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Wildfire rages on Greek island of Evia, smoke reaches Athens

A wildfire fanned by strong winds razed tracts of pine forest on the Greek island of Evia on Tuesday, leading to villages being evacuated and to an appeal from ...

Wildfire rages on Greek island of Evia, smoke reaches Athens

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Greece battles wildfire on Evia island, smoke blankets Athens A large wildfire fanned by strong winds destroyed tracts of forest on the Greek island of Evia, firefighters said on Tuesday, as authorities prepared to evacuate two villages potentially in the path of the flames....
10:39, 08/13/2019

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....
20:53, 08/13/2019

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 because of strong winds. Authorities had pronounced ...
12:18, 08/12/2019

Smoke blankets the sky as wildfire on Hawaii’s Maui Island forces evacuations The 3,000 acre brush fire in Maui's central valley was uncontrolled Thursday night, Maui Mayor Mike Victorino told a news conference. He said firefighters would monitor it overnight but that it was too dangerous to battle the blaze in the dark....
14:26, 07/12/2019

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....
19:39, 08/14/2019

Fire rages on Greece's Evia, threat to people averted Aircraft dumped water early on Wednesday to douse the flames of a wildfire on the Greek island of Evia that had prompted the evacuation of villages and spurred an appeal for help from elsewhere in Europe....
13:39, 08/14/2019

Greece wildfires: 4 more villages evacuated on Evia island Greek authorities say four villages were evacuated overnight on the island of Evia after two new brush fires broke out several hours after a major blaze led to the mobilization of more than 100 firefighters and the evacuation of another village...
10:39, 07/05/2019

Athens residents flee as strong earthquake shakes Greek capital No immediate news on injuries or damage after 5.3-magnitude quake rattles southern GreeceA strong earthquake has struck near Athens, causing residents of the Greek capital to run into the streets.The city’s Institute of Geodynamics gave the earthquak...
18:52, 07/19/2019

Strong earthquake hits near Greek capital of Athens, people trapped in elevators A strong earthquake hit Friday near the Greek capital of Athens, causing residents to run into the streets in fear.        ...
16:26, 07/19/2019

Wildfire rages in northeastern Spain, 53 evacuated MADRID (AP) — Hundreds of firefighters are struggling to contain a wildfire in northeastern Spain that has spread over 5,500 hectares (13,590 acres) and forced the evacuation of 53 residents. A Spanish military unit with 120 specialists has joined lo...
13:13, 06/27/2019

2 die, wildfire rages in Spain amid widespread heatwave Two people have died from heatstroke in Spain as firefighters continue to battle a wildfire raging through the country for a third straight day that started with a pile of animal manure. ...
21:52, 06/28/2019

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 the Spanish island, emergency services said....
17:57, 08/11/2019

Wildfire in Spain rages for 3rd day amid heat wave MADRID (AP) — A major wildfire in northeastern Spain is raging out of control for a third straight day. Several hundred firefighters are at the blaze in the Catalonia region Friday as Spain is forecast to endure the peak of a recent heat wave, with t...
11:26, 06/28/2019

Wildfire in Spain rages for third day amid heat wave MADRID — A major wildfire in northeastern Spain is raging out of control for a third straight day. Several hundred firefighters are at the blaze in the Catalonia region Friday as Spain is forecast to endure the peak of a recent heat wave, with temper...
17:13, 06/28/2019

Wildfire smoke health impact expected to spread More intense and frequent wildfires in the U.S. means more lung-damaging smoke that researchers say could affect tens of millions of people. One study estimates the number of deaths from chronic exposure to smoke will double in coming decades. (June ...
07:26, 06/25/2019

Smoke from Alaska wildfire threatens Anchorage's air quality Smoke from wildfires in Alaska could cause very unhealthy air quality conditions and low visibility over the weekend in Anchorage, the state's largest city, officials said....
16:39, 06/29/2019

Thick, fog-like wildfire smoke cloaking northern Alberta on Wednesday Heavy smoke reduced visibility and vehicles were coated in ash in La Crete, Alta., about 150 kilometres south of the 1,300-square-kilometre Chuckegg Creek fire near High Level....
17:26, 05/29/2019

Wildfire smoke worse for kids' health than prescribed burns (Reuters Health) - Children who are exposed to smoke from wildfires may experience a greater health impact than those exposed to smoke from prescribed controlled burns, according to a small study in northern California....
23:13, 06/05/2019

Special air quality statements issued in Edmonton, much of Alberta due to wildfire smoke Environment Canada issued special air quality statements from the Edmonton region all to the northern tip of the province due to smoke from the wildfires....
18:39, 05/30/2019

Air quality plummets as wildfire smoke hits Alaska's most populous cities Smoke and soot from central Alaska wildfires have afflicted the subarctic city of Fairbanks with some of the world's worst air pollution in recent days, forcing many residents indoors and prompting one hospital to set up a "clean air shelter."...
06:39, 07/10/2019

Canary Islands wildfire prompts 9,000 evacuations; reaches park An out-of-control wildfire on Gran Canaria in Spain's Canary Islands kept spreading on Monday, increasing to 9,000 the number of people evacuated from eight municipalities and reaching a natural park, authorities said on Monday....
21:39, 08/19/2019

Greek island hopping: walking on Amorgos On the third leg of his tour, our writer explores the ancient walking trails of this mysterious Cyclades island, with its monasteries, sea cliffs and deserted hill villages• Previous stops: Ikaria, Kalymnos. Next: FolegandrosI’m getting the hang of G...
15:13, 08/11/2019

Hawaii's Maui Island wildfire forces evacuations 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 media said....
11:00, 07/12/2019

All over the Aegean: a great Greek island-hopping odyssey The first part of a five-week trip takes in Ikaria, famous for its inhabitants’ longevity – though locals stress there’s more to the island than ripe old age • Next week: KalymnosThe bustle of the port is exhilarating: ship’s horns booming, sailors s...
08:39, 07/28/2019

Coroner goes to Greek island where UK scientist found dead A coroner has travelled to the Aegean island of Ikaria for a preliminary assessment of the scene where the body of a British scientist was found, before a formal autopsy is conducted...
13:52, 08/08/2019

Strong earthquake hits Greek island of Crete ATHENS, Greece — Greek authorities say an earthquake with preliminary magnitude 5.2 has struck the southern resort island of Crete but no injuries or damage has been reported. The Athens Geodynamic Institute says the earthquake occurred at 7:40 a.m. ...
09:39, 07/31/2019

Greek island accused of abusing its star attraction: donkeys Donkeys may be used to carrying heavy loads. However on the island of Santorini they're being abused by local handlers and tourists. Animal rights activists want to save the endangered species....
06:26, 07/08/2019

Huge migrant influx scares off Greek island tourists Tourists are avoiding the Greek island of Samos due to the shocking situation at the Vathy migrant camp, which has grown into a sprawling settlement. Locals and asylum-seekers feel authorities have abandoned them....
17:52, 06/23/2019

Missing UK astrophysicist found dead in Greek island ravine Search crews find body of a British scientist who went missing while on holiday on the Aegean island of Ikaria in a ravine near where the woman had been staying...
21:26, 08/07/2019

Seven drown after migrant boat overturns off Greek island of Lesbos Two children, four women and a man drowned when a boat carrying them overturned off the Greek island of Lesbos on Tuesday, the coast guard said, the deadliest incident this year involving migrants trying to reach Greece....
12:13, 06/11/2019

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......
11:52, 07/12/2019

Greek police find body of missing Briton on Ikaria island Greek police have found the body of a missing 35-year-old British astrophysicist and peace activist in a ravine on the Greek island of Ikaria, they said on Wednesday....
21:52, 08/07/2019

Origin of Greek Civilization Believed Found On Monumental Pyramid Island A new discovery has possibly revealed the origin of Ancient Greek culture. In a remote and uninhabited pyramid-shaped islet, archaeologists have found evidence of a rich cultural ...
15:26, 07/10/2019

Boat with 58 migrants reaches Italian island of Lampedusa ROME (AP) — A boat carrying 58 migrants has reached the southern Italian island of Lampedusa, as flows continue despite the Italian government’s strong efforts to discourage immigration. The Italian ANSA news agency said the 57 men and one woma...
14:39, 05/24/2019

Popular Greek island accused of covering up tourist-related animal abuse ΑTHENS — Animal rights group PETA has accused Greek authorities of covering up what it called the “cruel” treatment of donkeys on the popular island of Santorini and blocking its efforts to highlight their plight. Famous for its sunsets, the volcanic...
22:26, 06/21/2019

Gigi Hadid says she 'wouldn't recommend' the Greek island of Mykonos after she and sister Bella got robbed Getty Images & Sven Hansche/Shutterstock Gigi and Bella Hadid won't be returning to the Greek island of Mykonos anytime soon. Their luxury holiday villa was robbed while they were out of town, their father told TMZ. Thieves reportedly stole jeweller...
07:26, 08/13/2019

Body of missing British scientist found on Greek island in ravine days after she disappeared during run The body of a British-Cypriot astrophysicist was discovered Wednesday in a ravine on Greek island two days after she went missing while out jogging, officials said....
09:26, 08/08/2019

Gigi and Bella Hadid's luxury holiday villa on Greek island of Mykonos ransacked as model vows never to return Gigi Hadid has vowed never to return to the Greek island of Mykonos after her and Bella's luxury holiday villa was ransacked while they were out of town, according to reports....
19:26, 08/10/2019

Natalie Christopher: London scientist 'crushed by large rocks after falling into ravine' on Greek island A London scientist who went missing on a Greek holiday island may have been crushed by large rocks after she fell into a ravine, it has been claimed....
03:52, 08/08/2019

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....
04:26, 08/15/2019

Greece: Athens mosque likely to open in September Greece's education and religion minister says the country's first state-sponsored mosque is likely to begin operating in September, about three years after its construction was approved by parliament....
16:52, 06/07/2019

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....
01:52, 06/08/2019

Large Fire East of Athens Appears to Be Under Control (ATHENS, Greece) — A big fire that spread quickly overnight in an eastern suburb of Athens appeared to be under control soon after dawn Monday. The fire had raced up the slopes of 1,026-meter (3,366 feet) Mount Hymettus, which separates suburba...
12:18, 08/12/2019

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....
20:39, 07/04/2019

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....
17:52, 07/04/2019

Sieren's China: Athens caught between Brussels and Beijing China has reason to celebrate the new business-friendly prime minister in Athens, Kyriakos Mitsotakis. But Greece can't ignore the European Union, even if it's increasingly dependent on China, says DW's Frank Sieren....
22:00, 07/11/2019

Greece: Strong earthquake strikes northwest of Athens A 5.1 magnitude earthquake has struck Greece, northwest of the capital. A seismologist appealed for calm but warned residents to be prepared for aftershocks....
04:00, 07/20/2019

Firefighters tackle blaze on Mount Hymettos near Athens A large fire fanned by strong winds that spread quickly over the slopes of Mount Hymettos near Athens was subsiding by early Monday, authorities said....
06:39, 08/13/2019

Strong quake jolts Athens, three people lightly injured A magnitude 5.1 earthquake rattled the Greek capital Athens on Friday, briefly knocking out power and telecommunications in parts of the city and sending people running from buildings in panic....
04:52, 07/20/2019

Athens' buried rivers: stream favoured by Plato could see light of day The Greek capital entombed its major rivers in concrete during its car-centred postwar development. Now the most storied of them, Ilisos, could be set freePhotographs by Christian SinibaldiWalking through the densely built metropolis of Athens, few v...
14:39, 06/04/2019

Athens’ youngest mayor: I’m interested in real life, not utopias Centrist Kostas Bakoyannis says his approach transcends divisions that have long defined GreeceThe mayor-elect of Athens says he doesn’t believe in grand projects, nor does he “do utopias”. What he prefers to focus on is “real life” – and seeing it b...
14:39, 06/04/2019

Strong quake felt in Athens, two people lightly injured A magnitude 5.1 earthquake rattled the Greek capital Athens on Friday, briefly knocking out power and telecommunications in parts of the city and sending people running from buildings in panic....
19:00, 07/19/2019

