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BBC News
UK banks 'linked to money laundering'interests in computer, mining, media, travel, energy and technology and employ
BBC News / Posted 2 hours ago
interests in computer, mining, media, travel, energy and technology and employ about 10,000 people through their company Sahara Group. The Guptas have been accused in the past of wielding influence in South African politics under President Jacob... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
Salmonella scare at Dirty Dining repeat offender La Mojarra Loca, plus a cockrach infestation at JW Marriott Rampart Casinoin tonight's report, Salmonella led inspectors to a three-peat offender. La Mo
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 2 hours ago
in tonight's report, Salmonella led inspectors to a three-peat offender. La Mojarra Loca on Maryland Parkway near Sahara is no stranger to Dirty Dining. Each time the location's been on, it's been just before Halloween. And this time,... Read more
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Newsmax
Pentagon Conducting 'Review of Facts' in Niger Soldier Deathsthe situation. U.S. officials say the ambush was likely carried out by an ISIS
Newsmax / Posted 5 hours ago
the situation. U.S. officials say the ambush was likely carried out by an ISIS affiliate called ISIS in the Greater Sahara — one of several ISIS affiliates in the region, NBC News reported. The attack "has not been claimed by a terrorist... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Why US troops are in Nigerlocal village and were walking to or from the meeting when they were ambushed b
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 6 hours ago
local village and were walking to or from the meeting when they were ambushed by about 50 fighters from ISIS in the Greater Sahara. Another version of events indicates a team of eight to 12 American and Nigerien forces conducted the meeting in the... Read more
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EuroNews
Pentagon Sends Team to Niger to Find Out What Happenedthe situation. U.S. officials say the ambush was likely carried out by an ISIS
EuroNews / Posted 8 hours ago
the situation. U.S. officials say the ambush was likely carried out by an ISIS affiliate called ISIS in the Greater Sahara. ISIS-GS is just one of several ISIS affiliates operating in the region. The attack "has not been claimed by a... Read more
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The Chippewa Herald
May seeks Brexit momentum with promise to EU nationals in UKunusual hue of the sky was thought to be due to the remnants of the hurricane d
The Chippewa Herald / Posted 10 hours ago
unusual hue of the sky was thought to be due to the remnants of the hurricane dragging in tropical air and dust from the Sahara. Later May will have a dinner meeting in Brussels with senior European Union officials on Monday, in hopes of... Read more
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The Times and Democrat
May seeks Brexit momentum with promise to EU nationals in UKunusual hue of the sky was thought to be due to the remnants of the hurricane d
The Times and Democrat / Posted 10 hours ago
unusual hue of the sky was thought to be due to the remnants of the hurricane dragging in tropical air and dust from the Sahara. Later May will have a dinner meeting in Brussels with senior European Union officials on Monday, in hopes of... Read more
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Lincoln Journal Star
May seeks Brexit momentum with promise to EU nationals in UKunusual hue of the sky was thought to be due to the remnants of the hurricane d
Lincoln Journal Star / Posted 10 hours ago
unusual hue of the sky was thought to be due to the remnants of the hurricane dragging in tropical air and dust from the Sahara. Later May will have a dinner meeting in Brussels with senior European Union officials on Monday, in hopes of... Read more
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Santa Maria Times
May seeks Brexit momentum with promise to EU nationals in UKunusual hue of the sky was thought to be due to the remnants of the hurricane d
Santa Maria Times / Posted 10 hours ago
unusual hue of the sky was thought to be due to the remnants of the hurricane dragging in tropical air and dust from the Sahara. Later May will have a dinner meeting in Brussels with senior European Union officials on Monday, in hopes of... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
May seeks Brexit momentum with promise to EU nationals in UKunusual hue of the sky was thought to be due to the remnants of the hurricane d
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 10 hours ago
unusual hue of the sky was thought to be due to the remnants of the hurricane dragging in tropical air and dust from the Sahara. Later May will have a dinner meeting in Brussels with senior European Union officials on Monday, in hopes of... Read more
