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Australia bushfires tourists putt off fires

Don’t be put off by fires, Australia tells tourists

01 January, 2020 5:44 pm 5:44 pm

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison urged foreign tourists not to be deterred by deadly wildfires that have razed large swathes and sent smoke as far as South America, even as authorities fretted about renewed dangers ahead. Morrison made the plea on Wednesday as he visited Kangaroo Island, a usually wildlife-rich tourist attraction … Read More


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Don’t be put off by fires, Australia tells tourists

01 January, 2020 11:46 am 11:46 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison urged foreign tourists not to be deterred by deadly wildfires that have razed large swathes and sent smoke as far as South America, even as authorities fretted about renewed dangers ahead. Morrison made the plea on Wednesday as he visited Kangaroo Island, a usually wildlife-rich tourist attraction … Read More


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North Korea test fires rockets in Thanksgiving reminder of year-end deadlin...

11 November, 2019 9:32 am 9:32 am

SEOUL (Reuters) – Breaking a month-long lull in missile tests, North Korea fired two short range projectiles into the sea off its east coast on Thursday in what appeared to be the latest try out of its new multiple rocket launchers, South Korea’s military said. The test-firing came as the clock ticks down on the … Read More


Fast-moving, fires, Los Angeles, force, 40,000, flee

Fast-moving fires near Los Angeles force more than 40,000 to flee

10 October, 2019 8:58 pm 8:58 pm

GEYSERVILLE, Calif. (Reuters) – California firefighters on Friday sought to take advantage of a brief lull in high winds behind fast-moving wildfires that forced the evacuation of more than 40,000 residents north of Los Angeles and another 2,000 in the state’s wine country. With winds abating, crews worked overnight to battle a newly-started fire about … Read More


Saudi Arabia, fires, Aramco, sites, 'under control', drone attacks

Saudi Arabia says fires at Aramco sites ‘under control’ after d...

09 September, 2019 2:32 pm 2:32 pm

RIYADH (Reuters) – Drone attacks on two Saudi Aramco factories in Abqaiq and Khurais provinces on Saturday sparked fires that the state oil company brought under control, the Saudi interior ministry spokesman said without identifying the source of the drones. The precise targets and the extent of possible damage were unclear. Aramco did not immediately … Read More


Trump, fires, national, security, adviser, John Bolton, disagreements

Trump fires national security adviser John Bolton, cites strong disagreemen...

09 September, 2019 11:40 pm 11:40 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump abruptly fired his national security adviser John Bolton amid disagreements with his hard-line aide over how to handle foreign policy challenges such as North Korea, Iran, Afghanistan and Russia. “I informed John Bolton last night that his services are no longer needed at the White House. I disagreed … Read More


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North Korea fires two projectiles into sea off eastern coast: Yonhap

08 August, 2019 3:15 am 3:15 am

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea fired two unidentified projectiles into the sea off its eastern coast on Saturday, South Korea’s military said. The latest launch comes shortly after US President Donald Trump said he had received a “very beautiful letter” from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Trump said Kim had said he was “not … Read More


NK-missiles

North Korea fires two more missiles, South Korea’s military says

08 August, 2019 5:27 am 5:27 am

PYONGYANG – Fourth such launch in less than two weeks, North Korea has fired another two unidentified missiles, South Korea’s military has said. They were fired from South Hwanghae province across the peninsula into the sea to the east, a statement said. The US said it was monitoring the situation and consulting with South Korea … Read More


North Korea, fires, projectile, South's military

North Korea fires unidentified projectile: South’s military

05 May, 2019 4:06 pm 4:06 pm

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea fired an unidentified projectile on Thursday, the South’s military said, less than a week after its leader Kim Jong Un oversaw the test-firing of multiple rockets and a missile. The projectile was fired at about 4:30 p.m. (8.30 a.m. BST) from the northwest town of Sino-ri, in an easterly direction, … Read More