The Acropolis: Eternal City in the Sky Remains as a Legacy to the Golden Age of Athens The Acropolis of Athens is the most famous of the many acropolises from ancient Greece. The Acropolis we know today was initially constructed in the 5th century BC under Pericles ...
06:39, 08/04/2019

Acropolis Museum opens ancient Athens neighborhood site below its base Greece's Acropolis Museum opened an excavation site underneath its modern building on Friday, allowing visitors for the first time to walk through an ancient Athenian neighbourhood that survived from the Classical era to Byzantine times....
01:26, 06/22/2019

Earthquake rocks Athens, sending city’s residents rushing into streets A strong earthquake rocked the Greek capital, Athens, on Friday, sending residents rushing into the streets, causing power outages and leaving people stuck in elevators. The 5.1-magnitude temblor struck at 2:13 p.m. local time 14 miles northwest of t...
18:26, 07/19/2019

| 1 800 dead as malaria 'epidemic' rages in Burundi - UN Malaria has killed more than 1 800 people in Burundi this year, the UN's humanitarian agency says, a death toll rivalling a deadly Ebola outbreak in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo....
15:00, 08/06/2019

Super Mario Maker 2 review – The war rages on Super Mario Maker 2 has a right way to play. Get a friend and start exchanging stages with them. That way the war never has to end. Here's our review.Read More...
02:39, 06/27/2019

Fighting rages overnight in Libyan capital Heavy fighting raged through the night in the battle for the Libyan capital Tripoli, with neither side able to secure gains on the frontlines as an offensive by eastern commander Khalifa Haftar entered its fifth week....
12:00, 05/03/2019

Yankees’ war with umpires rages on in tight win over Indians The Yankees’ season so far has been highlighted so far by plenty of wins — and more than a few dustups with umpires. They got both on Saturday afternoon at the Stadium, as they beat the Indians, 6-5, and also endured three ejections during a wild six...
02:13, 08/18/2019

As war rages, Tripoli art gallery opens in rundown old city As a new war reached the Libyan capital, businessman Mustafa Iskandar opened an art gallery and cultural center, hoping to draw attention to a long-neglected old city in need of revival....
18:39, 04/28/2019

US Designates China A 'Currency Manipulator' As Trade War Rages The United States and China traded blows in an unrestrained economic conflict Monday that sent stock markets plunging and threatened to inflict significant damage on a weakening global economy....
08:39, 08/06/2019

Fighting rages across Afghanistan as peace talks continue Taliban suicide bombers killed at least 19 people in an attack on a government office on Saturday night, officials said, in the latest episode of violence in Afghanistan as peace talks continue to end the war....
16:52, 06/30/2019

Ford Is Fined in China as Trade Fight With U.S. Rages A $25 million fine for anticompetitive practices appears to make the Detroit automaker the latest company to be singed in the U.S.-China economic clash....
16:39, 06/05/2019

Fighting rages in Yemen's Aden as U.N. calls for dialogue Fierce fighting broke out on Saturday in Yemen's southern port of Aden between nominally allied forces that have turned on each other, exposing rifts in a pro-government military coalition and complicating U.N. efforts to end a devastating war....
12:39, 08/10/2019

Thunder Road review – clueless cop rages at the world There’s plenty of Office-style, cringe-worthy humour in Jim Cummings’ comedy, but it’s hard to care about his hapless heroA southern cop goes excruciatingly and hilariously off-script giving the eulogy at his mother’s funeral in the opening scene of ...
15:13, 05/29/2019

Donald Trump Jr. rages against Instagram for ‘deleting’ photo Donald Trump Jr. blamed the “social media gods” at Instagram for allegedly deleting a photo of himself with an injured US Army veteran. The photo of Trump Jr. and Sgt. Omar “Crispy” Avila was taken last week at the National Rifle Association conventi...
12:13, 05/02/2019

Semenya to run in Doha as storm rages over new IAAF rules Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya will run her last 800-metres on Friday before the International Association of Athletics Federations imposes hugely controversial new rules limiting testosterone in female athletes....
13:26, 05/02/2019

Should we ban facial recognition? From companies to cities, debate over privacy rages on Facial recognition is spreading to where you live, work, shop and travel. What happens to the data? Would you trade privacy for safety?        ...
02:26, 05/23/2019

| US mourns two mass shootings as debate rages over Trump rhetoric The United States mourned for victims of two mass shootings that killed 29 people in less than 24 hours as debate raged over whether US President Donald Trump's rhetoric was partly to blame for surging gun violence....
15:00, 08/05/2019

Gun battle rages in Afghan capital after powerful blast injures 65 Afghan security forces were battling gunmen on Monday who had forced their way into a building in the capital, Kabul, after a bomb-laden truck exploded near a defense ministry compound during rush hour, injuring at least 65 people, authorities said....
10:52, 07/01/2019

Canada's Trudeau, Xi had 'positive' discussions as dispute rages: Ottawa Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Chinese President Xi Jinping had "positive, constructive interactions" on the sidelines of the G20 summit on Friday as a dispute between the two countries rages, Trudeau's office said....
00:13, 06/29/2019

Violence rages in Libya as fighters attempt to advance into Tripoli The Libya National Army (LNA) force of Khalifa Haftar, who is allied to a parallel government in the east, started an offensive to take Tripoli almost two months ago but has not breached the city's southern defences....
00:13, 05/26/2019

Fire rages through reserve in Mexico’s resort-filled Yucatan A fire in the Sian Ka’an nature reserve on Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula spread to more than 6,000 acres (2,500 hectares) on Monday, with just 30% under control...
00:00, 07/16/2019

Pakistan downgrades diplomatic ties with India as Kashmir row rages Pakistan decided Wednesday to downgrade diplomatic ties and halt trade with India in response to the Indian government’s move to revoke the Kashmir region’s autonomy and institute India’s rule....
09:26, 08/08/2019

Gun battle rages in Afghan capital after Taliban blast injures 100 Afghan security forces on Monday were battling Taliban gunmen who stormed a building in the capital, Kabul, after a bomb-laden truck exploded near the defense ministry at rush hour, injuring at least 100 people, including 35 children, officials said...
11:52, 07/01/2019

Afghans, Taliban talk in Qatar about peace as war rages at home Wary representatives of Afghan society met Taliban officials in Qatar on Monday for a second day of talks, with bloody insurgent attacks back home casting a pall over efforts to end Afghanistan's years of war....
20:52, 07/08/2019

As trade war rages, U.S. lawmakers seek new limits on Chinese scholars Some U.S. lawmakers are trying to pass legislation that would make it harder for Chinese students and scholars to enter the United States, citing security concerns as a trade war rages between Washington and Beijing....
04:13, 06/05/2019

GOP senator calls for China boycott as Hong Kong rages Americans should boycott Chinese products in response to the intensifying political crisis in Hong Kong, a Republican lawmaker urged amid rumors Beijing is ready to use military force to shut down protests....
11:13, 08/14/2019

Canada's Trudeau, Xi had 'positive' discussions as dispute rages -Ottawa Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Chinese President Xi Jinping had "positive, constructive interactions" on the sidelines of the G20 summit on Friday as a dispute between the two countries rages, Trudeau's office said....
02:39, 06/29/2019

Census citizenship question fight rages in U.S. Congress, courts A U.S. House of Representatives panel on Tuesday moved to hold two members of President Donald Trump's Cabinet in contempt of Congress for defying subpoenas in an inquiry into whether the administration's plan to add a citizenship question to the 202...
02:00, 06/26/2019

China: Landslide kills dozens as Typhoon Lekima rages Typhoon Lekima is moving northward after hitting eastern Zhejiang province, where it triggered a landslide that has left 28 dead and 20 missing. It disrupted air and rail transport and also left millions without power....
19:45, 08/11/2019

White House rages at ‘nonsense’ WaPo, NYT reporting on Kushner, Iran President Trump and some of his top aides exploded in anger over portrayals this week that key immigration and Middle East peace plans are in disarray....
02:26, 05/16/2019

Trump rages at ‘unstable’ Scaramucci after threat to organize ex-Cabinet officials against him President Trump lashed out anew Monday at aide-turned-nemesis Anthony Scaramucci after the former White House communications director threatened to cobble together a coalition of former Cabinet officials to speak out against him as part of an apparen...
16:52, 08/19/2019

As opioid crisis rages on, Justin Trudeau resists pressure to decriminalize Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has refused to pursue decriminalization, even though he's faced pressure from grassroots Liberal party members and his own caucus....
22:00, 05/04/2019

Michel Platini rages from the sidelines as Infantino stands to keep Fifa crown The banned former Uefa president claims there was a plot to stop him taking top job at Fifa but says he has no regretsAt the annual Fifa congress gathering in Paris, Gianni Infantino is set to be elected unchallenged on Wednesday for a second term as...
16:00, 06/03/2019

Sebastian Vettel rages over Canadian Grand Prix penalty call Sebastian Vettel suggested Formula 1 stewards had to be "blind" to think he could have kept control of his Ferrari in the incident that cost him Canadian Grand Prix victory...
04:39, 06/10/2019

As anti-vaxx dispute rages, attention turns to California's Waldorf schools The private schools stress nature, creative expression and hands-on learning but the 27 in the state have very low vaccination ratesOn a rainy Saturday in May, small children in tall boots, wool caps and rain gear watched marionettes perform a fairyt...
18:39, 05/28/2019

Watch: Trump and Theresa May talk to the media in London as Brexit fight rages The presser came three days before May was set to resign as the U.K.'s prime minister after a tumultuous three years trying to follow through on Britain's 2016 Brexit vote to back out of the European Union....
14:39, 06/04/2019

China rages against Bolton meeting as anti-invasion drills begin in Taiwan The Chinese government has slammed Washington for engaging with Taipei and ordered the Trump administration to cease diplomatic engagements with the island, after a highly unusual public meeting between top officials from the US and Taiwan....
09:13, 05/28/2019

Guards repel assault on Libya's biggest oilfield as Tripoli battle rages An armed group attacked Libya's largest oilfield on Monday, but was repelled after clashes with its protection force, while fighting escalated in eastern commander Khalifa Haftar's effort to capture the capital Tripoli....
23:52, 04/29/2019

Richard Branson cuts off SeaWorld as debate rages over captive marine mammals Another company is out of the business of bringing tourists to see whales and dolphins up close, following similar moves by Expedia, TripAdvisor and Thomas Cook....
19:00, 07/19/2019

200th New York firefighter dies from 9/11-related illness as funding debate rages on The number of firefighters who have died from illness stemming from the 9/11 terrorist attacks is now at 200.        ...
17:00, 07/19/2019

Donald Trump rages at chief of staff for coughing during interview: ‘Leave the room’ PRESIDENT Donald Trump scolded the White House Chief of Staff Nick Mulvaney and kicked him out of the Oval Office for coughing during an all-access interview....
20:26, 06/17/2019

If you smoke pot, your anesthesiologist needs to know When Colorado legalized marijuana, it became a pioneer in creating new policies to deal with the drug. Now the state’s surgeons, nurses and anesthesiologists are becoming pioneers of a different sort in understanding what weed may do to patients who ...
20:26, 08/01/2019

Popular Twitch Streamer Tfue's Contract With FaZe Leaks As Public Dispute Rages On Earlier this week, Turner “Tfue” Tenney, a 21-year-old Fortnite pro who is one of the most popular streamers on Twitch, sued FaZe, the esports organization to which he is currently signed. The suit says that the contract between Tenney and FaZe is “o...
03:39, 05/24/2019

It is finished: Woodstock 50 goes up in smoke Woodstock 50 is dead. As dead as the flower power of the ‘60s. As dead as nu-metal’s chokehold over 1999. As dead as Ang Lee’s Taking Woodstock was at the box office....
04:26, 08/01/2019

Only one in six U.S. universities are smoke-free (Reuters Health) - Universities across the United States have been slow to adopt anti-tobacco policies on campuses, researchers say, despite public health efforts to curb tobacco use, especially among teens and young adults....
18:00, 08/02/2019

4 Your Health: What’s driving teens to smoke Mental health of teens connected to smoking. NBC News Mental health issues may lead teens to start smoking. Researchers from Johns Hopkins University followed nearly 8,000 teens for two years. Those who reported anxiety depression and sleep problems ...
23:13, 06/03/2019

