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Greece: Villages evacuated as wildfires rage

As a major wildfire on the island of Evia continues to spread, rescuers are racing to evacuate hundreds of people. "The only way for this fire to be ...

Greece: Villages evacuated as wildfires rage

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Four more villages evacuated as wildfires rage on in Greece More than 250 firefighters were battling four wildfires on the Greek island of Evia on Friday, with authorities ordering the evacuation of four villages as a precaution....
23:51, 2019-07-05

Massive Wildfire On Greek Island, Several Villages Evacuated Firefighters on the Greek island of Evia were still battling Wednesday to contain a fire that has caused massive damage to a pristine mountain wildlife habitat after threatening four communities....
13:34, 2019-08-14

Wildfires rage in Israel during heatwave Firefighters on Thursday battled wildfires that scorched swathes of forests in central Israel, forcing some small towns to be evacuated, during a heatwave that brought record temperatures to parts of ...
21:17, 2019-05-23

Portugal: Wildfires continue to rage as winds fan the flames Fires, which earlier had seemed under control, picked up pace later on Monday as winds caused the inferno to spread. So far, 33 injuries have been reported....
01:00, 2019-07-23

Hundreds of firefighters tackle wildfires in Portugal, village evacuated Hundreds of firefighters are currently working to combat serious wildfires in central Portugal that ripped through the region, forcing evacuations on Sunday, while injuring 12 civilians and eight fire...
21:34, 2019-07-21

Wildfires wreak havoc from France to Greece With EU air support, nearly 400 firefighters are working to extinguish a blaze on the Greek island of Evia. In France, more than 500 firefighters are battling a blaze that has destroyed 900 hectares o...
20:00, 2019-08-16

The most beautiful villages in Italy These are 20 of Italy's most beautiful villages -- from the isolated hilltop of Civita di Bagnoregio to the Sicilian fishing port of Marzamemi. Check out CNN Travel's list and then start planning your...
12:00, 2019-05-22

| 38 killed in attacks on Mali villages Thirty-eight people have been killed and many others wounded in attacks on two ethnic Dogon villages in central Mali, the government has said, in the latest in a cycle of violence in the volatile Sahe...
14:51, 2019-06-19

In These Villages, Bride Marries Groom's Sister To "Protect Him" Tribals in villages of Surkheda, Sanada and Ambal follow an unusual tradition where marriages take place without the groom's physical presence. Groom's unmarried sister or any unmarried woman from his...
08:01, 2019-05-26

Guatemala volcano kills 75 as ash buries entire villages The Fuego volcano in Guatemala has exploded and spewed out molten rock and ash, killing at least 75 people in the country's most violent eruption for over a century...
17:51, 2019-05-21

No Girl Born In 132 Villages In Uttarkashi In 3 Months: Report At a time when the centre has been promoting its "Beti Bachao Beti Padhao" programme, sex ratio at birth data from 132 villages in Uttarkashi district in Uttarakhand revealed that no girl child was......
06:34, 2019-07-22

‘Kind of Blingy’: The Tricked-Out Golf Carts of the Villages, Fla. “If you can’t have a real Corvette, you can at least drive something designed to look like one,” said an employee of the Villages’ big golf-cart store....
12:34, 2019-07-03

Roma leave 2 Russian villages after fatal brawl MOSCOW (AP) — Russian officials say all the Roma families in two villages have left after a large brawl that left one person dead. Police said 28 people were detained in connection with the fight in t...
23:17, 2019-06-17

6 Dead, 18 Missing After Dam Breach Floods Villages In Maharashtra's Ratnagiri Heavy monsoon rains in Ratnagiri district in Maharashtra led to a breach in Tiware Dam last night and flooding of villages down-stream. At least two people are dead and more than 20 missing...
09:34, 2019-07-03

Indian villages lie empty as drought forces thousands to flee Sick and elderly left to fend for themselves with no end in sight to water crisisHundreds of Indian villages have been evacuated as a historic drought forces families to abandon their homes in search ...
05:51, 2019-06-12

Mali attack: gunmen on motorbikes kill at least 41 people in two villages Attacks on the villages of Yoro and Gangafani 2 compound a dire security situation in central MaliUnidentified gunmen on motorbikes attacked two villages in central Mali, killing at least 41 people in...
23:17, 2019-06-18

Pak Violates Ceasefire, Targets Villages In Jammu And Kashmir's Rajouri Pakistani troops violated ceasefire by targeting forward posts and villages along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district for the second successive day on Sunday, a defence spokesman said....
22:17, 2019-08-18

63,000 Affected, 143 Villages Flooded As Heavy Rain Continues In Assam Heavy rain in the past three days has led to floods in parts of Assam. About 145 villages across eight districts of the state are submerged and nearly 63,000 people have been affected due to the......
20:17, 2019-07-09

Improved Roads, New Houses: Centre's Push For Villages In Budget Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, while presenting the union budget, said today that the government will invest widely in agriculture infrastructure and support private entrepreneurship for value.....
13:51, 2019-07-05

Women are bringing solar energy to thousands of Indian villages India is trying to bring electricity to hundreds of millions of its citizens who live off the grid. And it's trying to ensure that the power comes from clean and renewable sources....
10:51, 2019-07-04

University Of Berkeley To Adopt 100 Meghalaya Villages: Chief Minister The US-based University of Berkeley will adopt 100 villages in Meghalaya to start a concept of smart villages and address the issue of urban migration due to environmental issues, Chief Minister......
17:51, 2019-06-28

'Like a horror film': vast swarms of flies plague Russian villages Local residents in Urals describe sweeping bucketfuls of dead flies from their homesVillages in Russia’s Urals region have been invaded by vast swarms of flies that have sparked health concerns and fe...
15:34, 2019-06-14

India's ghost villages: Food and water scarcity forcing many to leave Prolonged droughts and crop failures are causing some Indian villages to empty. For the women and elderly left behind, it's a struggle. As temperatures continue to rise, there's little hope their love...
10:34, 2019-08-06

Centre To Connect 496 India-China Border Villages With IMSAT Satellite The government has decided to connect 496 villages along the India-China border with IMSAT satellite that will restore connectivity to people living in such remote areas, Communications Minister Ravi....
19:00, 2019-07-18

Google Says 'Internet Saathi' Programme Covers 2.6 Lakh Indian Villages Google India's 'Internet Saathi' programme which aims to empower rural women how to use the Internet has now added two more states -- Punjab and Odisha -- thus reaching 2.6 lakh villages in 20 states,...
13:17, 2019-07-16

| 23 civilians killed in central Mali villages: mayor, security source At least 23 civilians have been killed in attacks on villages in troubled central Mali by armed men, a local mayor and a Malian security source said on Monday....
01:00, 2019-07-02

A Rape Case and a Wedding Strain Ties Between Arab and Jewish Villages A rape case involving a 7-year-old ultra-Orthodox girl and a video of Arabs and Jews celebrating at a wedding have torn two West Bank villages apart....
18:34, 2019-06-27

87 Andhra Pradesh Villages Affected By Krishna River Floods, 2 Dead Tens of villages and hundreds of acres of farm land remained under a sheet of water in Krishna and Guntur districts even as the flood fury in river Krishna was abating, while the toll in the deluge......
15:34, 2019-08-17

Rage 2 Has Already Been Beaten In Under Two Hours Rage 2, Bethesda’s new post-apocalyptic shooter, takes place in a big, open world full of enemy outposts to clear and quests to grind through. That hasn’t stopped one speedrunner from already beating ...
16:17, 2019-05-21

London homes by water: the stylish flats and floating villages planned near former docklands and hidden underground waterways Innovative new schemes to release our big underground rivers, create flood plains and build floating homes are all under discussion as part of Climate Action Week....
08:00, 2019-07-03

Searching For Crates In Rage 2 Sucks Rage 2 is a violent and dangerous world. Every day is filled with action, explosions, car chases, and giant monsters. It’s all very exciting and a blast to experience. But one of the most prevalent ac...
02:01, 2019-05-28

Epic Store Rage Has Gotten Out Of Hand The developers of cutesy Animal Crossing-Pokemon mashup Ooblets just had a weekend from hell. After trying to preempt a tidal wave of rage over their newly announced Epic Games Store exclusivity, they...
04:00, 2019-08-07

Fueled by rage, Rossi still short on horsepower Alexander Rossi had more than enough rage to fuel a late challenge for an Indianapolis 500 win on Sunday but not enough horsepower to chase down an unflappable Simon Pagenaud....
02:17, 2019-05-27

Nazis, Robots, and Rage: The Westworld III Trailer Is Here It feels like we’ve been waiting forever to see what’s next for Westworld and though a brief, tantalizing tease was given a few months back, there’s now much, much more.Read more......
06:17, 2019-07-21

Veganism: Why food choice can spark rage Veganism is growing in popularity, but the movement faces resistance. Here, we ask why the decision to follow a plant-based diet makes some people angry....
00:17, 2019-05-29

Doctor sentenced in ‘ski rage’ attack on 12-year-old boy VERNON, N.J. (AP) — A doctor convicted of attacking a 12-year-old boy in a “ski rage” incident at a northern New Jersey resort must spend the next three Valentine’s Days in jail. A s...
16:17, 2019-06-28

Northwest Syria battles rage after rebel counterattack Battles intensified in northwest Syria on Friday after insurgents mounted an attack to repel an army offensive that has pounded the country's last major rebel stronghold for weeks....
15:34, 2019-06-07

Extreme life coaching is all the rage – if you’re bored and rich enough Millennials are under constant pressure to be fulfilled – and successful. But will camping with a life coach stop us feeling empty inside?Got lots of money but little purpose? Feeling sort of empty in...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Australian Model, 25, Sentenced To Probation In Air Rage Incident An Australian model who assaulted a flight attendant and hurled obscenities while apparently drunk on a flight from Australia to Los Angeles was sentenced on Monday to three years' probation....
04:00, 2019-07-16

'Streets of Rage 4' will be scored by an all-star group of composers However well Streets of Rage 4 turns out, it should at least have a top-tier soundtrack. Guard Crush Games, Lizardcube and Dotemu have revealed that the side-scrolling beat-em-up will have music from...
16:51, 2019-07-17

C-sections are all the rage in Brazil. So too, now, are fancy parties to watch them. In a nation with one of the world’s highest rates of Caesarean section, the elite are hiring wedding-style planners and inviting guests to the surgery. ...
00:01, 2019-06-12

Aggretsuko's Second Season Adds Nuance to Its Relatable Rage The over the top fury with which antsy office worker Retsuko screeches her true feelings is what makes Aggretsuko so much fun to watch—her struggles are ones we all know, ones we too wish we could ven...
17:51, 2019-06-22

Abstract board games are all the rage—and Reef is the year’s best Enlarge / Reef is a bright, inviting game with a lot of fun, colorful pieces. (credit: Aaron Zimmerman) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gami...
17:17, 2019-05-21

Rage 2 review – scintillating action in a trite wasteland PC, Xbox One, PlayStation 4; Avalanche Studios/Bethesda SoftworksWith weapons including a firestorm revolver, the shooting is thrilling and stupendously violent – but the vast post-apocalyptic setting...
15:34, 2019-05-21

These Rage 2 Characters Have Amazing Names But No Backstories, So I Made Some Up I’ve met some real characters during my time playing Rage 2. And by characters, I mean glorified quest dispensers. There’s old guy, cool lady, and of course—who could forget?—third main story person. ...
05:34, 2019-05-25

Darkly funny, desperate and full of rage: what makes a millennial novel? Crushingly self-aware protagonists, the search for a place to call home, a longing for stability ... is the millennial generation too fragmented to be defined, asks Olivia Sudjic“There’s no writing,” ...
19:00, 2019-08-17

| Hong Kong's expat police become focus of protester rage A peculiar legacy of Hong Kong's colonial past has emerged as a focal point of rage for anti-government protesters: A dwindling band of expat police officers now vilified for doing the bidding of the ...
10:17, 2019-07-20

It’s Raining Inside the Metro as Flash Floods Rage Across Washington DC Washington, D.C. commuters came back to work after the long weekend with a bang. Powerful storms swept across the nation’s capital, inundating roadways, unleashing flash floods, and creating at least ...
18:00, 2019-07-08

SEE IT: Boat rage incident captured on Michigan lake, reports say A Michigan man was arrested Saturday after a video captured a speed boat circling a larger boat on a lake before ramming into the back at a high speed, police said....
10:17, 2019-07-03

