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

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

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

City Of Dnipro Urges Women And Children To Leave As Fighting Intensifies In East Ukraine

BUCHAREST, Romania – The mayor of Dnipro in central – eastern Ukraine urged women, children and the elderly on Thursday to leave the city because the conflict with Russia is expected to intensify in eastern regions. The recommendation follows similar warnings by the authorities in the Luhansk region, which is east of Dnipro. The regional … More City Of Dnipro Urges Women And Children To Leave As Fighting Intensifies In East Ukraine

Houthis Launch Attacks On Saudi Energy, Desalination Facilities – Coalition

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – The Saudi – led coalition said early on Sunday that Yemen’s Iran – aligned Houthi group launched missile and drone strikes on energy and water desalination facilities in the kingdom that caused some material damage but no deaths. It said the attacks were at a water desalination plant in Al – … More Houthis Launch Attacks On Saudi Energy, Desalination Facilities – Coalition

White House Warns That Russia Could Use Chemical Weapons In Ukraine

WASHINGTON – The White House warned Wednesday that Russia could use chemical weapons in Ukraine or manufacture a ‘false flag’ operation that uses them. White House press secretary Jen Psaki, slamming what she called false claims from Russia that the U.S. is developing chemical weapons in Ukraine, tweeted: ‘Now that Russia had made these false … More White House Warns That Russia Could Use Chemical Weapons In Ukraine

Xi Says China Willing To Play Active Role In Mediating Ukraine Crisis In Call With Scholz And Macron

PARIS, France — Chinese President Xi Jinping spoke virtually with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday, and reiterated that China is willing to ‘work actively’ with the international community to mediate the crisis in Ukraine, without offering any details. Xi called the situation ‘worrisome’, according to a statement from the … More Xi Says China Willing To Play Active Role In Mediating Ukraine Crisis In Call With Scholz And Macron