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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,...

Australian bushfires hit coal output, hazardous conditions to return

Mining giant BHP Group said on Tuesday that poor air quality caused by smoke from Australia’s bushfires is hurting coal production, as authorities said...

Nadal in the pink as Sharapova hits all-time low at Australian Open

Top seed Rafael Nadal turned on the style as he launched his bid for a record-equalling 20th Major title at the Australian Open on...

First smog, now rain as conditions cause havoc at Australian Open

Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka made lightning starts before rain halted day one of the Australian Open on Monday, causing further chaos after a...

Dust storms and giant hail batter bushfire-weary Australia

"Apocalyptic" dust storms swept across drought-stricken areas of Australia over the weekend, with thunder and giant hail battering the east coast, as extreme weather...

Fires, then floods: How much can a koala bear?

A week ago, koalas at an Australian wildlife park wer A week ago, koalas at an Australian wildlife park were in the path of raging...

Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames

Australia’s unprecedented wildfires season has so far charred 40,000 square miles (104,000 square kilometers) of brushland, rainforests, and national parks — killing by one...

Australian tourism industry seeks urgent help as cost of bushfires grows

Australia’s peak tourism body estimated the country’s bushfire crisis has so far cost the industry almost A$1 billion ($690 million) and called for urgent...

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A monumental Collapse: Brazil registers over 370,000 deaths from COVID-19

Brazil's COVID-19 death toll on Saturday reached 371,678 after registering another 2,929 fatalities, the country's ministry of health reported. According to the ministry, another 67,636...