Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis appoints a new minister in charge of recovery from natural disasters in a bid to defuse growing anger over the struggle to curb wildfires that have charred thousands of hectares of forest.
Several explosions caused by the wildfires were heard by people from Tuesday onwards.
Turkish firefighters, locals and volunteers work at full pace to bring the blazes under control in four southern provinces, with at least eight people killed since the wildfires started on July 28.
Agriculture and Forestry Minister Bekir Pakdemirli says a total of 125 fires have erupted since July 28 and 117 of them have been contained.
President Erdogan thanked Russian counterpart Putin for Russia's allocation of five firefighting aircraft and three more helicopters for supporting Turkey's fight against forest fires across the country, according to a statement.
The US has removed gray wolves from the Endangered Species Act, where they were first listed in the 1970s when their numbers fell to around 1,000. Conservationists now fear for the roughly 6,000 gray wolves when the new rule takes effect in January.
Massive forest fires that blazed across four Turkish cities, have been brought under control, but the suspicion of arson is now being investigated after a PKK-affiliate claimed responsibility
The first six months of 2020 were the worst on record for deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon, with an area bigger than the nation of Luxembourg cleared.
President Jair Bolsonaro said the World Wildlife Fund had paid for images taken by volunteer firefighters that it then supposedly used to solicit donations, including a $500,000 contribution from US actor Leonardo DiCaprio.
At least 64 lives were lost as the fire still rages. Many of the victims were burned alive in their cars while trying to escape the Pedrogao Grande region.
More than 90 fires have scorched 1,800 square kilometres and have destroyed hundreds of homes. Six people – four firefighters and two police – have been killed battling the forest fires in central Chile.
Chile's worst forest fires in decades have destroyed an area of land twice the size of New York City.
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