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Deadliest day of wildfires in Australia

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The Australian authorities say they're unable to reach some areas where bushfires are still raging after the deadliest day since the fire season began. Seven people are known to have died in New South Wales on Tuesday.

The United States is to send more troops to the Middle East to protect its embassy in Baghdad. This follows an attempt to storm the embassy on Tuesday by protesters.

And meet Mao Fujita, the young Japanese pianist winning accolades and awards and whose talent has been described as a "surprising discovery".

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