Subways delayed after train goes up in smoke Where there’s smoke, there’s subway delays. Subway service on Manhattan’s East Side went out of whack Friday morning after a train car started spewing smoke at East 86th Street. Actress and one-time gubernatorial candidate Cynthia N...
23:00, 07/19/2019

I planned to kill myself at 27 – now I’m 28. Here’s what happened | Ben Smoke I used to think my bipolar disorder meant I had to suffer, like the ‘tortured geniuses’ Kurt Cobain and Van GoghWhen I was 21 I tried to kill myself. It was the evening of the 26 November 2012, at 5:52pm. I remember looking at the clock, aiming for 6...
16:26, 05/15/2019

Here comes the smoke: Health officials tell B.C. to prepare for new ‘5th season’ "We need to prepare — and prepare early — for every wildfire season with the thought that it may be the worse season ever,” says the BC Centre for Disease Control....
03:52, 05/16/2019

Smoke from Canadian wildfires drifts into 5 US states HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Smoke from large wildfires in Canada’s Alberta province has drifted into five U.S. states and is causing haze and air quality issues. More than two dozen fires are burning in Alberta and 10,000 people have been forced from ...
18:13, 05/31/2019

WHO issues first advice on dementia: exercise and don't smoke The World Health Organization published its first guidelines on the prevention and management of dementia on Tuesday, putting physical activity at the top of its list of recommendations for preventing cognitive decline....
20:13, 05/14/2019

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. ...
01:52, 05/31/2019

Woman evacuated from apartment due to smoke hazard TUCSON – A woman had to evacuate from an apartment early Friday morning after food that was left on the stove began to smolder, fire officials said. Tucson Fire Department units were dispatched to an apartment complex near Campbell  Avenue and River ...
20:00, 05/17/2019

'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....
02:39, 08/06/2019

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.        ...
18:26, 08/02/2019

Plane cabin fills with smoke before landing A British Airways flight reportedly evacuated after smoke filled the cabin minutes before it was due to land in Valencia, Spain.       ...
21:26, 08/06/2019

Prospects of EU summit deal on top jobs go up in smoke Chances of EU leaders agreeing on Thursday on who should inherit the bloc's top jobs - including the head of its central bank - appeared vanishingly slim, as France and Germany cast doubt on any imminent deal and Ireland said electing a pope would be...
18:26, 06/20/2019

'Godzilla' brings more smoke than fire to the 'Monsterverse' "Godzilla: King of the Monsters" rekindles a 1950s subtitle, but this latest addition to Warner Bros.' ambitious plans to create a lucrative "Monsterverse" generates more smoke than actual fire....
02:39, 05/29/2019

Cigarette smoke increases superbug's antibiotic resistance Scientists have exposed bacterial strains to cigarette smoke in the laboratory and found that the smoke increased the bacteria's resistance to antibiotics....
07:39, 08/02/2019

"There Was Smoke": Man Who Saved Lives Of 10 Students In Surat Fire Ketan Jorawadia said, "I took the ladder and first helped the children to get out of the place. I managed to save 8-10 students from the back side of the building."...
16:39, 05/25/2019

Alexa Can Now Alert You if Glass Breaks or Your Smoke Alarm Goes Off If you’ve got an Amazon Echo, it can now double as a secondary alert system for fires and break-ins. Today, Amazon is introducing a new feature in the U.S. called Alexa Guard, which will notify you with audio and video clips whenever it detects your ...
18:13, 05/14/2019

Wood Smoke Without the Hassle - Save Over $176 On a Traeger Grill For One Day Only My parents bought a Traeger grill a couple years ago, and holy crap it’s cool. You pour wood pellets (there a ton of different kinds) into the container on the left side of the grill, select the temperature you want, and the grill feeds the pellets i...
21:52, 05/13/2019

Regulating e-cigarette flavours may prompt some people to smoke more The results of a survey suggest that regulating the flavours and nicotine levels of e-cigarettes could prompt some younger people to increase their tobacco use...
16:39, 07/15/2019

Universal Security Instruments recalls smoke alarms TUCSON – Universal Security Instruments issued a recall for some of their smoke alarms over activation concerns. According to Golder Ranch Fire District, the department received several of the recalled alarms as part of a grant program. The alarms we...
23:52, 07/15/2019

Smoke, Drink and Eat What You Want, Norway’s Public Health Minister Says The new minister, from a right-wing, anti-immigration party, told an interviewer that people knew what was healthy and she would not be the “moral police.”...
15:52, 05/10/2019

Mets’ four-out save plan for Edwin Diaz goes up in smoke Mickey Callaway planned to use Edwin Diaz for a four-out save Saturday. Instead, the Mets’ closer didn’t even pitch the ninth. Three days after Callaway said the Mets were willing to let their closer be used in four-out save situations — and one mont...
07:52, 05/26/2019

Indonesian Volcano Erupts, Sending Smoke, Ash More Than 6,000 Feet In Air An Indonesian volcano erupted Tuesday, sending a massive column of ash and smoke 2,000 metres (6,500 feet) into the air, coating local villages in debris....
20:39, 05/07/2019

Health impact from smoke on the rise as wildfires get worse BILLINGS, Mont. — Climate change in the Western US means more intense and frequent wildfires churning out waves of smoke that scientists say will sweep across the continent to affect tens of millions of people and cause a spike in premature deaths. T...
01:13, 06/26/2019

Red Cross installing free smoke alarms in Nogales Courtesy: American Red Cross The Red Cross of Southern Arizona will install free smoke alarms in Nogales, on Saturday. The Red Cross is teaming up with the Nogales Fire District, Nogales CERT Team and volunteers for the project. It’s part of the Amer...
06:00, 05/04/2019

Smoke from fires in Africa help keep the Amazon rainforest alive A new study by the Unversity of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science reveals that fires which rage in Africa actually fertilize the Amazon rainforest in South America, by supplying it with phosphorus....
01:39, 08/02/2019

See smoke? Prescribed burn scheduled at Rincon Mountains TUCSON – A prescribed burn is being held on Mica Mountains in the Saguaro Wilderness of the Rincon Mountain District near Saguaro National Park East starting Tuesday. According to officials, about 541 acres of land may be treated in reference t...
02:13, 05/15/2019

How Sonoma’s Vineyards Survived a Siege of Fire, Smoke and Ash After terrifying wildfires threatened their homes and livelihoods, locals worked together to rebuild and to better protect their landscapes for the future....
15:13, 07/03/2019

Smoke from fires in Africa fertilizes the Amazon over 6,500 miles away It’s tempting to think that two locations separated by over 6,500 miles wouldn’t have much of an impact on one another, but nothing could be farther from the truth. Our planet is like a vast web, and continents can play a major role in th...
09:39, 08/01/2019

Sir Cliff: People still think 'no smoke without fire' over false sex claim Sir Cliff Richard said people still believe there is "no smoke without fire" after he was wrongly accused of sexual assault as he called for a change in the law to protect those facing false allegations....
15:13, 07/01/2019

WHO says e-cigarettes, 'smoke-free' products do not help reduce cancer Electronic cigarettes and heated tobacco products are not helping fight cancer, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday, urging smokers and governments not to trust claims from cigarette firms about their latest products....
23:00, 07/26/2019

Air Force An-32 Still Missing, Villagers Saw Thick Black Smoke Tribal villagers had witnessed "thick black smoke" originating from a mountain towards Molo village in Arunachal Pradesh on Monday after an An-32 aircraft of the IAF lost contact with the ground staff......
11:00, 06/06/2019

Jump in wildfires means smoke’s health impact will spread BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Climate change in the Western U.S. means more intense and frequent wildfires churning out waves of smoke that scientists say will affect tens of millions of people and cause premature deaths to spike. That’s prompting peo...
07:26, 06/25/2019

Burning trash and factories belching smoke choke Iraqis As if life was not bad enough for Adnan Kadhim - he lives in a slum where municipal authorities dump Baghdad's rubbish - now someone is setting the waste on fire, making his children sick....
19:39, 06/05/2019

Ever Wanted to Smoke a Genie? Your Wish Just Came True With This Aladdin's Lamp Vape Be honest, how many times have you watched Disney’s animated Aladdin with your mod in hand and wondered what it would be like to vape that genie as he comes blasting out of that lamp in a cloud of smoke? It turns out you don’t need three wishes to fi...
02:13, 05/31/2019

Sweden takes a step closer to being smoke-free by 2025 The Scandinavian nation has further limited public spaces where people can smoke. Smoking has already been banned in bars and restaurants since May 2005....
05:13, 07/02/2019

TSA detains man reportedly carrying smoke grenades at Newark airport A man heading to the Dominican Republic from Newark Liberty International Airport Sunday was stopped by TSA for carrying six smoke grenades, officials said.       ...
03:00, 06/19/2019

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.        ...
16:26, 08/01/2019

Summer and smoke: rock'n'roll in the warmer months – in pictures Musicians from Debbie Harry to Joey Ramone have been captured and collated enjoying the summer in a new exhibition at 72 Gallery in New York showing until 22 August. In Summer and Smoke, the photographs on show are designed to ‘snap you out of your s...
11:26, 08/07/2019

CNN Host Chris Cuomo Wanted All the Smoke, But C’mon Son, ‘Fredo’ Ain’t the N-Word CNN host Chris Cuomo is with the shits on his show. He never backs down from a fuss fight no matter which white person he has on his show spouting nonsense to try and make Donald Trump’s racist policies sound less racist....
21:26, 08/13/2019

UPDATE 1-WHO says e-cigarettes, "smoke-free" products do not help reduce cancer Electronic cigarettes and heated tobacco products are not helping fight cancer, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday, urging smokers and governments not to trust claims from cigarette firms about their latest products....
22:00, 07/26/2019

British Airways flight fills with smoke minutes from landing A British Airways flight reportedly evacuated after smoke filled the cabin minutes before it was due to land in Valencia, Spain.       ...
14:13, 08/07/2019

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 of the flight, and that they used emergency chutes...
21:00, 08/06/2019

British Airways cabin fills with smoke, prompts evacuation The cabin of flight BA422 from London to Valencia, Spain, filled with smoke moments before the flight was due to land. After the plane touched down on the tarmac, the crew evacuated all 175 passengers....
14:39, 08/07/2019

Construction worker takes smoke break as crane balances mid-air A crane operator in Brooklyn took a smoke break as the small machine hung precariously mid-air on Thursday morning after workers overfilled the machine, according to authorities and photographs. The lift began tipping shortly before 8:30 a.m. in the ...
18:26, 07/25/2019

HTC might be about to revive the 'Wildfire' name The HTC U11Earlier this week HTC introduced two new smartphones after many months of silence. This kind of announcement probably won’t become a regular thing anytime soon, but rumor has it the brand is working on a 5G flagship for later this year. An...
23:26, 06/13/2019

Fewer parents smoke when pediatricians offer tobacco screening, treatment (Reuters Health) - Parents who smoke may be more likely to quit when they receive tobacco screening and smoking cessation treatment from their child's pediatrician than when they don't get this support, a new study suggests....
01:13, 08/14/2019

Man flying to Dominican Republic found with smoke grenades at Newark Airport A man flying from Newark Airport to the Dominican Republic was stopped by TSA agents from bringing several smoke grenades onto the flight Sunday, authorities said. TSA agents at an airport checkpoint x-rayed the man’s bag and determined it needed fur...
08:39, 06/18/2019

3-year-old girl locked in flaming car died from smoke inhalation, burns The 3-year-old girl who was allegedly left by her monstrous dad to burn alive inside a chained-shut car in Queens died as a result of smoke inhalation and thermal injuries, the city’s medical examiner ruled. Zoey Pereira suffered a gruesome death Sun...
20:26, 05/09/2019

Fewer teens smoke weed in states that legalize marijuana: study Not everyone is getting higher in 420-friendly states. Marijuana use has plummeted with young people in states where pot has been legalized for recreational use — despite reports that weed has blown up with teens across the country in recent ye...
02:39, 07/09/2019

