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Friday 8 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Destruction

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Wildfires may permanently alter Australian landscape, scientists warn
Since September, the fires have killed 28 people and burned more than 2,600 houses.
Australia remains on high alert as the country deals with devastation from widespread bushfires
A helicopter crashed yesterday while trying to bring the fires under control.
Mauro Cerilli ends Karl Moore's bid to emulate Conor McGregor in 15 seconds
Cerilli defended his title for the first time with a spectacular destruction of the Belfast man.
'Everything, everything is gone': 10 dead and thousands evacuated in California wildfires
A state of emergency has been declared in three counties.
'I have nothing. Nothing left': Hurricane Irma leaves 21 dead after ravaging the Caribbean
The hurricane is making its way towards the coast of Florida.
26 million people at risk as Hurricane Irma shatters multiple records
The Category Five super storm has generated powerful winds for longer than any cyclone of comparable power ever recorded.
Death and destruction as Hurricane Irma's 290 km/h winds tear through Caribbean islands
The storm is the most powerful ever seen in the Atlantic.
Isis has blown up the mosque where its own leader declared himself 'caliph'
Jihadists also destroyed an iconic, leaning minaret.
"I don't see any possible future" - 15,000 people left homeless by Italy's most powerful earthquake in 36 years
Experts said it was remarkable that the quake had not resulted in any more fatalities.
Taoiseach says Isis 'want to blow up Newgrange'
And the Rock of Cashel too.
2,000-year-old temple blown up by Islamic State group
The Unesco world heritage site was famed for its well-preserved Greco-Roman ruins.
"We have to act": World appalled as Isis seizes full control of important heritage site
Before Syria’s conflict began in March 2011 – more than 150,000 tourists visited Palmyra every year.
Six sheds are all that remain after Newbridge fire
Six houses in the Millfield Manor Estate in Newbridge were either partially or completely gutted by the fire which started at about 4pm on Tuesday.
Lives reduced to rubble: Remembering the Haiti earthquake five years on
More than 220,000 people lost their lives in the disaster.
PICS: Horse sheds at animal sanctuary 'crushed like paper' in storm
Volunteers rushed to move all of the terrified animals to safety yesterday, but the shelter will now need significant funds to repair the damage.
Mayan temple bulldozed for road-building project
A “vigorous” investigation by Belize authorities is underway after an ancient site dating back 2,300 years was nearly destroyed for crushed rocks to be used in a road fill.
MP condemns those who "want Derry to be a theatre for destruction"
Police in Northern Ireland found a suspicious object after intercepting a van in Derry last night.
Could a nuclear bomb save us from a giant asteroid?
Vaccines worth €6 million destroyed by HSE
Over €6 million in stocks of vaccines were destroyed by the HSE between 2005 and 2010.