Tag: Australia
Macedonia 14.05.20 | 14:40

Recently resigned healthcare fund director Den Doncev under investigation for payments he received from Australia

Healthcare fund director Den Doncev, who recently resigned from his position, is under an investigation for receiving regular payments through a company in Australia, Fokus reports. Doncev, who caused controversies back as an official of the Ljubco Georgievski Government in the late 90-ies, switched...

World 29.04.20 | 09:12

Australia permits home visits, opens beaches as coronavirus lockdown eases

Australia’s most populous state said on Tuesday it will relax some restrictions on movement, as beaches reopened amid hopes a policy of widespread medical testing will help sustain a decline in new cases of the coronavirus, The Star writes. Bondi Beach and two neighbouring beaches in Sydney were...

World 15.01.20 | 13:25

Australia fires: Smoke to make ‘full circuit’ around globe, Nasa says

Smoke from the massive bushfires in Australia will soon circle the Earth back to the nation, says Nasa, BBC reports. Massive infernos have raged along the nation’s east coast for months, pushing smoke across the Pacific. Nasa said plumes from blazes around New Year’s Day had crossed South...

World 11.01.20 | 22:48

Two Aussie wildfires merge into inferno; man seriously burned

Two wildfires merged to form a massive inferno in southeastern Australia and a man suffered serious burns protecting a home, in a night of treacherous conditions during the nation’s unprecedented wildfire crisis, officials said Saturday, AP reported. Authorities were assessing the damage after firefighters...

Macedonia 09.01.20 | 10:58

Australia expects dangerous bushfire day amid hot temperature, winds

Australia is expecting a dangerous bushfire day due to high temperature and strong winds in blaze-ravaged states of Victoria, New South Wales, and South Australia on Friday, officials have said. Australia‘s bushfire-ravaged state of Victoria in the country’s south-east extended Thursday its “state...

Macedonia 23.12.19 | 15:29

Mickoski: It’s necessary to have a technical Government 100 days before the elections

In an interview meant for Macedonians in Australia, VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski said that the opposition party will not accept holding elections without respecting the 100 days rule, which means a technical Government led by someone other than Zoran Zaev, needs to be set up 100 days before...

World 20.12.19 | 12:28

Australia’s Morrison deeply regrets holidaying during bushfire crisis

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, who widely criticized for holidaying in Hawaii with his family during an unprecedented bushfire crisis and an extreme heatwave, has said he deeply regrets any offense caused by his trip. “Over the course of the past week I have been taking leave with my...

Macedonia 09.09.19 | 19:14

Government condemns the burning of Zaev’s and Sekerinska’s effigies in Australia

The Zoran Zaev Government condemned the act of protesters in Australia who set fire to effigies of Zaev and his deputy Radmila Sekerinska. The protests were held on September 8th, against the imposed name change. The Government of the Republic of North Macedonia strongly condemns the Vandal and indecent...

Macedonia 17.08.19 | 14:58

Macedonian diaspora in Australia will boycott the September 8 celebration

We have withdrawn our application in hosting the Notice Only Activity ‘annual flag raising ceremony’ at Fed Square for Macedonian Independence Day held on September 8, 2019. The reason for this is the shameful Prespa Agreement and the illegal name change, the Macedonian Community Council...

Macedonia 12.04.19 | 19:27

Macedonians in Australia react to racist anti-Macedonian stickers in Sydney

The Macedonian community in NSW was deeply saddened to see stickers containing racist and provocative anti-Macedonian messages littered across parts of Liverpool in South-West Sydney this week. As the Australian Macedonian Council of New South Wales wrote on Facebook, the messages were allegedly promulgated...

Life 15.02.19 | 16:39

Northern Australia floods send muddy water across Great Barrier Reef

Plumes of polluted water from devastating floods and record-breaking rainfall in north-eastern Australia have spread to parts of the Great Barrier Reef, adding further stress to the beleaguered natural wonder, scientists said Friday. The freshwater flood plumes carrying debris, sediments, nutrients,...

World 14.02.19 | 11:34

Sex and blood in Australia’s Parliament

Australian police are investigating a brawl between a senator and a top aide that left blood on the walls of the Australian parliament. Police and parliamentary authorities are looking into a Tuesday (Feb 14) night altercation between 70-year-old Senator Brian Burston and a staffer for populist Senator...

World 01.02.19 | 15:54

January was Australia’s hottest month on record

Australia has just sweltered through its hottest month since records began, the country’s Bureau of Meteorology said Friday, while parts of the northern hemisphere experience record cold. Australia‘s scorching start to 2019 saw the mean temperature across the country exceed 30 degrees Celsius...

World 30.01.19 | 23:24

US freezes and Australia swelters

Temperatures in Australia have reached record highs this summer and people and animals are suffering. Western suburbs like Penrith are expected to end January with lows of 38°C and highs of 41°C and the overall average January temperatures are 3,3 degrees higher this year, Getaway writes. Many animals...

Life 18.01.19 | 15:12

Roads melt as heatwave escalates in Australia

Temperature records have already been broken but the worst of the heatwave sweeping across parts of Australia is yet to come. The Bureau of Meteorology warned Friday will mark the peak of the week-long heatwave – currently in its fifth day – for some of NSW’s most heavily populated...

Life 17.01.19 | 11:20

Australia’s blistering heat set records for December

Australia reported its hottest day on record for December and it was also the warmest December ever, during a heatwave that began last month and has continued into January, the country’s Bureau of Meteorology said on Thursday, Reuters reports. Every Australian state and territory was affected by the...

World 13.01.19 | 09:42

Australian navy seizes 3.1 tons of hashish in Arabian Sea

An Australian navy ship has seized over three tons of hashish worth about 155 million Australian dollars (112 million US dollars) during a boarding operation in the Arabian Sea, the Defence Department said Sunday. The frigate HMAS Ballarat discovered 3.1 tons of the illegal drug after boarding a fishing...

Life 09.01.19 | 15:55

Scott Morrison shoe Photoshop fail gives Australian prime minister two left feet

Australia’s prime minister laughed off a clumsy attempt by aides to Photoshop him wearing snazzier, and markedly cleaner, footwear on Wednesday, saying he was perfectly happy with his battered old kicks. A snap of Scott Morrison with his family – which featured as the banner heading on the...

World 03.01.19 | 10:27

Needles found in supermarket grapes in Australia

An Australian couple found two needles hidden inside grapes, sparking fears of a return of fruit sabotage following the strawberry scandal last year. Police are investigating after Shams Alsubaiy and her partner Mr Skender Hasa told 9News in Melbourne that Ms Alsubaiy had pricked herself whilst picking...

World 31.12.18 | 13:38

Australia rings in New Year early with first round of fireworks

New firework designs including from a schoolgirl have lit up Sydney Harbour with families across eastern Australia treated to early New Year’s Eve pyrotechnics. Hundreds of thousands of people lined Sydney Harbour to watch the 9pm show with South Australian schoolgirl Dhrithi’s blue and white...

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