Gulf Times - Australia
Lucky baby anteater escapes birds, falls from tree into care of Australian zoo

Lucky baby anteater escapes birds, falls from tree into care of Australian zoo

A lucky echidna puggle, or baby spiny anteater, that survived an attack by birds and fell from a tree is taking its first steps as zoo keepers in Australia hand-feed the young mammal.

Australia evacuates crew from coronavirus infected livestock vessel

Australia evacuates crew from coronavirus infected livestock vessel

Australian officials were evacuating workers from a Kuwaiti-flagged livestock ship docked off the country's west coast on Tuesday after at least half the 52 crew tested positive for Covid-19.

Australia in travel talks with Japan, Korea as coronavirus cases ease

Australia in travel talks with Japan, Korea as coronavirus cases ease

Australia is in talks with Japan, South Korea, Singapore and South Pacific nations on reopening travel as coronavirus infections ease, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Sunday.

Australia records second day without Covid-19 death for first time in three months

Australia records second day without Covid-19 death for first time in three months

Australia reported its second straight day without any Covid-19 deaths on Friday, the longest stretch without any fatalities from the virus in three months.

Australia's virus hotspot could be near normal by summer

Australia's virus hotspot could be near normal by summer

Australia’s city of Melbourne, its hotspot in the second wave of coronavirus infections, is on track to return to near normal by Christmas, strengthening hopes for major summer sporting events to go ahead amid a general economic revival.

Final whale saved from grim Australia mass stranding

Final whale saved from grim Australia mass stranding

A lone whale was rescued from among hundreds of carcasses Sunday, taking to 110 the number of creatures that survived a mass stranding in southern Australia.

TikTok tells Australia government it will make source code available for inspection

TikTok tells Australia government it will make source code available for inspection

TikTok has told an Australian government committee that it will allow government officials to review its algorithm and test its source code, as it seeks to overcome distrust surrounding the video-streaming app operator's China ownership.

Whale rescuers face grim task in Australia mass stranding

Whale rescuers face grim task in Australia mass stranding

After days wading through chilly waters, surrounded by the pained cries of hundreds of stranded whales on Australia's south coast, rescuers faced the grim task Friday of disposing of the carcasses.

Australia plans disposal of hundreds of stranded whale carcasses

Australia plans disposal of hundreds of stranded whale carcasses

Rescuers had managed to free around 70 of the long-finned pilot whales beached off the country’s remote southern coast by Thursday

Australia to ease border limits and allow more citizens home

Australia to ease border limits and allow more citizens home

Australia said today it would increase the number of citizens allowed to return home each week to 6,000 as it manages to get new Covid-19 infections under control.

Updates on Covid-19 right now

Updates on Covid-19 right now

Global coronavirus cases are expected to pass 30 million today, according to a Reuters tally, with the pandemic showing no signs of slowing.

70 held at Melbourne anti-lockdown protest

70 held at Melbourne anti-lockdown protest

Authorities in Melbourne arrested more than 70 people for flouting stay-at-home orders to protest against lockdown restrictions today, with some demonstrators clashing with riot police at a market in the city.