An explosion at a fireworks factory in northen Portugal has killed at least five people with three more still missing.
Protesters leave Paraguay's Congress in flames after the Senate held a secret vote there to change the constitution allowing President Cartes to run for re-election.
A team of firefighters in California are being hailed as heroes after performing mouth-to-muzzle resuscitation on a much-loved dog to bring it back from the dead.
A passenger on a flight from Beijing to Melbourne has been injured by her flaming headphones.
Protesters focus their anger on the President over the tragedy and are calling on Jimmy Morales to step down.
Funerals for 37 girls burnt alive in a fire at a state-run home begin, amid mounting criticism of the shelter.
The country has declared three days of national mourning after at least 22 young girls died in a fire at a home for vulnerable teenagers and children. Police are investigating claims of arson.
Up to 20 people have been injured in a fire at a centre for asylum seekers in Sweden.
Tens of thousands of Iranians paid their final respects on Monday to 16 firefighters killed when a burning building collapsed in Tehran earlier this month.
At least 20 firefighters were killed when the 17-storey building collapsed after being engulfed by fire.
Chile’s president has visited one of the areas hit by the country’s worst forest fires in 50 years.
A heat wave and high winds are fueling the flames, which have already scorched 50,000 hectares of land
One person is in a serious condition and more than 40 have been treated for smoke inhalation and hypothermia after a fire broke out in a nightclub in Bucharest.
Rescuers are digging through the rubble of a collapsed building in Tehran, Iran, looking for as many as 25 missing people including firefighters.
Rescue operations continued late on Thursday in the Iranian capital Tehran following the collapse of a shopping centre which had caught fire.
A shopping mall collapses in central Tehran killing dozens of firefighters
Dozens are reported dead after Tehran's iconic Plasco building collapsed as firefighters battled a blaze inside.
Tehran’s iconic Plasco building has collapsed as firefighters battled a blaze inside.
The search has resumed for 17 people reported missing after a ferry fire off the coast of Indonesia. At least five ships and a number of smaller craft have been deployed in the search, according to of
A fire on board a ferry in Indonesia has killed at least 23 people.
At least 11 people were reported dead on Monday, with a further 75 injured, as fire swept through a luxury hotel in Pakistan.