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Iran’s top leader says he understands protests over drought
Middle East

Iran’s top leader says he understands protests over drought

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran’s Supreme Leader leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Friday said he understands protesters’ anger…
Iran says police officer killed in unrest amid water protest
Middle East

Iran says police officer killed in unrest amid water protest

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Iranian police officer was killed during unrest in the country’s restive southwest amid…
Hunger stalks southern Africa as climate crisis deepens
World

Hunger stalks southern Africa as climate crisis deepens

Just under a year ago, Alice Posha fled her home in the middle of the night and then watched as…
Five thousand feral camels culled in drought-hit Australia
World

Five thousand feral camels culled in drought-hit Australia

Helicopter-borne marksmen killed more than 5,000 camels in a five-day cull of feral herds that were threatening indigenous communities in…
Australian ‘megablaze’ brought under control
World

Australian ‘megablaze’ brought under control

Exhausted firefighters said they had finally brought Australia’s largest “megablaze” under control Monday, as wet weather promised to deliver much-needed…
Fire-hit Australian farmers vow to rise from the ashes
World

Fire-hit Australian farmers vow to rise from the ashes

Steve Bellchambers is digging pits to bury the carcasses of livestock killed by bushfires which swept through his farm in…
Wildfire in Chilean port city of Valparaiso leaves 700 homeless
World

Wildfire in Chilean port city of Valparaiso leaves 700 homeless

SANTIAGO (Reuters) — More than 245 homes have been destroyed and 700 people left destitute after a forest fire tore…
‘Mega fire’ forms north of Sydney
World

‘Mega fire’ forms north of Sydney

Several Australian bushfires have combined to form a “mega fire” that is burning out of control across a swathe of…
Zimbabwe’s severe drought killing elephants, other wildlife
Environment

Zimbabwe’s severe drought killing elephants, other wildlife

MANA POOLS, Zimbabwe (AP) — Weak from hunger and thirst, the elephant struggled to reach a pool of water in…
Egypt faces serious threat to its share of Nile waters: Arab League chief
Egypt

Egypt faces serious threat to its share of Nile waters: Arab League chief

The Secretary-General of the Arab League Ahmed Abul-Gheit said on Sunday that Egypt is facing a serious threat in its…
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