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World - Region
9/14/2023 11:30:10 AM
Heatwaves, low rainfall and the threat of wildfires are compounding the woes of people in the forested north of Lebanon, a country where economic pain has long taken prominence over environmental concerns.

World - International
8/31/2023 9:05:23 PM
Devastating wildfires in Greece will ravage more than 150,000 hectares (370,600 acres) by the end of the summer, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis estimated Thursday, blaming the climate crisis for the disaster.

World - International
8/30/2023 7:05:58 PM
Climate change has sharply boosted the risk of fast-spreading wildfires, according to a Californian study published Wednesday that offers lessons for prevention after recent disasters in Canada, Greece and Hawaii.

World - International
8/27/2023 2:12:49 PM
More than 600 firefighters, including reinforcements from several European countries, backed by a fleet of water-dropping planes and helicopters were battling three persistent major wildfires in Greece Sunday, two of which have been raging for days.

World - International
8/25/2023 3:19:05 PM
Greek firefighters struggled Friday to contain scores of wildfires stretching nationwide, as the week's death toll from the raging blazes rose to 21.

World - International
8/24/2023 5:48:10 PM
Hundreds of firefighters in Greece struggled Thursday to tame major wildfires burning for a sixth day, leaving 20 dead and prompting growing outrage among stricken residents.

World - International
8/23/2023 2:12:28 PM
Greek firefighters on Wednesday struggled to contain uncontrolled fires throughout the country for a fifth day, several of them bordering an acrid, smoke-filled Athens.

World - International
8/22/2023 3:59:00 PM
Hundreds of firefighters struggled Tuesday to control major wildfires burning out of control for days in northeastern Greece and on Tenerife in Spain's Canary Islands, with strong winds fanning the flames and prompting evacuations of villages and a city hospital in Greece.

World - International
8/21/2023 3:18:28 PM
A man was found dead in a wildfire raging north of Athens Monday, firefighters said, as they battled fresh blazes across the country.

World - International
8/21/2023 2:01:31 PM
President Joe Biden heads to Hawaii on Monday to view the widespread damage from the recent Maui wildfires, meet with survivors and fend off criticism that his government was too slow to respond to the disaster.

World - International
8/20/2023 11:22:39 AM
Officials in western Canada's British Columbia implored tens of thousands of residents to heed evacuation orders Saturday as "rapidly evolving" wildfires threatened large parts of the scenic Okanagan Valley, including the city of Kelowna.

World - International
8/19/2023 7:31:49 PM
Firefighters battling wildfires in British Columbia on Saturday sought to stop flames that swept through West Kelowna suburbs and forced the evacuation of the University of British Columbia campus in Kelowna.

World - International
8/19/2023 1:55:57 PM
Hawaii Gov. Josh Green said Friday that what's rebuilt from the ashes of the devastating wildfires on Maui will be determined by the people.

World - International
8/19/2023 10:23:57 AM
The capital of Canada's Northwest Territories was virtually deserted after nearly all the residents of the city of just over 20,000 fled as a huge wildfire burned nearby.

World - International
8/18/2023 4:49:16 PM
Residents in the capital of Canada's Northwest Territories rushed to beat a noon Friday deadline to evacuate their homes as one of hundreds of wildfires raging in the territories moved closer to the city of 20,000.

World - International
8/17/2023 1:34:59 PM
Residents of one of the largest cities in Canada's far north were ordered Wednesday to flee amid warnings that raging wildfires could reach it by the weekend.

Life & Style - Food
8/16/2023 11:41:38 AM
When the devastating wildfire ripped through Hawaii's Lahaina community last week, some of the archipelago's most renowned chefs sprang into action to help as best they could: in the kitchen.

World - Region
8/13/2023 8:08:40 PM
Temperatures in Morocco have for the first time on record topped 50 degrees Celsius (120 Fahrenheit), the North African country's meteorological service said Sunday amid a scorching heatwave.

World - International
8/10/2023 1:01:16 PM
Several thousand Hawaii residents raced to escape homes on Maui as the Lahaina fire swept across the island, killing at least 36 people and burning parts of a centuries-old town.

World - International
8/9/2023 3:44:54 PM
Temperatures are expected to hit 44 degrees Centigrade (111 Fahrenheit) in Spain and Portugal on Wednesday as the two countries boil under their third heatwave of the summer.

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