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World 09 Feb 2009 | 12:00 AM

Fires, floods pressure Australia govt on climate

CANBERRA (Reuters) - Australia's deadliest wildfires increased pressure on the national government to take firm action on climate change on Monday as scientists said global warming likely contributed to conditions that fuelled the disaster.

World 09 Feb 2009 | 12:00 AM

Australian bush turns into fiery beast

WHITTLESEA, Australia (Reuters) - Two days ago this small, rural town was gearing up for trucks, cowboy boots and hats as the annual country music festival was due in town.

World 09 Feb 2009 | 12:00 AM

Australian bushfires kill 126, dozens more missing

WHITTLESEA, Australia (Reuters) - Weary firefighters and rescuers pulled the remains of dozens of people from charred buildings on Monday as the death toll rose to 126 from Australia's deadliest bushfires.

World 09 Feb 2009 | 12:00 AM

Australian bush turns into fiery beast

WHITTLESEA, Australia (Reuters) - Two days ago this small, rural town was gearing up for trucks, cowboy boots and hats as the annual country music festival was due in town.

World 09 Feb 2009 | 12:00 AM

Fires, floods pressure Australia govt on climate

CANBERRA (Reuters) - Australia's deadliest wildfires increased pressure on the national government to take firm action on climate change on Monday as scientists said global warming likely contributed to conditions that fuelled the disaster.

World 09 Feb 2009 | 12:00 AM

Australian bushfires kill 116, dozens more missing

WHITTLESEA, Australia (Reuters) - Australia's deadliest bushfires eased on Monday, but the death toll rose to 116 as firefighters and families searched for the missing in the twisted, charred ruins.

World 08 Feb 2009 | 12:00 AM

Bushfires rage in Australia, 65 dead

WANDONG, Australia (Reuters) - Australian bushfires have killed 65 people and burnt hundreds of homes in the worst fire disaster in three decades, as a heat and strong winds sent sheets of flame racing through towns and farmland near Melbourne.

World 08 Feb 2009 | 12:00 AM

Australia's deadliest bushfire kills 84

WANDONG, Australia (Reuters) - Australia's deadliest bushfire has killed at least 84 people, some as they fled in cars or as they huddled in houses when the inferno engulfed rural towns in the country's south east, police said on Sunday.

World 08 Feb 2009 | 12:00 AM

Bushfires rage in Australia, 35 dead

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian bushfires have killed 35 people and burnt hundreds of homes in the worst fire disaster in three decades, as a heatwave and strong winds sent sheets of flame racing through towns and farmland near Melbourne.

World 08 Feb 2009 | 12:00 AM

Australia's deadliest bushfire kills 84

WANDONG, Australia (Reuters) - Australia's deadliest bushfire has killed at least 84 people, some as they fled in cars or as they huddled in houses when the inferno engulfed rural towns in the country's south east, police said on Sunday.