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Make a trip to the war memorials on Remembrance Day for a reminder of the struggles in achieving the country’s independence. Remembrance Day is observed on Nov 11 annually in the United Kingdom and Commonwealth countries to remember the end of World War I.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's National Rugby League has backtracked on a decision to scrap the playing of the national anthem ahead of the "State of Origin" series following a backlash from fans and an intervention from Prime Minister Scott Morrison.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Rugby Australia were stunned by South Africa's withdrawal from the Rugby Championship but are confident they can deal with the financial hit stemming from their absence, chairman Hamish McLennan said on Wednesday.
UNITED NATIONS: The global death toll in the Covid-19 (coronavirus) pandemic soared past the grim 200,000 milestone on Sunday (Apr 26), as the World Health Organisation (WHO) warned against "immunity passports" for recovered patients, seen as a possible tool for countries preparing to re-open their economies.
GENEVA (AFP): The World Health Organisation (WHO) warned on Saturday (April 25) that recovery from coronavirus might not protect a person from reinfection as the global death toll from the pandemic surpassed 200,000.
HONG KONG: Here are the latest developments in Asia related to the Covid-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. Although China is coming out out of the crisis most of the other countries in the continent including heavyweights Japan, South Korea and Singapore are still having trouble containing the virus despite drops in the cases.
UNITED NATIONS: The global Covid-19 (coronavirus) death toll approached 200,000 on Saturday (April 25) as the United Nations launched an international push for a vaccine to defeat the pandemic. Governments around the world are struggling to limit the economic devastation unleashed by the virus, which has infected nearly 2.8 million people and left half of humanity under some form of lockdown.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Thousands of people across Australia and New Zealand on Saturday honoured their country's military personnel in private ceremonies held in driveways and on balconies as the coronavirus outbreak forced traditional Anzac Day memorials to be cancelled for the first time in decades.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia is considering a second round of economic stimulus, three sources familiar with the deliberations told Reuters, as Canberra accelerated efforts to contain the spread of the coronavirus that has now killed five people in the country.
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australia coach Justin Langer has defended the decision to leave Josh Hazlewood out of the World Cup squad, saying the paceman lacked match fitness as he recovers from a back injury.