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‘Horn of Africa’ soaked red as hundreds killed in Tigray conflict, tensions boil with no end in sight

Leaders of Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region on Saturday claimed rocket attacks on two airports in a nearby region and threatened to strike neighbouring Eritrea, raising fears that the escalating conflict could spread. The attacks — and threats of more to come — fuelled concern that a conflict Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed vowed would be […]...Read More

Electric line mishap sparked raging South Cali wildfire, reports say

Southern California Edison, the region’s primary electricity supplier, said its equipment may have sparked a fast-moving wildfire that forced evacuation orders for some 100,000 people and seriously injured two firefighters on Monday as powerful winds across the state prompted power to be cut to hundreds of thousands to prevent just such a possibility. A smoky […]...Read More

Fatal floods, heavy rains in South Indian state kills over 30

Sheets of rain and a barrage of floods, resulted in over 30 deaths in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday, the downpour wreaking havoc in Karnataka. Waterlogged roads and swept-away dwellings, saw 10 people killed in various incidents across Andhra Pradesh in the last 48 hours. Many died in Hyderabad after walls and houses collapsed […]...Read More