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Marmaris fire blazing for third day near resort in Turkey

Reuters footage showed smoke billowing from hills as the blaze spread through the woodlands in the sparsely populated area, with helicopters and planes dropping water on the flames throughout the day. Police helped firefighters with water cannon vehicles as they sought to put out the fire that began around 8 pm local time on Tuesday …

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‘Arrogant’ Emmanuel Macron rejects PM’s resignation

The aim was to “build solutions to serve the French” at a time when there is no “alternative majority” to that of Mr Macron’s ruling alliance, said a presidential aide. After securing a second presidential term with a comfortable victory against Ms Le Pen in April, Mr Macron’s decision to effectively keep out of the …

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Reminder: Nintendo’s ‘Super Sale’ Slashes The Price Of Over 1500 Games (Europe)

Image: Nintendo Life / Damien McFerran Update #2 [Fri 17th Jun, 2022 16:30 BST]: Don’t forget, you’ve only got a few more days to grab some smoking hot deals on the EU eShop. The Super Sale ends this Sunday, 19th June, at 1:59pm BST / 12:59am CET. Make sure you check out a list of …

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Swiss airspace reopens after computer glitch

Issued on: 15/06/2022 – 08:01modified: 15/06/2022 – 08:03 Geneva airport announced that it had begun gradually resuming flights after a computer glitch closed down Switzerland’s airspace Wednesday morning. The air traffic control system grounded flights at the country’s main airports, officials said. Swiss airspace reopened Wednesday morning after a computer glitch grounded flights across the …

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Sustainable cities index: Australia behind, Scandinavia tops

The results are in on the latest ranking of global cities and Australia is dragging its feet. Australian capital cities have missed out on a top 20 spot in the newly released 2022 Sustainable Cities Index. The list, curated by Dutch global design and consultancy organization Arcadis, ranks 100 global cities on their environmental sustainability. …

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Trail runner dies a hero on mountain he climbed nearly 6,000 times

The woman and her children were helped back down the mountain, which overlooks Lake Como in northern Italy. Social media was flooded with messages and tributes to Mr Ghezzi, who had taken part in mountaineering expeditions in the Himalaya of Nepal and Pakistan as well as the mountains of Peru, Chile and Bolivia. He was …

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