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....
15:00, 08/07/2019

Smoke Shop Smashed: Intoxicated Driver Slowly Drives Through Store An Oklahoma woman was arrested Tuesday after she was caught on camera driving her car through a medical marijuana dispensary. Leslie Peake, 57, was arrested for driving under the influence of drugs. Ziggyz Cannabis store manager Chase Uhl was in the ...
06:00, 06/13/2019

Tucson Fire responds to smoke coming from south side home TUCSON, Ariz. – The Tucson Fire Department responded to a house fire on the south side Wednesday morning. Crews responded to smoke coming from a home near W. 22nd St. and S. 4th Ave. around 8 a.m. According to TFD, a few mattresses were on fire...
23:52, 08/07/2019

BA crew praised by unions for landing smoke-filled plane safely Aviation organisations back workers and say problem of toxic cabin air is commonAviation unions have praised British Airway pilots and cabin crew for landing their plane safely and evacuating all passengers after their aircraft filled with smoke.One ...
21:00, 08/06/2019

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, 08/07/2019

Petrochemical fire spews thick black smoke in southern Spain MADRID (AP) — A fire at a petrochemical plant in southern Spain has sent a massive plume of black smoke into the air near Gibraltar. The blaze broke out Tuesday at an industrial zone near Algeciras. The Andalusian emergency service said on Twitter th...
20:00, 06/25/2019

Big Smoke's Famous Fast Food Order From GTA San Andreas Said By Solid Snake David Hayter is well known as the voice of Solid Snake, providing the voice of the character in multiple games, including cameo appearances in non-Metal Gear games like Smash Bros. And now thanks to a fan request, Hayter lets us hear how the super sp...
22:39, 05/11/2019

Hong Kong’s peace prospects recede amid teargas and smoke As protests intensify it is hard to see how deadlock can end without death or serious injuryOver the last few weeks, protesters in Hong Kong have taken to spraypainting traffic barriers, bridges, police stations and more with the words: “If we burn, ...
21:00, 08/06/2019

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.       ...
17:00, 08/06/2019

British Airways flight lands in Spain after smoke fills cabin Nearly 200 people evacuated and three taken to hospital after landing in ValenciaNearly 200 people had to be evacuated from a British Airways flight after smoke poured into the cabin minutes before it was due to land in Valencia.Three people were tak...
17:00, 08/06/2019

Spirit Airlines passenger sets off plane smoke detector with e-cigarette A Spirit Airlines passenger was banned from the airline for life after setting off a plane's smoke detector with an e-cigarette, according to a police report....
01:26, 06/10/2019

Fire at chemical plant in southern Spain causes huge cloud of smoke A giant cloud of smoke rose over the town of San Roque near Gibraltar in southern Spain on Tuesday following a fire at a chemical factory in a nearby industrial estate....
20:26, 06/25/2019

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....
15:52, 08/06/2019

Charges of Politics in Census Debate Are ‘Smoke and Mirrors,’ Justice Dept. Says Opponents of a citizenship question say a Republican operative helped steer it onto the census. That is the stuff of conspiracy theories, the Justice Department said in a court filing....
05:52, 06/04/2019

Philadelphia refinery workers plan for uncertain future after jobs go up in smoke At Erin Pub, a classic Irish neighborhood bar in Norwood, Pennsylvania, dozens of Philadelphia Energy Solutions Inc's unionized employees crammed around the bar on Wednesday night, toasting to their friendships after learning that day of plans to clo...
16:52, 06/28/2019

Boxing News at Five: The fight to ban boxing rages on, Whyte has his say, Fury signs with Matchroom It's been a bad week for boxing and the abolitionists are again out in force, while Dillian Whyte speaks out against accusations and Hughie Fury makes moves The post Boxing News at Five: The fight to ban boxing rages on, Whyte has his say, Fury signs...
20:26, 07/26/2019

PG&E Says S.E.C. Is Investigating Its Wildfire Disclosures The California utility disclosed in a filing that securities regulators are looking into how it disclosed and accounted for losses from fires in recent years....
04:52, 05/03/2019

Smoke and mirrors: cheat’s guide to glossy, bronzed eyes | Funmi Fetto A shimmery catwalk look made easy. Plus a face scrub that isn’t, after-sun haircare and a game-changing name changeIf I said this modern glossy, bronzed eye as seen at Tom Ford SS19 was a breeze to emulate, I’d be lying. Makeup artist Diane Kendal us...
08:39, 06/30/2019

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....
11:00, 08/06/2019

Mom killed in Harlem fire likely disconnected smoke detectors, fell asleep while cooking The mom who died in a Harlem apartment fire Thursday along with her five children is believed to have previously disconnected the unit’s smoke detectors — and may have fallen asleep while cooking, sources familiar with the investigation told Th...
19:52, 05/08/2019

We all smell the smoke, we all feel the heat. This environmental catastrophe is global | Alexis Wright Governments of the world need to act. It’s time to speak to our planet with kindness before it’s too lateAll the raspy-voice myna birds have come here, to this old swamp, where the ghost swans now dance the yellow dust song cycles of drought. Around ...
01:52, 05/18/2019

Home Is Where the Greek Drama Is The choreographer and performance artist Ann Liv Young is using her Bushwick apartment — and her daughters and animals — in her version of “Antigone.”...
21:13, 05/14/2019

PG&E to pay $1 billion to governments for wildfire damage SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California utility blamed for igniting several wildfires that killed dozens and destroyed thousands of homes has agreed to pay $1 billion to local governments. Attorneys representing 14 local public entities announced the settl...
02:26, 06/19/2019

PG&E Faces SEC Probe of Wildfire Accounting PG&E said the SEC has opened an investigation into its disclosures and accounting for losses related to California wildfires. The utility also reported a lower first-quarter profit....
11:00, 05/03/2019

Self-igniting manure most likely the cause of Spain’s wildfire The fire, which has burned through about 15,000 acres so far, comes in the midst of a brutal heat wave that's swept over Europe, particularly France and Spain....
20:39, 06/29/2019

Portugal wildfire declared under control Firefighters have expressed optimism as they battle against the inferno that has been raging in central Portugal since the weekend. Nearly 40 people have been injured in the blazes....
21:39, 07/23/2019

Manure likely cause of Spain wildfire: reports Improperly stored chicken manure that spontaneously combusted during a heat wave is reportedly the likely cause of an out-of-control wildfire that has burned more than 13,000 acres in Spain....
15:13, 06/28/2019

Preparing for the upcoming wildfire season TUCSON – Wildfire season is already starting in Arizona and with that in mind, Tucson Fire, along with the American Red Cross, are getting prepared and they want to make sure the community is too.  Tucson Fire Officials said now is the time to ...
12:26, 05/02/2019

Dust Mistaken For Smoke In Himachal Pradesh Poll Strong Room Creates Panic Election officials, accompanied by representatives of various political parties, opened the strong room in Himachal Pradesh's Reckong Peo on Monday morning after what appeared to be smoke was detected......
12:26, 05/20/2019

The Root Black Woman Serves Raw Fists With Side Order of ‘That Smoke’ to Man at Sushi Restaurant | D The Root Black Woman Serves Raw Fists With Side Order of ‘That Smoke’ to Man at Sushi Restaurant | Deadspin The Blues Got Screwed By Yet Another Officiating Disaster | The Slot Missouri Just Passed Its Own Near-Total Abortion Ban | Splinter Bill de B...
19:13, 05/16/2019

Juul-sponsored study shows secondhand vaping emissions are much less toxic than cigarette smoke E-cigarette leader Juul said new research in a small study shows emissions from vaping devices are significantly less toxic than secondhand smoke from cigarettes....
10:13, 06/14/2019

Watch: Smoke fills cabin as stricken British Airways flight lands in Spain Authorities said a British Airways flight was just minutes from landing in Spain Tuesday when the entire passenger cabin was filled with smoke, stoking moments of panic that were captured on video....
00:39, 08/07/2019

Spirit Airlines bans passenger whose e-cigarette set off a plane's smoke alarm: reports Spirit Airlines has banned a traveler who set off a plane's smoke alarm after using an e-cigarette, according to multiple reports.       ...
08:52, 06/10/2019

A Blackbird Blowing 'Smoke' Rings Wins Top Prize at the 2019 Audubon Photography Awards Like humans, birds breathe. And on a cold day, the moisture from their breath condenses into steam that emanates from their beaks. Photographer Kathrin Swoboda knew this, and was hoping to capture it on film at the park near her house.Read more......
02:39, 07/13/2019

SpaceX Crew Dragon Test ‘Anomaly’ Sends Plumes of Smoke Over Cape Canaveral Smoke reportedly rose from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Saturday after an engine test caused a SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule to malfunction, possibly setting back previously scheduled crewed missions. SpaceX told Florida Today that the malfunctio...
18:52, 04/28/2019

Far-right Greek party crashes out of Parliament A far-right, anti-immigrant party that had shocked Greek politics by evolving from a marginal, violent neo-Nazi group into Greece’s third-largest party during the country’s economic crisis has been ejected from Parliament in the latest national elect...
01:00, 07/08/2019

Greek PM says may seek sanctions against Turkey in gas row Greece and Cyprus will push their EU partners to penalize Turkey, including the possible option of sanctions, if Ankara is verified to have started drilling for gas west of Cyprus, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Sunday....
01:52, 06/17/2019

Greek PM says respects outcome of vote Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said he respected the will of the Greek people who voted conservative New Democracy to power in national elections on Sunday....
22:39, 07/07/2019

'In my nightmares I'm always in the sea': a year on from the Greek fires Last summer, fires devastated two coastal towns in Greece, leaving 103 dead. Was the government to blame? Survivors and rescuers look backIt was 6pm when the smoke reached the town of Mati on the east coast of Greece, 18 miles from Athens. The seasid...
13:13, 07/20/2019

PAOK beats AEK 1-0 to win Greek Cup for its 1st double ATHENS, Greece (AP) — PAOK won the Greek Cup for a third straight year with a 1-0 victory over AEK Athens in a nearly empty Athens Olympic Stadium on Saturday. Chuba Akpom scored the winner with an overhead kick in the 45th minute. PAOK also won the ...
01:00, 05/12/2019

Greek conservatives win big in local elections Greeks have returned to the ballot box after the ruling Syriza party suffered a crushing defeat in elections to the European Parliament. Candidates for the New Democracy Party have won 12 of the country's 13 regions....
23:52, 06/02/2019

Florida Everglades wildfire almost doubles in size in a day FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A wildfire in the Florida Everglades has almost doubled in size in the past day. The Florida Forest Service on Tuesday tweeted that the blaze had grown to 31,500 acres (12,750 hectares) and is only about a third contained...
22:26, 06/25/2019

Wildfire prompts evacuations in Canary Islands A wildfire in the Canary Islands led to the partial evacuation of a small town in Gran Canaria island on Saturday, and officials said the blaze had a "great potential" to spread....
23:52, 08/17/2019

Wildfire ignites in Amado, burning 41 acres AMADO, Ariz. – Emergency crews have been dispatched to Amado after a wildfire broke out in the northeast section of town Wednesday. According to Arizona Department of Forestry Fire Management Officer Phillip Elliott, the fire is currently burni...
11:13, 06/20/2019

Population of California town torched by wildfire down 90% SACRAMENTO, Calif. — New figures released by California Gov. Gavin Newsom show the town of Paradise has lost over 90% of its population since a wildfire killed 85 people last year. A door-to-door survey in April counted 2,034 residents, down from pre...
12:00, 07/12/2019

California utility to pay $1B settlement for wildfire damage Pacific Gas and Electric Co. has agreed to pay a $1 billion settlement to parts of Northern California for a string of wildfires blamed on the utility, including the devastating Camp Fire last year....
16:13, 06/19/2019

The Latest: Governor says wildfire near Flagstaff has grown FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on a growing wildfire north of Flagstaff (all times local): 7:40 p.m. Gov. Doug Ducey says a wildfire north of Flagstaff has grown to nearly two-thirds of a square mile (400 acres or 1.6 square kilometers.) U.S. For...
19:00, 07/22/2019

