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Australia wildfire


Former Premier League stars headline wildfire recovery match

January 28, 2020 12:56 pm

Several Australian `Socceroos' will also participate, including former Manchester United and Chelsea goalkeeper Mark Bosnich, John Aloisi and recently retired captain Mark Milligan.

Phoebe Waller-Bridge's outfit sells for more than Rs 19 lakh, to aid Australian wildfires

January 21, 2020 4:21 pm

Fleabag star Phoebe Waller-Bridge's intricately designed tuxedo was designed by Ralph & Russo.

Kim Clijsters urges Australian Open organisers to tackle smoke risks

January 16, 2020 12:27 pm

Tournament organizers faced criticism this week for going ahead with qualifying rounds, as smoky conditions forced a player to retire after a coughing fit.

'No doubt' climate change causing wildfires, experts say as Australia burns

January 14, 2020 6:20 pm

The government insists there is no direct link between climate change and the fires that have killed at least 28 people, destroyed 2,000 homes and razed 11.2 million hectares (27.7 million acres).

Celebrities donate millions to help Australia wildfire efforts

January 08, 2020 10:46 am

Chris Hemsworth, the Australian actor who plays Thor in the Marvel movie franchise, took to social media Monday to share that he will donate 1 million dollars and asked his millions of followers to show support as well.

Australian PM apologises for family vacation amid wildfires

December 22, 2019 9:20 am

Prime Minister Scott Morrison cut short a vacation with his wife and adult children amid public anger at his absence from Australia at a time of national crisis.

Australian wildfires injure firefighters and destroy homes

November 13, 2019 7:19 am

There were no fires burning at emergency level early Wednesday, but the rain that would quench the fire danger is not forecast for months.

Australian wildfires raze dozens of homes, kill livestock

March 19, 2018 7:55 am

The worst-hit town was Tathra on the south coast of New South Wales state where more than 70 homes and businesses had been severely damaged or destroyed by a fire that started in woods around midday on Sunday.

Australian wildfire razes 26 homes, 29 people seek treatment

January 05, 2015 3:50 pm

Since the fire started on Friday, 29 people had been injured or hospitalized with conditions such a severe asthma, he said.

Australian wildfire destroys 46 houses, one man dies

January 13, 2014 12:42 pm

62-year-old man collapsed and died while defending his home from wildfire.