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Australia fires: Death toll rises as blazes destroy 200 homes

Australia fires: Death toll rises as blazes destroy 200 homes

Bushfires have killed at least eight people in south-eastern Australia since Monday, with two others remaining unaccounted for, BBC reports. The latest fires, which raced towards the coast this week, have also destroyed more than 200 …

US may bomb Iran's nuclear facilities - media

US may bomb Iran's nuclear facilities - media

The United States is prepared to bomb Iran's nuclear facilities, perhaps as early as August, senior figures in the Turnbull Government said, adding that Australia is poised to help identify possible targets. Australian defence …

Georgian director to attend Sydney Film Festival

Georgian director to attend Sydney Film Festival

Georgian filmmaker Ana Urushadze was included in a number of ten European women filmmakers which will attend the Sydney Film Festival this year. Emily Atef will bring her award-winning 3 Days In Quiberon …

U.S. exempts allies from steel and aluminum tariffs

U.S. exempts allies from steel and aluminum tariffs

The United States trade representative, Robert Lighthizer, said on Thursday that several American allies would initially be exempt from the steel and aluminum tariffs that are to take effect shortly,  Speaking at a …

Trump hits EU on trade days after imposing new tariffs

Trump hits EU on trade days after imposing new tariffs

U.S President Donald Trump on Saturday continued to knock the European Union on trade, threatening EU automakers, as the key bloc of US allies press for an exemption to his tariff package, CNN reported. "The …

Israel foils alleged plot to blow up  Australian plane

Israel foils alleged plot to blow up Australian plane

Israeli intelligence foiled an alleged plot by the ISIS group to blow up a plane from Sydney using a device smuggled inside a meat mincer, the Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu said. "The Israeli …

Australia extends sanctions against Russia

Australia extends sanctions against Russia

The Government of Australia has extended financial sanctions against Russia. According to the Australian authorities, Russia's policy poses a threat to Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity, the Australian Foreign …