Bushfires continue to ravage Australia with no signs of letting up. More than 200 blazes are burning across the populous states of Victoria and New South Wales.
At the Australian Open, a player struggles to breathe because of air pollution while Greta Thunberg challenges Roger Federer. Sport must face up to its responsibilities with regards to the climate, writes Joscha Weber.
Residents of Western Australia were facing an impending cyclone as heavy rain caused flooding across the continent. Authorities also say bad weather in New South Wales may dampen 40 fires that are still burning.
Another person has died and hundreds of properties are feared lost after another catastrophic day of bushfires in Australia's southeast. Prime Minister Scott Morrison has deflected blame over his handling of the crisis.
The southeast of the country has some welcome relief thanks to the weather. Bushfires have wreaked havoc in recent weeks and the prime minister has promised substantial funds to help the region recover.
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