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And it has been suggested that the safety warnings had originated not in China's Ministry of Education, as claimed in the media, but rather in its Australian embassy and consulates. Meanwhile, concerns about safety have not dampened Chinese appetite for study in the US: university shootings have ...
Three ships from the Royal Australian Navy will visit Vietnam from April 19-22, the Australian embassy in Hanoi announced in a statement on Wednesday. The HMAS Anzac, HMAS Toowoomba and HMAS Success will arrive at Saigon Port on April 19 on a goodwill visit with 73 officers and 569 sailors ... navy ships

Melbourne: Russian ambassador Grigory Logvinov's recent broadside against the ''disgraceful'' behaviour of Australia's media comes as the embassy appears to embrace a more propagandistic tone. The embassy has in recent months released defensive statements, a blistering critique of a specific ... propaganda
"The staff of the Russian Embassy in Australia who were given seven days to leave, following expulsion, have complied with the deadline and have already left the country," the foreign minister said in a written statement to SBS News. The Daily Telegraph ran photographs of two individuals ... Russian diplomats
The spies are understood to have caught a late-night flight from Canberra to Singapore, en route to Moscow, in the first expulsion of its kind since April 1983 when KGB officer and then-Russian embassy first secretary Valery Ivanov was expelled in a scandal that threatened the Hawke government. Some ... Russian spies Australia
Peter Tesch, the Australian ambassador to Russia, was delivered the news by Russia's foreign ministry. This comes as Moscow summons envoys of all states that have taken "unfriendly steps" against it. Mr Tesch, who headed up the Moscow embassy for three years, was called to the government ...

Russia's embassy in Washington has thanked the Russian ambassador to Australia for reminding them they work in "dangerous conditions" after he claimed staff were getting cancer from American surveillance equipment. But the United States State Department has fired back, stating Moscow should ...
Australian expulsions for Russia up to Putin. Mr Logvinov said it would be up to Russian President Vladimir Putin to decide whether to expel Australian diplomats from Russia. "The final decision is taken by President or the Russian Federation, and the Ambassador in the USA already said the Embassy ... spies
9NEWS this morning broke the news that Australia would follow suit by expelling two undeclared intelligence officials based at the Russian Embassy in Canberra. The unprecedented international action comes just weeks after former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia became the victims ... Russian diplomats
Israelis and Americans participate in support of the pro gun-control "March for Our Lives" rally outside the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv, Israel, on March 23, ... School children hold placards during a rally to show solidarity with U.S. students in their attempt to end gun violence in America, in Sydney, Australia, on ... Russian diplomats
Australia's embassy in China conceded “a small number of postgraduate research students and research scholars have experienced visa delays, which is causing stress to some individuals”. Guardian Australia understands that processing times for student visas from China, Iran and Malaysia have slowed ... Russian diplomats
The restaurant which is located on Flinders Lane in the state of Victoria may have served food contaminated with Hepatitis A virus from February 26 to March 19. The UAE Embassy in Australia issued a health alert for Emirati tourists and residents in the country, according to Al Bayan. In a statement issued ... Russian diplomats
In a statement issued on March 16, the Australian Embassy in Beijing said it acknowledges "that a small number of postgraduate research students and research scholars have experienced visa delays, which is causing stress to some individuals". A spokesperson from the Department of Home Affairs told ... Russian diplomats
CAIRO – 16 March 2018: The Egyptian embassy in Canberra, capital of Australia, opened its doors for expatriates at 12am (Cairo time) on Friday to cast their ballots in the 2018 presidential election ... The Egyptian embassy in New Zealand was the first to open to the electorate, given an 11 hour time difference with Cairo. Russian diplomats
Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has announced that Australia will open the first "pop-up embassy" in Estonia's capital Tallinn. ... "The new embassy will develop our engagement on cyber, e-government and digital transformation, and support Australia's involvement in a number of high-level events on these ... Russian diplomats
Mr Turnbull's new crackdown will ban all foreign political donations, and force lobbyists to publicly register any overseas links. China's embassy has said it does not seek to influence Australian politics. Last year it also issued a safety warning to Chinese students in Australia, following the discovery of racist ... Russian diplomats
"We are glad that Australia has decided to open its first so-called pop-up embassy in Tallinn, which will undoubtedly increase Australia's visibility in Estonia as well as our region more broadly," Mikser said according to a ministry press release. "An ambassador beginning work at the pop-up embassy will ... Russian diplomats

