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Floods in India's Assam force a million from their homes

Floods in India's Assam force a million from their homes

Heavy flooding triggered by monsoon rains has forced more than a million people to flee their homes in the northeast Indian state of Assam, authorities said on Monday ...

Cyclone Harold flattens homes, brings injuries in Fiji

Cyclone Harold flattens homes, brings injuries in Fiji

A deadly Pacific storm slammed into Fiji on Wednesday, tearing off roofs and flooding towns, after leaving a trail of destruction in the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu.

Virus deaths surge past 13,000 as one billion confined to homes

Virus deaths surge past 13,000 as one billion confined to homes

Nearly one billion people around the world were confined to their homes on Sunday, as the coronavirus death toll crossed 13,000 and factories were shut in worst-hit Italy after another single-day fatalities record.

Australian homes destroyed by spring fires in 'horrible' warning

Australian homes destroyed by spring fires in 'horrible' warning

More than 20 homes have been destroyed by spring fires in Australia, officials said on Wednesday, straining communities already suffering under the region's worst drought conditions in living memory.

Israel advances plans for 2,300 settlement homes in blow to peace

Israel advances plans for 2,300 settlement homes in blow to peace

Israel has advanced plans for more than 2,300 settlement homes in the occupied West Bank, the latest in a surge of such approvals since US President Donald Trump took office, an NGO said on Tuesday.

Massachusetts residents cleared to return to homes

Massachusetts residents cleared to return to homes

Natural gas leaks on Thursday triggered a series of explosions and fires in Andover, North Andover and Lawrence.

Aggressive wildfire threatens homes in California city

Aggressive wildfire threatens homes in California city

The fire, which was 5% contained, was being fuelled by dry brush covering steep terrain and stoked by erratic wind gusts during the night.

10 dead, hundreds of houses destroyed in Afghan landslide: officials

10 dead, hundreds of houses destroyed in Afghan landslide: officials

At least 10 people were killed and hundreds of homes destroyed in a remote area of northeastern Afghanistan after melting snow triggered a landslide, officials said Thursday.

Firefighters get upper hand on California wildfires

Firefighters get upper hand on California wildfires

Firefighters are gaining momentum as they battle several wildfires that have destroyed dozens of homes and forced the evacuation of thousands of residents in California.

Homes evacuated as British moorland fire rages

Homes evacuated as British moorland fire rages

More than 30 homes have been evacuated near Greater Manchester in northern England as firefighters battle a blaze which has been spreading for days in hot weather across the hills of Saddleworth Moor.

MEC makes home-based business activity easier

MEC makes home-based business activity easier

The new ministerial decision cancelled the condition regarding the need to place an identification board at the entrance of the house where such a commercial activity is licensed to operate.

Hawaii volcano destroys over two dozen homes

Hawaii volcano destroys over two dozen homes

Evacuation orders remained in place on Monday for hundreds of residents of the Leilani Estates and Lanipuna Gardens areas in the eastern part of Hawaii's Big Island.