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Australia’s bushfire-stricken east welcomes drenching rain

01 January, 2020 10:34 am 10:34 am

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Intense thunderstorms with heavy rains dampened bushfires on Australia’s east coast on Friday and brought relief to farmers battling years of drought, but the city of Melbourne braced for another wave of unhealthy air over the weekend. Australia, famous for its pristine beaches and wildlife, has been fighting bushfires since September, with … Read More


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Australia’s Maxwell battling mental health problems, takes break

10 October, 2019 5:23 pm 5:23 pm

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australia all-rounder Glenn Maxwell is taking an indefinite break from cricket with immediate effect as he undergoes treatment for mental health issues, coach Justin Langer said. Maxwell, who played in Australia’s two T20 wins against Sri Lanka in recent days and starred in the Adelaide series-opener, will be replaced by batsman D’Arcy … Read More


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Putin, battling ratings slump, reviews Red Square military parade

05 May, 2019 10:56 pm 10:56 pm

MOSCOW (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin watched intercontinental nuclear missile launchers roll across Red Square on Thursday as Russia put on its annual show of military might to mark the Soviet Union’s World War Two victory over the Nazis. Battling a ratings slump as Russia grinds through a sixth consecutive year of falling real incomes, … Read More