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Australia imposes new sanctions on Russian banks and oligarchs
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Australia imposes new sanctions on Russian banks and oligarchs

Australia on Friday announced new sanctions against 11 Russian banks and government entities, according to a statement from Foreign Minister…
Heavy rains bring both relief and new dangers to bushfire-hit Australia
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Heavy rains bring both relief and new dangers to bushfire-hit Australia

MELBOURNE/SYDNEY (Reuters) – A four-day downpour across Australia’s east coast has brought relief after months of devastating bushfires and years…
Wildlife ravaged by Australia fires could take decades to recover
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Wildlife ravaged by Australia fires could take decades to recover

The bushfires raging across Australia have had a devastating impact on the country’s unique flora and fauna, with some estimates…
Australian man accused of starting bushfire to protect cannabis crop
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Australian man accused of starting bushfire to protect cannabis crop

An Australian man has been accused of deliberately lighting a fire to protect his cannabis crop, sparking an out-of-control bushfire…
Australians warned worst bushfires may be yet to come
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Australians warned worst bushfires may be yet to come

Sydney is facing a “catastrophic” fire threat, authorities said on Sunday, as firefighters in eastern Australia raced to prepare for…
Fears flood water runoff could ‘smother’ Barrier Reef
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Fears flood water runoff could ‘smother’ Barrier Reef

Runoff from recent floods in northern Australia is flowing onto parts of the Barrier Reef, scientists said Friday, starving coral…
Australia cattle giant warns of ‘extreme losses’ from floods
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Australia cattle giant warns of ‘extreme losses’ from floods

Australia’s largest cattle company has warned of “extreme losses” after record-breaking floods, as producers said more than 300,000 cows were…
‘Worst over’: Australia begins flood clean-up
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‘Worst over’: Australia begins flood clean-up

Weary residents in Australia’s flood-hit northeast returned home Wednesday to begin a massive clean-up after almost two weeks of heavy…
Military steps in as Australia floods bring crocs to the streets
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Military steps in as Australia floods bring crocs to the streets

  Australia’s military has been deployed to tackle devastating “once-in-a-century” floods that have inundated homes, schools and airports in the…
Thousands stung in Australian jellyfish ‘invasion’
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Thousands stung in Australian jellyfish ‘invasion’

  Highly venomous jellyfish have stung more than three thousand people on Australia’s northeastern shores in just a few days,…
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