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Australia confirms first case of coronavirus as protective masks sell out

Australia confirmed its first case of the new coronavirus on Saturday in Melbourne, with many pharmacies in the city’s centre running out of protective...

Nadal, Halep roll on as shocks rattle Australian Open

World number one Rafael Nadal and Wimbledon champion Simona Halep dodged an exodus of seeded players as the shocks kept rolling at the Australian...

‘I’m better than that’: Serena stunned at Australian Open

Down to what sure felt like her last chance, Serena Williams came through with a cross-court forehand winner to close a 24-stroke point, then...

Probe begins into deadly crash of firefighting tanker in Australia

Investigators Friday began searching the wreckage of a large tanker aircraft which crashed while battling devastating bushfires in Australia, killing three US crew members. The...

Australia’s Westpac hires ‘Mack the knife’ McFarlane to chair crisis-hit bank

Australia’s Westpac Banking Corp named a former Barclays boss as chairman on Thursday, entrusting veteran banker John McFarlane with the task of steering it...

Indigenous Australians say traditional land burning could help counter bushfires

As bushfires engulf parts of southeastern Australia, indigenous Australians say their traditional land burning methods could help contain out-of-control blazes that have led to...

Three US firefighters killed in Australia water bomber crash

A large water-bombing plane crashed while fighting fires southwest of Sydney on Thursday, killing all three US crew on board, Australian officials said. New South...

Australia volunteers feed wild wombats affected by bushfires

To most of the world, the enduring image of Australia’s bushfires has been injured koalas, but for former teacher John Creighton, the impact has...

Rugby: Hooper quits as Waratahs captain, still wants to lead Australia

Michael Hooper has stepped down as skipper of the NSW Waratahs just over a week from the start of the new Super Rugby season,...

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FAO warns of renewed desert locust invasion in Kenya, Ethiopia

The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has warned that desert locust swarms are expected to descend on large parts of Ethiopia and Kenya...
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