MELBOURNE Australian firefighters raced on Sunday to contain widespread bushfires that have left three people dead, and warned of "catastrophic" fire conditions ahead, including around the country's biggest city of Sydney. | Video
MELBOURNE Australian firefighters will spend Sunday trying to contain bushfires as authorities warn that widespread fire danger on Tuesday will stretch their ability to protect people.
MELBOURNE Three people have died, four are missing and at least 150 homes have been destroyed as bushfires rage across eastern Australia, authorities said on Saturday. | Video
MELBOURNE, Nov 9 One person has been found dead
and at least 100 homes have been destroyed as bushfires rage
across eastern Australia, authorities said on Saturday.
MELBOURNE, Sept 29 Sunday morning shoppers in
the New Zealand city of Auckland caught glimpses of the
unexpected when a store's promotional screen played pornography
over several hours.
MELBOURNE, Sept 28 Voting in the Pacific island
of Bougainville's referendum on independence from Papua New
Guinea (PNG) will be held between Nov. 23 and Dec. 7, the
referendum commission said.
MELBOURNE American heavy metal band Metallica has canceled its upcoming tour of Australia and New Zealand, saying that lead singer and guitarist James Hetfield has been admitted into an addiction treatment program.
MELBOURNE, Sept 14 A British-Australian woman
jailed in Iran has been identified as Kylie Moore-Gilbert, a
specialist in Middle East politics at the University of
MELBOURNE Australian firefighters battled more than 100 bushfires across two eastern states on Sunday as authorities warned that parts of the country could expected a severe bushfire season this summer.
MELBOURNE Australian firefighters battled strong winds and fast-moving blazes on Saturday as they worked to contain out-of-control bushfires that have destroyed at least 21 homes across two states on the country's east coast.