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World - International
8/5/2023 11:30:07 AM
Tourists at a seaside hotel on the Greek island of Rhodes snatched up pails of pool water and damp towels as flames approached, rushing to help staffers and locals extinguish one of the wildfires threatening Mediterranean locales during recent heat waves.

World - International
8/2/2023 1:27:29 PM
Tourists who had to flee wildfires on Greece's Rhodes Island can return for a free week next year, the prime minister said Wednesday.

World - International
7/29/2023 7:08:11 PM
Wildfires that have scorched Greece for more than two weeks were on Saturday mostly under control, but firefighters remained in key hotspots with strong winds still a threat, officials said.

World - International
7/28/2023 5:21:21 PM
The fight against deadly wildfires raging in Greece for more than a week is improving, the fire service said on Friday, warning it remained on alert as fierce winds were forecast that could rekindle blazes.

World - Region
7/27/2023 8:35:08 PM
Algerians in the fire-ravaged northeast were Thursday counting the cost of the blazes that killed 34 people, destroyed homes and reduced vast forest areas to scorched wastelands.

World - International
7/26/2023 11:33:52 AM
Greece was expecting scorching heat on Wednesday as crews scrambled to douse deadly wildfires that have also struck nations around the Mediterranean.

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.

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