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Australian Emergency Service Tells Sydney Suburbs to Evacuate as Floods

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Residents in the outskirts of Sydney are told to evacuate as floodwater levels continue to rise in Australia’s New South Wales (NSW) region, the State Emergency Service (SES) said on Sunday. “‼️FLOOD EVACUATION ORDER WESTERN PART OF JAMISONTOWN. Evacuate by 9pm Sunday 21 March 2021 using the Great Western Highway Evacuation Route,” […]Read More

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Australia’s Battle with ‘Catastrophic’ Wildfires Continues

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Australia’s battle with wildfire continues as the country’s most populous state was paralyzed by “catastrophic” fire conditions Saturday amid soaring temperatures. “Catastrophic fire conditions are as bad as it gets,” New South Wales Rural Fire Services Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons told reporters. “Given we have a landscape with so much active fire burning, […]Read More

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Australian Counterterrorism Police Arrest Two Teenagers in Sydney

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The counterterrorism unit of Australia’s New South Wales (NSW) state on Wednesday arrested two men in Sydney’s suburb of Bankstown, the press service of the NSW Police Force said in a statement. “The NSW Joint Counter-Terrorism Team has arrested two 17-year-old males in Bankstown this afternoon. Officers seized two knives and the […]Read More

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Man drives car with gas cylinders into Sydney police station,

A car carrying gas cylinders has driven into the underground car park of a Sydney police station in a suspected terror attack. One person has been taken into custody. Officers from Police Rescue and the Bomb Disposal Unit are currently examining the car, which is believed to have been filled with gas bottles that did […]Read More

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Worst storms since 1970s batter Sydney

Dozens of Sydney residents are on flood watch as one of the largest storms in recent decades crushed through the NSW coast on Sunday, with some residents copping 200mm of rain in under 24 hours. In reference to some of the heavily effected areas, Dr Mitchell Harley of the University of NSW and his team […]Read More

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Thai leaders send condolence letters to Australia over Sydney cafe

BANGKOK, 17 December 2014 (NNT) – Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha has sent an official letter of condolence to his Australian counterpart Tony Abbott after a hostage siege at Lindt Cafe in Martin Place on 15 December 2014. The message read: “On behalf of the Royal Thai Government and the people of Thailand, I would […]Read More

Phuket

Phuket Hard Rock manager arrested for murder in Australia

PHUKET: The general manager of the Hard Rock Café in Patong, 42-year-old Gerard Caleo, was arrested this morning at Sydney Airport in Australia, accused of a murder that took place 24 years ago in the ritzy Double Bay area of Sydney. He was arrested when he flew into Australia from Malaysia. Read more: thephuketnews.comRead More

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Fire burns at Barangaroo construction site, Sydney, Australia

A large fire has started at the Barangaroo construction site overlooking Sydney Harbour, New South Wales, Australia. The construction company said fire broke out at about 2:10pm local time (0310 UTC) and appeared to have been caused by a welding accident in the basement of a building. All site workers were evacuated without injury, according […]Read More