Firefighters Battle Wildfire On Croatian Island After Man Dies

SARAJEVO – Croatian water – bomber planes joined dozens of firefighters on Sunday to help contain a wildfire that killed one man an the Adriatic island of Hvar, Croatian media reported. The fire, which broke out early in the afternoon, threatened residential areas close to the town of Stari Grad. The man died when he … More Firefighters Battle Wildfire On Croatian Island After Man Dies

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Biden Again Test Positive For COVID, Says He Feels Fine

WASHINGTON – U.S. President Joe Biden tested positive for COVID-19 again on Saturday in what the White House doctor described as a ‘rebound’ case seen in a small percentage of patients who take the antiviral drug Paxlovid. Biden, 79, who emerged from COVID isolation on Wednesday after testing positive on July 21, said he was … More Biden Again Test Positive For COVID, Says He Feels Fine

Greek Wildfire Ranges Near Athens, Homes, Hospital Evacuated

ATHENS – A Greek wildfire fuelled by gale – force winds raged on the mountainous area of Penteli near Athens on Tuesday, damaging homes and prompting authorities to order the evacuation of at least four areas and a hospital. Heavy clouds of smoke were rising into the sky billowing over Mount Penteli where the fire … More Greek Wildfire Ranges Near Athens, Homes, Hospital Evacuated

France Grids For Heat Records As Wildfires Rage On

PARIS, France – France braced on Monday for what could become one of the hottest days ever recorded with temperatures reaching 40 degrees Celsius in coastal regions cherished by tourists, as wildfires intensified in the west and south. ‘The peak of this heat wave is expected Monday’, MeteoFrance said in a statement, forecasting temperatures between … More France Grids For Heat Records As Wildfires Rage On

Egypt Suspends Hot Air Ballooning Over Luxor After Two Injured

PARIS, France – Egyptian authorities suspended hot air ballooning over the ancient city of Luxor after two tourists were lightly injured during a ride early on Monday. According to a statement from the Ministry of Civil Aviation, a hot air balloon with 28 tourists drifted off course but eventually landed. The two injured tourists were … More Egypt Suspends Hot Air Ballooning Over Luxor After Two Injured

Saudi Crown Prince Welcomes Biden At Al – Salam Palace In Jeddah

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia – Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Deputy Prime Minister of Defense, welcomed on Friday U.S. President Joe Biden at the Al – Salam Palace in Jeddah. Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz is set to meet with Biden at the Al – Salam Palace. Biden had arrived … More Saudi Crown Prince Welcomes Biden At Al – Salam Palace In Jeddah

As Europe Bakes In Heatwave, Wildfires Rage From Portugal To Croatia

PARIS, France – Wildfires raged across tinder – dry country in Portugal, Spain, France and Croatia on Thursday, burning homes and threatening livelihoods, as much of Europe baked in a heatwave that has pushed temperatures into the mid – 40Cs in some countries. In Portugal,s central Leiria district, tired firefighters battled to control blazes that … More As Europe Bakes In Heatwave, Wildfires Rage From Portugal To Croatia

IAEA Warns Of ‘Fatal Blow’ Tp Nuclear Deal As Iran Removes Its Camera

PARIS, France – Iran on Thursday dealt a near – fatal blow to chances of reviving the 2015 Iran nuclear deal as it began removing essentially all the International Atomic Energy Agency monitoring equipment installed under the deal, IAEA chief Rafael Grossi said. Iran has warned of retaliation if IAE’s 35 – nation Board of … More IAEA Warns Of ‘Fatal Blow’ Tp Nuclear Deal As Iran Removes Its Camera

Saudi Arabia Leads OPEC Decision To Drop IEA Data As US Ties Fray

PARIS, France – A decision driven by Saudi Arabia that OPEC+ should stop using oil data from the West’s energy watchdog reflected concern about U.S. influence on the figures close to the matter said, adding to strain on ties between Riyadh and Washington. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and allies including Russia, a … More Saudi Arabia Leads OPEC Decision To Drop IEA Data As US Ties Fray