Conflagration refers to a large, destructive fire that causes extensive damage and often spreads quickly to nearby areas.


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But I am convinced the mechanism of the defenders of the flame is faulty. Not only may the hands of the gunslinging cowboy-scholars be blown off, not only may the target be missed, but the subject of the conflagration (the sacred texts) is sacrificed, disfigured in the battle. This canon fodder may kill the canon.

Logo 2023-02-07 MSNBC News

" His book interprets the Book of Revelation from a historical perspective and writes about what he finds very disturbing about the image of God in the book and how inconsistent it is with the Gospel's stories about Jesus. He thinks Revelation's depiction of the end times and the wars, plagues, beasts, locusts and conflagrations that will torment those who have not accepted Jesus as their Messiah has created disastrous problems, including personal and psychological consequences. Ehrman is a former evangelical.

Logo 2023-04-03 NPR

The Israeli raid comes as Muslims mark the holy month of Ramadan and Jews prepare to begin the Passover festival on Wednesday evening, raising fears of a wider conflagration . A similar raid two years ago had triggered a wider conflict, with Israelis launching an 11-day assault on Gaza Strip.

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Nuclear conflagration aside, Brown deems it’s naïve to think China can be isolated. “Even a serious decoupling could mean a real deterioration in the American and the world economy,” he says, adding: “We get another serious banking failure, mortgage meltdown, we can’t stabilize the world economy without China. Whether we like it or not this is the world we live in.”

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The behavior of Israeli police around the Al-Aqsa Mosque earlier this week had been reminiscent of other incidents that have previously sparked wider conflagrations in the region. In the eyes of many Palestinians, such raids symbolize Israel's growing expansion and intensifying occupation of predominantly Palestinian areas, with a hardline Jewish nationalist now serving as Israel's security minister.

Logo 2023-04-08 NPR

Given that Kacsmaryk’s decision has heaped fuel onto the conflagration caused by the overturning of Roe v. Wade, Republicans might want to ponder: Is the right-wing judiciary as a whole a threat to the MAGA movement’s viability?

Logo 2023-04-11 The Washington Post

Vladimir Putin’s ongoing brutal war against Ukraine. The Chinese Communist Party’s continued aggression in our region. An upsurge in violence in the conflict between Israel and various Palestinians factions. Each of these conflagrations have rightfully drawn the attention of students within international affairs.

Logo 2023-04-12 The Spectator

“When the potential threats of a nuclear conflagration are there, and we have somebody who understands foreign policy intimately and understands the lines that have to be walked and navigated here, we can all feel a bit safer with the fact that Joe Biden is president and at the helm in the White House,” said Martin, who is also Ireland’s defense minister.

Logo 2023-04-14 Politico

Fighting spread to the four corners of the country, where the army and a paramilitary unit known as the Rapid Support Forces battled for control of airfields and military bases. One of the factions even captured and held Egyptian soldiers, along with seven Egyptian warplanes, threatening to suck a powerful neighbor into the fight and raising the specter of a regional conflagration .

Logo 2023-04-16 The New York Times

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres meanwhile warned of a “catastrophic conflagration ” that could engulf the whole region. He urged the 15 members of the Security Council to “exert maximum leverage” on both sides in order to “pull Sudan back from the edge of the abyss.”

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The UN secretary general, António Guterres, warned that the violence in Sudan “risks a catastrophic conflagration within Sudan that could engulf the whole region and beyond” and called on security council members to exert maximum leverage.

Logo 2023-04-24 The Guardian

What if Trump or a Trump mini-me wins the presidency in 2024? Could South Korea count on an America First president to risk nuclear conflagration on behalf of a distant ally? The senior administration official told me that “our fundamental view is that U.S. extended deterrence commitments to the Republic of Korea are rock solid,” but, of course, the current administration cannot bind a successor.

Logo 2023-04-24 The Washington Post

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said that the violence in a country that flanks the Red Sea, Horn of Africa and Sahel regions "risks a catastrophic conflagration ... that could engulf the whole region and beyond".

Logo 2023-04-24 Reuters

The UN secretary general, António Guterres, warned a session of the security council in New York that the violence “risks a catastrophic conflagration … that could engulf the whole region and beyond”. He urged the 15 council members to work to end the violence.

Logo 2023-04-24 The Guardian

N. Security Council meeting in New York on Monday that there is a risk of a "catastrophic conflagration " of the conflict that could consume the region and beyond if a solution is not found soon. Sudan's size and location at the juncture of the Indian Ocean, the Horn of Africa, North Africa and the Arab world give it a particular geostrategic importance, said Srinivasan, author of "When Peace Kills Politics: International Intervention and Unending Wars in the Sudans.

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"The violence must stop. It risks a catastrophic conflagration within Sudan that could engulf the whole region and beyond," he warned.

Logo 2023-04-25 China Daily

Gunfire rang out throughout the day Tuesday across Khartoum, the capital, in violation of a truce that had been announced by U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken earlier in the week. Residential areas, hospitals and mosques have come under attack, and there were reports of shops and cars being looted. U.N. Secretary General António Guterres warned that the conflagration could spark a broader regional conflict, “causing immense suffering for years, and setting development back by decades.”

Logo 2023-04-26 The Washington Post

The fire was small compared with monster conflagrations that have become more frequent and intense in recent years, charring hundreds of thousands of acres, devastating whole communities and forcing mass evacuations.

Logo 2023-04-28 Reuters

Elsewhere, oil depots were ablaze in both southern Russia and Ukraine. Scores of firefighters battled a huge conflagration that Russian authorities claimed was a Ukrainian drone crashing into an oil terminal on Russia’s side of its bridge to Crimea. A fuel depot in Ukraine was ablaze after a suspected Russian drone strike on the central city of Kropyvnytskyi.

Logo 2023-05-03 The Independent

A wider conflagration may still be avoided. Despite ethnic clashes in Darfur, the conflict has so far been generally limited to fighting between the two armed factions. On May 2nd both sides agreed to a seven-day ceasefire starting on May 4th that was brokered by South Sudan’s president. Peace talks could begin soon.

Logo 2023-05-03 The Economist

However, given the undertaking by Chris Hipkins of a supposed conflagration of Labour’s most unpopular policies, Labour’s ratings shot up, with the party positioned to win a third term. If it does, New Zealand is essentially finished as a democracy.

Logo 2023-05-03 The Spectator

He installed a towering fence, which partially obstructs the view, to protect his golden retriever Elsa from rattlesnakes. His 12,000-square-foot art-filled manse features the latest innovations to guard against wildfires. Still, every night Koontz places a freshly printed copy of whatever manuscript he’s working on in the fridge — just in case of a conflagration .

Logo 2023-05-03 The Washington Post

"A lighted match can be turned into a conflagration or can be blown out," Buffett said. "You have to have punishment for people who do the wrong thing."

Logo 2023-05-06 Reuters

Over in the Palace of Westminster, there has been no shortage of conflagration about which members of parliament had been invited and which had not. The B-listers and their staff gathered around tables in the parliamentary canteen in front of a giant TV, and then snuck out on to the street to see the carriage ride past.

Logo 2023-05-06 The Independent

Instead, the current names in circulation, like former Israeli president Ehud Barak and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, are not original to the Epstein conflagration or related to current claims around Epstein’s international sex-trafficking operation.

Logo 2023-05-07 The Guardian

“There have been deep-rooted long-running tensions between the hill and the valley and there were conflagrations in 2015 for different reasons, but the same underlying tensions,” said Saikia.

Logo 2023-05-07 Al Jazeera