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Drones to the rescue: How pilotless aircraft are saving livesHistorically known for taking lives, drones are now emerging as one of the most promising tools for health and emergency services.
Canada’s wildfire is moving north toward oil facilitiesA massive wildfire burning around the oil sands hub of Fort McMurray was growing and moving rapidly north late on Monday, forcing firefighters to shift their focus to protecting…
Massive Canada wildfire ‘could double in size’Canadian officials fear a massive wildfire could double in size by the end of Saturday as they continue to evacuate residents of fire-ravaged Fort McMurray from work camps north…
Massive fire kills more than 100 at south Indian templeA massive fire broke out during a fireworks display in a Hindu temple in south India early Sunday, killing more than 100 people and injuring at least 200 others, officials said.
Major fire breaks out at Ritz hotel in ParisA major fire broke out on the last floor of the Ritz in Paris on Tuesday morning, two months before the luxury hotel was due to re-open after more than three years of renovation…
Israeli police suspect arson as fire engulfs NGOA fire broke out overnight Sunday at the office of an Israeli NGO that champions human rights in the occupied Palestinian Territories, a spokeswoman for the organisation said,…
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Huge fire engulfs Dubai hotel near fireworks displayA huge fire ripped through a luxury Dubai hotel Thursday night as people gathered to watch New Year's Eve celebrations, injuring at least 16 people, authorities said.
Dozens killed in hospital fire in Saudi ArabiaA fire ripped through a hospital in Saudi Arabia on Thursday, killing at least 25 people and injuring 107, the authorities said.
Video: Fire engulfs Sao Paulo museumOne of Latin America's most-visited landmarks went up in flames on Monday, killing a firefighter who died during the three-hour-long fight to quell the blaze.
Rescuers search for missing miner after deadly fireA late-night fire at a coal mine killed 21 people and left one missing in the northeastern Chinese province of Heilongjiang, local authorities and state media said Saturday.
Romanian PM quits after nightclub fire protestsRomanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta quit on Wednesday in a surprise move that will probably produce a new cabinet led by a technocrat, after street protesters demanded…
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