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World 26 Jan 2020 | 1:35 PM

Tragedy of bushfires cloud Australia Day celebrations

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australia Day celebrations on Sunday saw thousands of people flock to beaches and music festivals, but festivities were clouded by the tragedy of bushfires which have killed 33 and destroyed hundreds of homes.

World 26 Jan 2020 | 10:08 AM

Heavy rains dampen fires in Australia's Queensland state, cause flooding

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australia's bushfire-stricken state of Queensland saw heavy rainfalls on Sunday dampening some of the fires that have razed 2.5 million hectares (1.2 million acres) of land since September, but the wet weather caused major flooding.

World 24 Jan 2020 | 11:14 AM

U.S. trio killed in Australia bushfire plane crash highly-experienced

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The three U.S. firefighters killed when their C-130 Hercules tanker plane crashed while battling fierce bushfires in Australia were all former U.S. military members aged in their 40s with extensive flight experience.