Safety

Some 36 women to be Istanbul’s first female firefighters

Some 36 women, who finished their five-month training, will begin service at the Metropolitan Fire Department next week, becoming Istanbul's first female firefighters.

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"We will show that Turkish women exist in firefighting, too," Hakan Karabulut, the deputy of Firefighting Training Center (İBİTEM), told the Demirören News Agency.

Slovenia records 400-600 missing persons per year, vast majority are found

Ljubljana – Between 400 and 600 people are reported missing in Slovenia every year, a third of them are adolescents or children. Most are found within a day, while more than 90% of children are found within four hours, says Damjan Miklič, head of the Police Expert Network on Missing Persons.

Mitsotakis blames disastrous wildfires on climate change, seeks consensus on restructuring

By George Gilson

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis in a parliamentary debate today on the recent disastrous wildfires defended the government's management of the crisis, and he blamed the magnitude of it on the extended heat wave in the Mediterranean and on climate change.

PM blames climate change, heat waves for huge wildfires that destroyed 100,000 hectares of forest land

By George Gilson

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis in a parliamentary debate today on the recent disastrous wildfires defended the government's management of the crisis, and he blamed the magnitude of it on the extended heat wave in the Mediterranean and on climate change.

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