LISBON (Reuters) – Portugal is to pay 31 million euros ($38 million) in compensation to the families of the 114 victims of fires that hit the country last year in the worst such disasters on record,
SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australian authorities urged people to remain alert on Monday as bushfires that have destroyed dozens of homes, killed cattle and forced hundreds of residents to flee continued to
MANILA (Reuters) – Philippine firefighters said on Monday the death toll from a fire in a hotel in the capital Manila had risen to five, after confirming two more fatalities and putting out the blaze
TOKYO (Reuters) – Most Japanese think Prime Minister Shinzo Abe bears some responsibility for altered documents at the center of suspicions of a cover-up linked to cronyism, according to opinion polls
MANILA (Reuters) – A fire at a hotel in the Philippine capital killed three people on Sunday and injured nearly two dozen, police and rescue officials said, with two people listed as missing.
Former top U.S. spy James Clapper is coming under fire over allegations he leaked information to CNN during his time as director of National Intelligence. One America’s Jack Posobiec has more from Washington.
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TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese Vice Finance Minister Minoru Kihara will attend the Group of 20 finance leaders’ meeting next week in Buenos Aires, the ministry said on Friday, in place of Finance Minister
(Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc has recalled some of its portable chargers in the United States following reports of overheating and fire, the U.S.