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Portugal forest fires death toll rises to 43

The death toll from forest fires, which ravaged swathes of land in central Portugal in recent days, has risen to 43 after the discovery of another corpse, authorities said Thursday.

Japan braces for election-day typhoon rains

A typhoon is expected to lash Japan with heavy rains Sunday, potentially weighing on turnout as millions of voters head to the polls in the world’s third-biggest economy.

‘Czech Trump’ poised to win vote that risks chaos

A billionaire populist dubbed the “Czech Trump” looked poised to win the country’s two-day general election which starts Friday, as polls suggest anti-EU parties could make gains that analysts warn could plunge the country into chaos.

Trump gives self 10/10 for Puerto Rico response

President Donald Trump on Thursday gave his administration ten-out-of-ten for its response a hurricane that hammered Puerto Rico exactly one month ago, as 80 percent of the US island remained without power.