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New York [US], August 16 (ANI/Xinhua): United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Sunday expressed his sadness over the loss of life and damage to infrastructure due to floods and mudslides in northern Turkey following the recent devastating wildfires in the country.
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Athens [Greece], August 13 (ANI): Nearly 100,000 hectares of forestry and farmland had burned in wildfires of Greece fuelled by an extraordinary heatwave at the beginning of August, said European Forest Fire Information System (EFFIS) on Wednesday (local time).
Athens [Greece], August 12 (ANI/Sputnik): Greece will invest 1.7 billion euros ($2 billion) to modernize its aerial firefighting capabilities in the wake of massive wildfires that recently ripped through the country, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Thursday.
Algiers [Algeria], August 12 (ANI/Sputnik): Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune on Wednesday announced a three-day mourning for the people who lost their lives in the wildfires that keep raging across the country.
Algiers [Algeria], August 11 (ANI/Xinhua): At least 25 Algerian soldiers were killed on Tuesday as they attempted to extinguish the wildfires raging in the northeastern provinces of Tizi Ouzou and Bejaia, the Algerian Defense Ministry said.
Algiers [Algeria] August 11 (ANI/Sputnik): Eighteen Algerian soldiers have died while trying to put out wildfires in the country's mountains, media reported on Tuesday.
Algiers [Algeria] August 10 (ANI/Sputnik): Seven people have died in wildfires in Algeria's Tizi Ouzou province as the flames rage across the North African country, the head of the provincial forestry department said on Tuesday.
New Delhi [India] August 10 (ANI): India stands in solidarity with the government and people of Greece in their efforts to contain the devastating wildfires, Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said while expressing concern over the ongoing wildfires in Greece.
Tel Aviv [Israel], August 10 (ANI/Sputnik): Israel intends to send three planes to help Greece extinguish forest fires in addition to 15 Israeli firefighters who are already assisting the efforts, Prime Minister Naftali Bennett told his Greek counterpart.
Athens [Greece], August 10 (ANI/Xinhua): The death toll from the raging wildfires in Greece has risen to two on Monday as devastating blazes continue to wreak havoc across the country.
California [US], August 9 (ANI/Xinhua): A fast-moving wildfire has grown to the second largest one in California's history as more than 8,500 firefighters are continuing to battle 11 major wildfires across the state, authorities said Sunday.
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California [US], August 8 (ANI): Residents in part of Northern California were warned to stay indoors on Saturday (local time) due to smoke from massive wildfires as authorities are still searching for eight unaccounted people.