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Alison Bevege

Australia's ruling coalition splits over lawmaker's China comments

Aug 10 2019

SYDNEY A split has opened in Australia's ruling coalition government over a lawmaker's comparison of the rise of China to that of Nazi Germany.

New Zealanders hand over 10,000-plus guns and weapons parts in buy-back scheme

Jul 21 2019

SYDNEY New Zealanders have handed over more than 10,000 guns, weapons parts and accessories in the first week of a buy-back scheme prompted by the country's worst peacetime mass shooting, police figures released on Sunday show.

Australian home auction clearance rates rise, raising hope of market turnaround

Jul 20 2019

SYDNEY, July 21 Tumbling Australian home prices may have found solid ground amid the worst property downturn in a generation as the real estate industry experiences a revival in auction demand, data showed.

Australian territory gives major status to solar plan by Singapore's Sun Cable

Jul 20 2019

SYDNEY Australia's Northern Territory has given major project status to an ambitious plan to transmit 3 gigawatts (GW) of solar power to Singapore by subsea cable, its chief minister said on Saturday.

Papua New Guinea volcanic eruptions force 15,000 from their homes

Jun 30 2019

SYDNEY Volcanic eruptions in Papua New Guinea (PNG) have forced 15,000 villagers in the country's northeast to flee their homes, aid agencies said on Sunday.

Facebook page of Australian missing in North Korea mysteriously reappears

Jun 29 2019

SYDNEY The Facebook page of an Australian man missing in North Korea reappeared then disappeared again on Saturday hours before Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Australia is still trying to find out what has happened to him.

Six Chinese nationals arrested in Vanuatu: media

Jun 28 2019

SYDNEY Authorities in Vanuatu have arrested six Chinese nationals following Chinese complaints they were operating an internet scam from the Pacific island, media reported on Saturday.

Heavy fog causes flight delays, cancellations at Sydney Airport

Jun 28 2019

SYDNEY Heavy fog caused delays and cancellations at Australia's busiest international flight hub, Sydney Airport, on Saturday morning.

Heavy fog causes flight delays, cancellations at Sydney Airport

Jun 28 2019

SYDNEY, June 29 Heavy fog caused delays and cancellations at Australia's busiest international flight hub, Sydney Airport, on Saturday morning.

Hong Kong protests against extradition law spill into Sydney

Jun 09 2019

SYDNEY Anger in Hong Kong over a move to allow extraditions to mainland China spilled over into Sydney on Sunday, with migrants gathering for a protest and urging the Australian government to condemn the proposed new law.

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