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New Zealand police say nine officially listed as missing after volcano eruption

Nine people have been officially listed as missing after the eruption of a volcano on New Zealand's White Island, police said on Wednesday, seven of them Australians and two New Zealanders.
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New Zealand Red Cross name Australians missing in White Island eruption

A website managed by the New Zealand Red Cross on Tuesday listed 17 Australians as still missing in the White Island volcanic eruption, including a family of four from the northern suburbs of Sydney.
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Australians flee as soaring temperature, winds threaten to fan fires

Residents in parts of eastern Australia evacuated their homes on Tuesday as soaring temperatures and strong winds threatened to fan bushfires in a giant blaze north of Sydney, the country's biggest..
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Australian PM says three locals feared dead after New Zealand eruption

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Tuesday three Australians are feared to be among the confirmed fatalities from the New Zealand volcanic eruption.
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Australians shelter from bushfires as political heat climbs

Firefighters battled hundreds of bushfires across Australia on Thursday as scores of blazes sprang up in new locations, triggering warnings that it was too late for some residents to evacuate.
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Australians ordered to flee flames as fires rage in east and west

Australian officials on Wednesday ordered residents and tourists to get out of the way of fast-approaching flames as firefighters struggled to contain more than 150 bushfires raging on both the east..
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Australians shelter and flee as firefighters battle 150 bushfires

Australian officials ordered people in several communities, including a major tourist destination, to evacuate immediately on Wednesday as firefighters struggled to contain more than 150 bushfires..
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Australians ordered to evacuate as firefighters struggle to contain bushfires

Australian officials ordered people in several communities, including a major tourist destination, to evacuate immediately on Wednesday as firefighters struggled to contain bushfires raging across the..
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New blazes break out as Australians take shelter from intense bushfires

Tens of thousands of Australians took shelter on Tuesday after authorities warned it was too late for them to leave their homes as bushfires raged across a vast area of the country's east coast.
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'Stay alert': millions of Australians brace for 'catastrophic' bushfires

Residents across a wide swath of Australia's east coast were bracing for "catastrophic" conditions on Tuesday, with searing heat and high winds expected to fan scores of already burning bushfires,..
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"Leave now": Australians urged to evacuate as "catastrophic" fires loom

Authorities declared a state of emergency across a broad swath of Australia's east coast on Monday, urging residents in high risk areas to evacuate ahead of looming "catastrophic" fire conditions.
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Iran confirms detention of three Australians: Fars

Iran's judiciary on Tuesday confirmed the detention of three Australian citizens that had been announced last week by the Australian government, according to Iran's semi-official Fars news agency.
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