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    How the volcanic eruption near Tonga unfolded and the aftermath — in images
     16 January 2022
    Satellite imagery and social media posts capture the moments the underwater volcano off the coast of Tonga erupted, causing shock waves felt worldwide.
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    How the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano erupted and why it caused tsunami warnings
    16 Jan: The eruption of a giant underwater volcano in the Pacific Ocean triggered tsunami warnings in multiple countries — here's what we know about Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai.... more
    Jacinda Ardern says Tonga eruption 'hugely concerning' as NZ pledges initial assistance and further help
    16 Jan: Ms Ardern says $500,000 was just a "starting figure" and that her government would provide more help to Tonga as was required.... more
    Tonga volcano could erupt again soon, says volcano expert who camped at the site
    16 Jan: The undersea volcano that erupted near Tonga sending a massive surge of waves rippling through the Pacific Ocean could erupt again within days, but Saturday's blast was likely the biggest, says an expert who visited the volcano.... more
    COVID updates: All the coronavirus news you need from across Australia
    16 Jan: Catch up on all the COVID-19 news from across Australia.... more
    Tsunami threat remains for parts of Australia, despite warning downgrade, after underwater volcanic eruption near Tonga
    16 Jan: A massive underwater volcanic eruption off the island nation of Tonga is felt across the south-western Pacific, with many tsunami warnings still in place, including for parts of Australia's east coast.... more
    Serbs are angry at the Australian government — but the reasons are more complicated than you might think
    16 Jan: In Serbia, Novak Djokovic is not just a tennis star, he's a national hero who has brought hope and light to the country after dark times, Isabella Higgins writes from Belgrade.... more
    Omicron has put an end to the idea of herd immunity in India but could it help protect against the Delta variant?
    16 Jan: In India, the notion of "herd immunity", which lulled many into a false sense of security before Delta cases exploded last year, has disappeared from public discourse, despite the high prevalence of antibodies among the population — either from past infection, vaccines, or both.... more
    Fiji PM Frank Bainimarama undergoes urgent heart surgery in Australia
    16 Jan: Fiji's PM had been in Australia for a scheduled medical examination when his doctor informed him he would require urgent medical treatment.... more
    Kevin De Bruyne slays Chelsea, gives Manchester City 12th straight Premier League win
    16 Jan: Manchester City has won 12 straight matches in the Premier League, tightening its grip on the title race.... more

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