Severe floods overwhelm Australian towns after cyclone

Mar 31, 2017

Severe floods overwhelm Australian towns after cyclone

Tens of thousands of people have evacuated from towns in two Australian states as authorities warned Friday there could be deaths from severe flooding caused by a powerful tropical cyclone.Category four Cyclone Debbie hit northeastern Australia on Tuesday between Bowen and Airlie Beach in ...

Dec 9, 2014

Qantas to launch new Tokyo-Sydney flights next July

Qantas Airways Ltd. said Tuesday it will launch new direct flights between Sydney and Tokyo’s Haneda airport as part of its expansion of services into Japan.The new daily round-trip flight service, whose first flight will depart from Sydney on July 31, will be launched ...

Sep 18, 2014

Arrests made in Australian counterterrorism raids

Australian police made a series of arrests on Thursday in a counterterrorism operation that comes just days after the country lifted its terrorism threat to the second-highest level in response to the domestic threat posed by supporters of the Islamic State group.State and federal ...