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Thousands ordered to evacuate from Sydney floods

Australia’s emergency services ordered thousands of people in Sydney to evacuate Monday as overflowing rivers swamped swathes of land and the city’s largest dam spilled torrents of water On the third day of torrential rains on the east coast, rescuers said…
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Man dies in shark attack off Australia's west coast

A man has died after being bitten by a shark at a beach popular with tourists on Australia’s northwest coast, authorities said Sunday. Police were called to a Cable Beach in the morning after reports of the attack. The man was pulled from the water and given…
Sports

Rugby match between New Zealand and Australia with 47,000 on the stands

The second game of the Bledisloe Cup, to be played between the two southern rugby powers, will be played on Sunday. The rugby match between New Zealand and Australia, for the Bledisloe Cup, to be played on Sunday at Eden Park in Auckland, is expected to have about 47,000…
ChinaSociety

Australian journalists flee China under police threat

Two high-profile Australian journalists fled China overnight fearing arrest on national security charges, as Beijing pursues a targeted crackdown on foreign media. Their dramatic escape came with relations between Beijing and Canberra at their lowest point in decades…
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Covid-19: Australia to produce 85 million doses of vaccines

Australia will produce 84.8 million doses of the University of Oxford vaccine against the new coronavirus, starting in 2021, under a multimillion-dollar deal, the government announced today. The $ 1.7 billion (€ 1.04 billion) deal will allow Australian company CSL to…