A car bomb exploded near Australian Embassy vehicles in Kabul on Friday, killing an Afghan child. No Australians were injured in the attack, according to the Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop. A statement from Ms Bishop said: "Today, a suspected vehicle-borne Improvised Explosive Device was ... Russian diplomats
As Australia's political leaders prepare to sign a landmark economic pact with all 50 US governors in Washington this weekend, Mr McGowan has the ... The Australian Embassy in Washington is helping “matchmake” State leaders with governors and US businesses during the three-day visit, with Mr ... Russian diplomats
The book, Silent Invasion: How China Is Turning Australia into a Puppet State, is written by Clive Hamilton, professor of public ethics at Charles Sturt ... 'patriotic' students brainwashed from birth, and professionals marshalled into pro-Beijing associations set up by the Chinese embassy," Professor Hamilton ... Russian diplomats
Your Morning Briefing is published weekday mornings and updated online. Sign up here to get it by email in the Australian, Asian, European or American morning, or to receive an Evening Briefing on U.S. weeknights. And our Australia bureau chief offers a weekly letter adding analysis and conversations ... Russian diplomats
The Australian embassy described it as "the largest and most significant delegation of Australian government and business leaders ever to visit the United States". Mr Turnbull will give the keynote address at the association's winter meeting. The prime minister, premiers Gladys Berejiklian, Annastacia ... Russian diplomats
On Friday, news broke that the Chinese Embassy had issued a statement in Mandarin on its website urging all Chinese students in Australia to protect their safety. This was reported to have alarmed the university sector, which interpreted the statement as a veiled threat in retaliation for Australia continuing ... Russian diplomats
Australia effectively abandoned its Closing the Gap policy in 2014 when more than $530 million was cut from the federal Indigenous Affairs budget, a review of the Closing the Gap strategy claims. The review by the Close the Gap Campaign Steering Committee, released by the Human Rights Commission ... Russian diplomats
These include allegations of spying, monitoring of Chinese students by the Chinese embassy and by other students, infiltration of Australian society as well as harassment of families in China. It is incumbent on Australian universities to recognise these challenges and work in partnership with government to ... Russian diplomats
According to a spokesman for Indonesia's embassy in Australia, Sade Bimantara, Jakarta has been helping the MSG out. "And we have been giving our annual contribution. On top of that we have also helped the secretariat in procuring vehicles and other things for their secretariat. Yeah, so we have been ... Russian diplomats
Unlike U.S. ambassador posts, which often go to presidential campaign donors, Australian ambassadors are typically former politicians. And while not an easy gig, it is fairly straightforward; the U.S. and Australia are such longstanding allies that the embassy is holding a year-long celebration of “100 years ... Russian diplomats
EMGANWINI – The Australian Embassy in Zimbabwe says it is impressed with the Green Fields Emganwini Garden Project to which the diplomatic mission contributed to its establishment. The project, benefiting over 100 families from Bulawayo's Ward 26, under which Emganwini falls, began late last year ... Russian diplomats
Unions ACT secretary Alex White said embassy workers were scared to take action over their treatment. Photo: Graham Tidy. Mr Mahmood was granted permanent residency by the Australian government in September last year, the ABC reported that a letter from the department of immigration said "The ... Russian diplomats
THE commander of US armed forces in Asia, Admiral Harry Harris, has been nominated to the position of US Ambassador to Australia. ... The US Embassy in Canberra is yet to issue a statement, citing a “lapse in appropriations” (a US Government failure to pass the funding bill to pay its employees) for ... Russian diplomats
PART of their country's National Day celebrations late in January, the Australian Embassy in Manila recently hosted a reception to welcome New Colombo Plan mobility students from the University of Technology-Sydney (UTS). The Australian scholars are working with their Filipino counterparts from Ateneo ... Russian diplomats
When he wakes up on Australia Day, Greg Fletcher will be 13,000km away from Canberra and eight hours behind his family and friends there. In Baghdad, where he's worked for much of the last decade, he'll watch on from afar as his name appears back home among others celebrated as new members of ... Russian diplomats
I had the consolation of also knowing that there was an active and responsive Australian embassy in the capital, whereas the former American embassy was now a training centre for the Iranian revolutionary guard. With the current unrest in Iran unfolding, I am drawn back to my observations and ... Russian diplomats
CHINA has issued an extraordinary safety warning to Chinese students living in Australia after what it calls a “rising number of insulting incidents”. ... CHINA'S embassy in Canberra has issued a safety warning after what it claims is a surge in “insulting incidents” directed at Chinese students living in ... Russian diplomats
