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Greece: Forest fire destroys jobs of pine resin collectors
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Greece: Forest fire destroys jobs of pine resin collectors

AGDINES, Greece (AP) — For generations, residents in the north of the Greek island of Evia have made their living…
Algeria accuses groups it links to Morocco, Israel of setting wildfires
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Algeria accuses groups it links to Morocco, Israel of setting wildfires

ALGIERS, Aug 18 (Reuters) – Algeria on Wednesday blamed devastating wildfires this month on two groups it recently designated as…
Israeli firefighters battle blaze near Jerusalem for 3rd day
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Israeli firefighters battle blaze near Jerusalem for 3rd day

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli firefighters worked for a third consecutive day on Tuesday to contain a wildfire that has consumed…
Wildfire in Jerusalem hills sends smoke clouds over city
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Wildfire in Jerusalem hills sends smoke clouds over city

JERUSALEM, Aug 15 (Reuters) – Wildfires in wooded hills outside Jerusalem sent smoke clouds billowing over the city on Sunday…
Town burns to ashes in raging Northern California wildfire
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Town burns to ashes in raging Northern California wildfire

GREENVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Eva Gorman says the little California mountain town of Greenville was a place of community and…
Turkey’s Erdogan faces mounting criticism over wildfires
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Turkey’s Erdogan faces mounting criticism over wildfires

BOZALAN, Turkey (AP) — As Turkish fire crews pressed ahead Tuesday with their weeklong battle against blazes tearing through forests…
Four killed as wildfires sweep Turkey, villages evacuated
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Four killed as wildfires sweep Turkey, villages evacuated

MANAVGAT, Turkey, July 30 (Reuters) – The death toll from wildfires on Turkey’s southern coast has risen to four and…
Wildfire rages for 2nd day in Lebanon, spreads to Syria
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Wildfire rages for 2nd day in Lebanon, spreads to Syria

QOBAYAT, Lebanon (AP) — Lebanese firefighters struggled for the second day on Thursday to contain wildfires in the country’s north…
US: Firefighters struggle to control wildfires amid heat wave
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US: Firefighters struggle to control wildfires amid heat wave

Firefighters in the western US fought to contain wildfires amid soaring temperatures in northern California and surrounding regions. A rescue aircraft…
Winds intensifying as firefighters battle fire in California
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Winds intensifying as firefighters battle fire in California

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Winds grew stronger Thursday in California’s wine country, threatening to escalate a massive wildfire that has…
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