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...
23:00, 07/24/2019

PG&E sees billions more in wildfire costs in 2019 Crippled California power company PG&E Corp reported a rise in quarterly losses on Friday and forecast more costs related to the 2017 and 2018 wildfires that have forced it to file for bankruptcy and seek new public and private financial support....
16:52, 08/09/2019

Wildfire near Superior now has tripled in size since Friday SUPERIOR, Ariz. (AP) – A human-caused wildfire in east-central Arizona near Superior continues to grow and remains uncontained. The blaze that’s been burning for a week now in the Tonto National Forest has charred about 57 square miles (1...
00:13, 06/17/2019

Wildfire blazes through forest in southern Greece ATHENS, Greece (AP) — 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. The fire service said the wildfire brok...
16:26, 06/10/2019

The Latest: Wildfire investigators found PG&E broke law SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a wildfire that killed 85 people in Paradise, California (all times local): 5 p.m. A Cal Fire official says investigators found PG&E violated utility law and forwarded their conclusions to the local district attorne...
03:52, 05/16/2019

Idaho wildfire burns near top U.S. nuclear research lab A wildfire in Idaho has forced one of the United States' top nuclear research labs to cut back personnel Wednesday, as the flames burned near the facility....
14:39, 07/24/2019

Experts weigh in on 2019 Wildfire season TUCSON-The Department of Forestry and Fire Management says just last week they had nearly 20 active wildfires burning throughout Arizona. As of Monday, Coronado National Forest put their fire risk at high. They have also deployed additional firefight...
08:00, 06/18/2019

Arizona wildfire danger remains high TUCSON – The 4th of July holiday weekend proved to be busy for crews fighting dozens of wildfires across Arizona. According to the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management, between Thursday, July 4th and Sunday, July 7th, firefighters...
01:52, 07/11/2019

Hundreds of firefighters assigned to Arizona wildfire SUPERIOR, Ariz. (AP) — Hundreds of firefighters are assigned to an Arizona wildfire that incident managers anticipate will be fanned by strong winds and high temperatures. The human-caused fire has burned nearly 16 square miles (41 square kilometers)...
22:52, 06/13/2019

Arizona residents ordered to evacuate because of wildfire The human-caused Woodbury Fire in Arizona has already scorched 79 square miles of Superstitions Wilderness since June 8, officials say.        ...
02:26, 06/21/2019

PG&E shuts power to some to lower wildfire risks Pacific Gas & Electric warned Friday it might turn off electricity to thousands of customers in Northern California this weekend to reduce the risk of wildfires like the one sparked by power lines last year that killed 85 people and wiped out nearly ...
10:13, 06/08/2019

| WATCH: Wildfire threatens about 100 homes near Reno Nevada emergency officials say they continue to fight a wildfire that has threatened about 100 homes near Reno. At last report, the Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District said the fire had burned about 3 square kilometr...
12:00, 07/16/2019

List of missing in California’s deadliest wildfire down to 1 PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Only one person remains listed as missing from the deadliest wildfire in California history after deputies found an Oroville woman. The Butte County Sheriff’s Office said Friday that 47-year-old Wendy Carroll was aware s...
08:26, 08/03/2019

Getting This Smoke: Black Activists Slam Meharry Medical School Decision to Take $7.5 Million Grant From Juul Black activists and health experts are slamming what they say is Meharry Medical College’s deal with the devil: in this case, the electronic cigarette company Juul, calling the HBCU’s recent decision to accept a $7.5 million grant from the e-cigarett...
17:26, 06/20/2019

Video shows the terrifying moment a British Airways flight filled with smoke while approaching its destination Lucy Brown A flight from London to Valencia, Spain, made an emergency landing on Monday afternoon after the cabin filled with smoke. Passengers evacuated the plane on the runway using the emergency slides. Three passengers were taken to the hospital...
04:39, 08/06/2019

Pitino spurns Greek team, focused on NBA job After leading Panathinaikos to an undefeated season in the Greek League, Rick Pitino has turned down an offer to return as president and coach to pursue an NBA job....
19:00, 06/21/2019

Could Ancient Greek Philosophy Help You Work Smarter and Better? The idea of “temperaments” or “humors” has been long debunked, but thinking in terms of broad personality types may actually help you get things done....
02:52, 06/28/2019

Temple of Nemesis Found Under A Greek Theater. And Here is Why The Greek goddess Nemesis dealt out retribution against people who were arrogant before the gods, had received undeserved good fortune, or who had committed certain evil deeds. That’s why the discovery of a first century temple of Nemesis in Mytilene...
05:39, 05/18/2019

Tsitsipas 1st Greek in 83 years to reach last 16 at French Stefanos Tsitsipas overcomes a "psychological" challenge and lethargic legs to become the first Greek player _ man or woman _ to reach the fourth round of the French Open in more than 80 years        ...
15:52, 06/01/2019

The Greek Election Brings Hope for a Country in Need In Greece, the mainstream has returned to power and the populists are in retreat. Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis promised that the country would “proudly raise its head again,” and Greek voters have given him a robust election victory...
17:26, 07/11/2019

Greek PM says EU poll is also vote of confidence in his policies Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Friday that the European parliament election was also a vote of confidence in his policies, and a minister who is close to him said an early national election was possible depending on the result....
09:00, 05/25/2019

Can a Greek Tragedy Help Heal a Scarred City? On the ground with the provocative stage director Milo Rau, who brought together European and Iraqi actors for a take on “The Oresteia” set in Mosul....
18:52, 04/28/2019

| Kings land "Greek God" Catrakilis from Harlequins Demetri Catrakilis, is making a return to the Southern Kings where he will be one of the standout signings for the side ahead of the new season starting in September....
15:52, 06/12/2019

Greek man arrested over American scientist's death Suzanne Eaton, a biologist at Germany's Max Planck, was found dead in an abandoned WWII bunker in the island of Crete. She was a world renowned scientist in developmental biology....
08:26, 07/16/2019

Rewriting Greek Tragedies as Immigrant Stories Luis Alfaro, whose latest play is an adaptation of “Medea,” appreciates such “primal” points of origin: “They get to the essence: why we hurt each other, this inability to forgive.”...
11:13, 07/12/2019

Greek Anarchists Vandalize U.S. Ambassador’s Home An anarchist group called Rouvikonas claimed responsibility, saying it was acting in solidarity with an imprisoned hit man for a now-defunct terrorist group....
12:39, 05/15/2019

HBO Max orders Greek mythology series ‘Circe’ The Greek goddess who infamously turned Odysseus's crew into swine in Homer's Odyssey is getting a modern-day reboot. HBO Max has ordered eight episodes of Circe, a modern-day adaptation of the ancient Greek myth that is based on the bestse...
09:39, 07/31/2019

Greek PM seeks Turkey condemnation by EU leaders ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece is urging European Union leaders to condemn Turkey over its actions in a natural gas drilling dispute in the Eastern Mediterranean. In a statement Tuesday, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said EU leaders should “unamb...
15:26, 06/18/2019

Greek Stocks Poised for Best Performance in 20 Years Greek stocks are headed for their best year in two decades amid investors’ optimism that a new government will be able to pare back austerity measures and revive the debt-laden economy....
07:13, 08/14/2019

Firefighters in Manning keep watchful eye on Battle Complex Wildfire Fire crews from the town of Manning may not be doing firefighting but they are keeping busy with patrols and acting as eyes on the ground in case the Battle Complex Wildfire, which is burning close to the town, rages out of control....
01:39, 06/02/2019

Canary Islands authorities evacuate 4,000 as wildfire spreads A wildfire sweeping across Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands led to the evacuation of 4,000 people on Sunday and officials warned tackling the blaze was being complicated by a combination of high temperatures, strong winds and low humidity....
23:00, 08/18/2019

PG&E to cut power to parts of California amid wildfire threat The largest electric utility in California, Pacific Gas and Electric, said it plans to shut off power to multiple communities in the Sierra Foothills Saturday as a pre-emptive measure to avoid sparking a wildfire....
10:39, 06/09/2019

California governor proposes a $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed helping utilities create a fund of up to $21 billion to compensate future victims of wildfires sparked by the companies' equipment or employees, an aide said on Friday....
04:39, 06/22/2019

HTC Wildfire X Arrives in India With Triple Rear Cameras HTC Wildfire X price in India starts at Rs. 9,999 for the 3GB RAM + 32GB storage option. The phone will go on sale in the country starting August 22....
09:14, 08/14/2019

Wildfire forces 2,000 to evacuate in Spain’s Canary Islands Authorities on Spain’s Canary Islands say around 2,000 people have been evacuated due to a wildfire that has ravaged more than 500 hectares (1,235 acres) since it broke out a day ago...
12:13, 08/18/2019

PG&E seeks U.S. court approval for $105 mln fund to help wildfire victims PG&E Corp on Wednesday sought court approval for a $105 million fund to help house victims of the wildfires blamed on the bankrupt California power provider....
01:52, 05/02/2019

Wildfire on Gran Canaria forces thousands to evacuate More than 700 firefighters are trying to put out a wildfire on the Spanish vacation island of Gran Canaria, where officials say about 5,000 people have been evacuated so far....
18:52, 08/19/2019

Evacuees fleeing Canary Islands wildfire rise to 8,000 Around 8,000 people have been evacuated as firefighters battle an out-of-control wildfire on Gran Canaria in Spain's Canary Islands, authorities said on Monday....
11:39, 08/19/2019

Canada evacuates by air remote indigenous community due to wildfire Canada's military began evacuating by airplane 1,600 "vulnerable" people from a remote indigenous community in Northern Ontario due to a wildfire and concern about the smoke, the public safety ministry said on Friday....
23:26, 05/31/2019

PG&E warns of power shutoffs to lower wildfire risks Pacific Gas & Electric warned Friday it might turn off electricity to thousands of customers in Northern California this weekend to reduce the risk of wildfires like the one sparked by power lines last year that killed 85 people and wiped out nearly ...
02:52, 06/08/2019

Huge firefighting aircraft ready for wildfire season _____ TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Global SuperTanker, the world’s largest firefighting aircraft, is ready for the upcoming wildfire season. The Arizona Republic reports that the Boeing 747-400 series passenger jet converted for firefighting recently und...
21:00, 05/26/2019

Students graduating in California town torched by wildfire Sean Newsom's senior year of high school started with typical teenage pranks, like sticking a cup to the roof of his car with magnets just to mess with people as he drove around his small town in the Northern California mountains....
18:13, 06/06/2019

Wildfire on Canary Islands forces 8,000 people to evacuate An out-of-control wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands was throwing flames 50 meters (160 feet) into the air on Monday, forcing emergency workers to evacuate more than 8,000 people...
14:52, 08/19/2019

Mandatory evacuation for Alberta’s northernmost community due to wildfire People in the area of Indian Cabins, about 150 kilometres north of High Level, were told around 11 a.m. Monday to leave immediately and head to the Northwest Territories....
00:26, 06/18/2019

Wildfire moves through former military training center in Germany A fire set by a suspected arsonist has engulfed parts of the former Lübtheen military training ground, which is littered with old munitions. It is the largest wildfire in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania's history....
14:52, 07/02/2019

Firefighters battle wildfire in Portugal, 32 people hurt More than 1,000 firefighters are battling a major wildfire amid scorching temperatures in Portugal, where forest blazes wreak destruction every summer...
00:39, 07/23/2019

California lawmakers approve legislation for $21 bln wildfire fund California lawmakers approved legislation on Thursday to create a $21 billion fund to help utilities in the state pay for claims arising from future wildfires sparked by their equipment, tackling a top issue for the state after power provider PG&E Co...
22:52, 07/11/2019

'Paradise was sent to hell': revisiting the town destroyed by wildfire It’s been six months since an unprecedented fire leveled the town of Paradise, killing 85 people. Despite its suffering, a community holds onThe highlight of the social calendar in Paradise is Gold Nugget Days, a fair that celebrates its 19th-century...
16:00, 05/07/2019

Portugal wildfire under control, firefighters remain on the ground More than 1,000 firefighters managed to bring a major wildfire in central Portugal under control on Tuesday, and the operation will carry on to avoid reignitions, officials said....
16:52, 07/23/2019