Lavish parties hosted by Hamptons magazines rage on East End The rich and beautiful on the East End are just beginning to move into full party mode, with many social events tied to the many publications on the Hamptons scene. The granddaddy of all the East End ...
07:51, 2019-07-10

Rage, tech and Miley Cyrus: What the new Black Mirror will bring The trailer for the new season of Netflix's Black Mirror suggests the show will continue to capture our collective disquiet about technology – this time with a stellar new cast including Miley Cyrus a...
01:34, 2019-05-25

She tried to shoot someone during a road rage incident. She shot her husband instead, police say The woman was arrested on charges of shooting her husband in an attempt to shoot someone else in an act of road rage.        ...
13:17, 2019-07-09

Romesh Ranganathan: even the loveliest people get road rage – my mum included The van driver suggested we both pull over and sort this out physicallyI find it baffling how much of a war zone the road is. In life, we mostly manage to walk around interacting with each other fairl...
08:34, 2019-07-13

Latest 'Minecraft' update means new blocks, better villages, and pillagers with crossbows Now a decade since its arrival, its 10th anniversary is this month, 'Minecraft' is still growing with the recent Villages & Pillage update.        ...
17:51, 2019-05-21

Democratic candidates unite in rage at Trump following latest mass shootings The mass shootings in Texas and Ohio have turned the 2020 presidential campaign into an increasingly visceral referendum on the nature of Donald Trump's presidency and the message that delivered him t...
22:34, 2019-08-08

Alabama woman mistakenly shot husband in road-rage attack An Alabama woman mistakenly shot her husband in the head while aiming for someone else in a road-rage attack, police said. Erica Cole got into the road-rage altercation on Highway 69 in Dodge City at ...
08:51, 2019-07-09

Chris Cuomo caught on video flying into rage after man calls him ‘Fredo’ If he calls Chris Cuomo that again, he could be sleeping with the fishes. The CNN anchor was caught on video flying into an abject rage at a man for calling him “Fredo” — an apparent...
08:00, 2019-08-13

Marine veteran shot and killed while trying to apologize in road rage encounter A Marine veteran was shot and killed in a road rage incident last week when he tried apologizing to another motorist for accidentally cutting him off in traffic. ...
23:51, 2019-06-13

Streets Of Rage 2 Champ Pulls Off Nigh Impossible No Death Mania Run Speedrunner Anthopants is one of the best Streets of Rage players in the world, but even he couldn’t complete Streets of Rage 2 on Mania difficulty as the character Max without dying...until this week...
23:51, 2019-05-28

Brit Hume says feeling self-assured led to 'the kind of rage' seen in today's politics When politicians and their supporters feel certain in their convictions and see opponents as insincere, it leads to the discord seen today in America, according to Brit Hume....
05:17, 2019-07-17

| Paris driver in blind man road rage video charged with assault A Paris motorist who was filmed nearly driving over a blind man at a pedestrian crossing and then punching his brother will appear in court next month on charges of assault, prosecutors said Friday....
13:17, 2019-06-22

Cycling: Pinot transforms rage into iconic win as Thomas loses ground An enraged Thibaut Pinot put the hammer down on the first major mountain test of the Tour de France, leading a French one-two ahead of overall leader Julian Alaphilippe to triumph at the top of the ic...
19:34, 2019-07-20

In Dramatic Video, Man Clings To Building Ledge As Flames Rage Inside A hair-raising video has captured the moment a man was forced to climb out of his burning room on the third floor and cling to the building's outer cornice....
22:00, 2019-05-24

Opinion: Fire and rage of Alexander Rossi steals show again at Indy 500 The 2019 Indianapolis 500 was won by the icy cool of Simon Pagenaud but will be remembered for the raging fire of the man he held off, Alexander Rossi        ...
08:17, 2019-05-27

Custom Controller Lets You Rage-Quit By Literally Pouring Salt A very wise man who wore a hood and whose skin was practically melting off his bones once said, “Good! Use your aggressive feelings, boy. Let the hate flow through you.” Probably, he was talking to a ...
12:34, 2019-07-03

Road rage attacker Mark Char shows up to trial in blackface A Hawaiian man bizarrely wore blackface to court where he was jailed for life — claiming the offensive get-up was a protest at being “treated like a black man.” Mark Char stunned the...
21:17, 2019-07-02

Doctor who attacked boy in ‘ski rage’ assault will spend next three Valentine’s Days in jail A New Jersey doctor who pummeled a 12-year-old boy in a “ski rage” attack three years ago will spend the next three Valentine’s Days behind bars — with a judge specifically cho...
04:17, 2019-06-28

Protests rage against construction of massive telescope on sacred Hawaiian peak Mauna Kea is known to some native Hawaiians as a sacred volcano, but it could soon be home to a $1.4 billion telescope.        ...
06:51, 2019-07-16

2 toddlers critically burned as road-rage shooting sets off fireworks in car Two Texas toddlers were critically burned when a man shot at their family’s car — causing the newly purchased fireworks inside to ignite — during a road-rage incident on the Fourth of July, acco...
19:34, 2019-07-05

200th anniversary of the 'Headless Horseman': N.Y. villages plan a year-long celebration Rivertown villages will mark the 200th anniversary of Washington Irving's 'Legend of Sleepy Hollow' with a year-long bicentennial        ...
15:17, 2019-05-21

| 5 000 evacuated as Canary Islands wildfire rages A raging wildfire on the Spanish holiday island of Gran Canaria forced the evacuation of some 5 000 people, authorities said, warning it could take days for the blaze to be brought under control....
06:17, 2019-08-20

Lincolnshire flooding: hundreds of homes to be evacuated Military helicopters are drafted in to repair broken bank of River Steeping in Wainfleet People are being evacuated from their homes following severe flooding in Lincolnshire.Those living in 290 prope...
17:17, 2019-06-15

Oil gains after U.S. stockpiles drop, rigs evacuated Oil prices rose on Wednesday after industry data showed U.S. stockpiles fell far more than expected, alleviating concerns about oversupply, while major U.S. producers evacuated rigs in the Gulf of Mex...
10:51, 2019-07-10

'Terrified' passengers evacuated after BA jet fills with smoke "Terrified" passengers had to evacuate a British Airways flight using the emergency slides after the cabin filled with smoke as it prepared to land in Valencia....
04:34, 2019-08-06

British town evacuated over fears of dam collapse Authorities in northwest England have said damage to a reservoir dam near Whaley Bridge "poses a significant threat to life." Residents have been told to expect to stay away from the area for several ...
00:51, 2019-08-02

In Sudan, a Secret Meeting and Public Rage Propelled a Power-Sharing Deal Just a month ago, Sudan’s protest movement appeared crippled. What led the military to suddenly agree to share power? Back-room negotiations, raw street power and a diplomatic shift by Saudi Arabia....
05:00, 2019-07-06

Hong Kong Police Draw Protester Rage, but Beijing Doesn't Think They're Tough Enough Hong Kong’s police are caught between a local population that accuses them of inflaming protests by using excessive force and mainland authorities who are urging them to get tougher to end the crisis....
20:34, 2019-08-08

Hong Kong Protests Rage for Ninth Weekend, Driven by Political Stalemate Protests in the city continued for a ninth weekend, spreading to new neighborhoods and turning violent once more as demonstrators railed against a government that has remained largely silent to their ...
23:17, 2019-08-04

Review: Rage 2 Is a Violent, Infantile, Beautiful Trek Across a Post-Apocalyptic Hellscape As I slide into a smoking crater, I spot a dozen mutants lingering around the meteorite I need to mine for the precious resources inside. The monsters haven’t noticed me. Time slows as I make my...
16:00, 2019-05-21

Video shows off-duty firefighter pushing cyclist with car in road rage incident The FDNY is looking into a viral video that shows an off-duty firefighter in an alleged road rage incident with a bicyclist on the West Side Highway, officials confirmed Sunday. The woman who posted t...
18:00, 2019-06-09

Hotshot crews prepare for wildfires TUCSON — It’s wildfire season and hotshots are working around the clock to make sure Southern Arizona is ready for any wildfires. One of the hotshot crews working at the Coronado National ...
02:34, 2019-06-24

Plane evacuated in Newark after suicide vest scare A JetBlue plane at Newark Airport was evacuated Saturday morning after a photo of a suicide vest was seen or someone wearing one was photographed by a passenger, NBC reported. The plane had been about...
13:17, 2019-07-14

English town evacuated after water cascades through damaged dam Police evacuated thousands of residents from an English town on Thursday after torrents of water cascaded from a nearby reservoir after a dam was damaged, with officials warning that subsequent floodi...
21:34, 2019-08-01

427 Tourists Stranded After Cloudburst Evacuated From North Sikkim Altogether 427 tourists were evacuated from North Sikkim on Thursday, four days after they got stranded in the district as torrential rain damaged road infrastructure, an official said....
01:34, 2019-06-21

Thunderstorms threaten Whaley Bridge dam as more homes evacuated Emergency workers continue efforts to prevent dam collapse as further heavy rain expectedThunderstorms are threatening to bring more unwanted rainfall to a Derbyshire town where a damaged dam is thoug...
15:00, 2019-08-04

Over 400 Tourists Stranded For 4 Days Evacuated From North Sikkim Over 400 tourists were evacuated from North Sikkim on Thursday, four days after they got stranded in the district due to heavy rain and the resulting damage to roads....
06:17, 2019-06-21

NYC subway station evacuated after suspicious devices found Police say two suspicious objects that prompted an evacuation of a major lower Manhattan subway station are not explosives.        ...
01:00, 2019-08-17

1 million evacuated as Typhoon Lekima makes landfall Thirteen people were killed and 16 remain missing after Typhoon Lekima made landfall in the eastern Chinese province of Zhejiang on Saturday, resulting in the shutdown of hundreds of ferries, flights ...
05:34, 2019-08-12

USA Today headquarters in Virginia evacuated following report of armed man The headquarters of USA Today in suburban Washington was evacuated on Wednesday following reports of a man with a weapon, the national newspaper said, but there were no immediate reports of any injuri...
19:34, 2019-08-07

Gran Canaria towns evacuated as wildfire rages About 1,000 people were unable to return home in Gran Canaria on Sunday after several towns were evacuated as a vast wildfire spread towards a National Park and an area popular with holidaymakers on t...
14:34, 2019-08-11

Thousands evacuated in Frankfurt as WWII bomb is defused Thousands of people have been evacuated from a district of Frankfurt that includes the European Central Bank headquarters as authorities prepare to defuse a half-tonne World War II bomb....
16:00, 2019-07-07

African refugees evacuated from Libya to Italy, more help needed: U.N. A total of 149 Africans in Libya were evacuated to Italy on Thursday, but more states must help people escape deteriorating conditions in Tripoli after two months of fighting, the United Nations refug...
20:51, 2019-05-30

More Than 3 Lakh People Evacuated As Cyclone Vayu Set To Hit Gujarat More than 2,15,000 people were evacuated today from low-lying areas of Gujarat as Cyclone Vayu inches closer to the state's coastline, according to news agency PTI. The latest weather report said that...
19:00, 2019-06-12

USA Today Virginia Headquarters Evacuated After Report Of Armed Man The headquarters of USA Today in suburban Washington was evacuated on Wednesday following reports of a man with a weapon, the national newspaper said, but there were no indications of any violence or....
04:00, 2019-08-08

Man convicted in road rage attack wore blackface, delivered racist defense in court Mark Char, an Oahu, Hawaii resident, was found guilty of 3 counts of attempted murder after he stabbed three individuals in a March road rage attack.        ...
23:34, 2019-07-02

Teen arrested in Houston road rage shooting that burned tots in fireworks explosion A teen was arrested Monday in the Texas Fourth of July road rage shooting that caused fireworks to explode inside a moving pickup, burning two small children and their parents....
03:00, 2019-07-09

Chinese Police Chief Fired Over Porsche-Driving Wife's Road Rage Incident Did you hear the one about the police chief's wife, the Porsche and the torrent of expletives? Well, most of Chongqing did, and now the police chief has been fired. It's the kind of story that's been....
22:00, 2019-08-14

Heat wave sparks wildfires in the Arctic The Arctic is a chilly place, or at least it’s supposed to be, but a recent combination of record-breaking heat and intense wildfires have turned areas of Greenland, Siberia and Alaska into smoke-cove...
23:34, 2019-07-22

