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    Australia, Indonesia take 100-day plan to implement trade deal

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 12:06am on February 11, 2020

    Australia and Indonesia announced a 100-day plan on Monday to implement a long-awaited trade deal, as the two countries hailed a ‘new beginning’ for their...

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    Downpours to end Australia bushfires within days

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 10:06pm on February 10, 2020

    Australia’s months-long bushfires crisis will likely be over within days, officials said Monday as heavy rainfall extinguished several massive blazes and was forecast to douse...

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    Burchett, Pilger and Assange

    Rick Sterling | Updated at 12:00am on February 11, 2020

    AUSTRALIA has produced extraordinary journalists across three generations: Wilfred Burchett (deceased in 1983), John Pilger (80 years old but still active) and Julian Assange (48...

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    Scientists race to develop vaccine for new coronavirus

    Agence France-Presse . Singapore | Updated at 12:29am on February 10, 2020

    Scientists from the United States to Australia are using new technology in an ambitious, multimillion-dollar drive to develop a vaccine in record time to tackle...

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    Lara shines in relief match

    Agnece France-Presse . Melbourne | Updated at 11:46pm on February 09, 2020

    Brian Lara showed he still has what it takes with a stylish 30 not out as cricketing royalty helped raise money to aid Australian bushfire...

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    Cyclone Damien batters northwestern Australia

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 10:26pm on February 08, 2020

    Tropical cyclone Damien lashed northwestern Australia’s resource-rich Pilbara region Saturday, downing trees and forcing locals to heed a code red emergency warning and hunker down...

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    Logging at Australian plantation kills, injures Koalas

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 04:22pm on February 03, 2020

    Dozens of koalas have been euthanised and some 80 more are being treated for injuries and starvation after their habitat was logged, prompting an Australian...

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    Upcoming heatwave renews worries of inflaming Australia bushfire

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 05:40pm on January 30, 2020

    Australia was bracing for a heatwave to sweep across the country’s fire-ravaged southeast in the coming days, with the forecast stoking fears the soaring temperatures...

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    Tight measures taken in Britain, Papua, Australia

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 03:18pm on January 29, 2020

    British Airways on Wednesday said that it had suspended all its flights to and from China owing to the deadly coronavirus...

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    Australian woman dies in cake-eating contest

    Agence-France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 09:51pm on January 27, 2020

    A woman died while taking part in a cake-eating competition to celebrate Australia Day, local media reported Monday. Paramedics were called to a pub in...

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