PG&E lines blamed for deadliest wildfire in California history State fire investigators have determined that transmission lines owned by Pacific Gas & Electric Co caused the deadliest and most destructive wildfire on record in California, a blaze that killed 85 people last year, officials said on Wednesday....
23:26, 05/15/2019

Officials offer prevention tips during wildfire season TUCSON – The National Weather Service says it is wildfire season in Southern Arizona and with windy conditions this week, all it takes is a cigarette thrown out a window to start a massive fire. “Fire season can be year round, but certain...
16:13, 05/20/2019

Utility equipment sparked deadly California wildfire SAN FRANCISCO — California fire authorities say Pacific Gas & Electric Co. power lines sparked the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in state history. Cal Fire said Wednesday the lines in the Pulga area ignited the Nov. 8 fire that killed 85 pe...
00:52, 05/16/2019

Germany: Wildfire near munitions warehouse forces evacuations Hundreds of firefighters are battling one of the biggest blazes in the region's history. Officials fear the fire could engulf a munitions warehouse that contains World War II-era explosives....
18:13, 07/01/2019

Massive Hawaii wildfire forces hundreds to evacuate A Hawaii brush fire so large it could be seen from outer space triggered the temporary evacuation of nearly 600 people as it tore through about 10,000 acres of old sugar cane fields and dry vegetation, according to new reports. The inferno broke out ...
21:13, 07/12/2019

PG&E estimates $4.8 bln of initial contribution to California Wildfire fund Power producer PG&E Corp on Thursday said https://bit.ly/32Nn2Qg its initial contribution to California Wildfire Fund would be about $4.8 billion, and annual contribution about $193 million....
15:52, 07/25/2019

California governor signs bill for $21 bln wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Corp and the state's other investor-owned utilities cover liabilities arising from future wildfires cau...
23:52, 07/12/2019

Crews from Saskatchewan, Quebec help in Manitoba wildfire fight Despite the possibilities of fires from lightning strikes as a series of storms roll through Manitoba, officials say the moisture is most welcome to battle the province's two dozen fires....
00:52, 07/09/2019

Wildfire near arms factory in Greece, refugees evacuated ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Firefighters are battling to contain a wildfire near an arms factory some 50 kilometers (30 miles) from Athens. The fire has forced the evacuation of a small refugee camp but is not threatening homes. The fire service says three...
13:13, 06/27/2019

Wildfire burning in Florida Everglades near major interstate FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A wildfire burning in the Florida Everglades has given some commuters a smoky ride home along Interstate 75 in an area called Alligator Alley. Florida Forest Service officials confirmed lightning started the wildfire Sund...
01:52, 06/25/2019

Hawaii governor declares emergency for Maui wildfire Hawaii's governor on Friday declared an emergency on the island of Maui, where firefighters were battling a blaze that has forced the evacuations of thousands of people and sent huge clouds of smoke billowing over nearby beaches....
06:00, 07/13/2019

Hospitals Aren’t Ready for a Mass-Casualty Wildfire With wildfires intensifying, the number of burn victims is likely to rise. But hospitals have been losing their burn treatment expertise, leaving the country unprepared....
18:39, 06/19/2019

U.S. judge approves PG&E $105 million wildfire assistance fund PG&E Corp may set up a $105 million housing fund for victims of 2017 and 2018 wildfires in California, which set records for devastation and were blamed on the utility's equipment, the judge overseeing the investor-owned power producer's bankruptcy r...
21:52, 05/22/2019

Canadian killer fugitives' trail of clues: Billowing smoke, sardine cans, sleeping bag helped end manhunt As authorities chased two fugitives across Canada suspected of killing three people before announcing Wednesday they found bodies believed to be the pair, they discovered a variety of items such as a reported sleeping bag and sardine cans inside a ch...
22:13, 08/08/2019

David Price vs. Dennis Eckersley feud rages on two years later: 'I just think it's trash' Boston Red Sox pitcher David Price once again railed against team commentator Denis Eckersley over an incident the two had aboard the team plane in 2017.       ...
01:26, 07/18/2019

Greek prime minister to ask president for early election ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has a meeting set with Greece’s president to ask him to call an early national election by dissolving parliament. Tsipras’ office said the prime minister would visit President Prokopis P...
01:13, 06/10/2019

Greek PM says to submit tax cut plan to parliament in coming weeks The Greek government will submit a bill to parliament in the coming weeks to cut taxes, newly elected Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said at his first cabinet meeting on Wednesday....
13:00, 07/10/2019

Greek Leader Calls for Surprise Early Elections Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras unexpectedly called snap national elections after his ruling left-wing Syriza party suffered a heavy defeat in European elections to opposition conservatives....
00:52, 05/27/2019

Conservative leader Mitsotakis becomes Greek PM, picks cabinet Conservative politician Kyriakos Mitsotakis took office as Greece's new prime minister and named his cabinet on Monday, after storming to victory on a pledge to create jobs and lure investment to the economically stricken nation....
20:52, 07/08/2019

Conservative leader Mitsotakis becomes Greek PM after comfortable election win Conservative politician Kyriakos Mitsotakis was sworn in as Greece's new prime minister on Monday after storming to victory on a pledge to create jobs and lure investment to the economically stricken nation....
15:13, 07/08/2019

Suspect confesses in murder of U.S. scientist, Greek police say Greek police believe they have found the killer of an American biologist who was found murdered on the island of Crete on July 8, a source said on Tuesday....
14:13, 07/16/2019

Greek PM comes unstuck over Macedonia, austerity in European vote Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras was struggling for his political survival on Monday after his Syriza party, hurt by austerity and a bitter rift over an accord with North Macedonia, got hammered in European Parliament elections....
00:00, 05/28/2019

Greek sculptor Takis, known for kinetic artworks, dies Greek sculptor Takis, known for his artwork that used technology, motion and light and were displayed in art galleries and museums around the world, has died at age 93...
18:39, 08/09/2019

Greek far-left extremist to carry hunger strike 'to the end' A Greek far-left extremist serving 11 life terms for a string of murders is vowing to continue "until the end" with a hunger strike after judges rejected his bid for new leave from prison....
15:39, 05/10/2019

Greek man confesses to rape, murder of U.S. scientist, police say Greek police believe they have found the man who raped and murdered an American biologist whose body was discovered on the island of Crete on July 8, a senior official said on Tuesday....
18:00, 07/16/2019

Kyriakos Mitsotakis: the new Greek PM hits the ground running New Democracy leader appoints cabinet of established politicians, technocrats and reformers to lead first post-bailout government It’s been barely a week but Greece’s new prime minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, has hit the ground running. Assuming powe...
08:26, 07/13/2019

| Conservatives riding high into Greek local polls Greeks return to the polling booths Sunday, a week after a European ballot that saw the conservatives gain against the ruling left just over a month before they face off in general elections....
13:39, 06/02/2019

Greek conservatives poised for victory in local polls Greeks have returned to the ballot box after the ruling Syriza party suffered crushing defeats in both EU and local elections. Seats in Athens and Thessaloniki are among the top prizes up for grabs in Sunday's runoffs....
22:26, 06/02/2019

Greek far-left extremist to carry hunger strike ‘to the end’ A Greek far-left extremist serving 11 life terms for a string of murders is vowing to continue “until the end” with a hunger strike after judges rejected his bid for new leave from prison...
13:00, 05/10/2019

Alleged migrant smugglers arrested on Greek islands Greek police have arrested 15 people suspected of facilitating migrant smuggling on two Greek islands. There are reports they charged up to €6,000 to make false travel documents....
23:00, 07/18/2019

Greek athletes to fly PM class to Minsk after ticket debacle Greece’s athletics team for this month’s European Games in Belarus will fly there in the prime minister’s government jet, after sports officials couldn’t find seats on commercial flights for them...
22:26, 06/06/2019

Greek gov't lawmaker to leave politics over nepotism scandal A prominent lawmaker in Greece's governing Syriza party is withdrawing from politics following a nepotism scandal over the granting of a plum public sector job to her daughter....
00:52, 06/08/2019

Greek conservative Mitsotakis sworn in as prime minister Greece's New Democracy party leader Kyrikos Mitsotakis was sworn in as prime minister on Monday after a landslide victory in snap elections on a platform of investments, lower taxes and jobs....
13:00, 07/08/2019

Greek PM Tsipras ousted as conservatives win general election Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has conceded defeat in the country's general election as conservative opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis secured a comfortable parliamentary majority....
09:13, 07/08/2019

Body of missing Briton found in Greek ravine Natalie Christopher found dead less than a mile from hotel two days after she disappearedRescuers searching for a British scientist who disappeared on the Aegean island of Ikaria have found her body at the bottom of a ravine.Natalie Christopher, 35, ...
22:39, 08/07/2019

Greek minister targeted over comments about quadriplegic candidate Greece's conservative opposition plans to submit on Monday a censure motion against one of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras's closest aides whom they charge with humiliating a quadriplegic candidate in upcoming European Parliament elections....
18:00, 05/06/2019

Greek police arrest migrants in raids and at airports Authorities in Greece have stepped up efforts to detain migrants without residence permits. Police have made a number of arrests in Thessaloniki and at some of the country's major airports....
22:26, 07/30/2019

Greek police arrest 61 migrants after Thessaloniki violence Police in Thessaloniki have arrested 61 migrants for illegal residence in the country, in a crackdown following a string of violent incidents near the northern Greek city’s main railway station...
12:26, 07/30/2019

The Latest: Greek government survives confidence vote The Latest on a government confidence vote in Greece (all times local): 9:35 p.m. Greece's left-wing government has survived a confidence vote called by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras nearly two weeks before the European Parliament elections....
02:39, 05/11/2019

Greek police arrest 2 for forging IDs for sale to migrants Greek police say a Syrian man and a Bulgarian woman have been arrested with a stash of stolen passports and IDs which they were in the process of forging and selling to migrants for 5,000 euros ($5,685) each...
23:39, 06/29/2019

Madeline Miller's Greek fantasy novel Circe is heading to HBO Max Here’s an interesting little thing we’re all going to have to be conscious of from now on: An HBO Max series is not the same thing as an HBO series. The latter implies a certain mark of quality, or at least an assumption of quality that may or may no...
05:13, 07/31/2019

Greek police arrest 2 for forging IDs for sale to migrants ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek police say a Syrian man and an Egyptian woman have been arrested after being found with a stash of stolen passports and IDs, which they were allegedly in the process of forging and selling to migrants for 5,000 euros ($5,6...
06:13, 06/30/2019

Frontrunner in Greek election says he is ready for 'leap forward' For all he never jumps a red light in traffic, Greek conservative leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis says he is poised for a big leap forward in next Sunday's national elections....
16:39, 07/02/2019

The Valley of the Temples – Glorious Greek Monuments in Sicily Sicily is a beautiful and historic island separated from Italy by the Strait of Messina. It is also surrounded by two other seas - the Ionian and the Tyrrhenian. ...
12:13, 07/28/2019

Greek far-left extremist in hospital after hunger strike Officials say a far-left Greek extremist serving 11 life terms for a string of assassinations is in the hospital following a five-day hunger strike over prison authorities' refusal to grant him temporary leave....
14:13, 05/07/2019

Greek conservatives take strong lead in exit poll Greece's opposition conservatives were on track to return to power by a landslide on Sunday, exit polls suggested, unseating incumbent leftists blamed for pushing the crisis-hit country further into debt....
18:39, 07/07/2019

EU Council should condemn Turkish actions off Cyprus: Greek PM Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Tuesday the European Council should 'unreservedly condemn the illegal actions of Turkey' which has launched an offshore drill for gas in Cyprus's exclusive economic zone....
13:26, 06/18/2019

Plight of young Greek jobless plays out on stage Student Iro Stafilaki delivers a monologue on stage during a rehearsal at the Praxi Epta theater school in Athens, pursuing her dream of becoming an actor despite the difficulties as Greece claws its way out of a financial crisis....
18:00, 07/04/2019

At least seven killed as freak storm lashes Greek resorts At least seven people, including six tourists, were killed and more than 100 others injured when a violent, short-lived storm lashed northern Greece overnight, felling trees and ripping off rooftops....
17:39, 07/11/2019