Hundreds of firefighters combat Portugal wildfires Several firefighters have been injured while working to contain wildfires in central Portugal, with the blazes exacerbated by strong wind. Authorities have deployed a small army contingent to help com...
07:00, 2019-07-21

Multiple wildfires burning in Cochise County TUCSON – Cochise County officials say lighting strikes have sparked several fires south of Benson. Officials say the fires are burning south of St. David near Middlemarch Road and on Fort Huachu...
03:01, 2019-07-15

Portugal Is Using Goats to Prepare for Wildfires, But There's Not Enough Shepherds Portugal, which has been ravaged by wildfires of increasing severity and duration in the era of climate change, is turning back to the goat to clear underbrush in the hopes of limiting potential fuel ...
09:00, 2019-08-18

Wildfires hit central Portugal, 1,000 firefighters mobilized More than 1,000 firefighters battled three blazes sweeping across central Portugal early on Sunday, prompting authorities to partially evacuate a village and leaving one person with severe injuries....
05:34, 2019-07-21

Wildfires are cloaking Russian cities in smoke Hundreds of Russian towns and cities are shrouded in heavy smoke from wildfires in Siberia and the Far East, and the blazes appear to be spreading.        ...
19:51, 2019-08-02

PG&E to pay $1 billion to local governments for catastrophic wildfires California utility Pacific Gas and Electric has agreed to pay $1 billion to 14 local governments for igniting several devastating wildfires that destroyed thousands of homes and nearly wiped out one t...
03:17, 2019-06-19

Smoke from the Alberta wildfires is obscuring the sun in several U.S. cities According to the Twin Cities Branch of the National Weather Service, the lack of sunlight in America's Upper Midwest can be credited to Alberta's wildfire season. ...
03:17, 2019-05-31

Firefighters battle wildfires in France after temperatures hit 45.9C Hundreds of firefighters and 10 aircraft have been battling to contain wildfires in southern France after a stifling heatwave brought record-breaking temperatures of 45.9C (114F)....
22:51, 2019-06-29

1,800 firefighters battle wildfires in central Portugal Portuguese authorities say that about 1,800 firefighters are struggling to contain wildfires in central Portugal that have already injured 20 people, including eight firefighters...
18:34, 2019-07-21

Wildfires are raging in the Arctic after an unprecedented heatwave The Arctic is a chilly place, or at least it’s supposed to be, but a recent combination of record-breaking heat and intense wildfires have turned areas of Greenland, Siberia, and Alaska into smo...
02:17, 2019-07-20

USA Today HQ evacuated on reports of armed man, no evidence of violence or injuries Hundreds of office workers at the building, which houses other firms besides the newspaper, were brought outside by police, the USA Today reported on its website....
23:34, 2019-08-07

German Left party's Berlin HQ evacuated over bomb threat The left-wing "Die Linke" political party evacuated their headquarters in Berlin on Monday, after receiving a bomb threat. The police said the situation was safe later on Monday....
01:00, 2019-07-23

Taiwan issues warnings for year's first typhoon as thousands evacuated Taiwan moved thousands of people to safety on Wednesday as the island braced for its first typhoon this year, as airlines canceled domestic flights and authorities issued warnings about floods and hig...
11:34, 2019-07-17

Tourists Evacuated on Greek Island as Wildfire Rages Nearby (ATHENS, Greece) — A tourist camp and nearby houses on the southern Greek island of Elafonisos were evacuated Sunday for the second day in a row as a wildfire at a nearby landfill intensified be...
10:34, 2019-08-12

Facebook warehouse evacuated after mail tests positive for sarin A drop of sarin on skin can cause sweating and muscle twitching, and exposure to large doses can result in paralysis and respiratory failure leading to death....
23:01, 2019-07-01

Almost 1 million evacuated as Japanese prefecture braces for a month of rain in one day Almost 1 million people in southern Japan were evacuated Wednesday as the region braced itself for a month's worth of rain in a single day, according to local officials....
04:51, 2019-07-04

Jennifer Lopez concert evacuated in Manhattan power outage A major Manhattan power outage spread south to Madison Square Garden on Saturday night, plunging the Jennifer Lopez concert into darkness, multiple twitter users said....
13:17, 2019-07-14

Staff evacuated as rocket strikes near foreign oil firms in Iraq A rocket hit a site in southern Iraq used by foreign oil companies on Wednesday, including U.S. energy giant ExxonMobil, wounding three people and threatening to further escalate U.S.-Iran tensions in...
13:51, 2019-06-19

Hundreds evacuated from Philadelphia senior center amid heatwave PHILADELPHIA — Authorities say several hundred people were evacuated from a northwest Philadelphia retirement community due to a partial power outage amid dangerous hot weather. Police say the evacuat...
01:00, 2019-07-21

British Airways flight evacuated after smoke fills cabin A British Airways flight carrying 175 passengers from London to Valencia, Spain was evacuated after the cabin filled with smoke. Passengers said the cabin filled with smoke during the last 10 minutes ...
21:00, 2019-08-06

Darwin earthquake: city centre evacuated after 7.2 magnitude tremor Bureau of Meteorology says no tsunami threat from earthquake, which occurred at a depth of 200km in the Banda Sea, north of AustraliaDarwin residents have reported buildings swaying and parts of the c...
07:34, 2019-06-24

More people evacuated amid fears of Whaley Bridge dam collapse Extra 55 homes cleared as residents make brief visits to pick up pets and essentialsMore people are being evacuated from their homes in Derbyshire amid fears a damaged dam could collapse as further ba...
04:00, 2019-08-04

Six Flags Magic Mountain evacuated due to nearby brush fire A fast-moving brush fire erupted in southern California near Six Flags Magic Mountain Sunday, causing the amusement park to be evacuated, authorities said....
15:17, 2019-06-10

Thousands Evacuated Following Huge Explosions at Russian Ammunition Depot (MOSCOW) — Massive explosions at a Russian military ammunition depot in Siberia injured at least eight people and prompted the evacuation of thousands Monday. Russia’s Defense Ministry sai...
22:17, 2019-08-05

China flood death toll hits 61, 350,000 evacuated: ministry As many as 61 people have been killed and 356,000 evacuated from their homes as heavy rain and floods swept through large parts of southern and central China this week, Chinese rescue authorities said...
06:51, 2019-06-14

Chinese police chief fired after his Porsche-driving wife explodes in road rage incident Video showed the woman, dressed like something out of Vogue magazine, yelling at and then slapping a hapless driver who got in the way of her illegal maneuver....
15:00, 2019-08-14

Texas toddlers critically burned after road rage shooting sets off fireworks in family truck Two toddlers in Texas were critically injured late Thursday night after someone opened fire into their parents’ vehicle, igniting fireworks inside, police said....
16:00, 2019-07-05

Heatwave and Wildfires in Alaska as Temperatures Hit 90 Degrees On Independence Day It’s about 80 degrees inside Brian Brettschneider’s Anchorage, Alaska home, but he can’t open up his windows. Smoke is drifting into the city from the nearby Swan Lake wildfire, and ...
23:51, 2019-07-05

Friday’s air quality forecast for Alberta amid wildfires Special air quality statements remained in place for much of the province on Friday, as smoke from the northern Alberta wildfires made its way south....
22:34, 2019-05-31

Arctic wildfires emitted as much CO2 in June as Sweden does in a year Wildfires this year have been at an unusual intensity despite being common in the northern hemisphere between May and OctoberArctic wildfires, some the size of 100,000 football pitches, emitted as muc...
23:34, 2019-07-12

Hawaii Governor Declares Emergency In Maui For Wildfires Hawaii's governor on Friday declared an emergency on the island of Maui, where firefighters were battling a blaze that forced the evacuations of thousands of people and sent huge clouds of smoke......
13:51, 2019-07-13

PG&E Knew for Years Its Lines Could Spark Wildfires, and Didn't Fix Them Documents obtained by The Wall Street Journal show that the utility has long been aware that parts of its 18,500-mile transmission system were dangerously outdated. That includes towers on the line th...
17:51, 2019-07-10

Hawaii governor declares emergency for Maui wildfires Hawaii's governor on Friday declared an emergency on the island of Maui, where firefighters were battling a blaze that forced the evacuations of thousands of people and sent huge clouds of smoke billo...
09:51, 2019-07-13

Strong winds reignite wildfires in central Portugal More than 1,000 firefighters battled wildfires in central Portugal on Monday, forcing the evacuation of several villages as the authorities hoped to limit the number of residents at risk....
22:34, 2019-07-22

Villagers, firefighters battle massive wildfires in Portugal VILA DE REI/MACAO, Portugal — Blazes in central Portugal reached houses on Sunday, forcing locals to take matters into their own hands as they tried to protect their homes from huge wildfires with buc...
06:51, 2019-07-22

Canadian Natural to temporarily shut in oil production due to wildfires Oil and gas producer Canadian Natural Resources Ltd said on Friday it would temporarily shut-in about 65,000 barrels per day (bbl/d) of crude oil production due to forest fires in Alberta....
03:17, 2019-06-01

10,000 people forced out, 15 homes destroyed by Alberta wildfires The Alberta government said hot, dry and windy conditions fueling the northern wildfires aren't going away soon and will make fighting the fires difficult, so people need to prepare themselves....
22:34, 2019-05-31

Koalas burned in wildfires can be now saved but the treatment is gross With wildfires on the rise, endangered koalas are more threatened than ever, but a new treatment for burned animals offers a ray of hope. We go inside the world's only koala hospital...
01:34, 2019-06-15

Koalas burned in wildfires can now be saved but the treatment is gross With wildfires on the rise, endangered koalas are more threatened than ever, but a new treatment for burned animals offers a ray of hope. We go inside the world's only koala hospital...
16:01, 2019-06-18

Siberian wildfires turn up heat on Russian oil producers Raging Siberian wildfires are forcing Russian oil firms to evacuate workers and suspend drilling, industry sources said, adding to challenges facing the world's second-largest crude exporter which is ...
17:51, 2019-08-02

'Unprecedented': more than 100 Arctic wildfires burn in worst ever season Huge blazes in Greenland, Siberia and Alaska are producing plumes of smoke that can be seen from spaceThe Arctic is suffering its worst wildfire season on record, with huge blazes in Greenland, Siberi...
13:51, 2019-08-01

Trump offers Putin help with Siberian wildfires: Kremlin U.S. President Donald Trump in a phone call on Wednesday offered his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin assistance in putting out wildfires in Russia's Siberia, the Kremlin said in a statement....
06:17, 2019-08-01

Russia has declared a state of emergency over Siberian wildfires Russia has declared a state of emergency in five Siberian regions after a million people signed petitions demanding action on unprecedented wildfires...
23:00, 2019-07-31

Wildfires in Spain as heatwave roasts Europe - but 'worst still to come' Hundreds of firefighters have struggled to contain a major wildfire in northeastern Spain on a day that has seen temperatures continue to soar across most of Europe....
22:17, 2019-06-27

California regulator considers penalty against PG&E in 2017 wildfires California utilities regulator has opened a case to evaluate and consider penalties against power and gas utility PG&E Corp for its involvement in the fierce wildfires that killed 46 people in Norther...
08:34, 2019-06-28

Wildfires spread in Catalonia as heatwave grips Spain Wildfires raged on Thursday across nearly 10,000 acres (4,000 hectares) in the northeastern Spanish region of Catalonia and fire fighters said the area affected could increase significantly as a power...
21:00, 2019-06-27

Russia declares emergency over huge wildfires in Siberia Raging wildfires have swallowed up an area across Siberia bigger than Belgium, with smoke enveloping cities. Observers and activists slammed the Russian government for not responding earlier....
19:51, 2019-07-31

Death toll from India floods rises to 95, hundreds of thousands evacuated The death toll from floods in India's states of Karnataka, Kerala and Maharashtra rose to 95, official figures showed on Saturday, as heavy rain and landslides forced hundreds of thousands to evacuate...
06:00, 2019-08-11

Saudi Arabia says evacuated crew member of Iranian ship sent to Oman: SPA Saudi Arabia said on Saturday it had sent a crew member of an Iranian ship who was previously evacuated for medical reasons from a vessel off the Yemeni port of Hodeidah, to Oman....
16:17, 2019-07-20

Diners at posh eatery evacuated when chopper crash-landed on building Le Bernardin chef-owner Eric Ripert recounted the dramatic moment a helicopter crash-landed on top of the swanky Midtown eatery's building Monday — with diners rushing out and leaving their meals behi...
22:34, 2019-06-10

