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Catania, Italy (AFP) March 1, 2017
Mount Etna, the famous Sicilian volcano, has erupted for the first time in more than year.
The highest volcano in Europe burst into life on Monday evening and continued to produce fountains of bright orange lava into Tuesday.
The relatively small eruption was not sufficiently powerful to cause any problems for residential centres near the peak, on the eastern side of the island, and the nearby airport at Catania continued to operate normally.
Guatemala City (AFP) Feb 26, 2017
Guatemala's Volcano of Fire erupted Saturday, spewing lava and sending up plumes of ash that rained down on nearby communities and could eventually reach the capital, civil protection authorities said. The Volcan de Fuego, one of the country's three active volcanos, is located about 45 kilometers (28 miles) southwest of the capital Guatemala City. It was the volcano's second eruption this ye ... read more
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