A large fire spread rapidly through a refugee camp in Bangladesh on Sunday, destroying over 1,200 shelters. To escape the growing blaze, the refugees were forced to cut through fencing designed to keep them in the camp.
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In today's news roundup, a deadly fire breaks out at an apartment building in Taiwan, Tunisia gets a new government named by the president who has taken over the country, and a wildlife center in Massachusetts hatches a turtle with two heads.
In today's news roundup, fire fighters struggle to bring the Caldor wildfire under control, a 20-story apartment tower in Milan burns, soccer stars Ronaldo Cristiano and Lionel Messi change football clubs, and a mom saves her son by punching a mountain lion.
A fire at a chemical factory in Rockton, Illinois has been burning since early Monday morning. Fire fighters have decided to let the fire burn itself out, which could take days. For safety, people living near the factory have been moved away.
In today's news roundup, a fire at a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh leaves thousands homeless, England honors math genius Alan Turing with a new £50 note, and chimps in the Czech Republic are taking part in daily video calls.
Under Brazil's president, Jair Bolsonaro, more of the country's Amazon rainforest has been lost in the last year than in any of the last 12 years. The loss carries serious climate effects for the rest of the world.
Ukraine reports that fire fighters have put out forest fires near the location of the world's worst nuclear accident. The forest fires threatened to spread dangerous radiation through the air, though the accident happened over 30 years ago.
In today's news roundup, heavy rains in Australia bring the country's worst bushfires under control, the UK and Northwestern Europe are pounded by strong storms, and 20-year-old Armand Duplantis sets the world pole vault record - twice.
Cooler weather and rain are expected in Australia, where this year's bushfire season has brought damage like never before. The fires have been terrible for humans, and worse for animals.
Australia's record-setting bushfire season is continuing with no sign of a break. As huge blazes continue to grow and spread, fire fighters have warned visitors to leave a large area of Australia's east coast before they are trapped.
In today's news roundup, a "mega fire" burns out of control in Australia, the US House moves to the next step of impeaching President Trump, and a new version of Baby Shark is planned - in Navajo.