In today's news roundup, fire fighters battle horrible bushfires in Australia, Berlin celebrates 30 years since the city's dividing wall began to come down, and a student is given permission to keep selling doughnuts.
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In today's news roundup, California struggles to control wildfires in strong winds, Israel's Benny Gantz gets a chance to form a government after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fails, and a famous Danish lighthouse is rolled to a new spot.
Hundreds of fires have been burning in Indonesia, clearing rainforests and other areas, and creating clouds of smoke that are affecting not only Indonesia, but Malaysia and Singapore as well.
Fire fighters on Australia's east coast are struggling to get several large bushfires under control. Over 100 fires are burning, and the dry, windy conditions have made them extremely difficult to contain.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has sent Brazil's army to try to help bring forest fires in the Amazon rainforest under control. The move comes after weeks of inaction which brought criticism from around the world.
A huge fire in a poor area of the Bangladesh capital of Dhaka has left around 10,000 people without a place to live. The fire broke out on Friday and destroyed thousands of homes.
Notre-Dame, an 850-year-old Paris church, famous around the world for its artistic design, has been hit by a major fire. French President Emmanuel Macron says the church will be rebuilt.
California is battling some of the worst wildfires in its history. Dry weather and strong winds have created monster fires more deadly than anything the state has seen before.
Brazil's National Museum in Rio de Janeiro went up in flames on Sunday. The country's prized museum held pieces of art, history, and information collected over 200 years.
California has been fighting wildfires across the state for over a month. Two of the largest fires have joined to create the largest wildfire in California's history.