A plane dousing wildfires south of Sydney crashed in a national park, killing the pilot.
After Italy and Norway sent helicopters and planes, other neighbors have pledged help to douse dozens of forest fires across Sweden. Authorities have said some of the blazes are "impossible to extinguish."
One of Australia's top tourist attractions the Sydney Harbour Bridge is set to get a "game changing" makeover with new climbs and interactive technologies.
The driest inhabited continent on earth, Australia, has lived with bushfires for millennia. But the 2009 Black Saturday infernos were so fierce that survivors are still grappling with the consequences.
More than 100 firefighters responded to two blazes that destroyed over 600 hectares of land in the 15,000-hectare park south of Sydney. Hundreds of people were in the park when the fires started.
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