DW hands historic CD to Greek president on Press Freedom Day Peter Limbourg, DW Director General, has presented Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos with a special gift during a trip to Athens: a new CD featuring DW broadcasts from the time of the military dictatorship in Greece....
14:13, 05/03/2019

Greek Tsitsipas captures first claycourt title in Estoril Greek youngster Stefanos Tsitsipas' French Open preparations gathered momentum as he claimed his first claycourt title with a 6-3 7-6(4) victory over Pablo Cuevas at the Estoril Open on Sunday....
23:52, 05/05/2019

California governor signs bill for $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Corp and the state's other investor-owned utilities cover liabilities arising from future wildfires cau...
23:39, 07/12/2019

Catastrophic wildfire in Spain sparked by pile of manure: reports Chicken manure that spontaneously combusted during a heat wave is reportedly the likely cause of an out-of-control wildfire that has burned more than 13,000 acres in Spain. At least 53 residents of Catalonia, in the northeastern part of the country, ...
19:26, 06/28/2019

Gran Canaria wildfire spreads, forces thousands of evacuations A fast-moving forest fire on the Spanish holiday island of Gran Canaria has forced authorities to evacuate thousands of people. The government says it could take days before the blaze is brought under control....
11:13, 08/19/2019

Wildfire Explodes in Spain as Europe Reels From Record Heat Fanned by fierce winds and searing temperatures, a wildfire is exploding in size in the Catalonia region of northeastern Spain. According to the Catalan interior minister, it could be the worst blaze the region has seen in 20 years.Read more......
02:26, 06/28/2019

PG&E Retires Power Line Blamed for California's Deadliest Wildfire PG&E has permanently retired the high-voltage power line that sparked the deadliest wildfire in California’s history after detailed inspections revealed serious problems on that transmission line and others....
13:00, 06/20/2019

8,100 Alberta wildfire evacuees allowed to return home Tuesday The Alberta government said a shift in weather, including cooler temperatures and rain in recent days, has helped firefighters in the High Level region....
20:00, 06/25/2019

California governor proposes $21 billion wildfire fund: media California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed a fund of up to $21 billion to help utilities pay for future wildfire damage, media reports said on Friday....
22:52, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 2-California governor proposes a $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed helping utilities create a fund of up to $21 billion to compensate future victims of wildfires sparked by the companies' equipment or employees, an aide said on Friday....
02:13, 06/22/2019

Winds fanning wildfire in national forest east of Phoenix SUPERIOR, Ariz. (AP) — Hot, dry winds are fanning a wildfire in a national forest east of Phoenix, but fire officials haven’t ordered more residents to leave an area where than the 700 homes are already evacuated. Fire spokesman Dick Fleishman ...
21:00, 06/22/2019

8,000 People Forced to Evacuate Over Wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands (LISBON, Portugal) — An out-of-control wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands was throwing flames 50 meters (160 feet) into the air on Monday, forcing emergency workers to evacuate more than 8,000 people, authorities said. The blaze has charr...
16:26, 08/19/2019

California utility company to pay $1 billion to governments for wildfire damage Pacific Gas & Electric filed for bankruptcy earlier this year in anticipation of massive lawsuit payments.        ...
03:26, 06/19/2019

Hawaii wildfire forces thousands to evacuate Maui towns Brush fire of 1,200 hectares burns out of control through island’s central valleyThousands of people on Maui have been ordered to evacuate two towns in the path of a spreading wildfire, Hawaiian officials and media said.The 1,200 hectare (3,000 acre)...
11:39, 07/12/2019

UPDATE 1-PG&E expects $4.8 bln of initial contribution to California wildfire fund Power producer PG&E Corp said on Thursday its initial contribution to California's wildfire fund would be about $4.8 billion, and annual contribution about $193 million....
15:52, 07/25/2019

California’s wildfire season is starting and officials are bracing for the worst In anticipation, Cal Fire has identified 35 top-priority projects to thin vegetation in vulnerable communities Last November, the deadliest wildfire in California history killed 85 and burned the town of Paradise to the ground. Now California’s fire ...
11:13, 06/15/2019

Federal officials: 2019 wildfire season could be worse than last year As the Southwest is drying out, the threat for wildfires is ramping up and will continue to do so through July; however, if the monsoon season is weak as AccuWeather meteorologists expect, that threat could last into Aug...
18:52, 06/15/2019

California utility to cut power to 27,000 customers to reduce wildfire risk Utility PG&E Corp planned to proactively shut off power on Saturday to 27,000 customers in Northern California due to an increased risk of wildfires, officials said....
05:52, 06/09/2019

PG&E expects $4.8 billion of initial contribution to California wildfire fund Power producer PG&E Corp said on Thursday its initial contribution to California's wildfire fund would be about $4.8 billion, and annual contribution about $193 million....
17:00, 07/25/2019

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....
15:13, 07/23/2019

9,000 People Forced to Evacuate Over Wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands (LISBON, Portugal) — An out-of-control wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands was throwing flames 50 meters (160 feet) into the air on Monday, forcing emergency workers to evacuate more than 9,000 people, authorities said. The blaze — d...
23:39, 08/19/2019

Raging Canary Islands wildfire sparks mass evacuation Hundreds of people have been evacuated as firefighters on the island of Gran Canaria try to bring a huge wildfire under control. Police have detained a man who allegedly started the fire using welding equipment....
10:39, 08/13/2019

California Lawmakers Give Utilities a Backstop on Wildfire Liability Legislators moved to create a fund to help cover claims from blazes caused by the companies’ equipment. The bill aimed to shore up investor confidence....
22:13, 07/11/2019

UPDATE 1-California lawmakers approve legislation for $21 bln wildfire fund California lawmakers approved legislation on Thursday to create a $21 billion fund to help utilities in the state pay for claims arising from future wildfires sparked by their equipment, tackling a top issue for the state....
22:52, 07/11/2019

California lawmakers approve legislation for $21 billion wildfire fund California lawmakers approved legislation on Thursday to create a $21 billion fund to help utilities in the state pay for claims arising from future wildfires sparked by their equipment, tackling a top issue for the state....
23:00, 07/11/2019

Police launch investigation as wildfire sweeps central Portugal More than 800 firefighters battled a wildfire sweeping across central Portugal on Sunday, after bringing under control two other blazes which left 20 people injured and prompted authorities to partially evacuate a village....
16:39, 07/21/2019

Fierce Wildfire Stopped In Southern France, 500 Firefighters Were On Spot One of France's biggest wildfires this year has been stopped after more than 500 firefighters battled for two days to protect homes and lives, emergency services said Thursday....
05:13, 08/16/2019

One wildfire remains active in central Portugal, 800 firefighters mobilized More than 800 firefighters battled on Sunday one wildfire sweeping across central Portugal after being able to control two other blazes that prompted authorities to partially evacuate a village and left one person with severe injuries, officials said...
12:39, 07/21/2019

PG&E estimates $4.8 billion of initial contribution to California Wildfire fund Power producer PG&E Corp on Thursday said https://bit.ly/32Nn2Qg its initial contribution to California Wildfire Fund would be about $4.8 billion, and annual contribution about $193 million....
15:26, 07/25/2019

Cal Fire: PG&E utility caused wildfire that destroyed Paradise, killed 85 Pacific Gas and Electric's power lines caused last year's Camp Fire -- the most deadly and destructive fire in California history -- state fire officials said Wednesday....
05:13, 05/16/2019

Deadly California wildfire caused by PG&E transmission lines: investigators State fire investigators have determined that transmission lines owned by Pacific Gas & Electric Co caused the deadliest and most destructive wildfire on record in California, a blaze that killed 85 people last year, officials said on Wednesday....
00:26, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. judge approves PG&E $105 million wildfire assistance fund PG&E Corp may set up a $105 million housing fund for victims of 2017 and 2018 wildfires in California, which set records for devastation and were blamed on the utility's equipment, the judge overseeing the investor-owned power producer's bankruptcy r...
22:13, 05/22/2019

PG&E seeks U.S. court approval for $105 million fund to help wildfire victims PG&E Corp on Wednesday sought court approval for a $105 million fund to help house victims of the wildfires blamed on the bankrupt California power provider....
04:26, 05/02/2019

IBM’s Call For Code hackathon takes aim at California’s wildfire problem IBM and 42 Silicon Valley are hosting a hackathon in early May to come up with solutions to California’s wildfire problem. The company hopes to get developers, engineers, designers, and emergency-responders together to brainstorm solutions as part of...
00:52, 04/30/2019

PG&E wins court approval to set up $105 million wildfire assistance fund PG&E Corp may set up a $105 million housing fund for victims of 2017 and 2018 wildfires in California, which set records for devastation and were blamed on the utility's equipment, the judge overseeing the bankruptcy of the investor-owned power produ...
22:52, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 2-PG&E lines blamed for deadliest wildfire in California history State fire investigators have determined that transmission lines owned by Pacific Gas & Electric Co caused the deadliest and most destructive wildfire on record in California, a blaze that killed 85 people last year, officials said on Wednesday....
02:26, 05/16/2019

Utility equipment sparked massive California wildfire, investigators say Enlarge / Workers make repairs to utility lines in a neighborhood that was destroyed by the Camp Fire on February 11, 2019, in Paradise, Calif. Three months after the deadly and destructive Camp Fire, the community is beginning the rebuilding process...
00:52, 05/17/2019

Bankruptcy judge approves $105M PG&E fund to help wildfire survivors A federal judge on Wednesday approved a plan for Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. to establish a $105 million relief fund to assist survivors of recent California wildfires caused by its power lines....
08:13, 05/23/2019

Judge Orders PG&E Directors to Visit Town Destroyed by Wildfire A federal judge directed the utility’s board to visit Paradise, Calif. to see the devastation from a fire the company has said was likely started by its equipment....
02:52, 05/08/2019

$105M fund for California wildfire survivors approved by judge Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. received approval Wednesday to establish a $105 million fund to help survivors of recent California wildfires started by the utility’s equipment....
03:00, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 1-PG&E lines blamed for deadliest wildfire in California history State fire investigators have determined that transmission lines owned by Pacific Gas & Electric Co caused the deadliest and most destructive wildfire on record in California, a blaze that killed 85 people last year, officials said on Wednesday....
00:13, 05/16/2019

Greek man arrested over child's freak Easter Sunday shooting Greek police say they have arrested a man suspected of firing his gun in the air during Orthodox Easter celebrations and accidentally shooting in the head an eight-year-old girl playing in an adjacent village....
18:00, 05/01/2019

Greek man detained in US scientist's murder in Nazi bunker on Crete Police on the Greek island of Crete have detained a man in the killing of an American scientist who was reported missing and later was found dead in an abandoned bunker used by the Nazis during World War II, it was reported Monday....
23:39, 07/15/2019

Greek government sets national election date for July 7 ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Greek government has set July 7, a week later than expected, as the date for early parliamentary elections. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called the early election after his party’s heavy defeat in the weekend’s ...
20:52, 05/28/2019

Turkey urges Greek Cypriots to accept oil drilling plan Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has urged the Greek Cypriot government to accept a cooperation plan on drilling. The discovery of gas in the eastern Mediterranean has complicated attempts to reunify the divided island....
17:39, 07/14/2019

Greek heir’s widow and son battle over Matisse, Degas works The widow of a wealthy Greek shipping heir doesn’t have to turn over a valuable art collection — including a Matisse — to a facility for safekeeping while she dukes it out in court with her own son over who owns the works, a judge ruled Thursday. Tar...
03:39, 05/03/2019

Italian, Greek Bonds Rally as Hunt for Yield Expands Investors are buying bonds from once-avoided European countries, spurred by expectations that ongoing easy-money policies from central banks will continue to fuel demand for debt....
19:13, 07/17/2019

Turkey rejects Greek, EU claims that drilling off Cyprus illegitimate Turkey said on Wednesday it rejected Greek and European Union assertions that Turkish drilling for gas and oil off Cyprus was illegitimate, and said they showed the EU could not be an impartial mediator on the Cyprus problem....
12:39, 07/10/2019

