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Australia has deployed military ships and aircraft to help communities ravaged by apocalyptic wildfires that have left at least 17 people dead nationwide and sent thousands of residents and holidaymakers fleeing to the shoreline
Wildfires burning across Australia’s two most populous states Tuesday trapped residents of a seaside town in apocalyptic conditions and killed at least two people while more property along the country’s east coast fell victim to a devastating fire season.
Sydney will set off its iconic New Year’s Eve fireworks after being granted an exemption to a total fire ban Monday, with other Australian cities canceling their celebrations due to a worsening wildfire risk.
Thousands of koalas are feared to have died in a wildfire-ravaged area north of Sydney, further diminishing Australia’s iconic marsupial, while the fire danger increased in the country’s east as temperatures soared.
Australia’s most populous state has been paralyzed by what firefighters describe as “catastrophic” conditions amid soaring temperatures, while one person has died as wildfires ravaged the country’s southeast. Cooler air is expected to move through New South Wales, although authorities warn that strong winds could push fires in dangerous new directions
Australia’s most populous state of New South Wales declared a seven-day state of emergency Thursday as oppressive conditions fanned around 100 wildfires.
Australia experienced its hottest day on record and temperatures are expected to soar even higher as heatwave conditions embrace most of the country.
Australian media say a Chinese spy has given Australia’s counterespionage agency inside intelligence on how Beijing conducts its interference operations abroad
If Aiolupotea-Pei’s story was adapted for a major motion picture, there’d almost be too many supporting actors to cast. If the film won an award, the defensive lineman would be run off the stage by music while delivering his speech – too many thanks to go around.
An American and an Australian who were freed by the Taliban this week after three years in captivity are now in Germany receiving treatment at a U.S. military hospital, officials said Thursday.
Raging fires stretching across a distance half the length of the California coastline killed at least three people and destroyed more than 150 homes in Australia over the weekend. Senior firefighters warned Sunday the blaze could become so dangerous in coming days that they might not be able to protect lives and property.
Two people have died, several are missing, more than 30 are injured and over 100 homes destroyed by wildfires razing Australia’s drought-stricken east coast
An "unprecedented" outbreak of emergency-level bush fires has scorched a vast area of Australia's southeastern state of New South Wales during the past few days, with fire weather only beginning to improve on Friday, according to the New South Wales Rural Fire Service (RFS) and the Australian Bureau of Meteorology.
Point guard Lily Scanlon, who led the Australian U19 team to the silver medal in the FIBA Basketball World Cup this summer, has given an oral commit to play at Gonzaga next year.
It’ll be an al fresco Rose Garden soiree for Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison as the White House throws its first state dinner in more than a year.
Volkswagen has agreed to pay up to 127 million Australian dollars ($87 million) to settle an Australian class action stemming from the 2015 diesel emissions scandal, the German automaker and a lawyer said Monday.
The government agency that manages Australia’s Great Barrier Reef has downgraded its outlook for the corals’ condition from “poor” to “very poor” due to warming oceans.
The variety of soft-white wheat, which has been under development for a decade, was called “Ryan” in honor of the late Ryan A. Davis, a WSU alum and former manager of the university’s Spillman and Cook research farms. Davis died of cancer in 2016 at age 38.
Intense turbulence struck an Air Canada flight to Australia on Thursday and sent unbuckled passengers flying into the ceiling, leaving about 35 people with minor injuries and forcing the plane to land in Hawaii.
Sam Kerr scored four goals, one shy of the World Cup record and the most by an Australian, in a 4-1 victory over Jamaica on that advanced the Matildas into the knockout rounds Kerr tied American Alex Morgan for the tournament lead with five goals. Australia advanced to the round of 16 and will face Norway on Saturday in the round of 16.