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Roger Federer Will Skip the Australian Open

Roger Federer Will Skip the Australian Open

Roger Federer Will Skip the Australian Open Roger Federer Will Skip the Australian Open As organizers finalized plans to move the Australian Open to February from its usual January start, the top 100 men and women in the world rushed to sign up, yearning to play a Grand Slam in a country with few cases of the coronavirus, even if …

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Fraser Island Fire Blamed on Campfire, Australian Official Say

Fraser Island Fire Blamed on Campfire, Australian Official Say

Fraser Island Fire Blamed on Campfire, Australian Official Say Fraser Island Fire Blamed on Campfire, Australian Official Say MELBOURNE, Australia — Four people have been charged with unlawfully lighting a campfire that the authorities said sparked huge blazes on Fraser Island off the northeastern coast of Australia in October, ultimately razing more than 210,000 acres of the popular vacation spot. …

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Australian Open Is Postponed Because of the Coronavirus Pandemic

Australian Open Is Postponed Because of the Coronavirus Pandemic

Australian Open Is Postponed Because of the Coronavirus Pandemic Australian Open Is Postponed Because of the Coronavirus Pandemic The start of the Australian Open will be delayed by three weeks because of the coronavirus pandemic, a schedule released by the men’s tennis tour revealed on Wednesday night. The year’s first Grand Slam tournament, which usually takes place during the last …

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Australian Military Moves to Dismiss Soldiers After Killings in Afghanistan

Australian Military Moves to Dismiss Soldiers After Killings in Afghanistan

Australian Military Moves to Dismiss Soldiers After Killings in Afghanistan Australian Military Moves to Dismiss Soldiers After Killings in Afghanistan MELBOURNE, Australia — One week after the release of a damning report that revealed Australian special forces had unlawfully killed helpless Afghan civilians and waged a campaign to cover up the slaughter, the military has begun proceedings to dismiss 13 …

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Australian Troops Unlawfully Killed 39 Afghans, Report Finds

Australian Troops Unlawfully Killed 39 Afghans, Report Finds

Australian Troops Unlawfully Killed 39 Afghans, Report Finds Australian Troops Unlawfully Killed 39 Afghans, Report Finds MELBOURNE, Australia — Australian troops unlawfully killed 39 civilians and prisoners in Afghanistan over an 11-year period, the country’s military said on Thursday, offering an extraordinary public accounting of abuses that often remain hidden in distant war zones. The killings were the result of …

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American Tribalism, Australian Reflections – The New York Times

American Tribalism, Australian Reflections - The New York Times

American Tribalism, Australian Reflections – The New York Times American Tribalism, Australian Reflections – The New York Times The Australia Letter is a weekly newsletter from our Australia bureau. Sign up to get it by email. The emotions I feel as an American watching the presidential election from Australia? So far, at least, it’s been a mix of surprise, disappointment, …

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China Detains Cheng Lei, Australian Host for Chinese State TV

China Detains Cheng Lei, Australian Host for Chinese State TV

China Detains Cheng Lei, Australian Host for Chinese State TV China Detains Cheng Lei, Australian Host for Chinese State TV Before Ms. Cheng’s detention, the Australian government was at loggerheads with Beijing over another detained Australian of Chinese heritage, Yang Hengjun, a writer and businessman also known as Yang Jun. He has been held in China since early 2019 and …

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Australian Student Sues Government Over Financial Risks of Climate Change

Australian Student Sues Government Over Financial Risks of Climate Change

Australian Student Sues Government Over Financial Risks of Climate Change Australian Student Sues Government Over Financial Risks of Climate Change SYDNEY, Australia — Katta O’Donnell grew up with a fear of fire. As a child, she remembers burning bark falling from the air because of wildfires. This year, she worried that the blazes sweeping across regional Australia, fueled by climate …

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Ex-Head of Australian Girls School Is Fit for Trial, Israeli Court Says

Ex-Head of Australian Girls School Is Fit for Trial, Israeli Court Says

Ex-Head of Australian Girls School Is Fit for Trial, Israeli Court Says Ex-Head of Australian Girls School Is Fit for Trial, Israeli Court Says TEL AVIV — An Israeli court ruled Tuesday that a former principal of a Jewish girls school in Australia accused of sexually assaulting her students has been faking mental illness for years and is fit to …

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Australian Police Arrest Suspect in Killing of Scott Johnson, a Gay American

Australian Police Arrest Suspect in Killing of Scott Johnson, a Gay American

Australian Police Arrest Suspect in Killing of Scott Johnson, a Gay American Australian Police Arrest Suspect in Killing of Scott Johnson, a Gay American Detectives in Australia have arrested a man in a notorious 1988 killing of a gay mathematician from the United States who was forced off a Sydney cliff in what officials called a hate crime. The killing …

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