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Sioux City Journal
May seeks Brexit momentum with promise to EU nationals in UKunusual hue of the sky was thought to be due to the remnants of the hurricane d
Sioux City Journal / Posted 10 hours ago
unusual hue of the sky was thought to be due to the remnants of the hurricane dragging in tropical air and dust from the Sahara. Later May will have a dinner meeting in Brussels with senior European Union officials on Monday, in hopes of... Read more
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Rapid City Journal
May seeks Brexit momentum with promise to EU nationals in UKunusual hue of the sky was thought to be due to the remnants of the hurricane d
Rapid City Journal / Posted 10 hours ago
unusual hue of the sky was thought to be due to the remnants of the hurricane dragging in tropical air and dust from the Sahara. Later May will have a dinner meeting in Brussels with senior European Union officials on Monday, in hopes of... Read more
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Arizona Daily Sun
May seeks Brexit momentum with promise to EU nationals in UKunusual hue of the sky was thought to be due to the remnants of the hurricane d
Arizona Daily Sun / Posted 10 hours ago
unusual hue of the sky was thought to be due to the remnants of the hurricane dragging in tropical air and dust from the Sahara. Later May will have a dinner meeting in Brussels with senior European Union officials on Monday, in hopes of... Read more
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Missoulian
May seeks Brexit momentum with promise to EU nationals in UKunusual hue of the sky was thought to be due to the remnants of the hurricane d
Missoulian / Posted 11 hours ago
unusual hue of the sky was thought to be due to the remnants of the hurricane dragging in tropical air and dust from the Sahara. Later May will have a dinner meeting in Brussels with senior European Union officials on Monday, in hopes of... Read more
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Daily Mail
Slain Green Berets were 'likely' surprised by ISIS in Nigerfrom the air US and Nigerian soldiers were caught by surprise by 40-50 militan
Daily Mail / Posted 12 hours ago
from the air US and Nigerian soldiers were caught by surprise by 40-50 militants likely affiliated with ISIS in Greater Sahara S Army Staff Sgt. Bryan C. Black; Sgt La David Johnson; Staff Sgt. Dustin Wright, and Staff Sgt. Jeremiah Johnson... Read more
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ABC News
Behind the ISIS group that ambushed US forces in Nigeris "highly likely" that the group behind the ambush in Niger that killed four U
ABC News / Posted 12 hours ago
is "highly likely" that the group behind the ambush in Niger that killed four U.S. service members was ISIS in the Greater Sahara, a U.S. official confirmed to ABC News. Interested in ISIS?Add ISIS as an interest to stay up to date on the latest... Read more
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Reuters
EU looks for 'big pot of money' to handle migrationin Africa could help prevent migrants from seeking to trek north and risk their
Reuters / Posted 13 hours ago
in Africa could help prevent migrants from seeking to trek north and risk their lives in deadly crossings through the Sahara and the Mediterranean. After more than a million people crossed the sea in 2015, the number stood at 363,000 in 2016... Read more
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EuroNews
EU looks for 'big pot of money' to handle migrationin Africa could help prevent migrants from seeking to trek north and risk their
EuroNews / Posted 14 hours ago
in Africa could help prevent migrants from seeking to trek north and risk their lives in deadly crossings through the Sahara and the Mediterranean. After more than a million people crossed the sea in 2015, the number stood at 363,000 in 2016... Read more
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Swissinfo
EU looks for 'big pot of money' to handle migrationin Africa could help prevent migrants from seeking to trek north and risk their
Swissinfo / Posted 14 hours ago
in Africa could help prevent migrants from seeking to trek north and risk their lives in deadly crossings through the Sahara and the Mediterranean. After more than a million people crossed the sea in 2015, the number stood at 363,000 in 2016... Read more
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ABC News
Why US troops are in Nigerlocal village and were walking to or from the meeting when they were ambushed b
ABC News / Posted 16 hours ago
local village and were walking to or from the meeting when they were ambushed by about 50 fighters from ISIS in the Greater Sahara. Another version of events indicates a team of eight to 12 American and Nigerien forces conducted the meeting in the... Read more
