral Economics Consultant has emphasized the need for Ghana to move from the old-style mining enclaves...
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Social Media Executives Could Face Stiffer Penalties Following Australia’s Crackdown

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Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has threatened social media giants with "significant" penalties if they fail to remove terrorist contents. Morrison met with executives from...
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SYDA Seeks Support for SYDA from Australian High Commissioner

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The Sunyani Youth Development Association (SYDA) has appealed to Mr. Andrew Barnes, the Australian High Commissioner to Ghana to the assist the Association to...
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Australian Government Formally Hands Over to Atwima a Sanitation Facility

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The Australian government has handed over a 20-seater sanitation facility to the people of Atwima-Koforidua in the Atwima-Nwabiagya North district. The facility is part of...
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Australian Government Plans Massive Investment to Curb Domestic Violence

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The Australian government has announced 328 million Australian dollars (232.3 million U.S. dollars) in funding to combat domestic violence. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said...
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Australian Open: Frances Tiafoe Wins Fans Admiration

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For the first time in his short career, American youngster Frances Tiafoe has made it to the fourth round of a Grand Slam, by...