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Weather merry-go-round poses new risks for Australia

SYDNEY: A “merry-go-round” of extreme weather was hampering efforts by firefighters in Australia to tackle unprecedented bushfires that have killed at least...

Virus fear grows

Human transmission, sixth dead confirmed BEIJING: China has confirmed human-to-human transmission in the outbreak of a new SARS-like...

Sepsis linked to 1-in-5 deaths worldwide

PARIS: Sepsis played a direct role in the deaths of 11 million people in 2017, almost twice as many as previously estimated,...

Rain brings joy to firefighters, farmers

SYDNEY: Drought-breaking storms dumped desperately needed rain on some bushfireravaged parts of eastern Australia yesterday, while giving joy to many farmers who...

Second dead from SARS-linked virus

BEIJING: A second person has died in China from a mysterious SARS-linked virus that has stricken dozens and appeared in two other...

Relief as rain falls over bushfires

NOWRA (Australia): Rain fell across parts of bushfire-ravaged eastern Australia yesterday and more wet weather was forecast, giving some relief following months...

Japan reports case of mystery virus

TOKYO: Japan has confirmed a case of a mystery virus that first emerged in China and is from the same family as...

Pencak silat gets Unesco status

JAKARTA: Anwar bin Sholeh had something to cheer when he showed up at a Jakarta training centre to practice pencak silat —...

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Weather merry-go-round poses new risks for Australia

SYDNEY: A “merry-go-round” of extreme weather was...

Virus fear grows

Human transmission, sixth dead confirmed