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Australia: Police arrest three people for breaking out of Covid quarantine compound in the middle of the night

Australian police have arrested three people who broke out of a Covid quarantine compound in the middle of the night. The Howard Springs centre near Darwin in the Northern Territory is one of Australia’s main quarantine facilities for people returning to the country. Police said the trio scaled a fence to break out of the […]

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Australia: ‘Miracle’ pair survive without food and water for days after becoming lost in remote outback

Australian police say it’s a “miracle” a pair survived for several days without water after they became lost in the Northern Territory outback. Mahesh Patrick, 14, and Shaun Emitja, 21, were found separately near Alice Springs on Friday and Saturday. Both were dehydrated and suffering from exhaustion but were otherwise fine, police said. Their vehicle […]

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100 people brawl in remote Australian town with knives and axes; 17-year-old boy dies, 3 wounded

A teenage boy was killed and three others were wounded and taken to a hospital after a wild brawl involving up to 100 people, some armed with weapons, in a remote Australian town. Emergency services were called to a sports oval in the town of Yirrkala in the Northern Territory at 2:40pm on Wednesday after […]

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Crocodile measuring 14.4 feet caught in Australia’s Northern Territory

An enormous saltwater crocodile measuring 14.4 feet (4.4 meters) has been caught at a remote tourist hotspot in Australia’s Northern Territory. The crocodile, estimated to weigh 771 pounds (350 kilograms), was captured by wildlife rangers last Friday at a trap in the Flora River Nature Park, a popular tourist destination southwest of the outback town […]