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Russia puts 39 Australian reps on stop list

Russia puts 39 Australian reps on stop list

Russia has imposed personal sanctions on representatives of Australia's law enforcement, border service and defense contractors. "By way of a response to official Canberra's decision to impose sanctions under …

Australian PM announces ban on import of Russian gold

Australian PM announces ban on import of Russian gold

Australia’s Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has announced that his country will ban imports of Russian gold and will impose sanctions against 16 more Russian nationals, Reuters reported. According to Albanese, the new sanctions …

Australia sanctions more Russian officials, entrepreneurs

Australia sanctions more Russian officials, entrepreneurs

Australia has imposed sanctions on Children’s Rights Commissioner for the Russian President Maria Lvova-Belova and three Russian ministers, as well as on another 12 Russian nationals, according to a letter released by the Australian …

Which nations send asylum seekers overseas?

Which nations send asylum seekers overseas?

Britain is pressing ahead with a policy to deport asylum seekers to Rwanda, despite a last-minute intervention by the European Court of Human Rights that stopped the first plane from departing for the East African nation last week

Canva blocks access to platform in Russia

Canva blocks access to platform in Russia

Australia’s most successful private technology company, graphic design software firm Canva, is withdrawing from Russia following pressure from the Australian-Ukrainian technology community and discussions with the Ukrainian embassy. …

Australia imposes sanctions on 147 Russian individuals

Australia imposes sanctions on 147 Russian individuals

The Australian government has imposed sanctions against 147 Russian individuals over the situation in Ukraine, the Australian Department of Home Affairs said in a letter distributed on Friday. Australia’s individual sanctions …

Australia announces first sanctions against Russian individuals

Australia announces first sanctions against Russian individuals

Australia has introduced the first package of sanctions on Russian nationals suspected of corruption-related crimes and those whom the Australian authorities deem complicit in the death of lawyer Sergey Magnitsky, Minister of Foreign Affairs …

Australia sanctions Russian armed forces, 16 more Russians

Australia sanctions Russian armed forces, 16 more Russians

Australia announced new sanctions on Russia that will affect the Russian armed forces and 16 more Russian citizens, Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne said in a statement on Tuesday. "This new round of sanctions will impose …

Australia imposes sanctions against Russia

Australia imposes sanctions against Russia

The Australian government is imposing economic sanctions on Russia following its decision to recognize the independence of the Donetsk and Lugansk People's Republics (DPR and LPR), Prime Minister of Australia Scott Morrison announced on …

Daniil Medvedev enters Australian Open final

Daniil Medvedev enters Australian Open final

Russian tennis player Daniil Medvedev defeated Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas in the semi-final of the Australian Open - the first Grand Slam tournament of the season. The match ended with 7:6 (7:5), 4:6, 6:4, 6:1 score in …

Novak Djokovic: deportation without vaccination

Novak Djokovic: deportation without vaccination

Novak Djokovic was deported from Australia on Sunday after losing a bid to stay in the country to defend his Australian Open title. The Associated Press says the No. 1-ranked tennis star has spent the past 10 days at the center …

World is put on high alert over the Omicron coronavirus variant

World is put on high alert over the Omicron coronavirus variant

Fears mount over the newly identified coronavirus variant Omicron - the new mutation, which is potentially more transmissible, was first discovered in South Africa and has since been detected in Australia, United Kingdom, Germany, …

Australia lists Hezbollah as 'terrorist organisation'

Australia lists Hezbollah as 'terrorist organisation'

Australia on Wednesday listed all of Hezbollah as a "terrorist organisation", extending a ban on armed factions to the entire movement, which wields considerable power over Lebanon. Home Affairs Minister Karen Andrews said …

Researchers discover new way to predict COVID-19 severity

Researchers discover new way to predict COVID-19 severity

Researchers from the University of Queensland have devised a new way to estimate health outcomes in COVID-19 patients by identifying their cell fitness. The research, published in the EMBO Molecular Medicine journal on Tuesday, could …