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Australian Airline Qantas Breaks a World Record with a Direct Flight from London to Sydney

Australian airline Qantas set a record. The carrier's plane flew from London to Sydney without making any intermediate stops.

The flight was part of a research study on ways to minimize the negative effects of long flights for passengers and improve crew health. So the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner flew 17,800 kilometers in 19 hours, and 50 passengers on board saw a double sunrise.

Invictus Romania team, officially presented; team captain: Courage means moving forward each day

Team Romania at the 2020 Invictus Games - to be attended by soldiers injured in war zones - was officially presented on Monday evening, in the presence of Defence Minister Nicolae Ciuca. The minister spoke about the Invictus Games, which he said were not "a competition project." "[Invictus] is a project of what the spirit of the Romanian army means.

#2019PresidentialElection/ Voting process under way in New Zealand, Australia, Tokyo

Five of the six polling stations in Australia for the election of the President of Romania opened on Friday at 12:00 hrs local time (3:00 hrs Romanian time) in Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Adelaide, followed by the Perth section.

Hundreds of Koalas Threatened by a Fire in Australia

Hundreds of koalas are threatened to burn in a growing fire on Australia's east coast, wildlife advocates said.

The fire, thought to have been caused by a thunderstorm, raging Saturday about 400 kilometres north of Sydney, has devastated an area of ​​more than 4,942 acres. Authorities are still fighting to control it.

Tecau-Rojer duo wins Swiss Indoors Basel men's doubles event

Romanian-Dutch duo Horia Tecau/ Jean-Julien Rojer won the men's doubles final of the 2,082,655-EUR Swiss Indoors ATP tournament in Basel, Switzerland, after defeating US double Taylor Fritz /N.4 Tecau-Rojer prevailed in 69 minutes, thus sealing their qualification for the ATP Finals. Tecau-Rojer previously reached the Basel semi-finals in 2015 and 2016.

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