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World Jan 02Some flee, others restock before Australian wildfires worsen
Cooler weather since Tuesday has aided firefighting and allowed people to replenish supplies.
World Jan 01Australia sends aid to wildfire towns as death toll rises
Navy ships and military aircraft were bringing water, food and fuel to towns where supplies were depleted and roads were cut off by the fires.
World Dec 31Raging wildfires trap 4,000 at Australian town’s waterfront
Wildfires burning across Australia's two most-populous states have trapped residents of a seaside town in apocalyptic conditions, destroyed many properties and caused at least two fatalities.
World Dec 28Thousands of koalas feared dead in Australia wildfires
The mid-northern coast of New South Wales was home to up to 28,000 koalas, but wildfires have significantly reduced their population in recent months. Koalas are native to Australia and are one of the country’s most beloved animals, but they’ve…
World Dec 21Australia battles ‘catastrophic’ wildfires as PM rushes home
Australia’s most populous state was paralyzed by “catastrophic” fire conditions Saturday amid soaring temperatures, while one person died as wildfires ravaged the country’s southeast, officials said.
World Oct 08Climate activists block roads, camp out for second day of global protests
"I want to make a statement that (the activists) are all different sorts of people from all different walks of life, not just people you would call hippies," said Mike Gumn, 33, a National Health Service manager with two children.