Stories include, 'Libyan stand-off continues', 'Refugees flood Tunisian border', 'Farmers fight to keep heads above water', 'Woodchopping champ goes for one last victory', 'Clarke and Dawe talk carbon tax'.
YASI DEVASTATES CARDWELL Cyclone Yasi passed just north of the small town of Cardwell destroying many homes and businesses. TOUGH ROAD TO RECOVERY FOR TULLY Banana and sugar cane crops in the agricultural town of Tully have been decimated leaving the people of Tully uncertain of their future. BUILDINGS WITHSTAND CYCLONE The red tape that saved lives. How tougher building codes helped north Queensland ride out the storm of the century. CAIRO IN CHAOS ABC Correspondent Philip Williams reports from Cairo - where protests have taken a violent turn. HOSNI MUBARAK PROFILE Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is just hours away from the deadline set by the country's people power opposition - stand down or face the consequences.
QUEENSLAND PREPARES FOR CYCLONE YASI Thousands of people have fled Cairns and surrounding areas as the countdown to Cyclone Yasi continues. CYCLONE YASI UPDATE ABC reporter John Taylor is in Cairns and speaks with Tracy Bowden about the latest developments on Cyclone Yasi. TURMOIL CONTINUES IN EGYPT Unrest continues in Egypt today despite President Mubarak's declaration that he will not contest the next election. EGYPT UNREST SPREADS TO OTHER CITIES While much of the attention from the unrest in Egypt has been focused on Cairo there has been large demonstrations in the country's second largest city - Alexandria. IAN THORPE ANNOUNCES COMEBACK Australia's most successful Olympian revealed today that he will return to competitive swimming after a five-year absence.
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