Facebook Mail Facility Evacuated After Report of Deadly Nerve Agent A Facebook mailing facility in the company’s home city of Menlo Park, California has been evacuated following the reported detection of sarin—a powerful and deadly nerve agent.Read more......
23:34, 2019-07-01

Lufthansa Plane Evacuated At Belgrade Airport After Bomb Threat Call A Lufthansa plane bound for Frankfurt was evacuated at Belgrade airport on Thursday after police received a call saying a bomb was on board, the Serbian interior ministry said....
14:34, 2019-07-18

Death toll from Indian floods reaches 147, hundreds of thousands evacuated The death toll from floods in the Indian states of Karnataka, Kerala and Maharashtra rose to 147, state authorities said on Sunday, as rescue teams raced to evacuate people and waters submerged parts ...
15:00, 2019-08-11

After Smoke Appears to Fill Cabin, British Airways Flight Evacuated The plane was evacuated using emergency slides after its scheduled landing in Valencia, Spain. Three passengers were taken to the hospital as a precaution....
05:00, 2019-08-07

After Smoke Appears to Fill Cabin, British Airways Flight Is Evacuated The plane was evacuated using emergency slides after its scheduled landing in Valencia, Spain. Three passengers were taken to the hospital as a precaution....
11:34, 2019-08-07

Number Of Dead In Maharashtra Boat Tragedy Rises To 17; 4 Lakh Evacuated With the recovery of five more bodies, the number of dead in the boat capsize tragedy in Sangli district has gone up to 17, even as over four lakh people have so far been been evacuated from......
12:00, 2019-08-11

Croatia’s Fresh Island festival evacuated as massive fire breaks out "The safety of everyone at the festival is our utmost priority, and we appreciate everyone's patience during this time," a statement from the Fresh Island festival read....
21:17, 2019-07-16

Flight evacuated after image of suicide vest AirDropped to Apple devices Police have been unable to identify who sent the image before takeoff on a Tampa-bound flightA flight out of Newark was evacuated when someone sent an image of a suicide vest to multiple Apple devices...
20:00, 2019-07-16

Maharashtra, Kerala Worst-Hit In Flood Fury, Lakhs Evacuated: 10 Facts Dozens have been killed and lakhs have been forced out of their homes as monsoon rains continue to batter several parts of the country. Maharashtra, Kerala, Karnataka are the worst-hit. Over two lakh....
06:00, 2019-08-10

Thousands evacuated as forest fire bears down on Croatia music festival Thousands of people had to be evacuated from a music festival in Croatia after a forest fire erupted near the venue, forcing the cancellation of acts including the US rapper Tyga....
17:00, 2019-07-16

1 million people evacuated as deadly Typhoon Lekima makes landfall Thirteen people were killed and 16 remain missing after Typhoon Lekima made landfall in the eastern Chinese province of Zhejiang on Saturday, resulting in the shutdown of hundreds of ferries, flights ...
22:34, 2019-08-10

British Airways flight from London to Spain evacuated after filling with smoke Spanish emergency services say they have responded to a British Airways flight that filled with smoke while landing and had to evacuate passengers.       ...
16:34, 2019-08-06

3 Lakh Evacuated, 70 Trains Cancelled As Gujarat Braces For Cyclone Vayu The Western Railways cancelled 70 trains and curtailed the journeys of 28 others as Cyclone Vayu inched closer to the Gujarat coastline, growing stronger along the way. The cancellations came into......
00:34, 2019-06-13

British Airways Flight Evacuated After Cabin Appears to Fill With Smoke The plane was evacuated using emergency slides after its scheduled landing in Valencia, Spain. Three passengers were taken to the hospital as a precaution....
14:00, 2019-08-06

Roughly half of Pikangikum residents now evacuated as forest fire burns The commander of Pikangikum's emergency operations centre said on Friday that around 2,000 of the First Nation's approximately 4,000 residents have been moved to Regina and other host communities in O...
21:51, 2019-07-12

Pemex complex evacuated on bomb threat, officials say was 'false alarm' Mexican state oil firm Pemex said on Thursday its Pajaritos petrochemical complex in Veracruz state was evacuated following a bomb threat, though the civil protection authority of the state said the t...
23:34, 2019-05-30

Patients Evacuated After AIIMS Fire, Virology Unit, Samples Destroyed A major fire broke out at the teaching block of the AIIMS today, destroying samples and medical reports and forcing evacuation of some patients, though no one was injured, officials said....
22:34, 2019-08-17

Tourists, Residents Evacuated As Wildfire Spreads At Hawaii's Maui Island Thousands of residents and visitors on Hawaii's Maui Island were ordered to evacuate two communities on Thursday as a spreading wildfire sent smoke billowing high into the sky, officials and local......
19:01, 2019-07-12

Facebook buildings evacuated after mail tests positive for sarin, officials say Four buildings that receive and mail for social media giant Facebook were evacuated Monday after a bag of mail tested positive for the nerve gas sarin....
22:51, 2019-07-01

Indian floods see death toll reach 147, hundreds of thousands evacuated Heavy rain and landslides forced hundreds of thousands of people to take shelter in relief camps, while train services were cancelled in several flood-hit areas....
07:34, 2019-08-12

Oklahoma towns evacuated after runaway barges break loose, threaten to hit dam Several towns in Oklahoma and Kansas were evacuated Wednesday after two barges broke loose, floated down the swollen Arkansas River, and threatened to hit a dam, authorities said....
10:00, 2019-05-23

Hawaii man convicted in road rage attack wears blackface to sentencing hearing, saying he’s “being treated like a black man” in court (KHNL) A Hawaii man convicted in a road rage stabbing showed up at his sentencing hearing Monday in blackface, shocking his attorney and the judge. He’ll now be disciplined for disobeying “...
09:17, 2019-07-04

As Wildfires Get Worse, Insurers Pull Back From Riskiest Areas A growing number of Western homeowners are being dropped by their insurance companies, prompting warnings from officials and worries about what comes next....
20:17, 2019-08-20

Alberta institute wants to share Indigenous solutions to handling wildfires A study based at an institute in Canmore will look to limit and cope with wildfire by studying how First Nations managed fire, modernizing traditional stories from Indigenous elders....
01:51, 2019-05-22

700 Firefighters Tackle Wildfires As Heatwave In Europe Breaks Records Hundreds of firefighters battled on Saturday to contain wildfires in southern France as a stifling heatwave brought record-breaking temperatures to parts of Europe, killing at least three people in......
15:34, 2019-06-29

Smoke From Greek Island Ravaged By Wildfires Reaches Athens A large wildfire fanned by strong winds burned tracts of pine forest on the Greek island of Evia, firefighters said on Tuesday, with evacuation ordered of two villages in the path of the flames....
06:34, 2019-08-14

Fighting wildfires with prescribed burns often falls short in US West KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Calif. — The thick scent of smoke hung in the midday air when a trail along the Kings River opened up to an ominous scene: flames in the trees and thick gray smoke shroudin...
04:34, 2019-08-13

Europeans and Egypt send air support as Israel battles wildfires Four European countries and Egypt sent aircraft to help Israel battle wildfires that have forced the evacuation of some small towns, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Friday, as a record heatw...
15:34, 2019-05-24

Arctic wildfires in June equivalent to Sweden's annual emissions - U.N. Arctic wildfires, some the size of 100,000 soccer pitches, emitted as much carbon dioxide (CO2) last month as the country of Sweden does in a whole year, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) sa...
15:51, 2019-07-12

4 ways to make sure your pet survives tornadoes, wildfires, hurricanes and other disasters Preparing for the worst can help you keep your pets with you, keep them healthy, and maximize the chances of reunification if they must be left behind.        ...
14:51, 2019-05-21

NASA publishes atlas of 13.3M wildfires spotted from space since 2003 NASA scientists have produced a global wildfire map. Researchers at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center plotted the 13.3 million fires spotted by NASA's MODIS instrument between 2003 and 2016....
20:34, 2019-08-08

Russia's Putin orders troops to help fight Siberia wildfires Russia's military will join the combat against wildfires raging in Siberia as they rip through several remote regions, Kremlin officials said. The fires are affecting Arctic snow, a climate expert tol...
19:51, 2019-07-31

Russia's Putin orders army to help battle wildfires in Siberia Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday ordered the army to help firefighters battle wildfires in Siberia but environmentalists said the move was unlikely to produce a quick breakthrough....
19:51, 2019-07-31

Russians demand vast wildfires consuming Siberia be extinguished More than half a million Russians have demanded the authorities do more to tackle vast wildfires in Siberia that environmentalists have dubbed an ecological catastrophe, but which officials have said ...
19:51, 2019-07-31

Arctic wildfires continue to burn, releasing record amounts of CO2 Wildfires are raging across the Arctic as warm, dry conditions persist across the region. Satellite images have revealed wildfires burning in Alaska, Greenland and throughout Siberia....
21:17, 2019-07-31

Firefighters battle wildfires sweeping parts of central Portugal About 1,800 firefighters struggle to contain blazes that have injured at least 20 people About 1,800 firefighters have been struggling to contain wildfires in central Portugal that have injured 20 peo...
03:34, 2019-07-22

| Portugal firefighters control wildfires, but warn of strong winds Portuguese firefighters have been cautiously optimistic that they have largely controlled a massive wildfire in a central region where dozens of people were killed in huge blazes in 2017, but warned t...
23:00, 2019-07-22

'Worst is still to come': Sizzling Europe battles wildfires, health risks Wildfires raged across Catalonia and French authorities stepped up restrictions on water use and driving in cities as swathes of western Europe remained in the grip of an intense heatwave....
21:00, 2019-06-27

Putin hails Trump's bid to warm relations by battling wildfires together US President Donald Trump offered Russian President Vladimir Putin assistance in fighting vast wildfires in Siberia during a phone call on Wednesday, the Kremlin said in a statement....
12:51, 2019-08-01

It's not just California. Wildfires are cloaking Russian cities in smoke Hundreds of Russian towns and cities are shrouded in heavy smoke from wildfires in Siberia and the Far East, and the blazes appear to be spreading.        ...
23:01, 2019-08-01

‘Unprecedented’ wildfires in the Arctic emitted as much CO2 in June as Sweden does in a year Wildfires in the Arctic last month emitted as much carbon dioxide (CO2) as all of Sweden does in a year, according to the World Meteorological Organization....
02:34, 2019-07-21

California wildfires 'too extreme' even for birds that thrive in burned out forests Northern California's raging wildfires have become "too extreme" even for certain types of birds that typically thrive in burned out forests, scientists say....
21:34, 2019-08-06

Russia says Siberian wildfires started on purpose by illegal loggers Russian prosecutors said on Tuesday that some of the vast Siberian wildfires that environmentalists have dubbed a climate emergency were started on purpose by arsonists trying to conceal illegal loggi...
23:34, 2019-08-06

PG&E Shuts Power to California Resort Area to Prevent Wildfires PG&E cut power to customers in a Napa County resort area, the first of what the utility has said will likely be numerous pre-emptive shutdowns this year to help prevent deadly wildfires....
18:00, 2019-06-09

Saskatchewan cabin owners advised how to help prevent wildfires from spreading Parks Canada said simple things like removing yard waste and trimming vegetation around homes are vital in stopping the spread of wildfires this season....
03:51, 2019-07-18

Spain fights wildfires as sweltering heat continues across Europe Blazes continued into Saturday in central and northeastern Spain. In Catalonia, the regional government said they had contained one fire, but were struggling to deal with a smaller one....
05:51, 2019-06-30

India monsoon flooding, landslides leave nearly 150 dead, hundreds of thousands evacuated Nearly 150 people have died and more than 400,000 people have been forced to flee their homes following days of torrential rain that triggered catastrophic flooding and mudslides in southern India, re...
06:00, 2019-08-14

British Airways Flight Evacuated As Smoke Fills Cabin. See Shocking Video Passengers on a British Airways flight were forced to evacuate after smoke filled the aircraft cabin. The incident occurred on a London to Spain flight on Monday....
09:17, 2019-08-06

Forcibly evacuated and destroyed: a small Oklahoma town almost washed from the map in historic floods For a week and a half, all 610 residents of Webbers Falls have been forcibly evacuated from their homes poised beside the bulging Arkansas River as historic floods have swept through the once cozy com...
16:51, 2019-06-04

