Australia has been battling hundreds of blazes since September in an unusually prolonged summer wildfire season that was fuelled by three years of drought, which experts have attributed to climate change.
The Brazilian scientists that logged the reading said the temperature is "a signal that something different is happening in that area."
Turkey will enter the industry, worth billions of dollars, as an exporter, Turkish President Erdogan said at the Smart Cities and Municipalities Congress and Exhibit in Ankara.
Pakistani officials said that 21 more bodies have been recovered in the avalanche-hit disputed region of Kashmir, bringing the total number of deaths to 160 in Pakistan and Afghanistan.
The C-130 Hercules, carrying 17 crew members and 21 passengers, crashed after it took off from the southern city of Punta Arenas.
US Secretary of State Pompeo told an audience in Athens that the focus from the media and commentators on President Trump and Ukraine is "wrong" because it doesn't "impact real people's lives."
The iceberg, dubbed D28, broke away from the Amery ice shelf between September 24 and 25, according to observations from European and American satellites. It measures 1,582 square kilometres and contains 315 billion tonnes of ice.
On the 160th anniversary of Shamil's surrender to Tsarist forces, he inspires courage among the youth of Dagestan, including MMA champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. But in neighbouring Chechnya, he's viewed differently.
Outspoken Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny most recently suffered from an “acute allergic reaction” in jail, triggering a wave of rumours and suspicion. This is how he drew Moscow’s ire and why he is in jail.
Four of those injured were in serious condition after an explosion at an explosives factory in Dzerzhinsk, 400 kilometres from Moscow.
Navigating the divergent agendas of its neighbours, Iraqi leaders caution regional players against escalating tensions.
Circassians, a Muslim people indigenous to Caucasia, had long been persecuted by the Russian Empire. Their last remnants of resistance against the Russians ended around today's Black Sea port city of Sochi on May 21, 1864.
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