SYDNEY Australian officials on Wednesday ordered residents and tourists to get out of the way of fast-approaching flames as firefighters struggled to contain more than 150 bushfires raging on both the east and west coasts. | Video
SYDNEY Fires raged across a swathe of Australia's east coast on Tuesday, destroying more homes and shrouding Sydney in smoke from a blaze authorities fear they will be unable to control until next week. | Video
SYDNEY Authorities declared a state of emergency across a broad swath of Australia's east coast on Monday, urging residents in high risk areas to evacuate ahead of looming "catastrophic" fire conditions. | Video
SYDNEY Australia will offer farmers hurt by drought up to A$1 billion ($688.10 million) in cheap loans, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Thursday, as the government seeks to curb rising discontent from rural voters.
SYDNEY, Nov 7 Australia will offer farmers hurt
by drought up to A$1 billion ($688.10 million) in cheap loans
and grants, Prime Minister Scott Morrison is expected to
announce on Thursday, as the government seeks to curb rising
discontent from rural voters.
SYDNEY Australia's Minister for Trade, Simon Birmingham, on Tuesday became the highest-ranking Australian official to visit China in a year, as Canberra attempts to ensure that cooling diplomatic relations do not hinder trade.
SYDNEY The heaviest rains in years have fallen across parts of Australia's east coast, bringing relief to some struggling livestock farmers, although the showers are not likely to break a drought that has crippled the country's grains sector.
SYDNEY Australia and China said they will work together to repair their bilateral relationship, tarnished by allegations that Beijing has committed cyber-attacks and has attempted to interfere in Canberra's domestic affairs.
SYDNEY, Nov 1 U.S. corn futures fell on Friday,
though the grain was poised to finish the week in positive
territory, as concerns over potential further delays to
harvesting crops supported prices.
SYDNEY Sydney was wreathed in hazardous smoke on Thursday as strong winds fanned dozens of bushfires across Australia's east coast, prompting health warnings for the city that is home to more than 5 million people and the state of New South Wales (NSW).