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Orlando gunman mosque is set ablaze

Police in Florida are investigating a fire at the mosque where the Orlando gunman, Omar Mateen used to pray.

Police in Florida are investigating a fire at the mosque where the Orlando gunman, Omar Mateen used to pray.

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London burns as 1666 model commemorates Great Fire

A model of the 1666 City of London has been set ablaze on the Thames to commemorate the great Fire of that year that destroyed nearly 80% of the capital.

A model of the 1666 City of London has been set ablaze on the Thames to commemorate the great Fire of that year that destroyed nearly 80% of the capital.

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Model set ablaze to mark Great Fire of London

A floating model of 17th century London was set alight on the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London, on Sunday evening.

A floating model of 17th century London was set alight on the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London, on Sunday evening.

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El Salvador: fireballs battle with the devil

Locals in the town of Nejapa in El Salvador have gathered, to hurl fireballs at one another in honour of a huge volcanic eruption in 1922 which forced all of the residents to abandon the…

Locals in the town of Nejapa in El Salvador have gathered, to hurl fireballs at one another in honour of a huge volcanic eruption in 1922 which forced all of the residents to abandon the…

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Iraq: More than 70 tents burned down in refugee camp

More than 70 tents were destroyed by fire in the refugee camp of Yahayawa, near the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk, but no one was injured, the United Nations’ refugee agency UNHCR…

More than 70 tents were destroyed by fire in the refugee camp of Yahayawa, near the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk, but no one was injured, the United Nations’ refugee agency UNHCR…

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Firefighters gain ground against Southern California wildfire

Firefighters in Southern California have been gaining ground against a wildfire in a mountain pass that has forced tens of thousands of people to flee their…

Firefighters in Southern California have been gaining ground against a wildfire in a mountain pass that has forced tens of thousands of people to flee their…

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Puerto Rico: 105 injured in fire on cruise ship

More than 500 passengers and crew evacuated from a burning ship about a mile off Puerto Rico’s north coast, with many requiring medical care, though there were no reported fatalities or life-threateni

More than 500 passengers and crew evacuated from a burning ship about a mile off Puerto Rico’s north coast, with many requiring medical care, though there were no reported fatalities or life-threateni

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Fierce battle against raging wildfires continues in Portugal

Wildfires continue to rage across Portugal. Thousands of firefighters have been battling at least 300 blazes. Twelve of those have been classified as major or large.

Wildfires continue to rage across Portugal. Thousands of firefighters have been battling at least 300 blazes. Twelve of those have been classified as major or large.

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12 babies die in Iraq hospital fire

The blaze broke out late on Tuesday inside the maternity unit at the Yarmouk Teaching Hospital in the west of the Iraqi capital.

The blaze broke out late on Tuesday inside the maternity unit at the Yarmouk Teaching Hospital in the west of the Iraqi capital.

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France: explosion in Rouen bar kills 13, wounds six

A fire in a bar in Rouen, France, has left at least 13 people dead and six injured, one seriously, according to Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve.

A fire in a bar in Rouen, France, has left at least 13 people dead and six injured, one seriously, according to Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve.

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Indonesian police detain seven following temple fires

Seven people have been detained in Indonesia in connection with fires at a number of Buddhist temples in the north of Sumatra island.

Seven people have been detained in Indonesia in connection with fires at a number of Buddhist temples in the north of Sumatra island.

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Two dozen Chinese tourists killed in Taiwan coach crash

A tour bus carrying people from China has crashed on a highway in Taiwan, killing all 26 people on board according to local media reports.

A tour bus carrying people from China has crashed on a highway in Taiwan, killing all 26 people on board according to local media reports.

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Wildfires brought under control in southern France and Spain

In the south of France, 3,000 holidaymakers in Torreilles were evacuated on Wednesday after strong winds whipped up a wildfire and more than 20 bungalows were…

In the south of France, 3,000 holidaymakers in Torreilles were evacuated on Wednesday after strong winds whipped up a wildfire and more than 20 bungalows were…

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France: deadly fire engulfs chemical plant near Lyon

A body has reportedly been found in the rubble of a fire at a chemical plant on the outskirts of Lyon, in south eastern France.

A body has reportedly been found in the rubble of a fire at a chemical plant on the outskirts of Lyon, in south eastern France.

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Deadly apartment block fire in Paris

At least five people have been killed when a fire broke out in a block of flats in the north of Paris.

At least five people have been killed when a fire broke out in a block of flats in the north of Paris.

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Greek detention centre burns in riot between Afghans and Pakistanis

More than 70 refugees have been injured and hundreds left without shelter after a huge fire and clashes broke out at a detention centre in Greece between Pakistani and Afghan…

More than 70 refugees have been injured and hundreds left without shelter after a huge fire and clashes broke out at a detention centre in Greece between Pakistani and Afghan…

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Ukraine nursing home fire kills 17

In Ukraine, 17 people have been killed after a fire broke out at a nursing home for the elderly near Kiev.

In Ukraine, 17 people have been killed after a fire broke out at a nursing home for the elderly near Kiev.

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Brazil: huge fire ravages Sao Paolo favela

A huge fire has caused much damage in a poor district of Brazil’s largest city Sao Paolo. The authorities said at least 120 houses were destroyed

A huge fire has caused much damage in a poor district of Brazil’s largest city Sao Paolo. The authorities said at least 120 houses were destroyed

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Canada PM Justin Trudeau tours wildfire-ravaged Alberta

Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said the scale of the wildfire in Alberta did not hit him until he visited the area on Friday. Two weeks

Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said the scale of the wildfire in Alberta did not hit him until he visited the area on Friday. Two weeks

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Spain tyre dump blaze sends black smoke sky high

Spanish authorities on Friday ordered residents to stay indoors and shut windows in parts of a central town as a fire at a major tyre dump spread a

Spanish authorities on Friday ordered residents to stay indoors and shut windows in parts of a central town as a fire at a major tyre dump spread a

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Sprawling tyre dump ablaze in Spain

A spectacular fire broke out in the middle of the night in a sprawling tyre dump in Spain, about 35 kilometres south of Madrid. An emergency has been

A spectacular fire broke out in the middle of the night in a sprawling tyre dump in Spain, about 35 kilometres south of Madrid. An emergency has been

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Scores killed as buses and fuel tanker collide in Afghanistan

At least 73 people are known to have died in a road accident on a busy highway in Afghanistan, according to the country’s health ministry. Scores

At least 73 people are known to have died in a road accident on a busy highway in Afghanistan, according to the country’s health ministry. Scores

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'The Beast' wildfire burns out of control in Canada

It has been raging for a week and is utterly out of control. The Canadian wildfire that has forced tens of thousands to people to flee for their

It has been raging for a week and is utterly out of control. The Canadian wildfire that has forced tens of thousands to people to flee for their