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Lake Tahoe threatened by massive fire, more ordered to flee
World

Lake Tahoe threatened by massive fire, more ordered to flee

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — Fire officials ordered more evacuations around the Tahoe Basin as a two-week old blaze…
Fire devours Greek island forests as residents urged to flee
World

Fire devours Greek island forests as residents urged to flee

GOUVES, Greece (AP) — Pillars of billowing smoke and ash blocked out the sun above Greece’s second-largest island and turned…
Turkish blaze approaches power plant as wildfires enter 10th day
Middle East

Turkish blaze approaches power plant as wildfires enter 10th day

MILAS, Turkey, Aug 6 (Reuters) – A forest fire was coming closer to a power station in southwest Turkey on…
Thousands evacuate fast-moving California wildfire; homes burn
World

Thousands evacuate fast-moving California wildfire; homes burn

COLFAX, California, Aug 4 (Reuters) – A rapidly spreading wildfire burned homes and forced thousands to evacuate in two heavily…
Residents flee as winds fan massive wildfire in southern Turkey
Middle East

Residents flee as winds fan massive wildfire in southern Turkey

ANKARA, July 28 (Reuters) – A massive forest fire in southern Turkey spread to the town of Manavgat as the…
Death toll rises to 92 in blaze at coronavirus ward in Iraq
Middle East

Death toll rises to 92 in blaze at coronavirus ward in Iraq

NASIRIYAH, Iraq (AP) — The death toll from a fire that swept through a hospital coronavirus ward climbed to 92…
Iraqi health officials: 58 dead in fire at coronavirus ward
Middle East

Iraqi health officials: 58 dead in fire at coronavirus ward

BAGHDAD (AP) — The death toll from a catastrophic blaze that erupted at a coronavirus hospital ward in southern Iraq…
Photos: Fire breaks out at Sohag trade show, no injuries reported
Egypt

Photos: Fire breaks out at Sohag trade show, no injuries reported

Sohag’s Civil Protection Department on Sunday put out a massive fire that started in two trade show rooms in Tahta…
Dubai extinguishes fire on ship in Jebel Ali Port
Middle East

Dubai extinguishes fire on ship in Jebel Ali Port

DUBAI, July 7 (Reuters) – A fire aboard a ship in Dubai’s Jebel Ali Port was extinguished on Thursday after…
Four Egyptians die in massive Cyprus fire
Egypt

Four Egyptians die in massive Cyprus fire

The Egyptian Foreign Ministry announced Sunday that four Egyptian citizens working in Cyprus died in a massive fire that broke…
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