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SYDNEY (Reuters) - Strong winds stoked more than 100 fires across Australia's east coast on Tuesday, blanketing Sydney in hazardous smoke and prompting health warnings for the country's most populous city.
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australia's Pentecostal prime minister on Monday rebuked a former national rugby star who claimed recent deadly bushfires and a devastating drought were God's punishment for the country allowing same-sex marriage and abortion.
PETALING JAYA: Under-fire Cheam June Wei knew he needed one decent result to convince Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) selectors that he is worthy of a place in the Project ’24 that will take off next January.
THE Malaysian traditional boat racing (TBR) team will be out to prove a point when they return to compete in the SEA Games after a 12-year hiatus.
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Dozens of wild fires burned across broad swaths of Australia's east and west on Saturday and firefighters scrambled to shore up defences ahead of hotter weather and stronger winds expected to bring more danger in the coming days.
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australia braced on Friday for strong winds that began to whip up bushfires in two states, potentially adding to a toll of more than 270 homes destroyed and 2.5 million acres (1 million hectares) of land ravaged during the past week.
KUALA LUMPUR: In what could be his last outing for the country at the SEA Games, national men’s basketball team captain Kuek Tian Yuan is hoping to end the men’s team’s 12-year medal drought.
PETALING JAYA: After four first-round exits, national men’s doubles pair Ong Yew Sin-Teo Ee Yi set the courts alight with a stunning win over world No. 5 Fajar Alfian and Muhammad Rian Ardianto at the Hong Kong Open, a day after the meet was rocked by the shock withdrawal of world champion Kento Momota of Japan.
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Extreme floods in Venice, fires in Australia and even an outbreak of plague in China have been attributed to climate change this week, while researchers have warned that global warming could saddle future generations with life-long illness.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Official weather forecasts for Australia out on Thursday showed no substantial rains for at least three months, providing grim news as firefighters battle to get more than 100 bushfires raging across the east coast under control.