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Rohingya Camp in Bangladesh Struck by Fire

Rohingya Camp in Bangladesh Struck by Fire

Rohingya Camp in Bangladesh Struck by Fire Rohingya Camp in Bangladesh Struck by Fire A large fire tore through a crowded Rohingya camp in the Cox’s Bazar area of Bangladesh on Thursday, destroying hundreds of ramshackle shelters and forcing thousands of displaced Muslim refugees to flee in the winter chill. The blaze claimed no lives but left hundreds of people …

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Refugees Come Under Fire as Old Foes Fight in Concert in Ethiopia

Refugees Come Under Fire as Old Foes Fight in Concert in Ethiopia

Refugees Come Under Fire as Old Foes Fight in Concert in Ethiopia Refugees Come Under Fire as Old Foes Fight in Concert in Ethiopia As tensions rose between Mr. Abiy and the T.P.L.F., Mr. Isaias saw an opportunity to settle old scores and to reassert himself in the region, said Martin Plaut, author of “Understanding Eritrea” and a senior research …

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New York Republican club under fire for maskless conga line

New York Republican club under fire for maskless conga line

New York Republican club under fire for maskless conga line New York Republican club under fire for maskless conga line A New York Republican club has been criticised after a video went viral of some of its members participating in a conga line without wearing face masks. On Monday, journalist Matt Binder shared a clip to Twitter of members of …

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Fraser Island Fire Blamed on Campfire, Australian Official Say

Fraser Island Fire Blamed on Campfire, Australian Official Say

Fraser Island Fire Blamed on Campfire, Australian Official Say Fraser Island Fire Blamed on Campfire, Australian Official Say MELBOURNE, Australia — Four people have been charged with unlawfully lighting a campfire that the authorities said sparked huge blazes on Fraser Island off the northeastern coast of Australia in October, ultimately razing more than 210,000 acres of the popular vacation spot. …

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U.K. Lawmaker Under Fire for Calling UNICEF’s Free Meals a ‘Political Stunt’

U.K. Lawmaker Under Fire for Calling UNICEF’s Free Meals a ‘Political Stunt’

U.K. Lawmaker Under Fire for Calling UNICEF’s Free Meals a ‘Political Stunt’ U.K. Lawmaker Under Fire for Calling UNICEF’s Free Meals a ‘Political Stunt’ LONDON — Jacob Rees-Mogg, a Conservative British lawmaker who serves as leader of the House of Commons, has provoked anger by criticizing a UNICEF program that is set to provide free meals to children in Britain …

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At Least 240,000 Chickens Are Killed in Fire at Florida Egg Farm

At Least 240,000 Chickens Are Killed in Fire at Florida Egg Farm

At Least 240,000 Chickens Are Killed in Fire at Florida Egg Farm At Least 240,000 Chickens Are Killed in Fire at Florida Egg Farm At least 240,000 chickens were killed early Thursday when a fire swept through two densely packed barns in Florida owned by one of the nation’s largest distributors of shell eggs, the authorities said. The fire was …

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Nursing Home Fire in Russia Kills 11

Nursing Home Fire in Russia Kills 11

Nursing Home Fire in Russia Kills 11 Nursing Home Fire in Russia Kills 11 “I don’t know how, but in some unbelievable way I managed to toss three elderly men out through the window,” she said. The home’s director, identified as a 43-year-old woman, was detained on suspicion of causing death by negligence, the authorities said. But it was not …

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Shinji Aoba Charged in Kyoto Animation Fire

Shinji Aoba Charged in Kyoto Animation Fire

Shinji Aoba Charged in Kyoto Animation Fire Shinji Aoba Charged in Kyoto Animation Fire TOKYO — Japanese prosecutors on Wednesday charged a man with arson and murder in connection with a fire last year that killed 36 at an animation studio in Kyoto, the country’s deadliest attack in decades. The suspect, Shinji Aoba, 42, is accused of setting fire in …

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It’s Australia’s First Big Blaze of the Fire Season. How Bad Will the Summer Get?

It’s Australia’s First Big Blaze of the Fire Season. How Bad Will the Summer Get?

It’s Australia’s First Big Blaze of the Fire Season. How Bad Will the Summer Get? It’s Australia’s First Big Blaze of the Fire Season. How Bad Will the Summer Get? SYDNEY, Australia — The first major blaze of Australia’s wildfire season has now blackened roughly half of Fraser Island, an idyllic getaway north of Brisbane renowned for its golden beaches …

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A Michigan pastor draws fire for telling worshipers to ‘get it, get it over with.’

A Michigan pastor draws fire for telling worshipers to ‘get it, get it over with.’

A Michigan pastor draws fire for telling worshipers to ‘get it, get it over with.’ A Michigan pastor draws fire for telling worshipers to ‘get it, get it over with.’ A Michigan pastor is under fire for telling his congregation to catch the coronavirus and “get it over with.” He made the remarks during a sermon on Nov. 15, as …

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