More than 85 fires are burning across the state of New South Wales, home to six million people.
An Australian town's mayor describes horrific scenes as bushfires sweep through her area.
They saved a New South Wales home - then apologised to the owner for taking his milk.
President Ashraf Ghani says three Taliban militants will be freed for Timothy Weeks and Kevin King.
Chau Van Kham - a member of human rights group Viet Tan - was sentenced to 12 years in prison.
The final round of the World Rally Championship is cancelled because of "catastrophic" bushfires in Australia.
Tributes are paid to Australian boxer Dwight Ritchie who has died aged 27 after a training session.
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