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World Jan 06Australia to pay ‘whatever it takes’ to fight wildfires
Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the government was committing an extra 2 billion Australian dollars ($1.4 billion) toward the recovery effort in addition to the tens of millions of dollars that have already been promised.
World Mar 20Funerals for victims of New Zealand mosque attacks begin
The funerals of Khalid Mustafa, 44, and Hamza Mustafa, 15, came five days after a white supremacist gunned down 50 worshippers at two mosques in Christchurch.
World Mar 19Families gather for burials of New Zealand attack victims
Relatives of those killed had been anxiously awaiting word on when they could bury their loved ones. New Zealand Police Commissioner Mike Bush said police have now formally identified and released the remains of 21 of those killed.
World Mar 18Defiant vigil starts healing in New Zealand after massacre
They came together as one, more than 1,000 students from rival Christchurch schools and different religions, joining voices to honor the 50 lives lost in a massacre that has deeply wounded the cozy New Zealand city.
World Mar 17New Zealand citizens open to gun reform after massacre
The New Zealand leader’s promise of tightened gun laws in the wake of the Christchurch mosque shootings has been widely welcomed by a stunned population.
World Apr 21VP Pence aims to reassure Australia after tense Trump call
More than two months after President Donald Trump got into a spat with the leader of Australia, Vice President Mike Pence will be working to smooth over any lingering hard feelings.
Politics Feb 03Why the Australia-US refugee deal is contentious
What happened between President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull? How many refugees would a resettlement involve? A look at what's at stake.