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Siberia’s devastating wildfires ‘almost’ extinguished

Moscow, Russia: Russian authorities said Thursday they were close to putting out the devastating forest fires that have ripped across Siberia this summer in...

‘Fierce’ French wildfire forces evacuations near Saint-Tropez

Cogolin, France: Hundreds of French firefighters battled to contain a raging wildfire near the glitzy Mediterranean resort of Saint-Tropez on Tuesday, with thousands of...

No survivors of Turkey fire-fighting plane crash as floods kill 55

Istanbul, Turkey: Turkey battled disaster on two fronts on Saturday with eight people dying when a fire-fighting aircraft crashed and rescuers racing to find...

Not just humans, Greece wildfire ravages countless animal

Pappádes, Greece: Stunned, Kostis Angelou wanders between the corpses of his goats, all 372 of them burnt by a fire that devoured forests on Evia...

Siberian region announces day off as wildfire smoke spreads

Moscow, Russia: The head of a Siberian region has declared Friday a non-working day and urged residents to stay at home as smoke from...

Algeria combats wildfires, observes day of mourning

Tizi Ouzou, Algeria: Blazes raged across northern Algeria on Thursday as the country observed a national day of mourning for dozens of people killed in...

Greece facing ‘ecological disaster’ from raging wildfires

Athens, Greece: Hundreds of firefighters battled Thursday to contain new flare-ups in wildfire-ravaged areas of Greece, where summer infernos have caused what the prime...

Algeria mourns 65 dead as Mediterranean wildfires spread

Tizi Ouzou, Algeria: The death toll climbed to at least 69 as firefighters, soldiers and civilian volunteers battled blazes in forests across northern Algeria on...

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Swiss unanimously votes for same-sex union referendum

GENEVA — In Switzerland, a controversial same-sex marriage referendum has been resoundingly approved by voters of the conservative, rich Alpine...
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New Covid surge overwhelms hospitals in parts of US

WASHINGTON, D.C. — According to one of the country's top health officials, the spike in coronavirus cases in the...

China wants effeminate male celebs to man up

WASHINGTON — Macho men are in and effeminate male performers are out as Beijing expands its crackdown on China's entertainment...

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