Two missing after New York buildings collapseAt least two people remained missing on Friday after three New York residential buildings collapsed following a fire in the East Village of Manhattan.
Fire guts Alpine restaurant of top French chefA devastating fire broke out Tuesday at the Alpine restaurant of celebrity French chef Marc Veyrat, considered by some to be the finest chef in the world with six Michelin stars…
EYE ON AFRICA
Tangerine Dream: Afropolitan star Yemi Alade chats to FRANCE 24Nigerian Afropolitan songstaress Yemi Alade takes time out from her European tour to chat to Georja Calvin-Smith about the infamous "Johnny" and his love of soup. Also, for the…
Arson attack on German paper that printed Charlie Hebdo cartoonsA German newspaper in the northern port city of Hamburg that reprinted Mohammed cartoons from the French satirical paper Charlie Hebdo was the target of an arson attack early…
Arson attack on Swedish mosque leaves several injuredAn arsonist set fire to a mosque in central Sweden on Thursday injuring five people, police said, as the country grapples with a political crisis caused by the rise of the…
Massive fires destroy residential building in LATwo raging fires in Los Angeles destroyed a massive residential complex under construction, heavily damaged a building undergoing renovations, and snarled rush hour traffic while…
IN THE FRENCH PAPERS
'No longer will Parisians feel the warmth of a crackling blaze on the hearth'FRENCH PAPERS - Fri. 05.12.14: Papers focus on a brutal anti-Semitic rape and robbery that took place in a suburb of Paris on Monday. President François Hollande condemned the…
Fire forces French public radio off the airThe headquarters of French public radio network Radio France were evacuated Friday after a fire broke out at the iconic circular building in Paris.
Explosions rock French Cultural Centre in GazaA fire broke out at the French Cultural Centre in Gaza Tuesday night after two explosions were heard at the site. There were no reports of injuries, and a diplomatic source said…
Scores killed in China factory explosionAt least 65 people were killed Saturday in eastern China by an explosion at an automotive parts factory that supplies General Motors, state media reported.
Libya oil tanker fire blazes out of controlA huge fire engulfed Libya’s biggest fuel storage facility in the capital city of Tripoli on Monday. Authorities have called for international assistance in fighting the blaze.
Deadly fire at South Korean hospital for elderlyA fire at a hospital annex housing elderly patients in the south-western county of Jangseong killed 21 people early on Wednesday, South Korean officials said.
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