Four firefighters were hospitalised after battling the overnight blaze at Badim Hospital and about 90 patients were transferred to other hospitals, according to the fire department. Authorities said that a short circuit in a generator could have sparked the blaze.
The fire broke out at dusk on Thursday at the Badim hospital in the north of Rio, sending medical staff and relatives into a desperate flurry to try to evacuate scores of patients.
Indonesia on Friday rejected Malaysian complaints about hazardous smoke drifting from its forest fires across the border, saying blazes were also raging in parts of Malaysia and on Malaysian-owned plantations in Indonesia.
Abdel Rehim Saeid, 35, applies the ancient Pharaonic technique, known as the "fiery towel."
Rescuers scrambled Monday to reach as many as 34 people trapped below the deck of a burning commercial scuba-dive boat off the coast of California, US Coast Guard officials said. Many were feared dead.
In a viral video, Dubai Ruler is greeted by students upon his arrival. He shares light moments with them and lauds their efforts in notifying the driver.
A 75-year-old man and his two wives have been charged in court over a parking space dispute.
A quick thinking school bus driver notified the police about the fire.
A fire has broken out at a state-run oil and gas processing plant in western India, and four people are reported to have been killed.
"The security of the UAE and Saudi Arabia is inseparable. Any threat to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is seen as a threat to the stability and security of the UA."
Tens of thousands of people defied authorities to march through the streets of the financial hub in an unsanctioned rally on Sunday. But it descended into violence outside the city government's offices in the late afternoon as police battled small groups of radical protesters.