Australia

Australia's COVID-19 tally surpasses 1M
Australia's COVID-19 tally surpasses 1M

Prime Minister Scott Morrison says country must 'push through' rapidly-growing omicron outbreak.

Australia records highest single-day COVID-19 cases
Australia records highest single-day COVID-19 cases

Amid battle against omicron variant, country reports over 64,000 cases.

Australia to reopen international borders next month
Australia to reopen international borders next month
New Zealand parliament passes new counter-terrorism law
New Zealand parliament passes new counter-terrorism law
Australian state on edge as infections soar, protests persist
Australian state on edge as infections soar, protests persist
Magnitude 6.0 earthquake jolts Australia's Victoria state
Magnitude 6.0 earthquake jolts Australia's Victoria state

Temblor causes damage to some buildings in capital Melbourne, but no tsunami warning issued.

Anti-lockdown protesters clash with police in Australia's Melbourne
Anti-lockdown protesters clash with police in Australia's Melbourne

At least 4 people injured, over 60 arrested amid unrest in Australia's second-largest city.

New Zealand police kill man after he stabs 6 in supermarket
New Zealand police kill man after he stabs 6 in supermarket