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World - International
7/25/2023 6:10:55 PM
A Greek air force's water-dropping plane crashed while diving into a wildfire in southern Greece on Tuesday, with both pilots feared dead, as authorities battled blazes that have been raging for days across the country amid a return of heat wave temperatures.

Multimedia - In Pictures
7/25/2023 2:34:06 PM

World - International
7/25/2023 10:38:01 AM
Blistering heat that has baked swathes of North America and Europe this month would have been "virtually impossible" without human-caused climate change, researchers said Tuesday, as intense temperatures spark health alerts and stoke ferocious wildfires.

World - Africa
7/24/2023 10:50:00 PM
Wildfires raging across Algeria during a blistering heatwave have killed more than 30 people and forced mass evacuations, the government said on Monday.

World - International
7/24/2023 7:57:52 PM
Authorities evacuated nearly 2,500 people from the Greek island of Corfu on Monday as the prime minister warned that the heat-battered nation was "at war" with several wildfires.

World - International
7/24/2023 10:48:44 AM
Authorities evacuated nearly 2,500 people from the Greek island of Corfu on Monday as crews fight several wildfires in heat-battered Greece.

Egypt - Defence
7/23/2023 8:23:40 PM
The Egyptian Armed Forces announced on Sunday that they are preparing to send three Chinook helicopters to Greece to help in fighting forest fires.

World - International
7/23/2023 6:18:44 PM
Locals and tourists fled hotspots on the Greek island of Rhodes on Sunday, as firefighters battled a blaze that had sparked the country's largest-ever fire evacuation.

World - International
7/23/2023 12:14:22 PM
The Rhodes wildfires have sparked the biggest Greek evacuation operation ever in response to a fire, Greek police told AFP Sunday.

World - International
7/22/2023 10:45:00 PM
Officials on the Greek island of Rhodes said Saturday they had moved 30,000 people threatened by wildfires to safety -- including 2,000 who had to be ferried off beaches.

World - International
7/19/2023 11:34:11 AM
Extreme heat was forecast across the globe on Wednesday, as wildfires raged and health warnings were in place in parts of Asia, Europe and North America.

World - International
7/18/2023 8:24:37 PM
Swathes of Europe baked Tuesday in a heatwave trailed by wildfires and health warnings, as parts of Asia and the United States also suffered under extreme weather.

World - International
7/18/2023 6:19:59 PM
Italy and France are each sending two firefighting planes to Greece to help it cope with wildfires burning on multiple fronts around Athens, with more extreme heat on the way.

World - International
7/18/2023 2:40:17 PM
Europe braced for record-smashing heat Tuesday as withering heatwaves across the globe showed no signs of easing and Greece battled wildfires that forced people to flee their homes.

World - International
7/17/2023 10:21:54 AM
Scorching heat across the Northern Hemisphere threatened to break records and whip up wildfires on Monday as the dire consequences of global warming take shape.

World - International
7/16/2023 10:16:56 PM
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency posted air quality alerts for several states stretching from Montana to Ohio on Sunday because of smoke blowing in from Canadian wildfires.

World - International
7/16/2023 6:57:44 PM
Scorching weather gripped three continents on Sunday, whipping up wildfires and threatening to topple temperature records as the dire consequences of global warming take shape.

World - International
7/15/2023 10:17:41 PM
Canadian wildfires have burned more than 10 million hectares (24.7 million acres) this year, a record-breaking figure that has surpassed scientists' most pessimistic predictions, government data showed Saturday.

World - International
6/29/2023 4:50:58 PM
Smoke from Canada's worst-ever wildfires was severely impacting air quality Wednesday across Ontario and at least 15 US states, with monitors warning that over one hundred million people face potentially unhealthy conditions.

World - International
6/26/2023 10:35:53 AM
Forest fires in Canada left Montreal blanketed with smog on Sunday, giving it the worst air quality of any major city in the world, according to a pollution monitor.

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