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Australia detains French TV crew filming Queensland anti-coal protest

07 July, 2019 1:01 pm 1:01 pm

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – A French television reporter and his crew were arrested on Monday while filming protesters blockading a coal port in Australia’s northeastern state of Queensland. Reporter Hugo Clément said he and his television crew from French public broadcaster France 2 were filming protesters blocking access to Indian conglomerate Adani Enterprise’s Abbot Point coal … Read More


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Part of eastern Australia hit by once-in-a-century floods, braces for more ...

02 February, 2019 1:34 pm 1:34 pm

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Once-in-a-century flooding in part of the eastern Australian state of Queensland looks set to worsen as the nation’s weather bureau on Saturday warned of more heavy rain in the area. Some residents have already been evacuated after days of monsoon rains lashed the region around the coastal city of Townsville in north … Read More


Heatwave bakes Australia for seventh straight day as northern cyclone brews

12 December, 2018 10:43 am 10:43 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Seven people have drowned as a heatwave grips Australia, sending big crowds to the beach to cool down, while a tropical depression in the far north threatens to turn into a cyclone by New Year’s Day. Five of the deaths were in the southeastern state of Victoria between Christmas Eve .A South … Read More