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Australia declares fresh state of emergency as 100 fires rage
19 Dec 2019
The Australian state of New South Wales declared a second state of emergency as over 100 fires continue to rage. Temperatures are soaring in Australia. The state of emergency will last beyond Christmas.
Turkey's Erdogan to seek extended state of emergency
16 Jul 2017
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan attended on Sunday (July 16) the opening ceremony of a memorial statue which was built to commemorate the victims of the coup attempt of 2016.
Deadly Peru floods kill at least 20
5 Feb 2017
The Peruvian government has declared a state of emergency after some of the most devastating downpours in decades. At least 20 people have died, including six miners, in a landslide triggered by the heavy rains.
Journalists protest shutdown of TV, radio channels in Turkey
5 Oct 2016
Turkish journalists hold a demonstration in Istanbul after the government closes down tens of radio and television channels
Solomon Dalung declares state of emergency in sports
3 Sep 2016
Macedonia in state of emergency after deadly floods
8 Aug 2016
At least 21 people have been killed in torrential rain storms near the Macedonian capital, Skopje. Hundreds of people have been evacuated due to severe flooding and the government has declared a state of emergency.
Turkey declares 3-month state of emergency
21 Jul 2016
The Turkish government has imposed a three-month state of emergency beginning at 1 a.m. local time on Thursday following last week's failed coup attempt.
Anger is rising in France
20 Jul 2016
Bastille Day Attack: France extends state of emergency
15 Jul 2016
At least 84 people were killed when a truck drove into a late-night crowd on a day of national pride, forcing President Francois Hollande to call up military reserves and extend state of emergency.
Kaduna State declares State Of Emergency over tomato disease
24 May 2016