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Feb 22, 2019
Australia plays down reports of Chinese coal ban amid fears of worsening diplomatic relations between both nationsIndustry experts have noted recently that China appeared to be delaying customs clearances for Australian coking coal used in steel-making, but a report late on Thursday that Dalian Ports had specifically banned Australian coal shipments sent the Aussie dollar plunging
Jan 25, 2019
Don't blame China for Australia missing Malabar games; Canberra's relationship with New Delhi doesn't justify an inviteThe point is not to justify the exclusion of Australia, but to emphasise that India’s Malabar exercises not only predate the Quad by decades, but are part of a naval segment, not a diplomatic one
Jan 24, 2019
Quest for strategic leverage over China: Why India doesn't want to include Australia in Malabar exercises just yetIndia's expanding bilateral ties with Australia is offset by its peculiar reluctance to let Canberra join the Malabar naval exercises despite repeated requests. New Delhi seems to view the trilateral naval exercise as some sort of a political tool.
Jan 09, 2019
'Suspicious packages' sent to 10 foreign consulates in Melbourne, including Indian; police say no threat to publicThe Indian and US consulates on Melbourne's St Kilda Road as well as the British, Swiss and German diplomatic mission are believed to have been targeted. Reports have said that the Korean, Greek, Italian, Pakistani and Egyptian consulates have also been put on lockdown.
Dec 15, 2018
Australia officially recognises West Jerusalem as capital of Israel, will shift embassy from Tel Aviv after peace settlementAustralia now recognises west Jerusalem as Israel's capital, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Saturday, but a contentious embassy shift from Tel Aviv will not occur until a peace settlement is achieved.
Sep 25, 2018
Indian Navy officer Abhilash Tomy transferred to Amsterdam hospital for medical evaluation, treatmentFrench fisheries vessel Osiris, which rescued Commander Abhilash Tomy, reached off Amsterdam isle by 9.30 am and the sailor was subsequently transferred to the hospital.
Sep 20, 2018
Australia to build military base in Papua New Guinea to curb China's influence in Pacific; officials visit potential locationAustralia was aiming to finalise an agreement on the joint facility — to be built on Papua New Guinea's Manus island — ahead of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Port Moresby in November,
Sep 12, 2018
International human rights bodies urge Australia to impose sanctions, end military ties with Myanmar over Rohingya genocideThe four organisations urged Australia to support the international call to refer the Rohingya case to the International Criminal Court.
Jul 31, 2018
Australia, Japan, US to jointly invest in infrastructure projects in Indo-Pacific to counter China's influence in regionAustralia, the United States and Japan will jointly invest in infrastructure projects in the Indo-Pacific, officials announced Tuesday, in an attempt to counter China's efforts to court influence in the region.
Jul 19, 2018
Ride-hailing app Ola says exploring opportunities to work with local govt, communities in AustraliaOla currently offers services in Perth, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Canberra and Adelaide in Australia.