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Turkey’s Erdogan faces mounting criticism over wildfires
Middle East

Turkey’s Erdogan faces mounting criticism over wildfires

BOZALAN, Turkey (AP) — As Turkish fire crews pressed ahead Tuesday with their weeklong battle against blazes tearing through forests…
A year later, Beirut blast victims push leaders for justice
Middle East

A year later, Beirut blast victims push leaders for justice

BEIRUT (AP) — After the massive explosion at Beirut’s port a year ago, only a small part of Ibrahim Hoteit’s…
California’s largest fire torches homes as blazes lash West
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California’s largest fire torches homes as blazes lash West

INDIAN FALLS, Calif. (AP) — Flames racing through rugged terrain in Northern California destroyed multiple homes Saturday as the state’s…
India: Dozens killed in flooding, landslides
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India: Dozens killed in flooding, landslides

At least 36 people have died in landslides and flooding caused by heavy monsoon downpours in western India. The sudden rainfall prompted…
Digger trucks drafted in to rescue people stranded in China floods
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Digger trucks drafted in to rescue people stranded in China floods

ZHENGZHOU, China, July 23 (Reuters) – Workers driving construction vehicles rescued stranded residents and delivered food to those still trapped…
Nonseasonal floods kill 14 in Yemen
Middle East

Nonseasonal floods kill 14 in Yemen

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — At least fourteen people have been killed by flooding in Yemen in the past 24 hours,…
Central China’s Henan province swamped after heaviest rain in 1,000 years
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Central China’s Henan province swamped after heaviest rain in 1,000 years

BEIJING, July 21 (Reuters) – Large swathes of China’s central Henan province were under water on Wednesday, with at least…
‘It’s terrifying’: Merkel shaken as flood deaths rise to 188 in Europe
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‘It’s terrifying’: Merkel shaken as flood deaths rise to 188 in Europe

BERCHTESGADEN/BISCHOFSWIESEN, Germany, July 18 (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel described the flooding that has devastated parts of Europe as…
Europe flooding toll over 180 as rescuers dig deeper
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Europe flooding toll over 180 as rescuers dig deeper

BERLIN (AP) — The death toll from flooding in Western Europe climbed above 180 on Sunday after rescue workers dug…
Six dead, 30 missing in Germany as houses collapse in floods
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Six dead, 30 missing in Germany as houses collapse in floods

SCHULD, Germany, July 15 (Reuters) – Four people died on Thursday and many were missing as flooding in western Germany…
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