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Dutch adventurer finishes three-year electric car journey in Australia

07 Apr 2019

MELBOURNE As Wiebe Wakker turned off his car in Sydney, Australia on Sunday afternoon it marked the end of a more than three-year journey for the Dutch adventurer and Blue Bandit, his converted electric Volkswagen Golf.

Controversial Australian lawmaker 'egged' after comments on New Zealand mass shooting

17 Mar 2019

MELBOURNE Australian police said they were investigating after a teenager smashed an egg on a controversial right-wing lawmaker who had blamed New Zealand's mass mosque shootings on the country's immigration programme. | Video

New Zealand pledges reforms as relaxed gun laws scrutinised

16 Mar 2019

MELBOURNE New Zealand is normally peaceful and calm - and has plenty of guns. | Video

New Zealand pledges reforms as relaxed gun laws scrutinized

16 Mar 2019

MELBOURNE New Zealand is normally peaceful and calm - and has plenty of guns. | Video

New Zealand pledges reforms as relaxed gun laws scrutinised

16 Mar 2019

MELBOURNE New Zealand is normally peaceful and calm - and has plenty of guns. | Video

Australia says last asylum-seeker children will soon leave Nauru

02 Feb 2019

MELBOURNE The Australian government announced on Sunday that there will soon be no children held in its immigration detention camps on the Pacific island of Nauru.

Part of eastern Australia hit by once-in-a-century floods, braces for more rain

02 Feb 2019

MELBOURNE Once-in-a-century flooding in part of the eastern Australian state of Queensland looks set to worsen as the nation's weather bureau on Saturday warned of more heavy rain in the area. | Video

Part of Australia's Queensland hit by once-in-a-century floods, braces for more rain

02 Feb 2019

MELBOURNE, Feb 2 Once-in-a-century flooding in part of the eastern Australian state of Queensland looks set to worsen as the nation's weather bureau on Saturday warned of more heavy rain in the area.

Bushfires rage in Australia's southeast but Sydney temperatures could drop

05 Jan 2019

MELBOURNE Wildfires burned in parts of Australia's densely-populated southeast on Saturday, although weather officials expected falling temperatures to bring relief for Sydney by early afternoon.

Extreme heat and strong winds stoke Australian bushfires

02 Dec 2018

MELBOURNE Firefighters in the northern Australian state of Queensland battled more than 100 bushfires on Sunday, as temperatures soared above 40 degrees Celsius (104°F) in parts of the drought-hit state.

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