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Australia's Queensland holds polls amid virus outbreak

The vote came as confirmed virus cases in Australia rose above 3,500 on Saturday, with 14 deaths

28 Mar 2020 12:07 PM

Christchurch shooter pleads guilty to murder, terrorism

Tarrant is the first person to be found guilty of terrorism in New Zealand under laws passed after the Sept. 11, 2001

26 Mar 2020 10:27 AM

New Zealand declares emergency

The country currently has 205 reported cases of the virus

25 Mar 2020 11:58 AM

Australians queue up for help as unemployment fears grow

Prime Minister Scott Morrison warned the coronavirus pandemic would cause an economic crisis akin to the Great Depression

23 Mar 2020 11:36 AM

Australia shuts down Sydney's beach after beachgoers ignore virus warnings

The temporary measure comes after photos of beachgoers packed on the famous sands were widely shared online, drawing ire from the media

21 Mar 2020 11:52 AM

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Australia calls for "indefinite ban" on foreign travel to contain virus outbreak

Prime Minister Scott Morrison also ordered a halt to "non-essential" indoor gatherings of more than 100 people

18 Mar 2020 10:17 AM

Covid19 cases increase to 350 in Australia

New South Wales (NSW) reported 37 cases since Sunday, taking the total number of confirmed cases in the state to 171

16 Mar 2020 3:06 PM

Will isolate international arrivals, Australian PM says

The measure will come into effect from Sunday midnight

15 Mar 2020 10:12 AM

New Zealand to isolate incoming passengers to contain Covid19 spread

New Zealand has had only six confirmed cases of the illness and all of those have been connected with international travelers

14 Mar 2020 12:20 PM

Australian PM Scott Morisson urges citizens to reconsider travel

A total of 196 coronavirus cases have now been confirmed across Australia

13 Mar 2020 1:39 PM

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Virus triggers 'panic purchase' in Australia

Despite government assurances, there has been a run on some items at Australian supermarkets

04 Mar 2020 3:18 PM

New Zealand confirms first COVID 19 case

One person from Iran, who travelled to Auckland via Bali was tested positive

28 Feb 2020 1:44 PM

Bullied Australian boy to donate USD 475,000 to charity

The money was raised through contributions on GoFundMe

27 Feb 2020 3:06 PM

Australia extrends travel ban on Chinese visitors following virus fears

Risk of COVID-19 very much upon us, PM Scott Morrison sayd

27 Feb 2020 2:09 PM

Rains dampen bushfires in Australia

The heavy rainfall across NSW and Victoria state on Friday was something of a welcome surprise after the Bureau of Meteorology’s forecast

08 Feb 2020 4:13 PM

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Australian PM 'inclined' to cancel India visit amid bushfire crisis

Wildfires have wreaked havoc in parts of Australia for months.

03 Jan 2020 8:06 PM

‘Blood-red sky, choking dust’: Thousands trapped on Australia beaches by wildfires

Australia has been battling huge bushfires, mostly across its east coast, for several weeks.

31 Dec 2019 10:19 AM

Morrison rejects Thunberg’s comments linking Australian bushfires with climate change

Without directly referring to Greta, Morrison remained committed to his defence of balancing climate concerns with the national economy.

23 Dec 2019 5:56 PM

New Zealand volcanic eruption: Death toll rises to 19

White Island, a volcanic island, is a famous tourist attraction which people can explore by boat or helicopter.

23 Dec 2019 12:53 PM

Manuel Marrero becomes Cuba's first Prime Minister in over 40 years

The position of prime minister was last held by Fidel Castro in 1976.

22 Dec 2019 4:02 PM

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