Fifteen children died in a fire that swept overnight through an orphanage in Haiti run by a US Christian non-profit group, authorities said on Friday, triggering renewed controversy over the proliferation of non-registered orphanages in the poorest nation in the Americas.
Firefighters in Australia held a minute’s silence on Friday for three U.S. colleagues killed in a plane crash as investigators began scouring the accident site in remote bushland.
A third person was confirmed dead on Wednesday in devastating bushfires that engulfed Australia’s southeast coast this week and a fourth was missing and feared dead, as navy ships rushed to provide supplies and assist with evacuations.
Firefighters have contained a huge fire after a Jetfuel pipeline exploded in Alberton, east of Johannesburg.
Several families living in Verwoerd Park in Alberton, east of Johannesburg have been evacuated from their homes following an oil pipeline explosion.