Facebook Buildings Evacuated After Mail Tests Positive for Sarin Nerve Agent MENLO PARK, Calif. — A Facebook mail processing warehouse near company headquarters was evacuated Monday as officials work to determine what caused mail to test positive for the nerve agent sari...
03:00, 2019-07-02

Cyclone Vayu LIVE Updates: Lakhs Evacuated; Trains And Flights Stopped Gujarat government has evacuated over 3 lakh people from low-lying areas of Gujarat and 10,000 from Diu to safer places, the NDRF has "pre-positioned" 52 teams equipped with boats, tree-cutters and......
05:00, 2019-06-13

Italian officials order migrant ship evacuated amid health fears Condition of 83 migrants on Open Arms rescue vessel off Lampedusa at ‘worrisome levels’Italian prosecutors have ordered that 83 migrants onboard a charity vessel that has been anchored off the island ...
21:51, 2019-08-20

Virginia VA hospital evacuated for 'unknown chemical odor' that turns out to be urine sample A building at a veterans hospital in Virginia was evacuated on Wednesday after an "unknown chemical odor" — that later turned out to be urine — panicked officials....
15:51, 2019-05-21

High Level, surrounding areas evacuated as wildfire burns in northwestern Alberta A mandatory evacuation order was issued for parts of Mackenzie County in northwestern Alberta Monday afternoon as an out-of-control wildfire burned in the area....
14:32, 2019-05-21

Record-smashing heat wave bakes Alaska, worsening wildfires Record-smashing heat has scorched Alaska over the past few days, and even worse heat is in store for the week ahead.        ...
23:01, 2019-07-01

Wildfires and power cuts plague Europeans as heatwave breaks records Hundreds of firefighters brought wildfires under control in southern France on Saturday as a stifling heatwave brought record-breaking temperatures to parts of Europe, killing at least six people....
20:34, 2019-06-29

Massive Arctic wildfires emitted more CO2 in June than Sweden does in an entire year Scientists say the smoke plumes, filled with megatons of tiny, harmful particles, could travel to other areas of the world and cause serious respiratory problems for people....
17:00, 2019-08-17

Trump discusses Siberian wildfires, trade in call with Russia's Putin U.S. President Donald Trump spoke by phone on Wednesday with Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss wildfires in Siberia and trade between their two nations, the White House said....
08:51, 2019-08-01

Giant Heat Dome Over Alaska Fuels Wildfires, Record Temperature All-time heat records are at risk in Alaska in the coming days as a massive and abnormally intense area of high pressure locks in and strengthens over the region....
07:51, 2019-07-04

It's not wet everywhere: Record-shattering hot, dry weather sparks drought and wildfires in Southeast While the Plains and Midwest endure drenching rain and record-breaking floods, extreme heat is fueling drought conditions and fires in the Southeast.        ...
20:51, 2019-05-30

Siberian Wildfires and Heatwaves in Alaska: How the Arctic Is Nearing a Point of No Return Many of the globe’s far northern regions have been experiencing extreme weather events over the past two months. Plumes of smoke have been picked up by satellites from wildfires across Alaska an...
05:51, 2019-08-03

UK gardeners given tips to avoid wildfires as climate crisis raises risk Scores of wildfires mean 2019 has already broken the record set during last year’s heatwavePlant aspen trees, avoid eucalyptus, and have a word with your lazy neighbour if you want to protect your pro...
11:51, 2019-06-22

Alaska wildfires sparked by high winds force mandatory evacuations Pilot cars began shepherding motorists through a previously-closed stretch of Alaska’s George Parks Highway for several hours Saturday after high winds and dry weather sparked six blazes.  ...
11:51, 2019-08-18

Spain battles biggest wildfires in 20 years as heatwave grips Europe Health officials warn ‘the worst is still to come’, with temperatures expected to exceed 44C in some areasFirefighters battled wildfires at a scale not seen for 20 years in Spain as much of western Eu...
19:00, 2019-06-27

Trump called Putin and offered to help with Siberian wildfires — only to get shot down: Kremlin President Trump called Russian leader Vladimir Putin on Wednesday and offered to help tackle wildfires that have been raging through Russia’s Siberia, the Kremlin says. Putin’s office than...
03:17, 2019-08-01

England flooding: Stranded East Midlands Trains passengers evacuated from train after landslide Passengers on board a flood-hit train from London to Nottingham were left stranded after heavy rain in large parts of England caused a landslide in Northamptonshire....
22:51, 2019-06-13

Whaley Bridge flooding: entire town of 6,500 people evacuated amid fears dam could collapse A town in Derbyshire was being evacuated today over fears a reservoir's dam could collapse after torrential rain sparked major flooding across parts of northern England....
17:17, 2019-08-01

After criticism, Greece toughens rape law ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece has toughened its legislation to define rape as any non-consensual sexual act, following criticism that an earlier proposed overhaul of the current definition was too leni...
18:00, 2019-06-06

Wildfires, flooding wreaking havoc in Russia. Climate change is making it worse Russia's meteorological service says it sees global climate change as a factor behind the wildfires blazing throughout Siberia and the Far East.        ...
19:51, 2019-08-02

Record-smashing heat wave bakes Alaska, worsening wildfires and melting sea ice Record-smashing heat has scorched Alaska over the past few days, and even worse heat is in store for the week ahead.        ...
22:01, 2019-07-01

Alberta wildfires: High Level residents unable to return home this weekend Uncertain winds and safety concerns mean the re-entry plan into High Level, after residents were forced from their homes by wildfire nearly two weeks ago, will have to be re-evaluated....
11:01, 2019-06-02

Death and broken livelihoods: farmers and wildfires in British Columbia | Joanna Chiu As wildfires increase in intensity, how can farmers safeguard their animals – and their way of life? Two years after wildfires killed the pigs on his family farms in British Columbia, Scott Kellington...
12:51, 2019-07-20

European heatwave: Firefighters battle wildfires in France and Spain after temperatures soar to 45C Hundreds of firefighters are battling to contain wildfires in southern France after a stifling heatwave brought record-breaking temperatures to parts of Europe, killing at least three people in Italy....
17:17, 2019-06-29

Northern Ontario First Nation declares state of emergency amid nearby wildfires Pikangikum First Nation has declared a state of emergency and is attempting to evacuate hundreds of residents as smoke from a nearby wildfire blows into the community....
00:51, 2019-05-31

Baked Alaska: record heat fuels wildfires and sends tourists to the beach Anchorage sees 80-degree weather with nearly 120 fires blazing across the stateRecord-breaking heat across Alaska is pushing tourists to beaches, and sending flames across the unseasonably hot, dry st...
14:34, 2019-07-03

As summer heats up, Calif. utility starts cutting power to prevent wildfires Enlarge / A firefighter passes by a Smokey the Bear fire danger sign during a brush fire in Burbank, Calif., on May 25, 2018. (credit: Ronen Tivony/NurPhoto via Getty Images) This weekend, one of C...
00:51, 2019-06-11

Wildfires force nearly 5,000 Canadians out of their homes as firefighters continue to battle growing blazes Nearly 5,000 people have been evacuated from their homes in northern Alberta, Canada to escape a monstrous blaze that has reached 200,000 acres, the province's government said Tuesday....
10:17, 2019-05-22

Fort Lauderdale tourists evacuated from hotels after water main break cripples beach town Fort Lauderdale, Florida, hotels are evacuating guests after a water main break has threatened an area water outage.       ...
03:17, 2019-07-19

Hundreds evacuated near Lake Como after landslide triggered by heavy rain hits Italian town Italian firefighters say roughly 200 people have been evacuated from a northern Italian town after a landslide decimated the township, overturning cars in its wake....
21:00, 2019-08-07

Fresh Island Festival in Croatia evacuated over massive fire; Tyga's performance canceled Tyga's performance at Fresh Island Festival in Croatia's was abruptly canceled Monday after a massive fire forced concertgoers to evacuate Zrće beach.       ...
22:51, 2019-07-18

Cruise ship rescues 111 migrants off Greece The Marella Discovery picked up 111 migrants, including 33 children, near Greece's Peloponnese peninsula. Despite a large fall in migrants crossing the Mediterranean, six people die each day making th...
13:17, 2019-07-21

Greece sees its future as the Florida of Europe Tourist chiefs ask for investment to build on success in doubling visitor numbersTourists in hats, cameras slung around their necks, crane them for a view. In the heart of old Athens, it is a reminder...
02:34, 2019-07-01

Giannis Antetokounmpo to play for Greece at World Cup ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo says he will play for Greece at this year’s basketball World Cup in China, adding that he can play any position. The Milwaukee Bucks player and NBA MV...
16:17, 2019-06-28

More than 170 firefighters battle large wildfire in Greece Greek authorities say more than 170 firefighters are battling to contain a large wildfire north of Athens that forced the preemptive evacuation of a small monastery but is not threatening homes...
22:51, 2019-07-24

Greece's hospitals are ill-suited homes for kids Vulnerable and abandoned children languish in unsuitable hospitals for years in Greece, even when they are not ill. A new foster care system might offer a solution, but it remains incomplete....
21:34, 2019-06-23

Secondhand bookstore empowers Greece's homeless Relegated to the ranks of Greeks made homeless during the country's economic crisis, one 70-year-old man reclaimed some of his past glory by taking matters into his own hands. Demetrios Ioannou report...
20:34, 2019-06-15

The Peloponnesian War: Intrigues and Conquests in Ancient Greece When speaking of ancient Greece, most of us tend to think of their sprawling city states, iconic classical culture, philosophers, and myths – and rightly so. ...
08:00, 2019-08-05

Greece: Authorities search for missing US scientist Authorities on the Greek island of Crete have launched a search for a missing American scientist, 59-year-old Suzanne Eaton, who had been attending a conference there this week...
01:51, 2019-07-06

Tsipras, Having Changed Greece, Now Seems Poised to Lose It As elections approach Sunday, polls suggest the prime minister faces a stinging rejection from voters still hurting and angry after a decade of austerity....
16:51, 2019-07-05

After bailouts, Greece wants easier budget targets Greece’s new conservative government is confirmed by Parliament, wants to ease tough budget restrictions set by bailout lenders two years ahead of schedule...
01:51, 2019-07-23

Several tourists die as freak storm strikes Greece Seven people, including six tourists, were killed and dozens more injured in a freak storm Wednesday that tore through north Greece, officials said. The storm slammed the tourist destination of Halkid...
03:17, 2019-07-12

In Greece, hospitals are ill-suited homes for kids Vulnerable and abandoned children languish in unsuitable hospitals for years in Greece, even when they are not ill. A new foster care system might offer a solution, but it remains incomplete....
11:17, 2019-06-23

Second-hand bookstore empowers Greece's homeless Relegated to the ranks of Greeks made homeless during the country's economic crisis, one 70-year-old man reclaimed some of his past glory by taking matters into his own hands. Demetrios Ioannou report...
08:17, 2019-06-15

Magnitude-5.3 Earthquake in Greece Causes Athenians to Run Into the Streets (ATHENS, Greece) — A strong earthquake centered northwest of Athens shook Greece on Friday, causing frightened residents to run into the capital’s streets and damaging several buildings. A...
07:17, 2019-07-20

10 of the best family-friendly hotels and villas in Greece From the peaks of the Peloponnese to Greek island beaches, all these places to stay have lots of character plus fun, child-friendly featuresIt’s rare to find a hotel that appeals to children of all ag...
17:34, 2019-06-02

1 missing, 6 dead in storm in northern Greece A search and rescue operation is underway in northern Greece for a fisherman missing after a powerful storm left six people dead, including two children, and injured more than 100...
12:17, 2019-07-11

Just walk away: dodging the bling on Folegandros, Greece This small Cyclades island seems to be all sparkly sandals and chic frocks but out of town fantastic cliffs and quiet beaches take overNext week: Milos and Sifnos• Amorgos, Kalymnos, IkariaIkaria was ...
23:34, 2019-08-17

At least five dead as severe weather hits Greece At least five people were killed and dozens injured after gale-force winds, rain and hailstorms struck northern Greece late on Wednesday, the fire brigade said....
01:17, 2019-07-11

Several killed in heavy storms in northern Greece At least six people have been killed and dozens more have been injured after tornadoes and violent hailstorms hit the Halkidiki peninsula. The victims, including two children, were tourists visiting G...
05:51, 2019-07-11

