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Haze returns, authorities to meet Monday

MIRI: The haze looks to be coming back. Several bush fires were detected in Kuala Baram and Permyjaya yesterday, resulting in thick...

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...

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...

Makeshift koala hospital scrambles to save dozens injured in bushfires

Dozens of injured koalas arrive at the Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park's makeshift animal hospital each day in cat carriers, washing baskets or clinging to...

Rain offers hope in bushfire fight

SYDNEY: Forecasts of heavy rain offered hope yesterday in the months-long battle to contain Australia’s unprecedented bushfires, but smoke lifted pollution levels...

Australia gets recovery fund

SYDNEY: Reserve troops fanned out across fire-ravaged regions in three Australian states yesterday after a horror weekend, as the government pledged $1.4...

Australia orders mass evacuation

SYDNEY: Australia ordered residents and tourists out of the path of raging bush fires yesterday as the country braced for a weekend...

Catastrophic bushfire warnings issued again for South Australia

CANBERRA: South Australia (SA) has been warned to prepare for catastrophic bushfire conditions for the third time in 10 days, reported Xinhua news agency.

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