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    Aircraft fight Sydney blaze

    Reuters . Sydney | Updated at 10:01pm on November 12, 2019

    Fires raged across a swathe of Australia’s east coast on Tuesday, destroying some homes and shrouding Sydney in smoke from a blaze authorities fear they...

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    Healy smashes record T20I score

    Reuters . Sydney | Updated at 12:00am on October 03, 2019

    Australia’s Alyssa Healy smashed an unbeaten 148 off 61 balls to set a new world record for the highest individual score in women’s Twenty20 internationals...

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    New Zealand moves mosque shooting trial to avoid Ramadan

    Reuters . Sydney | Updated at 12:43am on September 13, 2019

    The trial of a man accused of shootings at two mosques in New Zealand that killed 51 people has been delayed by a month because...

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    Australia intercepts Sri Lankan boat with 13 asylum seekers

    Reuters . Sydney | Updated at 12:00am on September 03, 2019

    Australia’s military intercepted a Sri Lankan boat carrying 13 asylum-seekers last month, minister for home affairs Peter Dutton said on Monday, as Canberra sought to...

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    Australia moves to protect universities from foreign interference

    Reuters . Sydney | Updated at 12:59am on August 29, 2019

    Australian universities will be required to work with security agencies to ensure they guard against undue foreign interference, minister for education Dan Tehan said on...

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    More major banks bet on steeper Australian rate cuts as trade risks rise

    Reuters . Sydney | Updated at 12:00am on August 16, 2019

    Commonwealth Bank, HSBC and Citi are betting that Australia’s central bank will cut interest rates more steeply than previously thought as global trade tensions ratchet...

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    Australia’s trade surplus swells to record

    Reuters . Sydney | Updated at 12:00am on August 07, 2019

    Australia’s trade surplus swelled to historic highs in June and likely gifted the country its first current account surplus since the 1970s, a timely buffer...

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    US seeks to renew Pacific islands security pact

    Reuters . Sydney | Updated at 12:41am on August 06, 2019

    US secretary of state Mike Pompeo said on Monday negotiations have begun with three Pacific island nations to renew a national security agreement that would...

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    China destabilising Indo-Pacific: US

    Reuters . Sydney | Updated at 01:10am on August 05, 2019

    China is destabilising the Indo-Pacific, US defence secretary Mark Esper said on Sunday, charging Beijing with predatory economics, intellectual property theft and ‘weaponising the global...

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    US opposes 'destabilising' behaviour by China in Indo-Pacific – Pentagon chief

    Reuters . Sydney | Updated at 04:47pm on August 04, 2019

    The United States opposes destabilising behaviour by China in the Indo-Pacific, US defence secretary Mark Esper said on Sunday. ‘We stand firmly against a disturbing...