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16 Oct 2021
Beekeepers Mustafa Alti and his son Fehmi were kept busy tending to their hives before wildfires tore through a bucolic region of Turkey that makes most of the world's prized pine honey. Now the Altis and generations of other honey farmers in Turkey's Aegean province of Mugla are scrambling to find additional work and wondering how many decades it might take to get their old lives back on track.
7 Oct 2021
Firefighters battle forest fires in Caminiaga, a town in Argentina's province Cordoba. No deaths or injuries have so far been reported.
21 Aug 2021
Firefighters supported by firefighting aircraft work to put out a large forest fire, as smoke is visible from much of the city of Jerusalem. The fire threatened the villages of Beit Meir, Shoeva and Ramat Raziel, west of Jerusalem, police said in a statement.
9 Aug 2021
Local residents support firefighters in their efforts to extinguish violent fires on the southern coast of Turkey, in areas that are often difficult to access.
8 Aug 2021
Emergency services evacuated several northern suburbs of the Greek capital after fresh fires broke out late on Tuesday as strong winds and blistering heat continue to complicate the efforts of rescue crews.
1 Aug 2021
Strong winds are hampering firefighters' efforts. Alerts have been sent to residents warning them to "be ready to follow instructions."
12 Mar 2021
An Argentinian mechanic shop owner speaks of the difficulties he faces after huge fires swept through part of Patagonia. The fires have left at least seven people injured and hundreds were forced to evacuate as the fire bore down.
9 Jan 2021
The number of wildfires in Brazil increased 12.7 percent last year to a decade-high, according to official figures likely to add to pressure on President Jair Bolsonaro's government over the destruction of the Amazon rainforest.
6 Dec 2020
Protesters lit fires and clashed with police at a Paris rally against a new bill that would limit the right to publish photos of officers. A recent video of police beating a Black man has boosted their cause.

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