Showing posts with label Australia. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Australia. Show all posts

Thursday, March 16, 2023

China urges AUKUS countries to earnestly fulfill non-proliferation obligations

China on Wednesday urged the U.S., the UK and Australia to earnestly fulfill their non-proliferation obligations and refrain from undermining the authority and efficacy of the safeguards system of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

Tuesday, March 14, 2023

Wednesday, February 22, 2023

Australia, Philippines consider joint patrols in South China Sea

Australia and the Philippines are exploring the possibility of joint patrols in the disputed South China Sea, where recent “aggressive activities” by the Chinese Coast Guard towards a Philippine vessel saw Beijing’s envoy in Manila summoned by Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr.

Tuesday, December 6, 2022

China Urges Australia To Stop Sending Wrong Signals To Taiwan

Australia should adhere to the internationally recognized one-China principle and stop sending misleading signals to "separatist forces" on the island of Taiwan, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Mao Ning said on Tuesday.

Saturday, December 3, 2022

Australia's Prime Minister Says He's Not in Group of Australian MPs to Visit Taiwan

Australia's Prime Minister Anthony Albanese said on Saturday he would not be part of a group of federal politicians set to travel to Taiwan for a reported five-day visit aimed at conveying Australia's wish to maintain peace in the Indo-Pacific.

Saturday, November 12, 2022

Cruise Ship With Some 800 COVID-Infected Passengers Docs Sydney

The Majestic Princess cruise ship with about 800 passengers infected with COVID-19 has docked in Sydney Harbor, the ABC broadcaster reported on Saturday.

Thursday, November 10, 2022

‘One of our own’: Australia plans referendum on monarchy

The recent death of Queen Elizabeth II has reignited a simmering republican debate in Australia, where the United Kingdom’s monarch is head of state, with Anthony Albanese’s government planning to put the issue to a vote.

Monday, October 31, 2022

US plans to deploy B-52 bombers to northern Australia

The United States is preparing to send six nuclear-capable B-52 bombers to an air base in northern Australia, according to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC).

Thursday, October 20, 2022

Australia Signs Defense Deal with Fiji As US Ally Rushes to Counter China

Australia and Fiji marked an “important milestone in the defense relationship” by signing a “Status of Forces Agreement” on Thursday, allowing them to deploy forces in each other’s territories at times of need.

Tuesday, October 18, 2022

Israel to Summon Australia’s Ambassador over Revoking Recognition

The Israeli Foreign Ministry confirmed Tuesday that it will summon the Australian Ambassador to “Tel Aviv” over Canberra’s reverse of its recognition of the Western part of occupied Al-Quds as the Israeli-proclaimed capital of Israel.

Monday, October 17, 2022

Australia drops recognition of West Jerusalem as Israeli capital: Report

Australia stepped back from its earlier decision to recognize West Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and quietly dropped its recognition, according to media reports.

Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Australia May Train Regional Armies against China - Tasnim News Agency

Australia’s Labor Party has put forward a plan to hike security spending in the Pacific and devote resources to training regional allies, with an opposition spokesperson blasting the current government for failing to address the growing threat allegedly posed by China.

Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Solomons Signed China Security Pact with Our Eyes Wide Open: PM - UrduPoint

The Solomon Islands signed a security pact with China with its "eyes wide open", the Pacific nation's prime minister said Wednesday, despite strong US and Australian opposition to the deal.

Tuesday, April 19, 2022

China, Solomon Islands Sign Security Deal, Chinese Foreign Ministry Says - Tasnim News Agency

China says it has signed a security pact with the Solomon Islands, a move set to heighten the concerns of Australia, the United States and New Zealand about growing Chinese influence in the Pacific.

Saturday, March 26, 2022

'Great Concern' over China-Solomon Islands Deal: Australia PM - Tasnim News Agency

(Tasnim) – Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Saturday there was "great concern" across the Pacific after Solomon Islands confirmed it was creating a security partnership with China.

Tuesday, March 8, 2022

Australian Energy Companies Suspend Purchases of Russian Crude - Sputnik International

(Sputnik) - Australian oil corporations Ampol and Viva Energy on Tuesday announced the suspension of purchases of crude oil from Russia due to the country's special military operation in Ukraine.

Wednesday, February 23, 2022

Australia Imposing Sanctions Against Russia Over Recognition Of DPR, LPR - Prime Minister - UrduPoint

 Australia is imposing sanctions on Russia for its recognition of the independence of the Donetsk and Luhansk people's republics (DPR and LPR), Prime Minister Scott Morrison said.

Sunday, February 13, 2022

Australia evacuates embassy in Kiyv, Ukraine - The Jerusalem Post

Australia temporarily suspended operations at its embassy in Kyiv, Ukraine, and evacuated staff, following the deteriorating security situation caused by the build-up of Russian troops on Ukraine's border, the foreign ministry said on Sunday.

Friday, January 14, 2022

Australia to deport tennis star Djokovic after revoking his visa once again - TASS

Australian Immigration Minister Alex Hawke has decided that Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic’s visa should be revoked once again, according to the minister’s statement published on Friday.

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