Iranian supertanker that US tried to seize is now heading toward Greece An Iranian supertanker with $130 million worth of light crude oil that the U.S. suspects is tied to a sanctioned organization has left Gibraltar and was heading Monday east into the Mediterranean Sea,...
18:51, 2019-08-19

Violent Thunderstorms Kill at Least 7 in Northern Greece Six foreigners were said to be among the dead after intense wind and rain hit the Halkidiki region. More than 100 others were injured, officials said....
18:51, 2019-07-11

U.S. Warns Greece Against Hosting Iran Oil Tanker The U.S. has warned Greece against hosting the Iranian tanker released by Gibraltar days earlier, saying those who facilitate the vessel, which is carrying oil deemed illicit, would face immigration a...
11:51, 2019-08-20

U.S. Warns Greece Against Assisting Iran Oil Tanker The U.S. has warned Greece against assisting the Iranian tanker released by Gibraltar last week, saying those who help the vessel, which is carrying oil deemed illicit, would face immigration and pote...
21:17, 2019-08-20

Through Our Eyes – pictures taken by young migrants in Greece Through Our Eyes is a photographic project by teenage asylum seekers living in a camp on Samos island, Greece. They were each given a disposable camera and asked to document their daily lifeThis colle...
12:00, 2019-08-12

Greece: Athens' first mosque to open this year Greece's largest city is the only European capital without an official mosque. Despite years of opposition from the conservatives and the Orthodox Church, that's set to change later this year....
03:34, 2019-06-08

Greece calls on Germany to negotiate over war reparations The Greek government says it has asked Germany to enter negotiations regarding Athens' claim for reparations from the two world wars. Germany hasn't been willing to reopen talks, saying the issue was ...
04:51, 2019-06-05

Wildfire blazes through forest in southern Greece Authorities in Greece say dozens of firefighters are trying to contain a large wildfire that is blazing through a forested region in the south but not directly threatening inhabited areas....
19:17, 2019-06-10

Alberta wildfires: Trout Lake on evacuation alert; High Level winds shift A remote northern Alberta community was put on evacuation alert due to a new wildfire, as crews further northwest continue to battle the High Level fire....
17:17, 2019-05-27

West Coast braces for heat wave, raising fears of wildfires in Northern California Near-record high temperatures are expected to roast the West Coast next week, with gusty winds raising the danger of fire in a region still coping with last year's deadly wildfires.   ...
15:51, 2019-06-08

Air quality worsens in eastern Alberta amid wildfires Saturday, advisory lifted in Calgary The thickest smoke on Saturday morning extended from northeastern British Columbia through eastern portions of Whitecourt, Drayton Valley, Red Deer and much of southern Alberta....
22:34, 2019-06-01

Europe on 'red alert' as heatwave breaks temperature records, causes wildfires, claims multiple lives Europe has been hit with a record-breaking heatwave, with temperatures hitting over 110 degrees Fahrenheit and already taking several peoples’ lives....
23:51, 2019-06-29

Gulf of Oman oil tanker fire: Dozens of sailors evacuated amid explosion after two ships hit in suspected attack Forty four sailors have been evacuated from two ships in the Gulf of Oman this morning after the vessels were hit in a suspected attack, according to reports....
11:17, 2019-06-13

Kagoshima weather: Entire Japanese city of 600,000 people evacuated as nearly 40 inches of rain sparks landslide fears Japan has ordered the evacuation of almost the entire population of 600,000 people from Kagoshima City after heavy rains threatened landslides and other damage....
17:51, 2019-07-03

Oil-carrying Iranian supertanker wanted by U.S. heads for Greece Iranian government officials have yet to publicly acknowledge the ship's next destination, or where it will discharge its cargo of 2.1 million barrels of crude oil. Iran has denied it was ever headed ...
06:51, 2019-08-20

Greece scraps law banning police from university campuses Repeal of law was a key part of Kyriakos Mitsotakis’s election campaignGreece’s newly elected, centre-right government has ignored leftists’ protests to overturn a law that had prohibited police from ...
23:00, 2019-08-08

Unknown attackers throw red paint at Greece's parliament Vandals on Tuesday hurled red paint at Greece's parliament, one of the most heavily guarded buildings in central Athens, before dispersing into nearby streets....
15:17, 2019-05-21

Greece, North Macedonia open embassies after name deal ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece has upgraded its diplomatic mission to North Macedonia’s capital of Skopje to an embassy, following a deal to normalize relations with its neighbor — which renamed i...
16:01, 2019-05-31

British scientist's body found after she disappeared in Greece during a run The body of British scientist Natalie Christopher has been found in Greece after she vanished while out on a run on Monday, police said on Wednesday....
11:00, 2019-08-08

2 tourists killed by heavy storms in Switzerland and Greece Authorities say a tourist has drowned in Switzerland’s Lake Geneva after her boat capsized in a driving storm and another was killed in nearby France.       ...
21:00, 2019-06-16

Bulgaria, Greece start work on gas pipeline from Azerbaijan SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgaria and Greece are launching the construction of a pipeline to transport Azeri gas to Bulgaria to ease its almost total dependence on Russian gas supplies. At a ceremony ne...
11:17, 2019-05-22

Fire resurges on Greece's Evia, challenges firefighters Aircraft and firefighters on the ground fought a blaze that burned large tracts of pristine pine forest on the Greek island of Evia on Wednesday as the wildfire flared up again at different spots....
00:00, 2019-08-15

Aging voters in Greece keep traditional campaigning alive As balloting for the European Parliament gets underway Thursday, voters over 55 are emerging as a powerful bloc on a rapidly aging continent where younger voters are staying away from the polls in gro...
19:00, 2019-05-23

Greece asks Germany for talks on billions in war reparations Greece's government says it has asked Germany to enter talks on paying huge reparations Athens claims Greece is owed from World War I and World War II....
02:34, 2019-06-05

Rick Pitino leaving Greece with hope of one more NBA chance Rick Pitino is eyeing a return to the NBA. The Hall of Fame coach intends to pursue a job in the NBA, according to ESPN, whether it be coaching, player personnel or an advisory role. Pitino released a...
19:34, 2019-06-21

Fierce storms hit Greece killing six foreign nationals Six foreign nationals, including two children, were killed and more than 100 other people injured after gale-force winds, rain and hailstorms lashed northern Greece late on Wednesday, uprooting trees ...
09:51, 2019-07-11

Greece’s Experiment With Populism Holds Lessons for Europe Greece’s radicals won praise for transforming themselves into a mainstream party of the center left. But the country’s economy has suffered greatly under their leadership....
16:17, 2019-07-09

Greece’s left-wing PM ousted by conservative party ATHENS, Greece — Conservative party leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis was being sworn in as Greece’s new prime minister Monday, a day after his resounding win over left-wing Alexis Tsipras, who led the count...
15:34, 2019-07-08

Priest’s son arrested in murder of American scientist in Greece A 27-year-old Greek farmer — the son of a priest — has been arrested after confessing to raping and murdering the California scientist who was found dead in a World War II bunker on the island of Cret...
19:51, 2019-07-16

Greece Briefly Shuts The Acropolis As Over Heatwave In Athens Greece shut the Acropolis Hill for a few hours on Thursday to protect visitors to one of the world's most popular tourist attractions from a heatwave that has engulfed Athens....
16:17, 2019-07-04

Terna, Mohegan to bid for casino at Greece's Hellenikon project Greek contractor GEK Terna said on Thursday it has teamed up with U.S. casino operator Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment to bid to build a casino inside a planned 8-billion-euro tourist resort on the Ath...
11:34, 2019-07-04

Ancient DNA reveals that Jews' biblical rivals were from Greece Genetic sequencing of bones and teeth from ten Philistines who lived in what is now Israel 3200 years ago suggests a surge of migration from the Aegean at the time...
21:17, 2019-07-03

7 dead after quick, powerful storm hits Greece Hailstorms, heavy rain and gale-force winds slammed the Halkidiki region of northern Greece Wednesday night, killing at least seven people, officials said....
16:51, 2019-07-11

Greece: Strong earthquake strikes northwest of Athens A 5.0 magnitude earthquake has struck Greece, northwest of the capital. A seismologist appealed for calm but warned residents to be prepared for afterschocks....
14:51, 2019-07-19

Six tourists killed in fierce storm in northern Greece Two children among dead after series of incidents in Halkidiki region, with dozens injuredSix tourists have been killed and dozens of people injured in a fierce storm in northern Greece, authorities h...
16:51, 2019-07-11

Greece briefly shuts the Acropolis as Athens sizzles Greece shut the Acropolis Hill for a few hours on Thursday to protect visitors to one of the world's most popular tourist attractions from a heatwave that has engulfed Athens....
22:17, 2019-07-04

Billionaire art dealer's son bashed partner's head against wall in drunken rage at Knightsbridge apartment The son of a billionaire art dealer could face jail after he admitted banging his girlfriend's head against a wall during a drunken row at his multi-million-pound Knightsbridge apartment....
00:01, 2019-08-01

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis Takes Reins in Greece Greek conservative leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis was sworn in as prime minister and presented his cabinet, a day after a comfortable election victory that represented a rejection of the left-wing governm...
00:17, 2019-07-09

2 ancient, intact chamber tombs unearthed in southern Greece The ministry said Sunday that the newly found tombs include two full burials and bones from 14 individuals whose remains had been transferred from other tombs....
04:34, 2019-08-12

Greece: Extreme right party seeks recount after poll flop Greece’s extreme right Golden Dawn party says it will challenge an election result that saw it knocked out of Parliament, after a decline in support for the neo-Nazi-linked party that rose to third pl...
17:17, 2019-07-08

Doctor thought to be 1st Jewish person voted mayor in Greece THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — A 65-year-old doctor is believed to be the first Jewish person elected mayor in Greece. Independent candidate Moses Elisaf won 50.3 percent of the vote in the municipal ele...
20:17, 2019-06-03

U.S. scientist killed in Greece by man who raped her and left her in a cave, police say Two amateur explorers found Suzanne Eaton’s body almost 200 feet into an abandoned cave that was used as a shelter during World War II, according to police....
21:34, 2019-07-16

Police charge suspect in the murder of US scientist who disappeared in Greece Suzanne Eaton disappeared July 2 while jogging, setting off a massive search that ended five days later when her battered body was found.        ...
22:51, 2019-07-16

Greece's new prime minister faces a difficult battle with creditors Greece's new prime minister is gearing up for sensitive discussions with international creditors – a battle that could define his premiership and the way Europe deals with bailed out countries....
14:17, 2019-07-09

Greece's first Jewish mayor shines spotlight on multicultural history The country's central Jewish council has hailed Moses Elisaf's victory. A descendant of Holocaust survivors, he will serve a city that was once full of Jewish life; he aims to make it a multicultural ...
02:51, 2019-06-07

Greece will proudly raise its head again, pledges new PM after poll victory Greece's new leader today vowed the country will "proudly raise its head again" after his conservative New Democracy party stormed to victory in a snap election....
13:17, 2019-07-08

Antetokounmpo funds basketball court in fire-ravaged Greece Greek NBA star Giannis Antetokounmpo has agreed to fund the construction of an indoor basketball court in a fire-ravaged area outside Athens where at least 100 people were killed last year....
14:38, 2019-05-21

In Greece, Rick Pitino slams fans for smoking at games Panathinaikos coach Rick Pitino has criticized fans of the Greek club for smoking and lighting flares during games, saying they are showing a lack of respect for the players     &...
20:51, 2019-05-30

U.S. has conveyed its 'strong position' to Greece about Iranian tanker: official The United States has conveyed its "strong position" to the Greek government about an Iranian tanker that sailed for Greece on Monday after it was freed from detention off Gibraltar and Washington say...
06:51, 2019-08-20

Iran tanker heads to Greece, U.S. warns against helping vessel An Iranian tanker at the center of an angry confrontation between Iran and Washington sailed for Greece on Monday after it was freed from detention off Gibraltar, as Washington called the release unfo...
06:51, 2019-08-20

Iran warns US against fresh bid to seize tanker as it heads for Greece An Iranian supertanker that was seized on suspicion of transporting oil to Syria was today heading east through the Mediterranean, reportedly on its way to Greece after being released by Gibraltar....
22:51, 2019-08-19

Tehran warns US against fresh bid to seize tanker as it heads for Greece An Iranian supertanker that was seized on suspicion of transporting oil to Syria was today heading east through the Mediterranean, reportedly on its way to Greece after being released by Gibraltar....
13:51, 2019-08-19

