At least 49 people have been killed by wildfires in the eastern part of Greece’s Attica region, near the city of Athens – the country’s worst fire crisis in more than a decade.
At least 53 people have died in a fire that tore through a shopping and entertainment complex in the Siberian coal-mining city of Kemerovo.
A fire has killed 24 people at a drug rehabilitation centre in Azerbaijan’s capital Baku, officials have said.
A bus has caught fire in north-western Kazakhstan, killing 52 people, the interior ministry has said.
At least 140 people are believed to have been killed after a fuel tanker burst into flames near the Pakistani city of Ahmedpur East.
At least 19 people have been killed, and a further 25 were injured, following a fire at a children’s care home in Guatemala.
At least three people have been killed, following a fire at an abandoned factory, in the Australian city of Melbourne.
At least 18 people have been killed, and a further two injured, following a fire at a massage parlour in eastern China.
At least 20 firefighters have been killed, and a further 70 people injured, after a high-rise building caught fire and collapsed, in the Iranian capital, Tehran.
At least 23 people have died, and a further 17 are missing, after a fire engulfed a ferry in Indonesia.