Deadly forest fires ravage Portuguese island of Madeira

Deadly forest fires ravage Portuguese island of Madeira

Three people were killed, two seriously hurt and around a thousand forced to flee overnight as fires ravaged the Portuguese island of Madeira, reaching the capital Funchal, rescuers said Wednesday. The three victims were all local residents who died in their homes, authorities reported, and one person remains missing. A fourth person was also reported […]

Missing Japanese boy discovered in forest after week-long search

Missing Japanese boy discovered in forest after week-long search

The 7-year-old Japanese boy who went missing nearly a week ago after his parents left him in a forest as punishment was found Friday, apparently unharmed, police said, in a case that had set off a nationwide debate about parental disciplining. The boy, missing since Saturday, was found Friday morning by a soldier in a […]