Some regions have received more than a month's rainfall in just 24 hours, according to local reports.
Iran said some arrests have been made in the accidental downing of a passenger plane that killed everyone on board.
The sails of the legendary Sydney Opera House were illuminated on Saturday to show support for first-responders battling wildfires in Australia.
Western leaders said the plane appeared to have been unintentionally hit by a missile just hours after Iran launched around a dozen ballistic missiles at two U.S. bases in Iraq.
A 4-year-old springer spaniel named Taylor has been performing a special kind of search and rescue effort as bushfires rage across much of Australia — she’s a detection dog who has helped locate and rescue 15 koalas from scorched regions of New South Wales this fire season.
Two U.S. officials suggested it could well have been a mistake.
Up to 10,000 feral camels in South Australia could be killed as they consume scarce water sources in drought-afflicted areas and cause damage to local infrastructure.
The stampede reportedly took place in the hometown of Revolutionary Guard Gen. Qassem Soleimani as the procession got underway.
Police in Australia say a total of 183 people are facing legal action for more than 200 bushfire-related offenses since Nov. 2019.
Gen. Qassem Soleimani's daughter, Zeinab, directly threatened an attack on the U.S. military in the Mideast during a funeral procession.
As wildfires have torn across Australia in recent weeks, devastating many parts of the country and claiming at least 17 lives, the U.S. has sent more than 100 firefighting personnel to help combat the inferno, and another 50 to 60 are set to depart on Monday, according to the National Interagency Fire Center.
The fire killed apes, monkeys, bats and birds. Police said it may have been caused by sky lanterns launched to celebrate the new year.
The lead researcher shocked the scientific world when he announced in 2018 that he had altered the embryos of twin girls who had been born the same month.
The Paris cathedral will not celebrate Midnight Mass this year for the first time in more than two centuries.
TOKYO (AP) — Helicopters, boats and thousands of troops were deployed across Japan to rescue people stranded in flooded homes Sunday, as the death toll from a ferocious typhoon climbed to as high as 33. One woman fell to her death as she was being placed inside a rescue helicopter.