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A woman leaves with her animals from an advancing fire that rages Cokertme village, near Bodrum, Turkey, Monday, Aug. 2, 2021. For the sixth straight day, Turkish firefighters battled to control the blazes that are tearing through forests near Turkey's beach destinations.
2021-08-03, The Independent
As Turkish fire crews pressed ahead Tuesday with their weeklong battle against blazes tearing through forests and villages on the country's southern coast, President...
Firefighters operate during a wildfire near Lampiri village, west of Patras, Greece, Saturday, Jul. 31, 2021.
2021-08-02, Al Jazeera
The death toll from six straight days of wildfires in Turkey has risen to eight, while in neighbouring Greece, firefighters attempted to contain a blaze that has...
Anna Donath of Momentum party speaks during a protest against the government's alleged use of powerful Pegasus spyware to spy on opponents, Budapest, Hungary, July 26, 2021.
2021-08-02, Yahoo Daily News
Nicosia [Cyprus], August 2 (ANI): Diplomatic pressure is increasing on the state of Israel to give convincing explanations on the nature of its relationship with the NSO...
President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan
2021-08-01, The Irish Times
Tourists in Turkey hurried to the seashore to wait for rescue boats on Saturday after being told to evacuate some hotels in the Aegean resort of Bodrum due to the dangers...
Firefighters pour water as they try to get the fire under control in Kirli village near the mediterranean coastal town town of Manavgat, in Antalya province, Turkey, early Friday July 30, 2021.
2021-08-01, RNZ
Tourists have been evacuated from beaches in south-western Turkey, where raging wildfires are now threatening hotels and homes. TurkishCoastguard vessels - assisted by...
The Trentonian: TOKYO (AP) — A roundup of gold medals from Tuesday, August 3, at the TokyoGames: ——— BOXING- Advertisement - WOMEN'S FEATHERWEIGHT Sena Irie of Japan has claimed the first-ever women’s featherweight boxing gold medal with a unanimous decision over the...
Anadolu Agency: Two planes from Ukraine are contributing to the aerial response against multiple wildfires in Turkey. Air and land intervention continues against the fires, which have broken out in various locations and have spread with the wind. Efforts are being made to...
The National: A forest fire moved closer to a coal-fired power station in south-western Turkey on Tuesday evening and bushfires raged near southern resorts for a seventh day as firefighting planes from Spain and Croatia joined the battle to quell them. Eleven fires were...
Corvallis Gazette-Times: An out-of-control scene played out in the sky Saturday night on a Frontier Airlines flight from Philadelphia to Miami. Videos captured by passengers show a male passenger in a meltdown, one that escalated to him getting duct-taped to his seat for the remainder...
Anadolu Agency: The Turkish president on Tuesday thanked the countries and organizations who supported Turkey's fight against wildfires that have ravaged the country for almost a week. “I thank on my nation’s behalf all the friendly countries and organizations...
Lubbock Avalanche-Journal: CHIBA, Japan (AP) — As Tamyra Mensah-Stock celebrated winning her Olympic gold medal, the former Wayland Baptist star hoped her victory would encourage Black girls in the United States to consider wrestling. When she defeated Nigeria’s Blessing...
RTE: A forest fire moved closer to a coal-fired power station in southwestern Turkey this evening and wildfires raged near southern resorts for a seventh day as firefighting planes from Spain and Croatia joined the battle to quell them. Eleven fires were still...
Stars and Stripes: BOZALAN, Turkey — As Turkish fire crews pressed ahead Tuesday with their weeklong battle against blazes tearing through forests and villages on the country’s southern coast, PresidentRecep Tayyip Erdogan’s government faced increased criticism over its...
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Winona Daily News: WATERLOO — Tyson Foods will require all of its U.S. workforce to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by Nov. 1, including workers at its Waterloo plant, the company announced Tuesday. The announcement comes as the COVID-19 delta variant spreads across the country...
The Morganton News Herald: By CLIFF BRUNT AP SportsWriter CHIBA, Japan (AP) — As Tamyra Mensah-Stock celebrated winning her Olympic gold medal, she hoped her victory would encourage Black girls in the United States to consider wrestling. When she defeated Nigeria’s Blessing Oborududu...
The Wire Network: TURKEY: Firefighters using planes and helicopters, and locals with buckets of water, battled wildfires raging for a sixth day near southern resorts in drought-hit Turkey and the government faced fresh criticism of its handling of the disaster. Seven fires were...
The Sharon Herald: CHIBA, Japan (AP) — As Tamyra Mensah-Stock celebrated winning her Olympic gold medal, she hoped her victory would encourage Black girls in the United States to consider wrestling. When she defeated Nigeria’s Blessing Oborududu 4-1 in the women’s 68-kilogram...
Albuquerque Journal: BOZALAN, Turkey — As Turkish fire crews pressed ahead Tuesday with their weeklong battle against blazes tearing through forests and villages on the country’s southern coast, PresidentRecep Tayyip Erdogan’s government faced increased...