Israel-Gaza: Deadly fire traded across border

Image copyright AFPImage caption Buildings in the southern Israeli town of Ashkelon were hit by rockets fired from Gaza Eight people have been killed in a flare-up of violence between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza. More than 400 rockets have been fired into Israel by militants since Monday night, while Israeli aircraft have hit […]

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California wildfires: Death toll rises to 25

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFleeing through flames: ‘I’m so scared right now… so terrified’ The death toll in the wildfires raging through California has risen to 25, according to officials. This comes after 14 more bodies were discovered in or near the decimated town of Paradise in the state’s north, bringing […]

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Australia strawberry scare: Woman arrested in Queensland

Image copyright ReutersImage caption The strawberry scare spread across Australia, where supermarkets soon pulled the fruit off shelves A woman has been arrested in Queensland in connection with the “strawberry scare” where sewing needles were found hidden inside fruit. Police said the 50-year-old was arrested on Sunday “following a complex… and extensive investigation”. The woman […]

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