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Instead of dealing with consequences of crises Turkey must prevent them

Without a doubt, climate change is a common issue for the whole world to focus on. It is always right beside us and appears in different forms. For example, the rise in global temperatures, which are now 1.2 degrees Celcius (2 degrees Fahrenheit) above pre-industrial times, is both heating up the Earth and destabilizing it.

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Israel seeks help from abroad to battle fires

Israel is seeking international help to battle wildfires outside Jerusalem that have forced hundreds to evacuate and sent clouds of smoke billowing over the city, the foreign ministry said on Monday. Planes and crews fought the blaze …

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Putin instructs to evaluate scale of fires in Yakutia

Russian President Vladimir Putin is sure that forest fires do not pose a threat to residential buildings in Yakutia, but the situation must be kept under control. "At the moment, there are no threats to residential and socially …

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Turkey almost coped with forest fires

Turkey managed to put out 238 out of 240 wildfires in 47 provinces on the 13th day of a string of blazes raging across the country. The Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Bekir Pakdemirli announced on Monday that only two fires were still underway in Muğla, a southwestern province

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Armenia deliberately burns forests in Shusha

According to the Aide to the President of Azerbaijan, Hikmet Hajiyev,  there is a possibility that Armenia uses banned white phosphorus to cause fires in the forests of Shusha. "The Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan, on the …

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3 people found dead in Northern California wildfire

Three people have died in a Northern California wildfire that has forced thousands from their homes, CBC News reports.  Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea announced Wednesday that two people had been found dead in one location and …

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Forest fire breaks out in Turkey's Antalya

A forest fire has broken out in Turkey’s Antalya province. Fire helicopters, as well as fire brigades are involved in localizing and extinguishing the fire, Turkish media reported. The cause of the fire is not yet …

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Miss Georgia 2017 rescheduled due to fire

A fire at a luxury hotel in the Georgian Black Sea resort city of Batumi left 11 people dead and 21 others hurt, officials said Saturday, ABC News reports. The fire erupted late Friday evening at the Leograd hotel where …

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