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Israel's wildfires spread as homes and woods in Haifa are burnt down

Wildfires tore across central and northern Israel on November 25 forcing thousands of residents to flee the city of Haifa, as leaders blamed arsonists for some of the blazes and branded them…

Wildfires tore across central and northern Israel on November 25 forcing thousands of residents to flee the city of Haifa, as leaders blamed arsonists for some of the blazes and branded them…

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State of emergency declared in Siberia

A huge forest fire has been burning out-of-control since Tuesday. The Russian Emergency Ministry says the fire covers more than 400 hectares of land, most of it forest.

A huge forest fire has been burning out-of-control since Tuesday. The Russian Emergency Ministry says the fire covers more than 400 hectares of land, most of it forest.

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Southern California firefighters making progress against worst blaze

Firefighters in southern California say they are starting to get on top of the huge Blue Cut wildfire that has destroyed many buildings and forced over 80,000 people to flee their homes.

Firefighters in southern California say they are starting to get on top of the huge Blue Cut wildfire that has destroyed many buildings and forced over 80,000 people to flee their homes.

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Wildfire rages unchecked in California

Hundreds of firefighters are battling a rapidly-spreading wildfire raging unchecked in drought-stricken San Bernardino County.

Hundreds of firefighters are battling a rapidly-spreading wildfire raging unchecked in drought-stricken San Bernardino County.

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Wildfire near Los Angeles forces 80,000 people to evacuate

A fast moving wildfire in southern California has forced the evacuation of more than 80,000 people just east of Los Angeles.

A fast moving wildfire in southern California has forced the evacuation of more than 80,000 people just east of Los Angeles.

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Wildfire destroys scores of homes in Northern California

A wildfire which spread into a small Northern California town over the weekend has destroyed more than 175 homes and businesses.

A wildfire which spread into a small Northern California town over the weekend has destroyed more than 175 homes and businesses.

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Fires rage across southern Europe

High temperatures, strong winds and a lack of rainfall mean parts of France, Spain and Portugal are battling widespread wildfires.

High temperatures, strong winds and a lack of rainfall mean parts of France, Spain and Portugal are battling widespread wildfires.

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Portugal fires: Wildfires rage on mainland as Madeira counts cost

Flames on the tourist island of Madeira have made headlines worldwide but Portugal’s mainland is also being ravaged by a wave of more than 100 wildfires.

Flames on the tourist island of Madeira have made headlines worldwide but Portugal’s mainland is also being ravaged by a wave of more than 100 wildfires.

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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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Three dead and many evacuated in Madeira wildfires

At least three people have been killed and about 1,000 evacuated after wildfires engulfed parts of Funchal, the capital of the Portuguese island of Madeira.

At least three people have been killed and about 1,000 evacuated after wildfires engulfed parts of Funchal, the capital of the Portuguese island of Madeira.

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Wildfires lay waste to mainland Portugal and Madeira

The authorities say around 3,000 firefighters, the majority of them volunteers, are trying to extinguish hundreds of forest fires across the country.

The authorities say around 3,000 firefighters, the majority of them volunteers, are trying to extinguish hundreds of forest fires across the country.

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Lost Russian fire-fighting aircraft found in Irkutsk

Russian authorities have located the wreckage of a plane that crashed last week in the country’s Irkutsk region.

Russian authorities have located the wreckage of a plane that crashed last week in the country’s Irkutsk region.

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Russian wildfires continue to rage

Wildfires have continued to rage in Russia’s Far East and Siberia, fanned by hot and dry weather. Some of the flames have reached a farm and

Wildfires have continued to rage in Russia’s Far East and Siberia, fanned by hot and dry weather. Some of the flames have reached a farm and

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Russian forest fires

A state of emergency has been declared in Russia’s Amur Region after 17 forest fires spread across an area of 9,700 acres. An amphibia plane is

A state of emergency has been declared in Russia’s Amur Region after 17 forest fires spread across an area of 9,700 acres. An amphibia plane is

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Canada wildfire 'could burn for months' without rainfall - officials

One week on and the blaze nicknamed ‘the beast’ shows no signs of being tamed. The wildfire outside Fort McMurray in Canada is now heading towards

One week on and the blaze nicknamed ‘the beast’ shows no signs of being tamed. The wildfire outside Fort McMurray in Canada is now heading towards

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Canadian communities mobilise to help wildfire victims

Many of those forced to leave their homes by the Canadian wildfire which has been spreading out of control are being accommodated in emergency

Many of those forced to leave their homes by the Canadian wildfire which has been spreading out of control are being accommodated in emergency

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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