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Australian PM Scott Morrison extends Independence Day greetings to Indian PM"Warm wishes to PM Narendra Modi and the people of India on their #IndependenceDay. The deep friendship and partnership between Australia and India is founded on bharosa (trust), samman (respect) and..
Australia hints at Chinese cyberattack; Japan, Vietnam too riled by BeijingIndia isn’t the only country in China’s crosshairs right now. On Friday, Australian PM Scott Morrison said his government and some private sector entities in the country had been under a sustained..
Australia seeks to engage China over actor sentenced to deathAustralia is seeking to engage China over the case of Karm Gilespie, an Australian man sentenced to death for drug trafficking, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Monday, amid escalating tensions..
Australia won't be intimidated in row with China: PM MorrisonPrime Minister Scott Morrison said on Thursday he would not be intimidated by "coercion" after China restricted some Australian exports and urged Chinese tourists and students to avoid Australia.
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Australian PM on China tensions: country won't trade values in response to 'coercion'Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said that he would not be intimidated or give into coercion when asked on Thursday whether Australia would keep taking hits on exports from major trading..
Australians urged not to take part in Black Lives Matter protestsAustralian Prime Minister Scott Morrison urged people not to attend planned Black Lives Matter protests around the country this weekend, citing the risk of spreading the coronavirus.
Australia PM tells locals to avoid Black Lives Matter protests due to COVID-19 threatAustralians should not attend planned protests against the death of black American George Floyd in U.S. police custody due to the risk of spreading coronavirus, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on..
India, Australia sign on ‘comprehensive strategic partnership’India and Australia elevated their ties to a ‘comprehensive strategic partnership’ as the first virtual summit between PM Narendra Modi and his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison saw the two..
Aus-India virtual summit wraps up with 'Samosa-Khichadi' diplomacy; Morrison misses 'Modi hug'After trying his hand on the crunchy samosas and delicious mango chutney, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Thursday promised his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi that he will prepare..
What Australian PM said on 'Modi hug'Addressing the first India-Australia bilateral virtual summit, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said that if he would have been travel to India for the summit he would not have missed out on..
PM Modi holds virtual summit with Aussie counterpart Scott MorrisonIn his opening remarks, Modi said he believed that it is the "perfect time and perfect opportunity" to further strengthen the relationship between India and Australia.
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India, Australia PMs to hold online summit, seal military logistics pactIndia and Australia are set to seal a military logistics pact at an online summit between Prime Ministers Narendra Modi and Scott Morrison on Thursday that will lay the ground for greater military..
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'Get off the grass!' Australian PM told to move on during stimulus announcementA media conference by Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison to announce a new stimulus package briefly turned comical on Thursday when he and reporters were told by a homeowner to get off a newly..
PM Modi to hold 'bilateral virtual summit' with Australian PMIn a first, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be holding a 'Bilateral Virtual Summit' with his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison on June 4, signifying the strengthening of ties with Australia and..
Australian PM accepts G7 invitation during call with TrumpAustralia will accept an invitation to attend a Group of Seven (G7) nations meeting, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison told U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday.
PM Modi rejuvenates 'samosa diplomacy' with Australia's Scott Morrison ahead of video summit"Connected by the Indian Ocean, united by the Indian Samosa! Looks delicious, PM @ScottMorrisonMP! Once we achieve a decisive victory against COVID-19, we will enjoy the Samosas together. Looking..
Australia PM Scott Morrison makes samosa, mango chutney; wishes to share with PM ModiAustralia Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Sunday took to Twitter to share an image of 'ScoMosas'—samosas made by him—and tagged PM Modi in the social media post expressing his desire to share with..
Australia would welcome official invitation to G7, says government spokesmanAustralia would welcome an official invitation to the Group of Seven (G7) nations and there has been contact on the matter between Prime Minister Scott Morrison and the United States, a government..
Australia's 'war cabinet' shifts focus to jobs: PMAustralia's "war cabinet" will meet every month to focus on bringing unemployment down after successfully slowing the spread of the novel coronavirus, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday.
Some sectors of Australian economy will need additional support - PM MorrisonSome sectors of Australia's economy will require additional stimulus, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday.
Australian PM calls for economic overhaul to fuel post-coronavirus recoveryAustralian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Tuesday called for an ideological truce between employers and workers to revive the country's A$2 trillion ($1.3 trillion) economy, which has been badly..
