Toll rises in Australian wildfires with more danger ahead

The death toll for wildfires raging across Australia’s most populous state has risen to four as authorities warn of worsening conditions to come. This NASA Modis satellite image provided by Maxar shows smoke from wildfires burning in New South Wales, … Read More

Two Palestinians killed as renewed Israel, Gaza rocket fire intensifies

A rocket is fired from Gaza towards Israel, in Gaza on November 12, 2019. (Reuters) Two Palestinian were killed on Wednesday as renewed attacks between Israel and Gaza continue to intensify, an Al Arabiya correspondent reported the Gaza Health Ministry … Read More

‘Leave Now’: Australians Urged to Evacuate as ‘Catastrophic’ Fires Loom

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SYDNEY – Authorities declared a state of emergency across a broad swath of Australia’s east coast on Monday, urging residents in high-risk areas to evacuate ahead of looming “catastrophic” fire conditions. Bushfires burning across New South Wales (NSW) and Queensland … Read More

Hong Kong protests: Tear gas fired in CBD, university as violence continues following shooting of protester

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HONG KONG: Police in Hong Kong fired tear gas in the city’s central business district as violence flared on Monday (Nov 11) following a shooting earlier in the day. During the lunchtime break in Central, a downtown district that hosts blue-chip international conglomerates and … Read More

Iran rocked by 5.9 magnitude earthquake, killing 5 and injuring hundreds

At least five people were killed and more than 300 were injured after a 5.9 magnitude earthquake struck Iran on Friday. According to Iran’s Seismological Center, the convulsion started at 2:17 a.m., in the eastern Azerbaijan province, which is around 250 miles from the country’s … Read More

Iraq protests against Iran and government corruption are a rare sign of hope in the Mideast

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The U.S. has been trying to weaken Iran’s influence over Baghdad ever since America invaded the country. Now an unlikely source is helping: The Iraqi people. Demonstrators take part in ongoing anti-government protests in Tahrir Square, Baghdad, on Tuesday.Ahmed Jadallah … Read More

The Next Syrian Refugee Crisis Will Break Europe’s Back

As the possibility of another exodus increases, Greece’s decrepit refugee camps expose how the EU wasted the past three years. Afghan men gather outside the main gate of the Moria camp as migrants wait to be processed on the Greek … Read More

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