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Daily Star
Saharan dust storm MAPPED: When & where Britain will turn red TODAYAfter Hurricane Ophelia swept up dust from the Sahara and dumped it on the UK o
Daily Star / Posted 17 hours ago
After Hurricane Ophelia swept up dust from the Sahara and dumped it on the UK on Monday, the eerie phenomenon is back. And this time the winds, pushing up from the south, will scoop up "smoke particles" from the wildfires raging through Portugal. A... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Former Eskom CEO: I can't recall which Gupta brother I metof the Gupta brothers.” The meeting, during which coal contracts were discusse
Eye Witness News / Posted 18 hours ago
of the Gupta brothers.” The meeting, during which coal contracts were discussed, apparently took place at the offices of Sahara Computers. But Dames is unable to name the person he met, despite MPs pressing him for specifics. African National... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Former Eskom CEO discussed coal supply deals with Guptas‚ at the request of Gigaba's advisorMalusi Gigaba. Picture SUPPLIED Dames said the meeting took place at the offic
Daily Dispatch / Posted 19 hours ago
Malusi Gigaba. Picture SUPPLIED Dames said the meeting took place at the offices of an IT firm owned by the Guptas‚ Sahara Computers. Testifying before the Public Enterprises committee’s inquiry into state capture and responding to a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rural-Urban Exodus Slowing Progress of Fight Against Hungerbillion. Their urban populations will grow at double that pace, from 1.3 billio
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 hours ago
billion. Their urban populations will grow at double that pace, from 1.3 billion to two billion, the report notes. In sub-Saharan Africa, FAO estimates that the number of people aged between 15 and 24 years will increase by more than 90 million by... Read more
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The News and Star
Is Storm Brian heading for Cumbria?wake under an unusual coloured sky for the second time this week with the storm
The News and Star / Posted 21 hours ago
wake under an unusual coloured sky for the second time this week with the storm threatening to bring more dust from the Sahara. Storm Brian, which has yet to be officially named is to hit the UK by Friday. Many areas, including Cumbria, face... Read more
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birminghammail
Red sun phenomenon could return over Birmingham todayof ex-Ophelia, the same southerly winds that have brought us the warmth over th
birminghammail / Posted 21 hours ago
of ex-Ophelia, the same southerly winds that have brought us the warmth over the weekend also drew up dust from the Sahara and smoke particles from Iberian wildfires to our latitudes. “The red or yellow appearance occurs as the dust... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Is Storm Brian heading for Cumbria?wake under an unusual coloured sky for the second time this week with the storm
Whitehaven News / Posted 21 hours ago
wake under an unusual coloured sky for the second time this week with the storm threatening to bring more dust from the Sahara. Storm Brian, which has yet to be officially named is to hit the UK by Friday. Many areas, including Cumbria, face... Read more
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EuroNews
54 years since the first cat in spaceFifty-four years ago today, the first cat set paw in space. Félicette was laun
EuroNews / Posted 21 hours ago
Fifty-four years ago today, the first cat set paw in space. Félicette was launched from a base in the Sahara desert aboard the rocket Véronique AVI – V47. After a 12 minute flight, including five minutes of weightlessness she returned to earth,... Read more
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metro
We're going to see creepy orange skies again thanks to Opheliawas the start of the apocalypse, most people accepted that the reason for the s
metro / Posted 21 hours ago
was the start of the apocalypse, most people accepted that the reason for the sun’s orange glow was dust particles form the Sahara picked up by Ophelia. It might look cool (or creepy, depending on how many conspiracy theories you subscribe to), but... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Is Storm Brian heading for Cumbria?wake under an unusual coloured sky for the second time this week with the storm
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 21 hours ago
wake under an unusual coloured sky for the second time this week with the storm threatening to bring more dust from the Sahara. Storm Brian, which has yet to be officially named is to hit the UK by Friday. Many areas, including Cumbria, face... Read more
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Daily Mail