Iranian tanker caught in a standoff with the West heads to Greece The Grace 1, renamed the Adrian Darya 1, left anchorage off Gibraltar around 2100 GMT. Refinitiv ship tracking data showed early on Monday that the vessel was heading to Kalamata in Greece....
12:51, 2019-08-19

Greece: Supreme Court hears appeal for far-left killer ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s Supreme Court is hearing an appeal by an extremist serving multiple life sentences for the killings of 11 people against the denial of a temporary leave of absence...
15:34, 2019-05-21

Six foreign nationals killed as severe weather hits Greece Six foreign nationals, including two children, were killed and more than 100 other people injured after gale-force winds, rain and hailstorms struck northern Greece late on Wednesday, uprooting trees ...
04:34, 2019-07-11

210,000 Year Old Homo sapiens Skull From Greece is Oldest Outside Africa A 210,000-year-old human skull could provide new evidence that our species left Africa much earlier than previously thought.  ...
23:51, 2019-07-10

Greece: Rescue operation underway after migrant boat capsize Greece: Search and rescue operation underway off the coast of the island of Lesbos after a boat carrying dozens of migrants capsized. Fifty-seven people have been rescued, while 7 people, including 2 ...
09:17, 2019-06-11

American Biologist Found Dead in Greece Nearly a Week After Her Disappearance An American molecular biologist has been found dead in Greece nearly a week after she was reported missing. According to the Associated Press, police recovered a body believed to be that of Dr. Suzan...
00:51, 2019-07-10

Greece: Stock market opens up after PM calls early election ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s stock market has opened up 5 percent, the morning after Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called snap general elections following a resounding defeat of his left-wing ...
11:00, 2019-05-27

Floods hit western Greece days after deadly storm killed 7 Authorities evacuated dozens of citizens from flooded homes in western Greece on Sunday, a few days after seven people were killed by a violent storm in the north of the country....
15:17, 2019-07-14

Missing British Scientist Found Dead In Greece: Report The body of a missing British scientist has been found in a ravine on the Greek island of Ikaria two days after she disappeared, Greek police said on Wednesday....
04:00, 2019-08-08

Greece U-turns over draft law redefining rape after fierce criticism Government caves in after protests from rights groups and senior judicial officialsGreece’s government has rushed to revise legislation that redefines rape after unprecedented criticism from activists...
09:17, 2019-06-07

'Why replace dolphins with oil drilling?': the battle for Greece's marine life From sperm whales to dolphins, marine mammals in the eastern Mediterranean face a lethal threat from oil and gas explorationBefore the giants of oil and gas joined the litany of threats facing Greek s...
15:17, 2019-06-07

In Greece's Aegean Sea, Divers Find "Gulf Of Plastic Corals" Thousands of plastic bags were pulled from the sea off Greece's Andros island this month by a team of divers and environmentalists who described what they found as a "gulf full of plastic corals."...
20:00, 2019-07-31

Ajax to play PAOK of Greece in Champions League qualifying Ajax will start its Champions League campaign against unbeaten Greek league winner PAOK Thessaloniki in the third qualifying round drawn Monday       ...
16:17, 2019-07-22

Factbox: Main policies of Greece's July 7 election rivals Greece will hold a national election on July 7 with the conservative New Democracy party leading ruling left-wing SYRIZA by 9-11 percentage points in opinion polls after it won European Parliament ele...
23:17, 2019-07-04

Pakistan's street cricketers bring game to life in Greece In a barren Athens parking lot, young Pakistanis get in position for a game of cricket. On one end of the dust-covered concrete is a trash can; on the other, a pile of rocks. That is their pitch, and....
02:34, 2019-07-05

Tsipras rallies faithful but Greece is set to reject his radical dream Charismatic prime minister was once a hero of progressives but is likely to lose election after years of political compromiseIn Syntagma Square, all the way from the grubby marble stairs opposite the ...
14:34, 2019-07-07

A year since Greece's deadliest wildfire, wounds remain open A year since Greece's deadliest wildfire tore through coastal towns near Athens, killing 102 people, the road to normalcy for its survivors is long and dotted with burned down homes and barren land....
18:34, 2019-07-23

Greece, Cyprus pressure EU to act over Turkey gas drilling as Ankara digs in Cyprus and Greece heaped pressure on the EU on Tuesday to take action against Turkey over gas drilling in disputed waters, as Ankara said it would step up exploration in a move that could further stra...
15:00, 2019-06-18

Greece's new Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis vows growth Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has said Greece will ease taxes on its citizens while upholding austerity targets set by foreign lenders. The new premier vowed growth plans would be a "pleasant sur...
07:00, 2019-07-21

Greece and Cyprus call on EU to punish Turkey in drilling dispute War of words as Turkish vessel begins offshore operations in eastern MediterraneanGreece and Cyprus have urged the European Union to take punitive measures against Turkey amid escalating tensions in t...
18:51, 2019-06-18

Greece: Exit polls give win to conservative party leader Exit polls in Greece’s general election indicate conservative opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis won a comfortable victory Sunday over left-wing Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras...
19:34, 2019-07-07

The Latest: Greece’s left-wing leader concedes election Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has conceded his country’s parliamentary election and said he phoned conservative opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis to congratulate him on his victory...
00:00, 2019-07-08

Greece formally scraps tax base expansion planned for 2020 In the last session of parliament ahead of early elections July 7, Greek lawmakers have approved a bill to scrap a legislated expansion of the tax base demanded by bailout creditors....
19:17, 2019-06-07

PM-Elect Kyriakos Mitsotakis Vows To Make Greece "Proud" Greece's conservative prime minister-elect Kyriakos Mitsotakis vowed that the country would "proudly" enter a post-bailout period of "jobs, security and growth" after winning a landslide victory in......
04:17, 2019-07-08

Italy beats Greece 3-0 to move 3 points clear in group ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Italy’s new attack-minded approach continues to pay off as the Azzurri beat Greece 3-0 on Saturday to move three points clear at the top of their 2020 European Championship...
23:51, 2019-06-08

Arson attack against Turkish-owned cars in northern Greece Greek authorities say arsonists have targeted two vehicles owned by Turkish nationals, one of them a diplomat, in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki, destroying the cars and damaging another four...
14:00, 2019-06-10

Conservatives on Path to Victory in Greece, Election Polls Show Greece is set to elect a conservative government on a promise to cut taxes and spur economic growth, according to a first exit poll, ejecting a left-wing government that couldn’t deliver an end to the...
18:34, 2019-07-07

Eliza Stevens murder: Man who stabbed partner 86 times out of 'rage and resentment' in Hendon flat jailed for life A 55-year-old jeweller from north London who fatally stabbed his partner 86 times in a fit of "self-pity, rage and resentment" has been jailed for at least 21 years....
19:17, 2019-08-20

Missing American scientist’s death in Greece points to homicide: cops Greek authorities probing the case of a California scientist whose body was found in a cave now suspect her death was a homicide, according to local reports. Suzanne Eaton, a 59-year-old molecular bio...
19:34, 2019-07-10

US Scientist Raped, Murdered In Greece; Body Dumped In Abandoned Bunker A 27-year-old farmer on the Greek island on Crete has confessed to raping and murdering an American scientist before dumping her body in an abandoned World War II bunker, police said Tuesday....
00:34, 2019-07-17

Body believed to be American scientist died in Greece by 'criminal act,' coroner says A body of a woman found in an abandoned World War II bunker believed to an American scientist who went missing last week while attending a conference in Greece died of a "criminal act," a coroner said...
20:17, 2019-07-10

A Skull Bone Discovered in Greece May Alter the Story of Human Prehistory The bone, found in a cave, is the oldest modern human fossil ever discovered in Europe. It hints that humans began leaving Africa far earlier than once thought....
20:51, 2019-07-10

Grisly details emerge in death of US scientist Suzanne Eaton in Greece A local resident of Crete was charged with murder after admitting he assaulted an American scientist who disappeared on the Greek island, police said.        ...
20:17, 2019-07-16

Piece of skull found in Greece ‘is oldest human fossil outside Africa’ Remains discovered on Mani peninsula could rewrite history of Homo sapiens in EurasiaA broken skull chiselled from a lump of rock in a cave in Greece is the oldest modern human fossil ever found outsi...
21:17, 2019-07-10

Archaeologists unearth probable origins of ancient Greece in groundbreaking discovery The excavations and analysis of the finds are being directed by British archaeologists Professor Colin Renfrew and Michael Boyd, both of Cambridge University's McDonald Institute for Archaeological Re...
12:51, 2019-07-11

Greece seizes record amount of amphetamine Captagon shipped from Syria Greek authorities have seized what they described as the world's largest single haul of super-charged amphetamine Captagon pills from Syria worth more than half a billion euros....
15:51, 2019-07-05

Greece tourist hotspot struck by severe storm, killing 6 and injuring over 100 Two children were among the six people killed when a severe storm slammed a tourist hotspot in Greece on Wednesday night, leaving more than 140 injured....
19:34, 2019-07-11

Greek prime minister-elect: 'It's an important victory for Europe, not just for Greece' Prime Minister-elect Kyriakos Mitsotakis told CNBC there was a strong mandate for change in Greece with his party set for an outright majority at Sunday's elections....
00:00, 2019-07-08

Greece hires John van't Schip as national team coach Former Netherlands national team player John van't Schip has been named coach of Greece's national team, which has gotten off to a disappointing start in qualifying for next year's Euro...
20:51, 2019-07-31

Greece: 20-minute storm kills six tourists in Halkidiki – video report Six people have been killed and dozens more injured in fierce storms in northern Greece. Strong winds and hail hit the popular Halkidiki region near the city of Thessaloniki late on Wednesday. Televis...
19:00, 2019-07-11

Greece's Voters Turn to Establishment Amid Europe's Populist Wave Greece is expected to elect a conservative leader from an eminent political family next month—and become the first European country in recent times to revert to its establishment after being led by po...
01:34, 2019-06-28

U.S. judge rejects Greece bid to dismiss Sotheby's lawsuit over bronze horse A U.S. judge on Friday rejected Greece's effort to dismiss an unusual lawsuit in which Sotheby's and the owners of an ancient Greek bronze horse sued the country, seeking court permission to put the s...
00:17, 2019-06-22

American scientist Suzanne Eaton found dead in Greece after going missing Suzanne Eaton was found dead on the Greek island of Crete where she went missing during a work conference.        ...
18:01, 2019-07-09

Costa Navarino resort: why Greece is now one of the best places in Europe to play golf With two new courses being built, the five-star Costa Navarino resort in Kalamata is pulling out all the stops to become one of the best in Europe, says Chris Folley...
14:34, 2019-06-05

Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade's #WadeWorldTour2019 Has Us Booking a Flight to Greece Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade could teach a master class in living your best life. Exhibit A: #WadeWorldTour2019. Such is what the A-list pair has dubbed their latest European......
07:00, 2019-05-28

Two Intact Chamber Tombs Dating Back 3,300 Years Unearthed in Greece Two large chamber tombs dated to around 1300 BC have been found in an important Mycenaean-era burial ground in Greece. Previously discovered tombs in the area were extensively looted ...
20:34, 2019-08-12

Shocking footage shows pensioner shoved into brick wall and left unconscious in 'brutal' road rage attack Shocking footage shows the moment a pensioner was shoved into a brick wall and left unconscious in an apparent road rage attack in south-east London....
09:51, 2019-05-22

Gibraltar rejects U.S. request to seize Iranian oil tanker, ship leaves for Greece The tanker, now flying the Iranian flag, is preparing to depart the Mediterranean port, raising the question of what further action the United States may take....
15:17, 2019-08-19

US scientist was suffocated in Greece, body found covered with burlap in Nazi-era bunker An American scientist who went missing last week in Greece before she was found dead in an abandoned World War II bunker was suffocated, authorities said Wednesday as new details were revealed about w...
16:34, 2019-07-11

Greece's newly-elected government wins confidence vote on economic policy Greece's newly-elected conservative government won a confidence vote late on Monday on its economic policy, which includes tax cuts and measures to speed up investments....
22:34, 2019-07-22

UPDATE 1-U.S. judge rejects Greece bid to dismiss Sotheby's lawsuit over bronze horse A U.S. judge on Friday rejected Greece's effort to dismiss an unusual lawsuit in which Sotheby's and the owners of an ancient Greek bronze horse sued the country, seeking court permission to put the s...
00:17, 2019-06-22

