Australia, New Zealand ratify RCEP, world’s largest trade deal
06 November 2021 | 10:49 am
The two countries join the ASEAN nations, China, South Korea, and Japan. The pact will cover 30% of the world's population and 53% of last year's exports.
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Supporters gear up for the the Women's World cup match between co-hosts Australia and Ireland at Stadium Australia in Sydney.
Australia opened their World Cup campaign with a victory — despite being without injured star Sam Kerr. The Matildas broke Ireland's resistance in the 52nd minute through Steph Catley's expert penalty.
Several others were wounded in the shooting in central Auckland hours before the start of FIFA's Women's World Cup. Matches held in New Zealand will go ahead as planned, Prime Minister Chris Hipkins said.
The national Women's World Cup team, or the Football Ferns, was evacuated after a fire broke out at their hotel in Auckland. This is the second security incident since the start of the tournament this week.
Justice Minister Kiri Allan was charged with reckless driving and offered her resignation after speaking with the prime minister. Allan acknowledged she needed to take care of her mental health.
Around 100 whales were spotted near the coast in Western Australia, making their way to the beach, where at least half later died. The phenomenon is believed to indicate either stress or illness within the pod.
Australia oppose a standard test to the Super Falcons more than Canada did. And that is without a doubt on this episode of The Nutmeg, we'll preview the seven games of Randy Ru's team at the FIFA Women's World Cup.
More than half of the pod of whales stranded on an Australian beach had already died before the rest had to be euthanized.
Nigeria produced the first major shock of the Women's World Cup as they stunned Australia 3-2 on Thursday to leave the co-hosts' tournament hopes on thin ice.
The Women's World Cup is giving the Nigerian community in Australia the chance to celebrate their culture and cheer on their team, as DW found out in Melbourne.
The arrests saved 13 children from further harm at the hands of the men, police said. The operation was carried out with the assistance of intelligence from the FBI in the US.
Australia are riding a wave of popularity and hype at this Women's World Cup. Forever an underdog in the world game, the team's belief, ability and results are making a mockery of that tag.
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