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More than 30 people died in the Australian bushfires with another estimated 445 deaths due to smoke inhalation, and 18 million hectares of land were burned
The meeting, held via video conference on Tuesday, also discussed the mining sector developments in Egypt and the latest activities by the Eastern Mediterranean Gas Forum (EMGF), according to a ministerial statement.
Australia has a long history of bushfires, which are a common occurrence there since the “Black Thursday Bushfires” in 1851.
Of the 113 female victims, 96% were wearing headscarves, study showed
“I dreamed that one had died in a strange place, near no accustomed hand”: William Butler Yeats
Company organises annual e-commerce summit to discuss future of industry, highlight challenges
Denmark hopes to progress to next stage at Australia’s expense
Safety situation is good, but Alexandria explosion raised fears, says expert
This is the first visit of the pope to Australia since his inauguration in November 2012
New export rules developed to protect the reputation of the Egyptian product
Australia won the Motor City twice, while Egypt won it five times
Australia’s consumer watchdog is suing Volkswagen for lying to customers. VW has previously admitted to installing defeat devices in diesel vehicles to manipulate emissions during lab tests.
Rugby has been absent from the Olympics for 92 years and rugby sevens has never featured at the Games, making Australia’s gold medal win over New Zealand a historic Olympic moment.
Katinka Hosszu made history on Saturday by setting a new world record in the women’s individual medley, while Australia’s Mack Horton won the men’s freestyle and Japan won gold and bronze in the men’s individual medley.
The head of the Australian Olympic team has described blocked toilets and exposed wiring at athletes’ residences. The lack of preparedness has dealt yet another blow ahead of next month’s Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro.
The US Holocaust Memorial Museum and Arlington National Cemetery have said “catching” Pokémon during visits “would not be deemed appropriate.” The newly released Nintendo app “Pokémon Go” has proved to be a huge success.
Nintendo’s Pokémon Go app has turned the slumping Japanese video game developer into an overnight celebrity on the app market. Can it sustain its success, or is it just experiencing its 15 minutes of fame?
Instead of securing the comfortable majority it wanted, Turnbull’s Liberal party is in a neck-and-neck election. Even if the Liberals pull off a narrow win it’s unclear if Turnbull will form a government.
Exit polls have indicated a swing to the opposition Labor Party in Australia’s general election. PM Turnbull had called snap elections hoping to secure more seats but may now face a hung parliament.
Australians have begun voting to select their next prime minister. The election has been divisive, with an emphasis on hot-button domestic issues.
Old school values and an inward focus: On Saturday, Australia goes to the polls to elect its sixth prime minister in six years in a campaign with no foreign focus. Helen Clark reports from Melbourne.
Five men have been arrested on suspicion of trying to leave Australia illegally on a small boat to sail to Indonesia. Officials believe the men wanted to join jihadis in Syria and ‘engage in hostile acts.’