Did you miss me? This is the date when Notre Dame Cathedral will be opened

After a devastating fire in 2019, causing the roof and spire to fall, restoration work nearing completion. The Paris cathedral set to reopen by end of year, five years post-fire.


Fire at Russian power plant takes two units offline, governor says

A fire today at a power plant in Russia's Rostov closed two power units, briefly disrupting supply.


Hackney Fire arsonist charged, may not have had antisemitic motives

The arsonist, a man in his 60s, allegedly made antisemitic comments during his arrest.

Ukraine drones hit Russia's Syzran oil refinery, governor says

The Volga river region's Syzran refinery was on fire but an attack on the Novokubyshev refinery was thwarted, Governor Dmitry Azarov said in a statement on the Telegram messaging app.


West Bank city names street after self-immolating US soldier Aaron Bushnell

"[Bushnell] wanted to light a strong spark, to reignite our cause,” Mayor Abdul Karim Sidr told a small crowd gathered at the opening.

Armed police swarm German hospital as woman reportedly barricades with 'pyrotechnics'

A 65-year-old woman has reportedly barricaded herself in a room, where smoke has been seen, with 'pyrotechnics.'

Texas wildfires rage across state Panhandle

The wildfire, raging northeast of Amarillo since Monday, has blackened 850,000 acres (344,000 hectares) of grasslands and timber since Monday.


Praise of Bushnell's self-immolation puts US closer to suicide bombings

Extremists are threatening to set the mentally vulnerable alight and normalize political violence in America.

US Air Force soldier sets himself on fire outside Israeli embassy in DC

The protester was identified as Aaron Bushnell, 25, an Air Force service member. He is reported to have died from his wounds.


Four killed, up to 15 missing in apartment fire in Spain

Residents could be seen calling for help from balconies. Valencia's mayor, Maria Jose Catala, told reporters on Friday that four people had been confirmed dead, and from nine to 15 were missing.

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