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CLOSE-UP: Moscow plane largely intact after hero pilots’ emergency landing

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Flattened cornstalks and a dented nose cone make up the bulk of the damage in the aftermath of an emergency landing near Moscow. Footage shows the wreckage of the largely intact aircraft up close. Russia’s Investigative Committee rushed to the scene of Thursday’s accident, near Moscow’s Zhukovsky Airport, but what they found was atypical for 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

Epidemic level: Bangladesh hit by worst ever dengue fever outbreak

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At least 40 people have died of dengue fever in Bangladesh as hospitals struggle to treat thousands of patients affected in the worst outbreak of the deadly disease the country has ever seen. The mosquito-borne viral infection causes flu-like symptoms and can be deadly if it develops into severe dengue hemorrhagic fever. “We have confirmed 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

Huge blast at Baghdad ammo depot near Green Zone sends SHELLS FLYING into neighborhood

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A series of blasts shook Baghdad after a fire broke out at a militia arms depot, setting off a large stockpile of munitions – and reportedly sending some off into random directions to injure over a dozen people, mostly children. Reported by Iraqi media on Monday evening, local time, the explosions sent shrapnel and debris Read More

Heatwave caused nearly 400 more deaths in Netherlands: stats agency

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FILE PHOTO: People cool off underneath a tree during a sunny day in the Vondelpark in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, July 25, 2019. REUTERS/Piroschka van de Wouw AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Almost 400 people more died in the Netherlands during Europe’s recent record-breaking heatwave than in a regular summer week, Dutch national statistics agency CBS said on Read More

Magnitude 5.7 earthquake hits Turkey’s southwest: observatory

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ANKARA (Reuters) – An earthquake of 5.7 magnitude rocked Turkey’s southwestern city of Denizli on Thursday, the country’s monitoring service said, sending about two dozen people to hospital though there were no reports of fatalities. The Kandilli observatory – which initially said the tremor measured 6.5 magnitude – said it took place 8 kilometers (5 Read More

Tesla stands by safety claims despite U.S. probes, subpoenas over crashes

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(Reuters) – Electric carmaker Tesla Inc stood by its Model 3 safety claims on Wednesday in the face of regulatory scrutiny, while documents showed the top U.S. automotive safety watchdog issued at least five subpoenas since last year seeking information about crashes involving the company’s vehicles. FILE PHOTO: Joe Young, a media relations associate for Read More

‘Multiple fatalities’ in Texas mall shooting – police

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By Lucia Binding, news reporter Multiple people have been killed in an attack at a shopping centre in El Paso in Texas, police and a mayor’s aide have said. One person is in custody after the shooter went on a rampage on Saturday at the Cielo Vista Mall. Police Sergeant Enrique Carrillo told reporters that Read More