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    2 killed in Uttara fire

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on July 04, 2017

    Firefighters recovered two bodies from a room in one of the three buildings that caught fire at Uttra in Dhaka early Monday...

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    London borough leader resigns after tower block fire

    Reuters | Updated at 10:05am on July 01, 2017

    The head of the local council in the London borough where at least 80 people died in a fire in a social housing tower block...

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    Grenfell Tower cladding ‘changed to cheaper version’

    BBC | Updated at 02:41pm on June 30, 2017

    Cladding fitted to Grenfell Tower during its refurbishment was changed to a cheaper version, documents obtained by the...

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    19 livestock burnt alive in Gabtali cattle market

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 10:24am on June 29, 2017

    At least 13 cattle, five goats and one sheep were burnt alive when a devastating fire broke out at Gabtali cattle market in the city...

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    Five London towers evacuated over fire safety fears

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 08:50am on June 24, 2017

    Residents of 800 London flats were hurriedly evacuated Saturday due to fire safety fears over their tower blocks' external cladding, after urgent testing prompted by...

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    London council chief quits amid Grenfell criticism

    BBC | Updated at 09:05am on June 22, 2017

    The chief executive of Kensington and Chelsea council has resigned amid criticism over the borough's response to the Grenfell Tower fire...

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    Social inequality and the Grenfell Tower inferno

    by Chris Marsden | Updated at 12:05am on June 21, 2017

    THE Grenfell Tower fire in London is an event that sums up all that is rotten in contemporary capitalist society — not just in Britain,...

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    Huge forest fires kill 62 in Portugal

    Agence France-Presse . Penela | Updated at 12:37am on June 19, 2017

    Raging forest fires in Portugal have killed at least 62 people, most of whom burnt to death in their cars, the government said Sunday, in...

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    57 dead in Portugal forest fires

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 09:27am on June 18, 2017

    Raging forest fires in central Portugal killed at least 39 people, many of them trapped in their cars as flames swept over a road, in...

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    May admits failings as death toll hits 58

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:33am on June 18, 2017

    A fire that engulfed a London tower block this week killed at least 58 people, police said on Saturday, as prime minister Theresa May admitted...

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