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‘We’re all alive thanks to pilot’: Passengers recall dramatic Ural Airlines’ belly-landing

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It was a chilling experience for passengers of the A321 jet as they watched it descend for an emergency landing in a field outside Moscow after a troublesome take off. They are now lauding the pilots for saving their lives. The plane with 233 people on board appears to have struck a flock of gulls Read More

Fire resurges on Greece’s Evia, challenges firefighters

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ATHENS (Reuters) – Aircraft and firefighters on the ground fought a blaze that burned large tracts of pristine pine forest on the Greek island of Evia on Wednesday as the wildfire flared up again at different spots. A firefighting helicopter makes a water drop as a wildfire burns in the village of Makrimalli on the Read More

India floods kill more than 270, displace one million

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BENGALURU/MUMBAI (Reuters) – Floods and landslides have killed more than 270 people in India this month, displaced one million and inundated thousands of homes across six states, authorities said on Wednesday after two weeks of heavy monsoon rains. FILE PHOTO: Rescuers carry a victim of a landslide caused by torrential monsoon rains in Meppadi in Read More

Fire rages on Greece’s Evia, threat to people averted

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ATHENS (Reuters) – Aircraft sprayed water early on Wednesday in a bid to douse the flames of a huge wildfire on the Greek island of Evia that had prompted the evacuation of villages and spurred an appeal from authorities for assistance from European partners. Firefighters try to extinguish a wildfire burning near the village of Read More

Wildfire rages on Greek island of Evia, smoke reaches Athens

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ATHENS (Reuters) – A wildfire fanned by strong winds razed tracts of pine forest on the Greek island of Evia on Tuesday, leading to villages being evacuated and to an appeal from the authorities for assistance from its European partners. Flames rise next to a house as a wildfire burns at the village of Kontodespoti, Read More

No, this Russian family is not looking at a nuclear explosion near their city, dear MSM viewers

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An image of three people gazing at a powerful explosion mushrooming in the distance is too good not to be used in a story about a mysterious rocket engine failure that sparked speculation about a Russian doomsday weapon. An explosion during a rocket engine test in Russia last week, which claimed five lives and apparently Read More

Wildfire rages on Greek island Evia, smoke reaches Athens

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The Acropolis hill with the Parthenon temple is covered with smoke from a wildfire burning the Island of Evia, in Athens, Greece August 13, 2019.REUTERS/Costas Baltas ATHENS (Reuters) – A large wildfire fanned by strong winds burned tracts of pine forest on the Greek island of Evia, firefighters said on Tuesday, with evacuation ordered of Read More

Greece battles wildfire on Evia island, smoke blankets Athens

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Smoke rises inside a burned house during a wildfire on Mount Hymettus, near Athens, Greece, August 12, 2019. REUTERS/Costas Baltas ATHENS (Reuters) – A large wildfire fanned by strong winds destroyed tracts of forest on the Greek island of Evia, firefighters said on Tuesday, as authorities prepared to evacuate two villages potentially in the path Read More

Giant CROCODILE lounges on rooftop in flood-swept India

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A stunning video from the Indian state of Karnataka shows an adult crocodile lying on the rooftop of a house submerged under water. The reptile found itself beached on the tiles after the flood receded. Residents of the Belgaum district in Karnataka, one of the regions hardest-hit by the devastating flash floods brought by a Read More

165 feared dead and nearly a million flee homes after floods and landslides in India

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Up to 165 people are feared to have died and nearly a million others have been forced to leave their homes following floods in southern India. But the total number of dead is likely to increase as rescue workers search through debris after rivers flooded and buildings collapsed due to torrential monsoon rains. Image: A Read More