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Sydney readies for the army as lockdown fails to squash Delta outbreak
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Sydney readies for the army as lockdown fails to squash Delta outbreak

SYDNEY, July 30 (Reuters) – Sydney’s poorest neighborhoods on Friday braced for military enforcement of the city’s toughest and longest…
Sydney to get extra vaccines as COVID cases mount
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Sydney to get extra vaccines as COVID cases mount

MELBOURNE, July 24 (Reuters) – Sydney will get 50,000 more doses of the Pfizer vaccine this week to battle its…
Thousands protest lockdown in Sydney, several arrested
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Thousands protest lockdown in Sydney, several arrested

SYDNEY (AP) — Thousands of people took to the streets of Sydney and other Australian cities on Saturday to protest…
Australia’s Brisbane named host of 2032 summer Games
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Australia’s Brisbane named host of 2032 summer Games

TOKYO, July 21 (Reuters) – The Australian city of Brisbane will host the 2032 summer Olympics, after the International Olympic…
Melbourne joins Sydney in lockdown as COVID-19 spreads in Australia
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Melbourne joins Sydney in lockdown as COVID-19 spreads in Australia

SYDNEY, July 15 (Reuters) – The Australian state of Victoria was ordered into a five-day lockdown on Thursday following a…
Sydney faces COVID-19 lockdown extension amid record 2021 cases
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Sydney faces COVID-19 lockdown extension amid record 2021 cases

SYDNEY, July 9 (Reuters) – Australian authorities on Friday pleaded with Sydney’s five million residents to stay home, warning a…
Australian officials report biggest daily COVID-19 caseload for 2021
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Australian officials report biggest daily COVID-19 caseload for 2021

MELBOURNE, July 3 (Reuters) – Australia’s New South Wales state recorded its biggest daily rise in COVID-19 infections this year,…
Delta variant sweeps Asia, prompting curbs as vaccination remains tepid
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Delta variant sweeps Asia, prompting curbs as vaccination remains tepid

SEOUL/SYDNEY, July 2 (Reuters) – The highly contagious Delta variant of the coronavirus is surging through Asia this week, with…
Australia battles several clusters in new pandemic phase
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Australia battles several clusters in new pandemic phase

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia was battling to contain several COVID-19 clusters around the country on Monday in what some…
Australia fights UN downgrade of Great Barrier Reef health
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Australia fights UN downgrade of Great Barrier Reef health

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia said Tuesday it will fight against plans to downgrade the Great Barrier Reef’s World Heritage…
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