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Online piracy sites blocked in Australia crackdown

SYDNEY: An Australian court on Friday (Aug 18) ordered internet providers to block more than 40 piracy websites after a successful case by leading film distributors, in a major ruling on online content sharing. Australia is one of the world's top illegal downloaders of shows such as "Game of ......

Wildfires trap 2,000 villagers in Portugal

MACAO, Portugal: Forest fires cut off a village of 2,000 people in Portugal, as firefighters struggled on Thursday (Aug 17) to control two major blazes in the centre of the country, local officials said. And with another wave of hot weather forecast, the government declared a state of emergency in ...