Prince Harry Celebrates Mandela, Urges Climate Action At U.N.

PARIS, France – Britain’s Prince Harry spoke on Monday at the United Nations about seeking insight from the late Nelson Mandela during a time of global uncertainty and urged countries to take action on climate change. Accompanied by his wife Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, the couple held hands as they walked into U.N. headquarters in … More Prince Harry Celebrates Mandela, Urges Climate Action At U.N.

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

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

Biden ‘Stunned, Outraged, And Deeply Saddened’ By Abe Killing

WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden expressed outrage at the fatal shooting of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday, calling him a champion of the U.S. – Japan alliance who cared deeply about the Japanese people and democracy. ‘I am stunned, outraged, and deeply saddened by the news that my friend Abe Shinzo, former … More Biden ‘Stunned, Outraged, And Deeply Saddened’ By Abe Killing

Swiss Give Cool Reply To Ukraine Call For Seizing Russian Assets

LUGANO, Switzerland – Switzerland has give a cool response to calls from Ukraine’s prime minister to use frozen assets of ultra – wealthy Russians to help fund his country’s $750 billion reconstruction project. Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmygal told a conference in in Lugano that $300 – $500 billion of Russian assets had been frozen … More Swiss Give Cool Reply To Ukraine Call For Seizing Russian Assets

France’s Macron Hunts For Way To Salvage A Ruling Majority

PARIS, France – President Emmanuel Macon on Monday was faced with trying to salvage a ruling majority and with it his economic reform agenda after voters punished his centrist ‘Ensemble’ alliance in France’s parliamentary election. While Ensemble secured the largest number of lawmakers in the 577 – seat National Assembly, it fell comfortably short of … More France’s Macron Hunts For Way To Salvage A Ruling Majority