The Russian Be-200 amphibious plane crashed while landing near Turkey's Adana province following a firefighting mission, the Russian Defence Ministry said. All eight people on board the plane died in the incident.
Nearly 300 firefighters are trying to contain a wildfire on Geraneia mountain range some 90 kilometres from Athens.
Officials are investigating the cause of the fire that killed at least 10 people in a building that housed a private hospital treating Covid-19 patients in Indian financial hub of Mumbai.
A fire that broke out in a suburb of Lagos has killed at least 15 people and injured several others. The cause of the explosion was not known.
One volunteer firefighter was killed and two suffered burn injuries after their truck rolled over when it was hit by extreme winds amid raging bushfires in New South Wales. Ten other firefighters have been killed so far this fire season.
The single railcar was traveling too fast when it collided head-on with the barrier, say railway officials. At least 25 people have been killed while the death toll is expected to rise.
The blaze has killed at least 11 people among them five were found in vehicles that were torched by the flames of a ferocious wildfire.
A 24-storey abandoned office building occupied by hundreds of squatters was engulfed in flames and collapsed in the centre of Sao Paulo.
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