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Wildfires kill at least 39 in Portugal and Spain | World

LISBON/MADRID: At least 36 people died in wildfires raging through parched farmlands and forests in Portugal and another three in neighbouring northwestern Spain on Sunday and Monday. Firefighters were battling 50 blazes in Portugal and a similar number in Spain. Portugal’s government asked for international help and declared a state ...

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Pakistan Whites wins friendly football match in Brussels | Sports

Football teams of Pakistan Greens and Pakistan Whites line up for the national anthem at the start of the friendly match played at the Renaissance Club Schaerbeek Football Stadium in connection with the 70th Independence Anniversary Celebrations of Pakistan. Photo: Correspondent The Embassy of Pakistan in Brussels organized a friendly ...

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‘Hungry bear’ crisis grips far east Russian region | World

Russian forestry officials said 86 bears had to be shot dead because they were hostile. Photo: AFP MOSCOW: Large numbers of hungry, aggressive bears are approaching humans and have killed two people in Russia’s far east due to depleting food sources, a forestry worker told AFP Monday. Authorities on Sakhalin ...

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