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Australia Halts Hong Kong Extradition Agreement and Extends Visas

Australia Halts Hong Kong Extradition Agreement and Extends Visas

Australia Halts Hong Kong Extradition Agreement and Extends Visas Australia Halts Hong Kong Extradition Agreement and Extends Visas HONG KONG — Australia will suspend its extradition agreement with Hong Kong because of the new national security law imposed by China and extend temporary visas for Hong Kongers in the country, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Thursday. The announcement, which …

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Hong Kong, Australia Outbreak, Hagia Sophia: Your Friday Briefing

Hong Kong, U.K. Domestic Violence, Jeffrey Epstein: Your Friday Briefing

Hong Kong, Australia Outbreak, Hagia Sophia: Your Friday Briefing Hong Kong, Australia Outbreak, Hagia Sophia: Your Friday Briefing (Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good morning. We’re covering how China’s security apparatus is expanding to Hong Kong, an outbreak in Australia and worries about a holiday weekend in the U.S. Hong Kong: China’s security forces move …

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Australia Faces its Own Reckoning Over Diversity in Media

Australia Faces its Own Reckoning Over Diversity in Media

Australia Faces its Own Reckoning Over Diversity in Media Australia Faces its Own Reckoning Over Diversity in Media The Australia Letter is a weekly newsletter from our Australia bureau. Sign up to get it by email. This week’s issue is written by Besha Rodell, a columnist for the Australia bureau. In the 1980s, my mother was a reporter in Melbourne, …

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Australia Thought the Virus Was Under Control. It Found a Vulnerable Spot.

Australia Thought the Virus Was Under Control. It Found a Vulnerable Spot.

Australia Thought the Virus Was Under Control. It Found a Vulnerable Spot. Australia Thought the Virus Was Under Control. It Found a Vulnerable Spot. MELBOURNE, Australia — Ring Mayar spends all day knocking on doors in the western suburbs of Melbourne, asking residents if they have a cough, a fever or chills. Even if they do not, he encourages them …

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The Best Movies and TV Shows New to Netflix, Amazon and Stan in Australia in July

The Best Movies and TV Shows New to Netflix, Amazon and Stan in Australia in July

The Best Movies and TV Shows New to Netflix, Amazon and Stan in Australia in July The Best Movies and TV Shows New to Netflix, Amazon and Stan in Australia in July JULY 10 ‘The Old Guard’ The summer blockbuster movie season has been shut down due to COVID-19, but “The Old Guard” could help ease some of the feelings …

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Australia Spending Nearly $1 Billion on Cyberdefense as China Tensions Rise

Australia Spending Nearly $1 Billion on Cyberdefense as China Tensions Rise

Australia Spending Nearly $1 Billion on Cyberdefense as China Tensions Rise Australia Spending Nearly $1 Billion on Cyberdefense as China Tensions Rise SYDNEY, Australia — Confronting a surge of cyberattacks attributed to the Chinese government, Australia moved to bolster its defenses on Tuesday, promising to recruit at least 500 cyberspies and build on its ability to take the battle overseas. …

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A Return to Dining and Restaurants in Australia

A Return to Dining and Restaurants in Australia

A Return to Dining and Restaurants in Australia A Return to Dining and Restaurants in Australia The Australia Letter is a weekly newsletter from our Australia bureau. Sign up to get it by email. This week’s issue is written by Besha Rodell, a columnist for the Australia bureau. The clink of glasses, the whir of an espresso machine, the laughter …

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Throngs Marching in Australia and Europe Against Police Brutality

Throngs Marching in Australia and Europe Against Police Brutality

Throngs Marching in Australia and Europe Against Police Brutality Throngs Marching in Australia and Europe Against Police Brutality “You’re on our land,” said Kaya Nicholson, a 17-year-old Indigenous organizer. She told protesters that while she appreciated their support in this moment of global unrest around race, it was crucial that Australians continue to speak up for Indigenous people. “Don’t just …

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Australia Asks for Investigation After Police Attack 2 Journalists in U.S.

Australia Asks for Investigation After Police Attack 2 Journalists in U.S.

Australia Asks for Investigation After Police Attack 2 Journalists in U.S. Australia Asks for Investigation After Police Attack 2 Journalists in U.S. The Australian prime minister has called for an investigation into how police officers treated two Australian journalists who were covering a protest outside the White House on Monday. The two journalists, on assignment for Australia’s Channel 7, one …

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Student Activist in Australia Is Suspended After China Protests

Student Activist in Australia Is Suspended After China Protests

Student Activist in Australia Is Suspended After China Protests Student Activist in Australia Is Suspended After China Protests SYDNEY, Australia — A student activist has been suspended from one of Australia’s leading universities after calling for democracy in Hong Kong and repeatedly criticizing Chinese influence on campus. The student, Drew Pavlou, 20, a philosophy major at the University of Queensland, …

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