What Happened on 16 October 2017

20 dead in wildfires in Spain and Portugal

At least 20 people have been killed in deadly wildfires in Portugal and Spain's north-west Galicia region. High… Read More.

Portugal and Spain Wildfires
Louisiana oil platform explosion: One missing, six injured

A New Orleans company operated oil production platform exploded in Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana, on Sunday. According to authorities,… Read More.

New Orleans Map
Austrian elections: Sebastian Kurz to become world's youngest head of government

In the national elections in Austria, the Austrian People’s Party (ÖVP) has come out on top. With this, 31-year-old… Read More.

Austria Map
276 dead in truck bomb attack in Somalia

At least 276 people were killed in a terrorist attack in the Somalian capital of Mogadishu. According to… Read More.

Mogadishu Map
California wildfires: Death toll rises to 40

California wildfires: Death toll rises to 40 October 16, 2017 Firefighters have made progress against the deadly California wildfires. Till… Read More.

What causes California Wildfires