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Koala rescued after 5-car pileup on Australian freeway

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A koala has been rescued after causing a five-car pileup while trying to cross a six-lane freeway in southern Australia. Police said the crash in heavy Mo...

Taiwan's top 10 Halloween events!

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With Halloween just around the corner, Taiwan News has selected 10 exciting events to help you party through the spooky weekend: Resurrected: Full Moon Fever (Resu...

Australian man faces life in prison over large cocaine haul

SYDNEY (AP) — A Sydney man is facing life in prison after Australian police intercepted cocaine worth 248 million Australian dollars ($168 million) concealed in frozen fruit products from Brazil. ...

Australian leader threatens to fire ministers over koalas

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian state leader on Friday shut down a revolt in her coalition government over a policy to protect koala habitat by threatening to fire seven renegade ministers. ...

New Netflix series features an 11-year-old 'koala whisperer'

NEW YORK (AP) — Like a lot of young people, 11-year-old Izzy Bee has a special bond with animals. Unlike a lot of young people, she shares it with one of the planet's most cuddly — koalas. ...

WNBA star Cambage devastated by fires in native Australia

NEW YORK (AP) — Liz Cambage was emotional as she talked about the fires that have devastated her native Australia. The Las Vegas Aces star was heading home, after a brief trip to the...

For hippo Fiona's 3rd birthday, zoo seeks aid for Australia

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Zoo is using the third birthday of its beloved hippo, born premature, as a way to raise money for Australian wildlife affected by the recent bushfires. ...

Carrefour Taiwan says sales of koala cookies aid animals amid wildfires

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As wildfires continue to rage in Australia, Carrefour Taiwan on Wednesday (Jan. 15) confirmed that a portion of every sale of Lotte Koala's March cookies goes to a fun...

Conservationists fear hundreds of koalas died in wildfires

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Conservationists fear hundreds of koalas have perished in wildfires that have razed prime habitat on Australia's east coast. Port Macquarie Koala Hospital ...

Athletics World Championships Results

DOHA, Qatar — Results Thursday from the Athletics World Championships: Men's ...

Athletics World Championships Results

Men's Decathalon 110m Hurdles ...

Bieber, Ariana Grande join Lil Dicky for Earth Day video

NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande and Leonardo DiCaprio have joined rapper-comedian Lil Dicky on a new song and video aimed at bringing awareness to climate change and Earth Day, which is M...

Kuala Lumpur: A taste of Malaysia's capital

Koala what? That's what some people asked when I told them I was moving from Berlin to Kuala Lumpur. The capital of Malaysia is a melting pot of cultures, and that makes its cuisine distinctive. ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, Feb. 1, the 32nd day of 2019. There are 333 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 1, 1960...

Taipei Zoo debuts newest koala

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei Zoo’s newest koala named Wolverine was introduced to the public on Dec. 31. The new koala will strengthen the genetic diversity of the species in Taiwan, a...