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10yo Indian boy summits Russia’s Mt. Elbrus en route to climbing 7 of world’s highest peaks (PHOTOS)

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A 10-year-old Indian boy is stealing headlines across the globe as the youngest member of a mountaineering club aiming to conquer the seven highest peaks on each of the seven continents of the world. Sai Sudhir Kawade, 10, from the Indian city of Pune, added Europe’s highest mountain, the dormant volcano Mount Elbrus in the Read More

Climbers must be trained to tackle Everest, panel says after deaths

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KATHMANDU (Reuters) – Nepal must make training and experience in high altitude climbing mandatory for all climbers on Mount Everest and other high peaks, a government panel said on Wednesday, following the deadliest climbing season in four years. Eleven climbers were killed or went missing on the 8,850 meter (29,035 feet) mountain in May – Read More

Greenbacker Acquires 9.27 MW of Solar Energy Projects from BNRG Renewables Ltd.

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New York, NY, Aug. 13, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Greenbacker Renewable Energy Company LLC (“the Company”) announced today that, through a wholly-owned subsidiary, it purchased the rights to a 9.27 megawatt (MW) portfolio of three solar projects (the “OR Solar Portfolio”) from a subsidiary of BNRG Renewables Ltd. (“BNRG”). BNRG was advised by the principals 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

Massive fire spreads rapidly in Athens suburb overnight, sparking evacuations (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

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A huge blaze prompted early morning evacuations in a suburb of the Greek capital. At least 140 firefighters and 46 vehicles were dispatched to battle the wildfire. Locals in the city’s eastern suburb of Paiania were awoken by authorities in the middle of the night to evacuate their houses. However, a spokesman for the fire Read More

Massive fire spreads rapidly in Athens suburb overnight, sparking evacuations (PHOTOS)

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A huge blaze prompted early morning evacuations in a suburb of the Greek capital. At least 140 firefighters and 46 vehicles were dispatched to battle the wildfire. Locals in the city’s eastern suburb of Paiania were awoken by authorities in the middle of the night to evacuate their houses. However, a spokesman for the fire Read More

Firefighters tackle blaze on Mount Hymettos near Athens

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ATHENS (Reuters) – A large fire fanned by strong winds that spread quickly over the slopes of Mount Hymettos near Athens was subsiding by early Monday, authorities said. Some 141 firefighters aided by five firefighting aircraft and five helicopters fought the blaze that started after midnight in the city’s eastern suburb of Paiania, the fire Read More

Israeli forces use tear gas in clashes with Palestinian worshipers at Temple Mount

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Israeli police clashed with Muslim worshipers on the Temple Mount, local media report. The confrontation erupted after Muslim and Jewish holidays coincided on Sunday, resulting in a heated conflict over admittance rights. Images posted on social media showed some people injured in the wake of the confrontation. Footage from the scene showed police moving through Read More

Israeli forces clash with Palestinian worshipers at Temple Mount over Jewish entry

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Israeli police clashed with Muslim worshipers on the Temple Mount, local media report. The confrontation erupted after Muslim and Jewish holidays coincided on Sunday, resulting in a heated conflict over admittance rights. Images posted on social media showed some people injured in the wake of the confrontation. Footage from the scene showed police moving through Read More

Foxes spotted on Jerusalem’s Temple Mount triggers prophecy theories about third Jewish temple

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Prophecy watchers are on high alert after a group of foxes were spotted frollicking on Jerusalem’s Temple Mount, potentially auguring the long-prophesied reconstruction of the Jewish Temple. The foxes were spotted ahead of the Tisha B’av religious festival, which begins on August 10 and commemorates the destruction of the two temples in Jerusalem, first by Read More