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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.

World - Region
8/17/2021 5:13:26 PM
Hot, dry weather and short winters in recent years have left the wooded hills near Jerusalem especially prone to wildfires. The blaze that began Sunday has cloaked Jerusalem in a pall of thick black smoke.

World - International
8/16/2021 9:47:25 PM
Smoke also drove air pollution levels to unhealthy or very unhealthy levels in parts of Northern California, Oregon and Idaho

World - Region
8/16/2021 6:30:45 PM
Fires have flared this summer around the Mediterranean basin, including in Greece, Turkey, Algeria, and Morocco

World - Region
8/16/2021 4:53:54 PM
The government has blamed arsonists and a blistering heatwave for the dozens of blazes

World - International
8/16/2021 2:40:16 PM
Three settlements in the area were ordered evacuated, while the fire department sent dozens of firefighters, as well as six water-dropping planes and four helicopters. Local officials appealed to people not to approach the area

Egypt - Politics
8/16/2021 11:37:51 AM
In a phone call with Lamamra, Shoukry re-extended Egypt’s condolences to Algeria and its people

World - International
8/15/2021 9:03:08 PM
The US Forest Service said Friday it is operating in crisis mode, fully deploying firefighters and maxing out its support system

Multimedia -
8/14/2021 2:52:07 PM
Fire crews backed by army engineers and civilian volunteers were still battling 51 wildfires across 16 provinces

World - Region
8/14/2021 1:30:47 PM
Fire crews backed by army engineers and civilian volunteers were still battling 51 wildfires across 16 provinces, emergency services said, but only three in the worst-hit province of Tizi Ouzou

Opinion -
8/14/2021 11:56:00 AM
Egypt has come to Greece’s aid in dealing with the wildfires now raging across the country, demonstrating the solidarity and ongoing cooperation between the two countries

World - International
8/13/2021 4:49:37 PM
Greece's fire department said four water-dropping aircraft and six helicopters were sent to control the new fire in central Evia, along with 23 firefighters and 10 vehicles

World - Region
8/12/2021 7:44:36 PM
Blazes raged across northern Algeria on Thursday as the country observed a national day of mourning for dozens of people killed in the latest wildfires to sweep the Mediterranean

World - International
8/12/2021 12:24:41 PM
More than 50,900 hectares were damaged in northern Evia, according to mapping from the European Union

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