Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Cyclone-like Storm Batters Australia's East Coast

Cyclone-strength winds, huge seas, torrential rain and flash flooding battered Australia's east coast Tuesday, leaving one woman critically injured and more than 100,000 homes without power. Destructive winds of up to 135 kph (85 mph) ripped up trees by their roots, some crushing cars, tore down building awnings and scaffolding, and even overturned a car. Rail links to the north and south of Sydney were cut and many roads in Australia's largest city were flooded. Transport...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter