World  /  Published 16.10.20

California aid plea rejected

The Trump administration has rejected California’s request for disaster relief aid for six major wildfires that scorched more than 1.8 million acres in land, destroyed thousands of structures an...
By Thomas Fuller, Derrick Bryson Taylor in Moraga (California)

World  /  Published 29.09.20

Fires threaten wine counties

A northern California wildfire raging in the foothills of the Cascade range has claimed three lives, officials said on Monday, as a separate blaze prompted mass evacuations and spread turmoil to the f...
By Reuters in Santa Rosa

World  /  Published 17.09.20

Endangered, now wiped out by fire

The fast-moving fires that swept through western US have wiped out critical populations of endangered species and incinerated native habitats that may take years to recover, if they recover at all. F...
By New York Times News Service in New York

World  /  Published 15.09.20

Trump: Science has no clue

With wildfires raging across the west, climate change took centre stage in the race for the White House on Monday as former Vice-President Joseph R. Biden Jr called President Trump a “climate ar...
By Peter Baker, Lisa Friedman, Thomas Kaplan in Washington

World  /  Published 13.09.20

800km apart, same fiery grave

They lived more than 800km from each other — one in the wooded foothills of the Sierra Nevada, northeast of California’s capital Sacramento, the other in a thickly forested canyon east of ...
By Thomas Fuller, Giulia McDonnell Nieto del Rio in San Francisco

World  /  Published 13.09.20

Worst air quality on planet in West Coast

Exhausted fire crews worked on Sunday to beat back raging wildfires that have scorched millions of acres across three western US states, all while an anguished search goes on for the dozens of people ...
By New York Times News Service in New York

World  /  Published 12.09.20

17 killed in Oregon wildfires

A 36-mile-wide line of flames edged into the towns around Portland, Oregon, and cities along the West Coast were smothered in acrid smoke and ash on Friday as history-making wildfires remained uncheck...
By New York Times News Service in Saleem, Oregon

World  /  Published 07.09.20

200 rescued from California wildfire

It should have been an idyllic Labour Day weekend, the serenity of the High Sierra region of California providing a welcome respite from protests and a pandemic. But about 200 people — many of ...
By Neil Vigdor, Christina Morales, Bryan Pietsch in New York

Opinion  /  Published 31.08.20

Out of control: Wildfires in California

Sir — As wildfires ravaged California in the United States of America, people were forced to check into hotels as most could not be accommodated in evacuation centres while adhering to social di...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 03.07.20

'Caste bias' at Cisco workplace

California regulators have sued Cisco Systems after a Dalit engineer faced discrimination “imported” by higher-caste Indian members of his team at the Silicon Valley headquarters of the mu...
By AP in New York


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