22 Mar 2021

Renesas Chip-Plant Fire Spreads Concerns About Global Auto Production

In Tokyo, a fire at a factory of one of the world’s leading auto chip makers has threatened the shares of Toyota, Nissan and Honda. The auto industry is already facing production issues with due to a semiconductor shortage. The factory is located in Hitachinaka and will take at least

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08 Mar 2021

Many feared dead after fire at migrant detention centre in Yemen

Many people are feared to be dead after a fire broke out at a migrant detention facility holding hundreds of mostly Ethiopian migrants in Yemen. It is unclear what caused the blaze at the facility. The International Organization for Migration has already confirmed eight deaths, however, officials at the agency

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18 Feb 2021

500 vehicles in flames after fuel tanker explodes on Afghanistan-Iran border

In Afghanistan, more than 500 vehicles on the Iranian border went up in flames after a fuel tanker located at the site exploded, according to local officials. The fire was located at the customs office in Islam Qala, in the western province of Herat. Photos and video footage show tall

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14 Jan 2021

A Rohingya Camp Fire Leaves Hundreds Homeless

The Rohingya camp in the Cox’s Bazar area of Bangladesh saw a large fire tear through the area on Thursday. Hundreds of shelters were destroyed and displaced Muslim refugees into the winter cold. The blaze did not cause any casualties, however, it left hundreds of people without homes. Bangladesh is

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14 Apr 2020

Chernobyl fire under control, Ukraine officials say

A fire that began dangerously close to the abandoned Chernobyl nuclear plant has been successfully contained according to Ukrainian officials. On Tuesday, Ukraine stated that although there is still a risk due to small fires on the forest floor, there is no large open fire left. The fire brought up

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