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World - International
6/19/2022 1:00:51 PM
Firefighters in Spain on Sunday struggled to contain wildfires in several parts of the country, which is suffering a heat wave unusual for this time of the year.

World - International
6/16/2022 12:53:16 PM
Emergency services battled several wildfires Thursday as Spain remained in the grip of an exceptional heatwave that has seen temperatures reach 43 degrees Celsius (109 degrees Farenheit).

World - International
4/30/2022 9:26:20 PM
Thousands of firefighters battled destructive wildfires in the Southwest as more residents prepared to evacuate during the weekend in northern New Mexico where strong winds and dangerously dry conditions have made the blazes hard to contain.

World - International
3/6/2022 9:33:20 PM
Firefighters and emergency workers battled two massive wildfires Sunday in an area of the Florida Panhandle that was still recovering from the destruction caused by a Category 5 hurricane more than three years ago.

World - International
2/23/2022 7:56:57 PM
A warming planet and changes to land use patterns mean more wildfires will scorch large parts of the globe in coming decades, causing spikes in unhealthy smoke pollution and other problems that governments are ill prepared to confront, according to a UN report released Wednesday.

World - International
2/23/2022 11:10:30 AM
A warming planet and changes to land use patterns mean more wildfires will scorch large parts of the globe in coming decades, causing spikes in unhealthy smoke pollution and other problems that governments are ill prepared to confront, according to a U.N. report being released Wednesday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
11/19/2021 11:32:00 AM
Conflicts in Ethiopia may spill over into neighbouring countries, threatening a regional catastrophe of huge proportions

World - International
11/1/2021 8:16:59 PM
President Joe Biden told a UN summit on Monday that actions taken this decade to contain climate change would be decisive in preventing future generations from suffering, declaring that ``none of us can escape the worst that is yet to come if we fail to seize this moment.''

World - Region
10/21/2021 9:46:55 PM
Syria executed 24 people Thursday after charging them with igniting wildfires last year that left three people dead and burnt thousands of hectares (acres) of forests, the Justice Ministry said.

World - International
9/12/2021 7:31:48 PM
The thunderstorms dropped light rain to slightly dampen the drought-stricken north, fire officials said

World - International
9/12/2021 6:24:51 PM
Plan Infoca, the Andalusia region's agency in charge of firefighting efforts, described Sunday as a 'key day' for bringing the blaze under control

World - International
9/4/2021 8:35:08 PM
'The incident continues to look better and better every day,' Tim Burton, an operations chief with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Prevention, told firefighters at a Saturday briefing

World - International
9/2/2021 11:19:26 AM
Climate change has made the West much warmer and drier in the past 30 years and will continue to make weather more extreme and wildfires more frequent, destructive and unpredictable, scientists say

World - International
8/30/2021 10:33:07 AM
Flames churned through mountains just a few miles southwest of the Tahoe Basin, where thick smoke sent tourists packing at a time when summer vacations would usually be in full swing ahead of the Labor Day weekend

World - International
8/23/2021 3:35:23 PM
Scores of firefighters battled to contain two new wildfires in Greece on Monday, as winds fanned the blazes and forced several villages and neighbourhoods to be evacuated

World - International
8/18/2021 9:23:07 PM
Satellite imagery from Tuesday showed a giant plume of smoke from the Vilia fire extending south for hundreds of kilometers along the entire length of the Peloponnese

World - Region
8/18/2021 1:16:13 PM
The blazes have stretched the country's firefighting capabilities to the limit, leading the government to appeal for international help, including through a European Union emergency response system.

World - International
8/18/2021 10:06:25 AM
The Mediterranean basin has long faced seasonal wildfires linked to its dry and hot weather in the summer, but climate scientists warn they will become increasingly common because of man-made global warming

World - International
8/17/2021 6:37:58 PM
Intense heat and wildfires have also struck countries around southern Europe and North Africa in recent weeks, with fires killing at least 75 people in Algeria and 16 in Turkey

World - Region
8/17/2021 5:36:02 PM
Hundreds of wildfires have burned across Greece this month, fueled by the country's longest and most severe heat wave in decades that left its forests and shrubland bone dry.

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