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Australia's capital, braces, hot, windy conditions, fuel, bushfires

Australia’s capital braces as hot, windy conditions fuel bushfires

02 February, 2020 1:02 pm 1:02 pm

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Soaring temperatures and strong winds stoked unpredictable bushfires near Australia’s capital city on Saturday, closing a major highway and prompting warnings for some residents that it was too late to evacuate. Skies along the Monaro Highway in the Australian Capital Territory turned orange-red as an uncontrolled blaze ballooned to more than 35,000 … Read More


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Iran seizes Iraqi oil tanker smuggling fuel in Gulf: State TV

08 August, 2019 2:06 am 2:06 am

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iranian Revolutionary Guards seized an Iraqi oil tanker in the Gulf which they said was smuggling fuel and detained seven crewmen, Iran’s state media reported on Sunday, in a show of power amid heightened tension with the West. The vessel was intercepted near Iran’s Farsi Island in the Gulf, Iran’s semi-official Fars … Read More


Nigeria fuel tanker blast kills at least 58

05 May, 2019 10:36 am 10:36 am

NIAMEY (Reuters) – At least 58 people were killed in Niger when an overturned fuel tanker from which they were siphoning gasoline exploded, the government said on Monday. The incident took place late Sunday night on the highway linking Niger’s Diori Hamani international airport to the capital Niamey. Interior Minister Mohamed Bazoum said 55 charred … Read More