Justin Bieber's 'ex-fling' Sahara Ray strips NAKEDJust your average Tuesday? Justin Bieber's busty 'ex-fling' Sahara Ray strips N
Daily Mail / Posted 22 hours ago
Just your average Tuesday? Justin Bieber's busty 'ex-fling' Sahara Ray strips NAKED and covers her nipple with a bagel The 24-year-old stripped naked in a kitchen and concealed her right nipple with none other than a bagel. Just your average... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Red sun could be returning to Britain as experts issue new health warninglung conditions could be affected and forced to stay inside. Warnings were fir
Daily Mirror / Posted 23 hours ago
lung conditions could be affected and forced to stay inside. Warnings were first issued on Monday when it was feared the Sahara dust that covered Britain could give the millions of asthma sufferers across the country a deadly attack. Weather... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Is Storm Brian heading for Cumbria?wake under an unusual coloured sky for the second time this week with the storm
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 23 hours ago
wake under an unusual coloured sky for the second time this week with the storm threatening to bring more dust from the Sahara. Storm Brian, which has yet to be officially named is to hit the UK by Friday. Many areas, including Cumbria, face... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Sex for freedom: Inside new slave tradeto Freedom, which airs on SBS tonight, UK journalist Benjamin Zand highlights t
The Courier Mail / Posted 23 hours ago
to Freedom, which airs on SBS tonight, UK journalist Benjamin Zand highlights the scale of people-smuggling across sub-Saharan Africa as they attempt to cross the Mediterranean bound for Europe. Zand also looks at what European authorities are... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FM Holds Working Sessions With UNSG Personal Envoy for Moroccan Saharaminister Nasser Bourita held working sessions, on Oct. 16-17 in Rabat, with UN
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 hours ago
minister Nasser Bourita held working sessions, on Oct. 16-17 in Rabat, with UN Secretary General Personal Envoy for the Sahara Horst Köhler, said a statement by the foreign affairs ministry. The sessions were attended by Morocco's permanent... Read more
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DW
Nigeria: Fighting hunger and Boko Haram |in northeastern Nigeria lies amid soggy green fields dotted with the occasional
DW / Posted yesterday
in northeastern Nigeria lies amid soggy green fields dotted with the occasional tree. Although it lies at the edge of the Sahara, it's the rainy season and the roads leading into town are waterlogged and impassable by car, turning the town into a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
AADP Focal Person Calls for Effective Management to Combat Desertificationwas as part of the project strategy of creating more public awareness on the im
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
was as part of the project strategy of creating more public awareness on the implementation of the Great Green Wall for the Sahara and the Sahel Initiative (GGWSSI). He noted that the objectives of the project are to contribute to poverty... Read more
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TribLIVE
Trump reportedly calls widow of soldier killed in Niger, says ‘he knew what he signed up for’Johnson, responded to reports of a raid in Niger only to be ambushed by a group
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
Johnson, responded to reports of a raid in Niger only to be ambushed by a group known as Islamic State in the Greater Sahara. It took two days to recover La David Johnson's body, which was returned to Dover Air Force Base in Delaware while... Read more
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The Welwyn & Hatfield Times
Hertfordshire physicists track atmospheric red sky particlesarrival over England, using the NOAA HYSPLIT trajectory model. These computati
The Welwyn & Hatfield Times / Posted yesterday
arrival over England, using the NOAA HYSPLIT trajectory model. These computations show that the air passed over both the Saharan desert and Portugal, picking up desert dust from the Algeria-Mauritania region of the Sahara and potentially also... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Trump calls widow of soldier killed in Niger, says 'he knew what he signed up for'Johnson, responded to reports of a raid in Niger only to be ambushed by a group
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
Johnson, responded to reports of a raid in Niger only to be ambushed by a group known as Islamic State in the Greater Sahara. It took two days to recover La David Johnson's body, which was returned to Dover Air Force Base in Delaware while... Read more
