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New Zealand marks 100 days of virus elimination

New Zealand on Sunday marked 100 days since it stamped out the spread of the coronavirus, a rare bright spot in a...

COVID-19 emerges at second mine in Papua New Guinea

The novel coronavirus has been detected at a second mine in Papua New Guinea, after an employee at the Lihir Mine owned...

Australia’s Victoria reports deadliest day of COVID-19 pandemic

Australia’s second-most populous state, Victoria, reported its deadliest day of the COVID-19 outbreak on Sunday, with 17 people dying, as police thwarted...

Australia’s Victoria sees ‘stabilisation’ in new coronavirus cases

Australia’s second-most populous state, Victoria, recorded 466 cases of the new coronavirus on Saturday and 12 COVID-19 deaths, though authorities expressed hope...

Australia announces about $10bn boost for wage subsidy scheme

The Australian government on Friday announced a significant expansion of its wage subsidy scheme in response the coronavirus restrictions which were reimposed...

Indigenous Australian group blocks Uluru access route over Coronavirus fears

Australia has closed the national park home to its revered indigenous site of Uluru after some in the community blocked an access...

Ningaloo Reef: Woman seriously injured by whale at Australian tourist spot

A woman has suffered serious injuries after being struck and injured while swimming with humpback whales off the coast of Western Australia,...

Australia’s Melbourne clamps down in frantic bid to curb virus

Australia’s second-biggest city, Melbourne, already under night curfew, announced fresh restrictions on industries including retail and construction on Monday in a bid...

Australia’s Victoria declares disaster, sets curfew to curb Coronavirus

Australia’s second-most populous state of Victoria declared a state of disaster on Sunday and imposed a nightly curfew for the capital Melbourne...

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German FM complains about U.S. threat of Nord Stream 2 sanctions

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Monday that he had complained to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo about the threat...

1 dead, 3 injured after gas explosion destroys Baltimore homes

A natural gas explosion destroyed three row houses in Baltimore on Monday morning, killing a woman and trapping other people in the...

Afghan president signs decree to free 400 Taliban inmates

The palace tweeted that Ghani signed the decree late Monday evening for pardon of punishment of convicted Taliban prisoners, who are included...

Lebanese government quits amid fury over Beirut blast

Lebanon’s prime minister announced his government’s resignation on Monday, saying a huge explosion that devastated Beirut and triggered public outrage was the...