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    Queensland

    Queensland is the second-largest and third-most populous state in the Commonwealth of Australia. Situated in the north-east of the country, it is bordered by the Northern Territory, South Australia and New South Wales to the west, south-west and south respectively.

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    Juveniles behind eight fires in Queensland: Police
    International

    Juveniles behind eight fires in Queensland: Police

    Police on Wednesday said that juveniles were involved in igniting at least eight of the many fires raging in two eastern Australian states, claiming that out of 10 blazes that were deliberately lit in Queensland in the last few days, eight have been solved.

    Hundreds evacuated due to bushfires in Australia
    International

    Hundreds evacuated due to bushfires in Australia

    Some 400 people have been evacuated from their homes in Australia due to at least 130 bushfires that are still ravaging the area, authorities said on Tuesday.

    Over 100 bushfires rage in Australia
    International

    Over 100 bushfires rage in Australia

    More than 100 bushfires were on Monday raging across two Australian states, while weather services warned that strong wind gusts and dry air were hampering efforts to control the fires that have damaged around 50 houses and several other buildings.

    Men more likely to victim-blame women, show empathy for perpetrators in harassment cases: Study
    Lifestyle

    Men more likely to victim-blame women, show empathy for perpetrators in harassment cases: Study

    Men perhaps are more likely to victim-blame women who are sexually harassed because they may be more empathetic with the perpetrators, suggests research.

    Australian police seize 766 kg of MDMA, arrest 4 suspects
    International

    Australian police seize 766 kg of MDMA, arrest 4 suspects

    A targeted drug bust has led to the seizure of more than a three-quarter-tonne of high-purity ecstasy and the arrest of four people suspected of belonging to a major international organized drug-trafficking ring, the Australian police said on Wednesday.

    Karl Lagerfeld spider among 5 species discovered in Australia
    International

    Karl Lagerfeld spider among 5 species discovered in Australia

    Australian scientists announced on Tuesday that they have identified five new species of tiny jumping spiders and named one after late Karl Lagerfeld due to its distinct look that was reminiscent of the late fashion designer.

    Outcome of Australia polls boosts Adani's mining plans
    Business

    Outcome of Australia polls boosts Adani's mining plans

    The outcome of Australia's federal election in which pro-mining coalition government has emerged as favourite to form the next government has given a boost to Adani's mining plans.

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