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Australian PM 'inclined' to cancel India visit amid bushfire crisis

Wildfires have wreaked havoc in parts of Australia for months.

03 Jan 2020 8:06 PM

‘Blood-red sky, choking dust’: Thousands trapped on Australia beaches by wildfires

Australia has been battling huge bushfires, mostly across its east coast, for several weeks.

31 Dec 2019 10:19 AM

Morrison rejects Thunberg’s comments linking Australian bushfires with climate change

Without directly referring to Greta, Morrison remained committed to his defence of balancing climate concerns with the national economy.

23 Dec 2019 5:56 PM

New Zealand volcanic eruption: Death toll rises to 19

White Island, a volcanic island, is a famous tourist attraction which people can explore by boat or helicopter.

23 Dec 2019 12:53 PM

Manuel Marrero becomes Cuba's first Prime Minister in over 40 years

The position of prime minister was last held by Fidel Castro in 1976.

22 Dec 2019 4:02 PM

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New Zealand volcano eruption death toll rises to 18 as body search continues

Another 26 survivors remain in New Zealand and Australian hospitals, of which 20 are listed as 'critical' and fighting for their lives.

16 Dec 2019 10:14 AM

Divers search for remaining bodies from New Zealand volcanic eruption

They were focusing on an area where a body was seen floating in the water earlier in the week.

14 Dec 2019 11:49 AM

‘Growing sense of desperation’: New Zealand volcano death toll rises to 8

The volcano on White Island was 'highly volatile' and could erupt again within days preventing recovery teams retrieving bodies.

12 Dec 2019 1:01 PM

Imran Khan asks international community to press India to lift restrictions in Kashmir

In a tweet on the Human Rights Day, Khan said he condemns the 'atrocities' inflicted on the people in Kashmir.

11 Dec 2019 2:01 PM

Criminal probe to commence in White Island volcano eruption: police

'I can confirm now that we will commence criminal probe into circumstances of death and injuries on White Island,' deputy commissioner said.

10 Dec 2019 3:20 PM

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No more survivors expected to be rescued: New Zealand police

Police said some 50 people were visiting White Island when it exploded in the early afternoon -- hurling ash and rock high into the air.

10 Dec 2019 10:52 AM

5 dead, 18 injured after volcano erupts in New Zealand's White Island

A 'considerable number' of those caught up in the disaster are believed to be Australian, according to officials in Canberra.

09 Dec 2019 9:06 AM

Tourists lost in Australia rescued; lived on vodka, biscuits for 2 weeks

The third person, 46-year-old Claire Hockridge, has not been seen since splitting from Phu two days ago.

03 Dec 2019 3:43 PM

Australia probes 'Chinese plot' to recruit businessman, make him a spy MP

Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Monday the allegations surrounding Zhao, member of Liberal Party, were 'deeply disturbing and troubling'.

25 Nov 2019 2:00 PM

5.9-magnitude earthquake hits New Zealand

The epicentre of the quake, which occurred at 4:34 pm (UTC), was located at a depth of 115 kms, about 50 kms northwest of Te Kaha.

24 Nov 2019 6:08 PM

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On CCTV, man punches, stomps on heavily-pregnant woman at Sydney cafe

After several frenzied punches, the woman fell to the ground and was stamped on, before bystanders wrestled the assailant away.

22 Nov 2019 12:22 PM

‘Stay Alert’: Millions in Australia brace for ‘catastrophic’ bushfires

Around 600 schools and colleges were closed as a precaution and authorities advised anyone suffering respiratory conditions to stay indoors.

12 Nov 2019 1:48 PM

India to host next 'No Money For Terror' meet in 2020

The session also called for a united global effort against all those who support terror or help generate finances for terror.

07 Nov 2019 7:37 PM

50 Boeing 737NG planes grounded globally over cracks: Official

Boeing had previously reported a problem with the model's 'pickle fork' -- a part which helps bind the wing to the fuselage.

31 Oct 2019 1:39 PM

Australian backpacker killer Ivan Milat, sentenced for life, dies in jail

Milat was serving consecutive life sentences for the brutal killing spree which took place near Sydney between 1989 and 1992.

27 Oct 2019 1:22 PM

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