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India vs Australia: Yuzvendra Chahal replaces Ravindra Jadeja as concussion substitute in 1st T20I
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India vs Australia: Yuzvendra Chahal replaces Ravindra Jadeja as concussion substitute in 1st T20I

Before Jadeja was hit by a Mitchell Starc bouncer in the final over of the Indian innings, he was seen limping while running between the wickets.

China denies restricting Indian ship from leaving its port; officials say vessel stuck since June
India

China denies restricting Indian ship from leaving its port; officials say vessel stuck since June

The government of China's Hebei province, where the ship carrying Australian coal is docked, said that the ship is in the queue for berthing and crew change cannot be allowed due to COVID

Last two Australian journalists leave China after local police demands interviews
World

Last two Australian journalists leave China after local police demands interviews

ABC's Bill Birtles and The Australian Financial Review's Michael Smith had sheltered in Australian diplomatic compounds in the past few days

First climate change lawsuit filed against Australian govt; claims non-disclosure of financial risks to investors
World

First climate change lawsuit filed against Australian govt; claims non-disclosure of financial risks to investors

The litigation comes amid a global call for a 'green' recovery and as investment managers pledge their commitment for net zero carbon emissions by 2050

Australia hit by 'sophisticated' cyber attacks, Indian firms may be on list: A look at why China could be the prime suspect
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Australia hit by 'sophisticated' cyber attacks, Indian firms may be on list: A look at why China could be the prime suspect

China has, in recent weeks, banned beef exports from Australia's largest abattoirs, ended trade in Australian barley with a tariff wall and warned its citizens against visiting Australia. These measures are widely interpreted as punishment for Australia's advocacy of an independent probe into the origins and spread of the coronavirus pandemic.

Australia increasingly under cyber attack from 'sophisticated State-based actor', claims Prime Minister Scott Morrison
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Australia increasingly under cyber attack from 'sophisticated State-based actor', claims Prime Minister Scott Morrison

Australia is under increasing cyber attack from a “sophisticated State-based cyber actor,” the Australian prime minister said Friday.

Prehistoric Wollemi pine trees, once considered extinct and rediscovered in 1994, saved by firefighters as bushfires ravage Australia’s east coast
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Prehistoric Wollemi pine trees, once considered extinct and rediscovered in 1994, saved by firefighters as bushfires ravage Australia’s east coast

Specialist firefighters have saved the world’s last remaining wild stand of a prehistoric tree from wildfires that razed forests west of Sydney, officials said Thursday

Big Bash League: Match called off due to 'dangerous and unreasonable playing conditions' caused by bushfire smoke in Canberra
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Big Bash League: Match called off due to 'dangerous and unreasonable playing conditions' caused by bushfire smoke in Canberra

Chasing 162 for victory against Adelaide Strikers, Sydney Thunder were 40-1 in the fifth over when the contest was halted because of lack of visibility and poor air quality caused by smoke.

Iran releases Australian travel-blogging couple detained on spying charges after 'very sensitive negotiations'
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Iran releases Australian travel-blogging couple detained on spying charges after 'very sensitive negotiations'

An Australian travel-blogging couple detained in Iran on spying charges have been released and returned home, Canberra said on Saturday.

Women's T20 World Cup Qualifier: Bangladesh to play Papua New Guinea, Ireland take on Namibia on opening day
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Women's T20 World Cup Qualifier: Bangladesh to play Papua New Guinea, Ireland take on Namibia on opening day

Defending champions Bangladesh will play Papua New Guinea while last time's runners up Ireland will take on Namibia on the opening day of the ICC Women's T20 World Cup Qualifier 2019 in Scotland from 31 August to 7 September.

Scott Morrison sworn in as Prime Minister of Australia; new cabinet, which includes a record seven women, also takes oath of office
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Scott Morrison sworn in as Prime Minister of Australia; new cabinet, which includes a record seven women, also takes oath of office

While Morrison only became prime minister through an internal party vote in August 2018 in which he replaced Malcolm Turnbull as chief of the ruling Liberal Party, he was returned to the post by voters with an increased majority at the 18 May election.

Australia plays down reports of Chinese coal ban amid fears of worsening diplomatic relations between both nations
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Australia plays down reports of Chinese coal ban amid fears of worsening diplomatic relations between both nations

Industry 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

Don't blame China for Australia missing Malabar games; Canberra's relationship with New Delhi doesn't justify an invite
India

Don't blame China for Australia missing Malabar games; Canberra's relationship with New Delhi doesn't justify an invite

The 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

Quest for strategic leverage over China: Why India doesn't want to include Australia in Malabar exercises just yet
India

Quest for strategic leverage over China: Why India doesn't want to include Australia in Malabar exercises just yet

India'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.

'Suspicious packages' sent to 10 foreign consulates in Melbourne, including Indian; police say no threat to public
World

'Suspicious packages' sent to 10 foreign consulates in Melbourne, including Indian; police say no threat to public

The 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.

Australia officially recognises West Jerusalem as capital of Israel, will shift embassy from Tel Aviv after peace settlement
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Australia officially recognises West Jerusalem as capital of Israel, will shift embassy from Tel Aviv after peace settlement

Australia 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.

Indian Navy officer Abhilash Tomy transferred to Amsterdam hospital for medical evaluation, treatment
India

Indian Navy officer Abhilash Tomy transferred to Amsterdam hospital for medical evaluation, treatment

French 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.

Australia to build military base in Papua New Guinea to curb China's influence in Pacific; officials visit potential location
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Australia to build military base in Papua New Guinea to curb China's influence in Pacific; officials visit potential location

Australia 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,

International human rights bodies urge Australia to impose sanctions, end military ties with Myanmar over Rohingya genocide
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International human rights bodies urge Australia to impose sanctions, end military ties with Myanmar over Rohingya genocide

The four organisations urged Australia to support the international call to refer the Rohingya case to the International Criminal Court.

Australia, Japan, US to jointly invest in infrastructure projects in Indo-Pacific to counter China's influence in region
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Australia, Japan, US to jointly invest in infrastructure projects in Indo-Pacific to counter China's influence in region

Australia, 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.