China's embassy in Canberra has taken the rare step of issuing a public safety warning for Chinese students living in Australia due to "a rising number of ... A notification posted on the embassy website on Sunday reminded Chinese students to increase their safety awareness and listed the phone numbers ... Russian diplomats
AUSTRALIA will not follow the lead of the United States and move its embassy to Jerusalem. Following President Donald Trump's announcement last week that the US recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital and will relocate its embassy from Tel Aviv, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said that America's ... Russian diplomats
The Chinese Embassy in Australia hit back a day later, accusing Australian officials of “making irresponsible remarks” and damaging “mutual trust.” It also accused Australian media outlets of repeatedly fabricating news stories about “the so-called Chinese influence and infiltration in Australia.” News reports ... Russian diplomats
Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has joined other world leaders to comment on Mr Trump's controversial move, saying Australia will not relocate its embassy to Jerusalem. The US president's administration has overturned decades of American policy and will begin the process of moving its embassy from Tel ... Russian diplomats
"Some Australian politicians and government officials also made irresponsible remarks to the detriment of political mutual trust between China and Australia. We categorically reject those allegations. "China has no intention to interfere in Australia's internal affairs or exert influence on its political process through political ... Russian diplomats
The Chinese embassy in Australia has issued a furious statement in response to the new foreign interference laws and rhetoric around the Senator Sam ... Yesterday Malcolm Turnbull announced new laws aimed at curbing foreign influence in Australian politics amid growing fears over the use of cash and ... Russian diplomats
Distressing allegations domestic workers employed by foreign diplomats in some Canberra embassies have been treated like slaves highlight the fact Australia has some of the best labour laws in the world. Unfortunately, because of the conventions surrounding diplomatic immunity, authorities, including ... Russian diplomats
The Irish Embassy in Australia received “threatening and abusive phone calls” about the propriety of an Irish government giving a statue of Queen Victoria to the people of Sydney as a gift. Details of the controversy were revealed in 1986 files from the National Archives, with a further record emerging in the ... Russian diplomats
“We categorically reject those allegations,” the embassy said earlier this month. The laws also precipitated Australia's ambassador to China being called into the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs for a dressing down. China's Global Times newspaper accused Australia of McCarthyism and warned that ... Russian diplomats
Australian Maria Elvira Pinto Exposto leaves a Malaysian court on Wednesday after being found not guilty of drug smuggling. ... online romance scam and believed she was in Shanghai to collect documents for her online boyfriend's retirement from service in the US army to take to an embassy in Australia. Russian diplomats
FILE: Israel's Deputy Foreign Minister, Tzipi Hotovely, wants transfer of embassies to Jerusalem. Source: Getty Images. Israel says 'at least 10 countries' were considering a transfer of its embassies to Jerusalem. Updated Updated 3 days ago. Israel is in touch with "at least 10 countries" over the possible transfer of its ... Russian diplomats
“The relevant reports not only made unjustifiable accusations against the Chinese government, but also unscrupulously vilified the Chinese students as well as the Chinese community in Australia with racial prejudice, which in turn has tarnished Australia's reputation as a multicultural society,” the embassy ... Russian diplomats
CHINA has issued an extraordinary safety warning to Chinese students living in Australia after what it calls a “rising number of insulting incidents”. ... CHINA'S embassy in Canberra has issued a safety warning after what it claims is a surge in “insulting incidents” directed at Chinese students living in ... Russian diplomats
China's embassy in Canberra has taken the rare step of issuing a public safety warning for Chinese students living in Australia due to "a rising number of ... A notification posted on the embassy website on Sunday reminded Chinese students to increase their safety awareness and listed the phone numbers ... Russian diplomats
The Chinese Embassy in Australia hit back a day later, accusing Australian officials of “making irresponsible remarks” and damaging “mutual trust.” It also accused Australian media outlets of repeatedly fabricating news stories about “the so-called Chinese influence and infiltration in Australia.” News reports ... Russian diplomats
But some Australian politicians and government officials had made irresponsible remarks to the detriment of political mutual trust between China and Australia, it said. The embassy also claimed some media had repeatedly fabricated news stories about Chinese influence and infiltration in Australia. Russian diplomats


 

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