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'Hundreds of thousands' of fish dead in Australia

'Hundreds of thousands' of fish dead in Australia

"Hundreds of thousands" of fish have died in drought-stricken Australia in the last few days and more mass deaths are likely to occur, the authorities warned Tuesday.

Sri Lankan faces terror charge in Australia

Sri Lankan faces terror charge in Australia

Australian Federal Police Detective Superintendent Michael McTiernan said the charges were "serious and significant".

Helicopter pilot killed fighting Australian bushfire

Helicopter pilot killed fighting Australian bushfire

Australian Associated Press reported that the aircraft, a 1994 Kawasaki BK117, had crashed into a tree.

Shaggy sheep shorn of massive fleece in Australia

Shaggy sheep shorn of massive fleece in Australia

In a social media post that has gone viral, farmer Graeme Bowden shared pictures of the sheep he dubbed "shriek 2".

Australia has third hottest year on record in 2017

Australia has third hottest year on record in 2017

Australia endured one of its hottest years on record in 2017, the nation's chief weather service said, while it was the hottest in more than a century for the country's most populous state, New South Wales.

Two children die as car ploughs into Australia classroom

Two children die as car ploughs into Australia classroom

The tragedy occurred at the Banksia Road Public School when the car smashed into a wooden classroom building not long after lessons started.

Sydney homeless 'tent city' packs up after new law

Sydney homeless 'tent city' packs up after new law

A homeless tent city in the heart of Sydney was being dismantled Friday, after political wrangling over the plight of those sleeping rough in winter sparked criticism and new laws.

Australia warns of disastrous bushfires amid heatwave

Australia warns of disastrous bushfires amid heatwave

Eastern Australia was bracing for severe "off the scale" fire conditions on Sunday as it baked in a heatwave that has broken temperature records and sparked dire warnings from authorities.

Australian heatwave causes firms to power down

Australian heatwave causes firms to power down

Major energy users on Australia's east coast shut down on Friday, and residents were asked not to go home and cook or watch television, to ease demand on strained power supplies.

Elderly Aussie 'kills cellmate with toaster'

Elderly Aussie 'kills cellmate with toaster'

An elderly Australian man serving time for killing his wife and two grandchildren was charged on Tuesday with the murder of a fellow inmate after an apparent attack with a sandwich toaster.