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Oman sees reported fires increase by more than 10%

Related Articles DUBAI: The number of fires reported in Oman rose by 13 percent from 2015 to 2016 according to figures published by the National Center for Statistics (NCSI). There were a total of 4,157 fires reported across the country ...

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Afghan President Fires a Powerful Governor From Post He Held 13 Years

Advertisement KABUL, Afghanistan — President Ashraf Ghani of Afghanistan fired the powerful governor of Balkh Province on Monday, ousting an official who had held sway over a northern economic powerhouse for 13 years and who had amassed great wealth even ...

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Argentina fires head of navy over submarine tragedy

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Argentina fired the head of its navy a month after a submarine disappeared in the South Atlantic with 44 crew members onboard, a government spokesman said on Saturday. Letting go of Navy Admiral Marcelo Eduardo Hipólito ...

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California wildfires: Governor brands fires 'new normal'

Devastating wildfires fuelled by climate change are “the new normal”, California’s governor has said. Jerry Brown said vast fires, such as the ones that have ravaged southern California in recent days, “could happen every year or every few years”. “We’re ...

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Minnesota Public Radio Fires Garrison Keillor Over Allegations of Improper Conduct

Garrison Keillor, the creator and host of “A Prairie Home Companion” on Minnesota Public Radio, was fired Wednesday over “allegations of his inappropriate behavior with an individual who worked with him,” according to a statement from the radio network. The ...

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NBC Fires Matt Lauer Over Sexual Misconduct Allegation

The reckoning over sexual harassment in the workplace claimed another leading television personality on Wednesday when NBC fired its leading morning news anchor, Matt Lauer, over a sexual harassment allegation. “On Monday night, we received a detailed complaint from a ...

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North Korea fires ICBM, splashes in Sea of Japan: Pentagon

WASHINGTON/SEOUL-29 (Reuters) – North Korea fired a missile that landed close to Japan on Wednesday, the first test by Pyongyang since a missile fired over its neighbor in mid-September and the Pentagon said its initial assessment was that it was ...

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North Korea Fires a Ballistic Missile, in a Further Challenge to Trump

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea fired a ballistic missile on Wednesday morning for the first time in more than two months, defying demands from President Trump to halt its weapons programs and raising the stakes in an increasingly tense ...

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