The blaze started in the 13-story commercial and residential building at 2:54 a.m. local time (2:54 p.m. ET) in Kaohsiung city’s Yancheng district, according to Taiwan’s official Central News Agency (CNA). Rescue operations are still underway, with more than 377 rescue workers deployed to the scene, a spokesman at theContinue Reading

A fire tore through the intensive care unit of a Romanian hospital where Covid patients were being treated on Friday, killing at least seven people and raising public outrage over the dismal state of the nation’s health care infrastructure. It was the third deadly hospital blaze in the country inContinue Reading

KYIV, Ukraine — Shelling near a Russian-occupied nuclear power complex in southern Ukraine has hit the fire station tasked with extinguishing any blazes inside the sprawling facility, officials said Monday, amid ongoing concerns over nuclear safety because of fighting in the area. Russian forces seized control of the Zaporizhzhia NuclearContinue Reading

At least 41 people were killed and at least 12 were injured on Sunday after a fire broke out at a church in the Egyptian city of Giza as worshipers gathered for Sunday prayers, according to the country’s Health Ministry. Egypt’s Interior Ministry said in a statement that the blazeContinue Reading