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Australia's borders will not open 'anytime soon': PM MorrisonAustralia will not open the country's borders "anytime soon", Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Tuesday, but added the country will continue its discussions with neighbouring New Zealand for a..
Australia to outline economic recovery plans as lockdowns easeAustralian Prime Minister Scott Morrison will on Tuesday outline his government's plans to revive the sputtering economy, but is expected to warn a recovery will take between three to five years.
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Australians warned worse still to come after job losses hit record highAustralian Prime Minister Scott Morrison warned citizens to brace for more bad news as data released on Thursday showed the country's monthly job losses rose to a record high because of coronavirus..
Australia sets plan to end most COVID-19 restrictions by JulyAustralia will ease social distancing restrictions in a three-step process, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday, as Canberra aims to remove most curbs by July and get nearly 1 million people..
Opening up, Australia maps out staged easing of COVID-19 curbsAustralia will ease social distancing restrictions in a three-step process, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday, as Canberra aims to remove all curbs by July and get nearly 1 million people..
Australia to ease COVID-19 curbs in three stages, targets July for full removalAustralia will ease social distancing restrictions implemented to slow the spread of the coronavirus in a three-step process, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday, with the aim of removing all..
Australian PM says no evidence coronavirus originated in China laboratory, urges inquiryAustralian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, who has angered Beijing by calling for a global inquiry into the coronavirus outbreak, said he had no evidence to suggest the disease originated in a..
Australia to consider next Friday easing of coronavirus containment measuresAustralia will consider next Friday whether to relax coronavirus-related mobility restrictions, as the growth rate of new infections slows, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday following a..
Australia moving towards 'COVID-safe' society, but travel ban stays: PMAustralia's prime minister Scott Morrison said on Wednesday bans on international travel and large gatherings would stay in place even as the government eases lockdowns and moves towards a "COVID-safe"..
Australia says COVID-19 inquiry is 'reasonable', not targeted at any countryAustralia's calls for an independent inquiry into the origins of COVID-19 is "reasonable" and not targeted at any specific country, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Wednesday.
Nearly 2 million Australians download coronavirus tracing app within hours of its releaseNearly two million Australians rushed to download an app designed to help medical workers and state governments trace close contacts of COVID-19 patients, as Prime Minister Scott Morrison's approval..
Australians rush to download coronavirus tracing app, PM's popularity soarsMore than a million Australians rushed to download an app designed to help medical workers and state governments trace close contacts of COVID-19 patients, as Prime Minister Scott Morrison's approval..
Australia will make it a crime to use coronavirus tracing data for non-health purposesAustralia will make it illegal for non-health officials to access data collected on smartphone software to trace the spread of the coronavirus, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday, amid..
Australia says all WHO members should back coronavirus inquiryAll member nations of the World Health Organization (WHO) should support a proposed independent review into the coronavirus pandemic, Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Thursday, further..
Australia urges probe into origins of coronavirus, France says not nowAustralian Prime Minister Scott Morrison sought support for an international investigation into the origins of the coronavirus pandemic in phone calls with U.S. President Donald Trump and the German..
Australia, U.S. leaders discuss investigation into coronavirus pandemicAustralian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has sought support for an international investigation into the coronavirus pandemic in phone calls with U.S. President Donald Trump, and the German and French..
Road to recovery: Australia eases restrictions as coronavirus spread slowsDeclaring Australia was on the road to recovery with new coronavirus infections almost stamped out, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Tuesday hospitals will resume many elective surgeries and..
Australia eases restrictions on elective surgeries after slowing coronavirus spreadAustralia will relax restrictions on elective surgeries after slowing the spread of coronavirus, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Tuesday.
Australia may keep coronavirus restrictions for a year, schools could adopt rosterAustralian public life could be constrained for another year because of the coronavirus pandemic, Prime Minister Scott Morrison warned on Friday, as the country's most populous state mulled sending..
Australia to retain coronavirus curbs for at least another four weeksAustralia will retain curbs on public movement for at least four more weeks, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Thursday, dashing speculation the sustained low growth in new cases could spur a..
Australia to keep coronavirus restrictions for four more weeks despite successAustralia will retain restrictions on public movement for at least four more weeks, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Thursday, dashing speculation the country's sustained low growth in new cases..
Australia says coronavirus restrictions to continue at least four more weeksAustralia will keep in place restrictions implemented to curb the spread of the coronavirus for at least four more weeks, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Thursday, despite signs that Canberra has..