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Karishma Luthria

Australia, facing extreme weather, gains upper hand on more than 100 bushfires

29 Nov 2018

SYDNEY The threat from more than 100 fires burning across Australia's northeast eased over the past 24 hours, lawmakers and emergency workers said on Thursday, although unfavorable weather conditions are set to continue.

Wild winds cause air travel chaos in Australia, fan major bushfires

23 Nov 2018

SYDNEY Strong winds across Australia's southeast coast on Friday caused commuter chaos at Sydney and Melbourne airports, the country's two busiest, with thousands of air travelers stranded after dozens of flights were canceled. | Video

Wild winds cause air travel chaos in Australia, fan major bushfires

23 Nov 2018

SYDNEY, Nov 23 Strong winds across Australia's southeast coast on Friday caused commuter chaos at Sydney and Melbourne airports, the country's two busiest, with thousands of air travellers stranded after dozens of flights were cancelled.

Australia rejects U.N. migration pact, sticks with hardline asylum-seeker policy

21 Nov 2018

SYDNEY Australia will not sign up to a United Nations migration agreement because it would compromise its hardline immigration policy and endanger national security, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Wednesday.

Fiji prime minister narrowly wins election to serve a second term

18 Nov 2018

Fijian Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama will stay in power for a second term as he narrowly won a general election on Sunday after voting resumed following delays due to bad weather.

Fiji prime minister leads provisional election count

15 Nov 2018

SYDNEY Fijian Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama was set to win re-election on Thursday, with a provisional count showing his Fiji First party holding a comfortable lead, although some voting has been delayed due to bad weather in the South Pacific nation.

Heavy rain delays some voting as drenched Fijians go to the polls

14 Nov 2018

SYDNEY Fijians went to the polls on Wednesday for only the second time since a 2006 coup, with former military strongman Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama confident of winning a second term even as heavy rain and flooding meant some voting was delayed.

Australia charges woman with using needles to contaminate strawberries

13 Nov 2018

SYDNEY An Australian court on Monday ordered a 50-year-old farm supervisor charged in a strawberry needle contamination case that sparked a major food scare to stay in custody until she next appears in court. | Video

Australian woman charged with contaminating strawberries with needles

12 Nov 2018

SYDNEY, Nov 12 A 50-year-old woman will face court on Monday after police charged her with contaminating strawberries with needles, an episode that spurred one of Australia's biggest food scares.

Australian deputy PM denies breaking parliamentary rules over affair

13 Feb 2018

SYDNEY Australia's Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce said on Tuesday that he did not break any parliamentary rules while conducting an extramarital affair with a former staffer as he faced down calls for his resignation.

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