Tuesday, September 21, 2021

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Swine flu hits Israel: Death toll rose to 31

The Israeli newspaper "Yediot Aharonot" reported that 31 Israelis were killed this winter as a result of (Swine flu) seasonal influenza, due to not having the necessary vaccination against the disease. The newspaper said that 300 Israelis were hospitalized in...

Smoke wraps Melbourne despite cold weather

Melbourne is still covered in dangerous smoke while at least 180 strikes continue to burn across Victoria and New South Wales (NSW) despite heavy rainfall in the area. Forest fires in Australia may last longer despite the colder weather this...

Indonesia: Number of flood victims reaches 53

Indonesia: Tens of thousands of flood victims are still unable to return to their water sunken homes on Saturday after the heavy rains hit the country's capital, killing at least 53 residents, authorities said. More than 170,000 people are sheltering...

Australia: Forest fires death toll rises to 12

The Australian authorities confirmed, Wednesday morning, the death of a third person in the devastating forest fires that struck the southeastern coast this week, and a fourth loss, possibly as well as the navy forces rushed to provide supplies...

Saudi Consulate in Hong Kong warns of SARS virus spread

Saudi Arabian Consulate in Hong Kong has warned its citizens that the Chinese authorities have announced 27 cases of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) in Wuhan, central China, and according to Saudi foreign ministry, the embassy has warned of...

Australia bushfires: Firefighter killed and two injured in New South Wales

Australia bushfires: A volunteer Australian firefighter died on Monday, while two others were burned after their truck overturned due to strong winds in the midst of wild forest fires in the country. The fire department said in a tweet on...

Two Thai soldiers charged with killing civilians

Two Thai soldiers have been charged with killing three Muslim civilians in a mountainous pursuit in the southern part of the country, police said. The announcement was made after the military expressed regret last week for the unarmed killing of...

New Zealand police stops search mission of two missing victims of volcanic prey

New Zealand police today stopped the operation in search of two missing White Island volcanic victims. A total of 47 people, mostly Australian tourists, were on the island when it exploded on December 9 and 25 were still hospitalized. Most victims...

Indonesia: 24 killed, 13 injured in a bus crash in Sumatra island

At least 24 passengers were killed and 13 other injured in Indonesia after a bus plunged into a ravine in the southern part of Sumatra island, Indonesian media reported on Tuesday. Antara state news agency said the Sriwijaya company passenger bus was...

Australia witnessed hottest day ever to reach 40.9 degrees

Australia has recorded the warmest day ever, according to preliminary results of the Meteorological Office. Radio France International said Wednesday, that the average maximum temperature across the country was 40.9 degrees Celsius, setting a previous record of 40.3 degrees set...

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