Relatives of workers killed in a fire at a Chinese slaughterhouse have blocked traffic and scuffled with police, demanding answers to the disaster.
A fire has ripped through Holy Family College's hall, destroying the decades-old building and four class rooms.
North America's first climate refugees and threatened polar bears are the result of carbon dioxide levels at its highest in two-million years.
A Free Syrian Army fighter feeds a stray cat, heart-shaped flags fly at India's Kite festival and a wildfire rages in Australia, as the new year gets underway.
Khayelitsha's BM section, ravaged by fire on New Year's day, will be upgraded, the City of Cape Town has said.
A devastating fire on New Year's Day has left three people dead and 4 000 homeless in Khayelitsha and Thembeni in the Western Cape.
Two-thousand hectares of fynbos have been burnt as fires continue to rage in the Overstrand area.
A fire has swept through a garment factory on the outskirts of Bangladesh's capital killing over 100 people in the country's worst-ever factory blaze.
The cause of the fire that destroyed or damaged 76 houses in St Francis Bay has yet to be determined.
Mop-up operations have continued in St Francis Bay in the Eastern Cape after a blaze destroyed more than 100 houses.
Firefighters have been monitoring the South African Broadcasting Corporation's studios in Auckland Park after a fire broke out on the set of Isidingo.
Hundreds of fire-fighters held back wildfires on several fronts around Greece after an all-night struggle.
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International firefighting teams were on Friday helping Israel battle a huge forest fire near theport of Haifa which has killed at least 42 people.
A major forest fire killed at least 40 people in northern Israel on Thursday, including prison guard cadets trapped in a bus.