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Greece seeks EU help as wildfires rage | World

A firefighting plane makes a water drop next to the setting sun as a wildfire burns near the village of Kapandriti, north of Athens, Greece, August 15, 2017. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis ATHENS: Firefighters battled wildfires raging northeast of Athens for a third day on Tuesday as Greece asked for help from ...

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‘Lot of time’ needed to rebuild trust in Gulf: Qatar FM | World

Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani speaks to an AFP reporter in Doha, Qatar, June 8, 2017. AFP/Karim Jaafar DOHA: Qatar’s foreign minister said Tuesday it will take a “lot of time” to rebuild any trust between sparring Gulf countries because of the region’s continuing diplomatic crisis. As ...

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Falling tree kills 12 at Portugal religious festival | World

Firefighters cover victims of a tree that toppled into worshipping crowds during a religious festival in Funchal, Portugal, August 15, 2017. REUTERS/Duarte Sa LISBON: Twelve people were crushed to death and around 50 injured Tuesday when a 200-year-old oak tree fell on them at a religious festival on the Portuguese ...

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Afghan Taliban warn Trump against sending in more troops | World

US Army soldiers from the 2nd Platoon, B battery 2-8 field artillery, fire a howitzer artillery piece at Seprwan Ghar forward fire base in Panjwai, Kandahar, Afghanistan, June 12, 2011. REUTERS/Baz Ratner/Files KABUL: The Taliban told US President Donald Trump in an open letter on Tuesday that the military situation ...

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