Mistakes never learned: 18 months on from the Amazon’s devastating rainforest fires
In August 2019, devastating scenes of fires scorching one of the world’s most valuable resources – the Amazon – were broadcast around the globe, with ...
Two dead, three wounded at factory fire south of Tehran, Iran: IRNA
The explosion occurred at a factory in the town of Baghershahr in southern Tehran
US ready to fight Amazon fires only in cooperation with Brazil
The US is ready and willing to help Brazil fight forest fires in the Amazon, an aide to President Donald Trump said Wednesday, but only if it involves ...
France’s Macron, superstar football player Ronaldo unite against Amazon fires
Rarely have French President Emmanuel Macron and superstar football players including Cristiano Ronaldo been on the same page, but when it comes to ...
Lessons from blazes in ‘historic Jeddah’ during last seven years
The fire, which broke out last Tuesday in the historic area of Jeddah and caused the collapse of three heritage buildings and parts of two other ...
Tunisia, Algeria lose swathes of forests in fires
Around 2,000 hectares of forest in Tunisia have gone up in flames over the past week, with some of the fires probably started deliberately, the ...
Brent creeps toward $50 as crude prices hit new 2016 highs
Wildfires burning around the oil sands hub of Fort McMurray in Alberta, Canada, have been rapidly moving north