Priest's son charged in murder of American biologist in Greece as grisly new details emerge An American scientist found dead in a bunker on Crete used by the Nazis during World War II was choked to death by a man—the son of a priest-- who raped her after mowing her down with his car, Greek p...
19:00, 2019-07-16

Greece’s Far-Right Party Golden Dawn Seeks Recount After ‘Scandalous’ Election Results (ATHENS, Greece) — Greece’s far-right Golden Dawn party said Monday it is planning to challenge a general election result that saw it fail to get enough for support to be represented in Pa...
19:00, 2019-07-08

JetBlue flight evacuated on Newark Airport tarmac due to 'suspicious package' A JetBlue flight was evacuated on the tarmac at Newark Airport before takeoff Saturday after a "suspicious looking package" was reported on the plane.       ...
22:51, 2019-07-14

Greece elections: Alexis Tsipras and his left-wing mandate face uphill battle Greeks will elect a new parliament on Sunday. Leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is fighting for his political survival as polls put his Syriza party well adrift of their conservative rivals....
18:17, 2019-07-06

Body Believed to Be British Astrophysicist Found in Greece Weeks After Murder of American Biologist The body of a woman believed to be a missing British scientist was discovered on the Greek island of Ikaria on Wednesday, just a month after an American scientist was murdered on another Greek island ...
06:00, 2019-08-08

Greece's conservative party just won its national election, unseating the country's left-wing prime minister AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris Greece's conservative party claimed victory in a national election on Sunday, ousting left-wing Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. Official results revealed Kyriakos Mitsota...
00:00, 2019-07-08

UN chief 'commends' leadership of Greece and former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, as name dispute draws to final close The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres congratulated the Greek Parliament over its ratification of a name change for the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia on Friday, and commended t...
17:17, 2019-05-21

How to prepare home for wildfires with Home Ignition Zone TUCSON- As the summer heat increases, fire officials are sharing tips to protect your home as wildfires spark up. “If somebody were to you know flick a cigarette out here, somebody drags a chain...
03:17, 2019-06-21

'World's largest and fastest squirt gun' ready to help fight wildfires The Global SuperTanker, a converted Boeing 747-400, has been used in dozens of wildfires across the world since 2009.        ...
07:17, 2019-05-23

Rick Pitino calls fans 'self-centered and selfish' for smoking at games in Greece Rick Pitino took over at Panathinaikos last December after leaving Louisville, and has also been frustrated bad behavior of fans, including smoking        ...
01:51, 2019-05-31

Blame Utilities for Wildfires. But Blame Everyone Else Too California is built to burn—explosively. Given we can’t depopulate the entire state, what has made the wildfire problem so bad, and how do we fix it?...
18:34, 2019-06-14

Aritz Aduriz’s late acrobatics for Athletic Bilbao stun Barcelona Aritz Aduriz is 38 and a half. He has already announced that this will be the final season of a career that stretches back to last century, aware that his time is up. It was the opening day. He was gi...
09:00, 2019-08-17

Giants receive big lift from unsung wide receivers The Giants’ wide receivers are doing their best to prep in the preseason for the first four games of the regular season without suspended starter Golden Tate. The NFL, earlier this week, denied Tate’s...
09:34, 2019-08-17

Saudi-led coalition fires flares over Yemeni port of Aden: residents Saudi-led coalition warplanes fired flares over Yemen's Aden at dawn on Saturday, residents said, near camps occupied by southern separatist fighters who last week seized control of the port city whic...
11:00, 2019-08-17

Man sought in connection to stabbing on southside TUCSON – Tucson Police Department is searching for a suspect that stabbed a man after a road rage incident on the south side. Officials say the incident occurred on 6th Avenue near 22nd street F...
11:00, 2019-08-17

Best Buy anniversary sale this weekend offers big Apple discounts If you’re one of those consumers who tend to only jump at the opportunity to buy new tech or replace various gadgets when big sales come around, this weekend may just be the moment you’ve ...
13:34, 2019-08-17

UK climate agency officials doubled air travel over previous year, report says Members of the United Kingdom agency tasked with addressing climate change issues took nearly twice as many flights in the most recent fiscal year as they did during the previous one, according to a r...
13:34, 2019-08-17

Reid rips Jay-Z over Kap remarks, deal with NFL Panthers safety Eric Reid continued to be critical of Jay-Z on Friday, saying it was "asinine" of him to say "we've moved past kneeling" and calling his partnership with the NFL a "money move."...
14:00, 2019-08-17

Barnes: New Team USA 'motivated' by skeptics The remaining USA Basketball players are eager to prove that they all belong after several of USA's biggest stars skipped the World Cup. "We're motivated more than anything to keep the gold standard g...
14:00, 2019-08-17

A record 768 million US vacation days went to waste last year, a study says Workers in the United States left a record number of vacation days on the table last year, equating to billions in lost benefits, according to research from the U.S. Travel Association, Oxford Economi...
14:00, 2019-08-17

Hey, Siri, how about some shortcuts to help save me some time. Siri says, 'Sure' Siri Shortcuts, now an iPhone and iPad app, will be built into the upcoming iOS 13 operating system. The feature can figure a tip and give directions.       ...
17:34, 2019-08-17

Arkansas Woman Charged Over Holding Four Black Teenagers at Gunpoint The boys were raising money for their football team. The woman, identified as Jerri Kelly, 46, is facing charges of aggravated assault and false imprisonment....
18:00, 2019-08-17

The 5 best Amazon deals you can get this weekend Use your extra free time to snag great prices on robot vacuums, cold brew coffee makers, Apple iPads, and more.       ...
22:34, 2019-08-17

Man tries to escape bail bondsman — and gets caught shortly after A man tried to escape from a bail bondsman at criminal court, but was nabbed outside and brought back, police said Saturday. The 25-year-old man was at Manhattan Criminal Court on Centre Street when h...
02:34, 2019-08-18

Vanessa Hudgens' 28th Birthday Tribute to Austin Butler Will Make Your Heart Melt Happy birthday, Austin Butler! The Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood actor and The Shannara Chronicles alum turned 28 on Saturday and received a sweet online tribute from longtime......
04:00, 2019-08-18

Mexico City assesses damage after violent feminist protest Workers have thrown up a wooden wall around Mexico City’s iconic Angel of Independence monument after feminists defaced it with graffiti during a raucous and violent protest over a string of alleged r...
09:51, 2019-08-18

Joanna Hogg and Honor Swinton Byrne: ‘We should tell whatever stories we like’ The director of The Souvenir, an extraordinary autobiographical tale set in the 1980s, and Honor Swinton Byrne, who plays her, discuss the relationship with a mysterious older man at the heart of the ...
17:17, 2019-08-18

Frozen in time: Maya Angelou cooks for Toni Morrison, September 1994 To honour the author’s Nobel prize for literature, Angelou hosts a feast for 150 in her Winston-Salem homeMaya Angelou stands in the kitchen of her birdcage-lined home in Winston-Salem, North Carolina...
17:17, 2019-08-18

Third win of the BTCC season for Honda driver Josh Cook at Thruxton Josh Cook bagged his third win of the British Touring Car Championship season in the second race at Thruxton as polesitter Sam Tordoff fell to 10th with a radiator issue...
17:17, 2019-08-18

How to get the most from this tax-free source of retirement income Managed properly, cash value life insurance can complement your retirement planning strategy. But beware: You'll need to work closely with your advisor to avoid a tax trap....
17:17, 2019-08-18

Small Companies Play Big Role in Robocall Scourge, but Remedies Are Elusive The billions of illegal robocalls inundating Americans are being facilitated largely by small telecom carriers that transmit calls over the internet, industry officials say. But authorities are at odd...
18:17, 2019-08-18

Dwight Howard and Lakers could reunite after DeMarcus Cousins injury Dwight Howard’s next step could be a reunion with one of his former teams — one with a desperate need for a center. There’s “mutual interest” between Howard and the Laker...
18:51, 2019-08-18

From Champaign to Charlottesville: 40 places young people are moving to for cheaper homes 24/7 Wall St. reviewed county level migration of young adults to identify the 40 places where young people are moving.       ...
22:17, 2019-08-18

What Your Snapchat Selfie Has in Common With the Army If you dodged real-world trash cans to chase virtual monsters during the Pokemon Go craze, you experienced augmented reality. Sixty years after fighter pilots used the precursor to AR technology, the....
22:51, 2019-08-18

Honduran Soccer Riots Leave Three Dead, At Least 10 Injured The lead up to a Honduran soccer game turned violent as supporters from two rival clubs clashed both with one another and with police inside and outside of the National Stadium in Tegucigalpa. Reuters...
22:51, 2019-08-18

LA Lakers may tab Dwight Howard to replace fallen DeMarcus Cousins Lakers may turn to Howard to fill hole left by injured CousinsHoward averaged 17.1 points and 12.4 rebounds for LA in 2012-13The Los Angeles Lakers might turn to one of their former players to fill th...
22:51, 2019-08-18

Discrepancies in the photos of Ghislaine Maxwell at In-N-Out Burger raise question of Photoshopping or doctoring, according to report Joe Schildhorn/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images Ghislaine Maxwell, Jeffrey Epstein's alleged sex-trafficking associate, was missing ever since Epstein was arrested weeks ago. That is, until the New ...
22:51, 2019-08-18

Plant-based egg alternative JUST Egg rolling out to Kroger stores nationwide JUST Egg, an egg alternative made from mung bean, this month will be on the shelves in 2,100 Kroger-owned stores around the country.       ...
23:17, 2019-08-18

UK faces food, fuel and drug shortages, says contested leaked document Britain will face shortages of fuel, food and medicine if it leaves the European Union without a transition deal, according to leaked official documents reported by the Sunday Times whose interpretati...
23:51, 2019-08-18

Girl in wheelchair rescued by stilt dancer after plunging into ocean A wheelchair-bound girl rolled off a pier in the US Virgin islands and into the ocean — prompting two men to jump in after her, with the heroic rescue caught on video. The girl, a passenger on the Car...
00:17, 2019-08-19

Oil rises after Saudi oilfield attack, but recession worries cap gains Crude oil prices rose on Monday following a weekend attack on a Saudi oil facility by Yemeni separatists, although price gains were capped by an unusually downbeat OPEC report that stoked concerns abo...
03:51, 2019-08-19

Security tokens aren’t yet worth the hype Security tokens could be a boon to the average retail investor by fractionalizing assets and providing high liquidity. But the market is still immature.Read More...
03:51, 2019-08-19

Man accused of placing fake rice cooker bombs in subway held on $200K bond The West Virginia man who allegedly incited a bomb panic by scattering a pair of rice cookers in the Fulton Street subway station Friday was ordered held on $200,000 bond following his arraignment Sun...
09:17, 2019-08-19

Cop suspended after video surfaces of him pistol-whipping driver A Bridgeport, Conn., police officer has been suspended after video surfaced of him smacking a young suspect in the back of the head with his pistol. The officer, identified as Gianni Capozziello, is s...
09:17, 2019-08-19

Jonathan Dick: 'Most wanted' fugitive accused of killing his brother is arrested A fugitive accused of killing his brother with a sword in a shopping centre two years ago has been taken into custody after a "citizen's arrest" in central Melbourne....
13:51, 2019-08-19

5G battle hots up as EE lodges complaint over Three UK advert Advertising Standards Authority to investigate whether claims breach codeThe first hostilities have broken out among telecoms rivals over who offers the best 5G to customers, with EE seeking an advert...
14:17, 2019-08-19

Minecraft Is About To Look Much Better On PC It turns out that Minecraft is getting a visual update after all, just not the one that was originally promised. Overnight, graphics card makers Nvidia announced a new update for the game that will ad...
15:51, 2019-08-19

This Boy Meets World Reunion Will Make You Nostalgic for the '90s It's a Boy Meets Girl reunion! Ben Savage, Danielle Fishel, Rider Strong and Will Friedle gave fans the ultimate flashback this weekend by getting the gang back together for Fan Expo......
17:17, 2019-08-19

If global markets are unsettled, they have good reason to be so Last week’s upheavals in bond values were an all-too-rational response to a cocktail of economic troublesEvery year the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City hosts a symposium in the Grand Teton resort ...
17:51, 2019-08-19

China lashes out at Taiwan for offering asylum to Hong Kong democracy protesters Taiwan lacks a formal legal mechanism for assessing and granting asylum requests, although it has granted residency to several vocal opponents of the Chinese government....
17:51, 2019-08-19