Bolivia legalizes child labor for kids from age 10

Bolivia has passed a law authorizing children to work from age 10, saying the rule is necessary due to realities in the impoverished country where kids join the labor market prematurely.

Bolivia fires hundreds of protesting soldiers

Bolivia`s military leaders have ordered the dismissal for sedition of 702 low-ranking soldiers who had been protesting for equal treatment in the country`s armed forces.

`Grown up` Selena Gomez `fires` parents as managers

Selena Gomez has reportedly fired her parents Mandy Teefey and step-dad Brian Teefey as her managers because she feels she has outgrown her parents.

Fires and floods hammer Australia

Australia`s wild weather has been linked to a strong La Nina event.

Russian fires may melt Arctic ice

Russian soot may stoke global warming by hastening a thaw of Arctic ice, environmental experts say.

Wildfires kill at least 23 in central Russia; Army called in

Raging forest fires engulfed
parts of central Russia killing at least 23 people and
destroying hundreds of homes, forcing President Dmitry
Medvedev to summon the Army to join the rescue effort.

Police constable dies as colleague fires accidentally

A police constable died after his
colleague accidentally fired a bullet that hit him in suburban
Bandra on Wednesday, police said.

Youth fires at villagers, lynched in Orissa

A youth was lynched in Berhampur district of Orissa after he and two others fired at villagers holding a meeting, police said Thursday.

BDR fires again in Meghalaya

BDR personnel fired again at
Muktapur along the Meghalaya-Bangladesh border, the fourth
time in less than six weeks, re-igniting tension in the area.

Larger and more frequent fires could aid ecosystems

Scientists have said that there’s a good chance that forest fires in the Pacific Northwest will become larger and more frequent, which could actually aid ecosystems.