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express
Ancient Egypt 'wiped out by SOCIAL STRESS’ caused due to VOLCANOES and climate changeseverely hindered the kingdom’s ability to muster up an army to launch attacks
express / Posted yesterday
severely hindered the kingdom’s ability to muster up an army to launch attacks or defend itself. Stunning images of the Sahara desertTue, December 20, 2016The Sahara desert is the largest hot desert in the world. It covers 9 million square... Read more
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Boston Globe
Ireland reckons with damage from deadliest storm in decadespoint, officials said. Perhaps the storm’s most notable effect on Britain was
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
point, officials said. Perhaps the storm’s most notable effect on Britain was that its powerful winds carried dust from Sahara sandstorms and Iberian wildfires north, turning the sky over much of the country a rusty orange.Top 10 Trending... Read more
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FOX News
New UN envoy pays first visit to disputed Western Sahara RABAT, Morocco – The United Nations' new special envoy for the disputed Weste
FOX News / Posted yesterday
RABAT, Morocco – The United Nations' new special envoy for the disputed Western Sahara has met with Morocco's King Mohammed VI and government ministers as part of his first tour of the... Read more
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FOX News
New UN envoy pays first visit to disputed Western SaharaRABAT, Morocco – The United Nations' new special envoy for the disputed Western
FOX News / Posted yesterday
RABAT, Morocco – The United Nations' new special envoy for the disputed Western Sahara has met with Morocco's King Mohammed VI and government ministers as part of his first tour of the region. Horst Kohler, A former president of Germany, is also... Read more
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Daily Herald
New UN envoy pays first visit to disputed Western SaharaRABAT, Morocco -- The United Nations' new special envoy for the disputed Wester
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
RABAT, Morocco -- The United Nations' new special envoy for the disputed Western Sahara has met with Morocco's King Mohammed VI and government ministers as part of his first tour of the region. Horst Kohler, A former president of Germany, is also... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
New UN envoy pays first visit to disputed Western SaharaRABAT, Morocco (AP) - The United Nations' new special envoy for the disputed We
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
RABAT, Morocco (AP) - The United Nations' new special envoy for the disputed Western Sahara has met with Morocco's King Mohammed VI and government ministers as part of his first tour of the region. Horst Kohler, A former president of Germany, is... Read more
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Gulf News
Archibald hits the front at Sahara Kuwait Golf Championshipwhen he notched up four birdies around the turn enroute to a 66 to take a one-s
Gulf News / Posted yesterday
when he notched up four birdies around the turn enroute to a 66 to take a one-shot lead heading into the final round of the Sahara Kuwait Golf Championship on Tuesday.The 33-year-old Englishman, one back at the start, mixed seven birdies with three... Read more
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Daily Star
BLOOD RAIN hits Britain as Hurricane Ophelia turns APOCALYPTICof the human race. But instead the bizarre phenomenon, which turned the moon r
Daily Star / Posted yesterday
of the human race. But instead the bizarre phenomenon, which turned the moon red and the skies orange, was caused by the Saharan desert. The Great Storm of 1987 was a violent extratropical cyclone that occurred on the night of 15–16 October,... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Ophelia batters UK after pummeling Ireland, leaves 3 deadthan usual Tuesday morning. That was also probably due to Ophelia's strong wind
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted yesterday
than usual Tuesday morning. That was also probably due to Ophelia's strong winds, which carried a mix of red sand from the Sahara and tiny particles from the Iberian forest fires across western Europe. Jan M. Olsen in Copenhagen... Read more
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ABC News
Ophelia batters UK after pummeling Ireland, leaves 3 deaddarker than usual Tuesday morning. That was also probably due to Ophelia's stro
ABC News / Posted yesterday
darker than usual Tuesday morning. That was also probably due to Ophelia's strong winds, which carried a mix of red sand from the Sahara and tiny particles from the Iberian forest fires across western Europe. Jan M. Olsen in Copenhagen contrib... Read more
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