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Russian oil price cap agreed by EU, G7 and Australia put to the test
World

Russian oil price cap agreed by EU, G7 and Australia put to the test

The cap is due to take effect alongside an EU embargo on maritime deliveries of Russian crude oil, which comes several months after an embargo imposed by the United States and Canada

US welcomes price cap on Russian oil, describes it as 'important tool' that will benefit emerging markets
World

US welcomes price cap on Russian oil, describes it as 'important tool' that will benefit emerging markets

The Group of Seven nations and Australia joined the European Union in adopting the price cap on Russian oil, aimed at significantly reducing Moscow’s income and President Putin’s ability to continue to finance the war in Ukraine

'Europe isn't strong enough, would be in trouble without the US': Finnish PM Sanna Marin
World

'Europe isn't strong enough, would be in trouble without the US': Finnish PM Sanna Marin

Marin, who is currently in Australia, said that Europe’s defences need to be strengthened

Explained: Why UN wants to declare the Great Barrier Reef as 'endangered'
Explainers

Explained: Why UN wants to declare the Great Barrier Reef as 'endangered'

The Great Barrier Reef, a UNESCO World Heritage site located off the coast of Queensland, Australia, is the world’s largest reef ecosystem. The network of more than 3,000 reefs covers 348,000 square kilometres  and 600 islands

WATCH: Indian Army displays combat skills during joint exercise 'AUSTRA HIND 22' with Australia soldiers
World

WATCH: Indian Army displays combat skills during joint exercise 'AUSTRA HIND 22' with Australia soldiers

'AUSTRA HIND 22' has an element of history. It is the largest contingent of Australian soldiers to land in India since World War II

FIFA World Cup: Fans in Melbourne burst into celebrations as Australia reach knockout stage after 16 years
Football

FIFA World Cup: Fans in Melbourne burst into celebrations as Australia reach knockout stage after 16 years

The countrymen present at a fan park in Fed Square lit up the sky with bright red smoke after Australia took the lead against Denmark.

FIFA World Cup: Australia beat Denmark to enter round of 16
Football

FIFA World Cup: Australia beat Denmark to enter round of 16

It is Australia's first time in the World Cup knockout stage since 2006, the only other time they advanced out of the group stage.

Jairam Ramesh cites Australian Parliament’s criticism of Morrison to take a dig at PM Modi
Politics

Jairam Ramesh cites Australian Parliament’s criticism of Morrison to take a dig at PM Modi

Australia's former Prime Minister Morrison on Wednesday unsuccessfully argued against being censured by Parliament for secretly amassing multiple ministerial powers

Former Australian PM Scott Morrison censured over secret ministry posts
World

Former Australian PM Scott Morrison censured over secret ministry posts

Over two years, Morrison had himself sworn in as minister for finance, home affairs, treasury, resources, agriculture and environment, without telling the public, parliament or existing ministers

Bachelor’s Handbag, a roast chicken takeaway makes it to Australian lexicon as ‘Word of the Year’
World

Bachelor’s Handbag, a roast chicken takeaway makes it to Australian lexicon as ‘Word of the Year’

The origin of the word stems from the fact that such a chicken requires no further preparation or cooking before consumption, so it is in fact an easy meal preferred by a single person. The roast chicken meal often comes wrapped in a plastic bag with a handle with which one can carry it home

Explained: Why India-Australia defence exercise is another warning shot across China’s bows
Explainers

Explained: Why India-Australia defence exercise is another warning shot across China’s bows

Austra Hind 22 comes amid India’s lingering border stand-off with China in Ladakh and tensions between Canberra and its fifth largest trading partner Beijing on the rise. As Australia and India continue to deepen economic bonds, experts call it a ‘watershed moment’ for the two countries

FIFA World Cup: Australia coach Graham Arnold hails 'the old Aussie way' after 1-0 win over Tunisia
Football

FIFA World Cup: Australia coach Graham Arnold hails 'the old Aussie way' after 1-0 win over Tunisia

Australia bounced back from their 4-1 hammering at the hands of France as the Socceroos beat Tunisia to keep their FIFA World Cup knockout hopes alive.

Australia: Bondi beach goes nude for one day as thousands strip off for Tunick's Sydney installation
World

Australia: Bondi beach goes nude for one day as thousands strip off for Tunick's Sydney installation

The project is American photographer Spencer Tunick’s latest one that aims at encouraging Australians to get regular skin check-ups

Delhi Police arrest Australia’s most wanted who carried record reward on his head for murder
World

Delhi Police arrest Australia’s most wanted who carried record reward on his head for murder

The Queensland Police had offered a reward of Australian $1 million, the largest ever offered by the department for information leading to Rajwinder’s arrest

Australian parliament approves free trade agreement with India; to implement on mutually agreed date
India

Australian parliament approves free trade agreement with India; to implement on mutually agreed date

Piyush Goyal said that now the Australian government will take approval from their executive council and the ministry from the Union Cabinet here

Australia-India free trade agreement gets thumbs-up from Australian Parliament
World

Australia-India free trade agreement gets thumbs-up from Australian Parliament

After approval from the Australian Parliament, India and Australia would now implement the free trade agreement on a mutually agreed date

FIFA World Cup: Can’t give France too much respect, then you’ve already lost the game, says Australia’s Awer Mabil
Football

FIFA World Cup: Can’t give France too much respect, then you’ve already lost the game, says Australia’s Awer Mabil

Australia, who last progressed beyond the FIFA World Cup group stage in 2006, are up against the defending champions in their opening game and later face Tunisia and Denmark.

Myanmar military junta releases 6,000 prisoners, over 7,000 still languishing in jails
World

Myanmar military junta releases 6,000 prisoners, over 7,000 still languishing in jails

The military junta of Myanmar has imprisoned around 16,232 people of which 13,015 still remained in confined before Thursday's mass reprieve

Scientists try to bolster Great Barrier Reef in warmer world
World

Scientists try to bolster Great Barrier Reef in warmer world

Underwater heat waves and cyclones driven in part by runaway greenhouse gas emissions have devastated some of the 3,000 coral reefs making up the Great Barrier Reef. Pollution fouls its waters, and outbreaks of crown of thorns starfish have ravaged its corals

WATCH: Indian Navy warships in action during Exercise Malabar 22 off Japan coast
World

WATCH: Indian Navy warships in action during Exercise Malabar 22 off Japan coast

Exercise Malabar 22, which culminated on November 15, witnessed maritime exercises and drills by warships, aircraft and submarines from India, Japan, USA and Australia