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2020-07-02 11:19:47.467

SYDNEY/MELBOURNE July,2 (Reuters) - Australian police set up suburban checkpoints in coronavirus hotspots in Melbourne on Thursday and were considering using drones to enforce stay-at-home orders as authorities struggled to... read more...

2020-07-01 13:58:07.517

MELBOURNEJuly,1 (Reuters) - Authorities will lock down more than 300,000 people in suburbs north of Melbourne for a month from late on Wednesday to contain the risk of infection after... read more...

2020-06-29 10:22:47.543

SYDNEY June, 29 (Reuters) - Australia’s second most populous state said on Monday it is considering reimposing social distancing restrictions after the country reported its biggest one-day rise in new... read more...

2020-06-29 09:54:35.607

SYDNEY/BEIJING (Reuters) - The death toll from COVID-19 surpassed half a million people on Sunday, according to a Reuters tally, a grim milestone for the global pandemic that seems to... read more...

2020-06-26 11:21:21.153

Canberra June, 26 (dpa) - Bain Capital, a US private investment firm, has been announced as the winning bidder for insolvent Virgin Australia after the rival bidder withdrew its offer. 

The bankrupt Brisbane-based company's... read more...

2020-06-24 13:17:27.810

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia’s second most populous state on Wednesday said a man in his 80s died overnight from the coronavirus, the country’s first death from the virus in more... read more...

2020-06-24 09:40:07.420

SYDNEY June,24 (Reuters) - Australia’s second most populous state on Wednesday said a man in his 80s died overnight from the coronavirus, the country’s first death from the virus in... read more...

2020-06-17 11:48:07.560

Canberra/Wellington June,17 (dpa) - Australia and New Zealand have formally kicked off negotiations for free trade agreements with Britain, more than four months after it left the European Union. 

Australian Trade Minister Simon Birmingham said... read more...

2020-06-12 13:45:21.060

Canberra June 12 (dpa) - Prime Minister Scott Morrison has apologized after being criticized for claiming "there was no slavery" in Australia.

"My comments were not intended to give offence and if they... read more...

2020-06-09 09:47:21.570

SYDNEY/SINGAPORE June 9,2020 (Reuters) - Asian stocks extended their winning streak for the ninth consecutive session on Tuesday and oil prices rose as the lifting of coronavirus lockdowns in many... read more...