Greek far-left killer in intensive care after hunger strike ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities say a far-left extremist convicted of 11 murders has been placed in intensive care after a 15-day hunger strike that has triggered violent protests by political sympathizers. The health ministry says the condit...
18:26, 05/17/2019

AP Photos: Refugee women find relief in Greek soccer Players in Greece's first refugee women's soccer team weren't allowed to take part in an international tournament but still found a way to win       ...
16:13, 07/09/2019

Greek Conservatives Oust PM Alexis Tsipras In Election Landslide Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras admitted defeat Sunday in a general election won handily by the conservative New Democracy party after over four years in opposition, his office said....
03:00, 07/08/2019

| WATCH: Fierce storm kills seven in Greek tourist peninsula Seven people died and at least 23 were injured as a fierce storm ripped through beachfronts in one of Greece's top tourist areas, terrifying thousands of holidaymakers caught in the open, authorities said Thursday....
05:26, 07/12/2019

Earliest sign of humans outside of Africa found in Greek cave Scientists say they’ve identified the earliest sign of our species outside Africa, a chunk of skull recovered from a cave in southern Greece. Its estimated age is at least 210,000 years old, making it 16,000 or more years older than an upper jaw bone...
04:26, 07/12/2019

Greek conservatives tipped to oust leftists in early election Greece's opposition conservatives are expected to ride a wave of anger over continuing austerity measures to seize power from Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras's leftists in next Sunday's election....
10:52, 07/01/2019

Greek police question suspect over death of American scientist Greek police were questioning a 27-year-old man over the death of an American scientist whose body was found on the island of Crete last week, police sources there said on Monday....
06:39, 07/16/2019

American leaders of Greek Orthodox Church quit their posts The US leaders of the Greek Orthodox Church — rocked by priest sex scandals, a financial crisis, and the building debacle at the World Trade Center site — have quit. Archbishop Demetrios, 91, who has helmed the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America s...
00:26, 05/12/2019

Violent storm kills six foreigners in northern Greek resorts Six foreigners including two children were killed and more than 100 other people injured when a violent, short-lived storm lashed northern Greece overnight, felling trees and ripping off rooftops....
12:39, 07/11/2019

Greek parliament will vote on tax exemption measure before snap election: PM Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Tuesday that his government would bring legislation to parliament to cancel lowering an exemption on income taxes before a snap election on July 7....
23:39, 06/04/2019

Greek court: 9 jailed ahead of Erdogan visit not terrorists ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A Greek court has cleared of terrorism and criminal arms charges nine people arrested in Athens ahead of a 2017 visit by Turkey’s president and accused of belonging to a Turkish militant group. Defense lawyer Aleca Zorbala...
20:39, 05/15/2019

Greek police find body of missing British scientist The body of Natalie Christopher has been found on the island of Ikaria. Greek police had sent a specialist unit to aid the search after the astrophysicist went missing....
23:26, 08/07/2019

Climate change is taking its toll on Greek monuments, say scientists Climate change is threatening ancient Greek monuments, among them the Acropolis, one of the most-visited archaeological sites in the world, scientists said....
16:00, 06/25/2019

Greek PM Tsipras wins confidence vote weeks before EU election Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras won a confidence vote on Friday, weeks before European Parliament elections that will be a first test of his government's re-election chances in national polls this autumn....
23:39, 05/10/2019

Greek man detained in death of American scientist Suzanne Eaton A 27-year-old Greek man has confessed to killing the California scientist found dead last week in an abandoned World War II bunker on the island of Crete, according to a report on Monday. The man, who hasn’t been named, was detained on Monday i...
01:39, 07/16/2019

A Greek summer meal in four dishes - recipes | Georgina Hayden Conjure up a taverna in your own kitchen with this four-course feast of aubergine fritters, grilled prawns with feta, courgette and caper salad, and finish with a cooling pomegranate sorbet Continue reading......
11:26, 08/10/2019

NBA MVP Antetokounmpo sues artist over alleged 'Greek Freak' knockoffs Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo, the 2019 National Basketball Association most valuable player, sued a Pennsylvania man on Monday for allegedly selling "Greek Freak" t-shirts and other clothing without permission....
04:52, 07/09/2019

Resurgent centre-right party poised for victory in Greek election Kyriakos Mitsotakis could end era of fragile coalitions with decisive win, polls suggestAs the sun sets over the Acropolis, bathing the monument in the gentle light of a dying day, Kyriakos Mitsotakis ascends the podium, punching the air in jubilant ...
16:52, 07/05/2019

Greek Prime Minister Tsipras concedes defeat in election Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras conceded defeat Sunday in Greece’s first parliamentary election since the country emerged from its international bailouts, after partial results showed a comfortable win by the opposition conservatives...
22:00, 07/07/2019

Greek Conservatives take charge in landslide win, vow more investment, fewer taxes Greece's opposition conservatives returned to power with a landslide victory in snap elections on Sunday, and Prime Minister elect Kyriakos Mitsotakis said he had a clear mandate for change, pledging more investments and fewer taxes....
22:39, 07/07/2019

Greek Prime Minister calls Mitsotakis to congratulate him-official Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis to congratulate him on his victory in general elections on Sunday, an official of Mitsotakis party said....
22:39, 07/07/2019

EU high court rejects compensation bid on Greek bond losses ATHENS, Greece (AP) — An EU high court has rejected a bid for compensation from the European Central Bank by some private owners of Greek bonds who suffered losses at the height of Greece’s debt crisis seven years ago. Near-bankrupt in 2012, Gr...
12:52, 05/23/2019

Greek conservatives score 'clear victory' in snap election The opposition New Democracy party has won the highest share of the country's vote, beating out the ruling Syriza party, according to official projections. The party's leader said he "will not fail to honor your hopes."...
00:13, 07/08/2019

Defying critics, outgoing Greek government picks top judges ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s outgoing government has defied opposition critics by appointing new top judges to the country’s supreme court, weeks before a general election. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras chaired a cabinet meeting Friday ...
18:13, 05/31/2019

Greek Elections: Prime Minister Loses Re-Election to Center Right Voters pushed out Alexis Tsipras, a former firebrand leftist, after years of austerity. Kyriakos Mitsotakis, a Harvard-educated former banker, will succeed him....
05:13, 07/08/2019

Greek prime minister promises bailout relief before polls ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s left-wing prime minister has promised crisis-weary voters a series of tax-relief measures before upcoming elections, after outperforming budget targets set by bailout creditors. Alexis Tsipras said sales-tax reduc...
20:52, 05/07/2019

Greek court reduces sentences over migrant’s fatal stabbing ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A Greek appeals court has reduced from life to 21 years and five months’ imprisonment the sentences imposed on two men convicted of the fatal racist stabbing of a Pakistani migrant in 2013. Monday’s Athens court ruli...
16:13, 05/06/2019

Greek Cup final to limit fans over crowd violence fears Greek Cup final between champion PAOK Thessaloniki and AEK Athens to be played before limited number of fans due to fears of crowd violence        ...
16:13, 05/06/2019

Greek court reduces sentences over migrant's fatal stabbing A Greek appeals court has reduced from life to 21 years and five months' imprisonment the sentences imposed on two men convicted of the fatal racist stabbing of a Pakistani migrant in 2013....
16:13, 05/06/2019

Rick Pitino Has Had It With These Greek Fans Smoking During His Basketball Games Disgraced former Louisville Cardinals basketball coach Rick Pitino has spent the past six months or so coaching in Greece, where he’s finding success leading Panathinaikos in the Greek League. It’s a madcap new life filled with unfamiliar new experie...
00:39, 05/31/2019

PAOK 1st undefeated team in Greek league season for 55 years ATHENS, Greece (AP) — PAOK has become only the second team to go through an entire Greek league season without losing. PAOK had already secured the title and ended its season with a 2-0 win at Giannena on Sunday. The Thessaloniki side won 26 of its 3...
22:39, 05/05/2019

Gods & Monsters Is A New Ubisoft Game That's Like Zelda With Greek Mythology Somehow, the makers of Assassin’s Creed Odyssey are deep in development on a game that looks like The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild crossed with Greek myth. It’s a big surprise, especially because the makers of Assassin’s Creed Odyssey just shi...
00:13, 06/11/2019

After Election Defeat, Greek Leader Promises to Influence Politics Alexis Tsipras, the former enfant terrible of European politics, must reinvent himself in opposition after losing power in Greece’s elections. Whether he returns to his populist roots or moves closer to the mainstream center-left will offer a clue to...
16:52, 07/08/2019

Greek prime minister calls for early election after EU loss ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has called for an early national election following the defeat of his party at the European Parliament elections. Tsipras said from the Syriza party offices that “the result does not ris...
02:52, 05/27/2019

Greek PM calls snap vote after drubbing for ruling Syriza Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called snap national elections after suffering a heavy defeat by the opposition conservatives in European Parliament elections on Sunday....
00:26, 05/27/2019

Greek opposition Conservatives in lead in exit poll for EU vote The Greek opposition New Democracy conservative party held a lead over ruling leftist Syriza in European Parliament elections on Sunday, a joint exit poll by five private TV stations showed....
18:26, 05/26/2019

Opinion: Greek government change amid beach holiday For the time being, the conservative victory in Greece's snap elections spells the end for Alexis Tsipras' "leftist revolution." The voters are disenchanted, argues DW's Spiros Moskovou....
20:00, 07/08/2019

Opposition conservatives prevail in Greek local election runoffs Local elections in Greece on Sunday saw the conservative opposition party making further gains against the ruling Syriza ahead of an expected general election next month, initial results indicated....
23:39, 06/02/2019

Greek president approves Tsipras call for snap election Greece's president accepted a request from Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to dissolve parliament on Monday, formally triggering a snap election that Tsipras has called for next month after badly losing a vote for European parliament....
20:13, 06/10/2019

Divers dredge up two tonnes of disused nets from Greek seabed Greek and Dutch divers have removed two tonnes of discarded plastic fishing nets from the seabed in northern Greece, where they posed a risk to local marine life, including a rare endangered species of Mediterranean seahorse....
15:52, 05/28/2019

The Latest: Exit polls give conservative Greek election win Exit polls in Greece’s general election indicate conservative opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis has won a comfortable victory over left-wing Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras...
19:00, 07/07/2019

Conservatives tipped to prevail in Greek local election runoffs Greeks voted on Sunday in the second round of local elections that are expected to show the conservative opposition party consolidating gains ahead of a snap general election next month....
16:00, 06/02/2019

CPI Once Again Reaches Out To CPI(M) For Reunification The CPI has once again reached out to the CPI(M) for a reunification of the two communist parties, hoping this time the cadre would exert pressure on its leadership to respond positively after their......
03:52, 06/14/2019

Wind remains on firefighters’ side in bout with High Level wildfire The blaze has been rated at a Level 6 — the most intense rating on the scale — which means flames are jumping from treetop to treetop in the tinder dry region....
19:13, 05/22/2019

PG&E proposes court order for CEO, board to tour town destroyed by wildfire PG&E Corp on Monday submitted a proposed order to a U.S. District Court judge that would require the power provider's chief executive and board to visit the California town of Paradise by July 15, to see the destruction caused by a wildfire in Novemb...
06:52, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 1-California utility to cut power to 27,000 customers to reduce wildfire risk Utility PG&E Corp planned to proactively shut off power on Saturday to 27,000 customers in Northern California due to an increased risk of wildfires, officials said....
07:13, 06/09/2019

California utility PG&E cuts off power to some customers to reduce wildfire risk Utility PG&E Corp proactively shut off power on Saturday to around 1,600 customers in northern California and said it might expand the shutdown to tens of thousands more due to an increased risk of wildfires....
18:00, 06/08/2019

California Today: Power Failures Are Looming. Here’s How to Prepare for Wildfire Season. Tuesday: What you need to know to be ready for a power shut-off. Also: Representative Katie Porter supports an impeachment inquiry, and an appreciation of Ozomatli....
16:26, 06/18/2019

California utility cuts power to up to 27,000 customers to reduce wildfire risk Pacific Gas & Electric is under pressure to prevent fire starts after downed power lines and other company equipment have been blamed for conflagrations that began during so-called fire weather....
05:26, 06/09/2019

UPDATE 1-California governor proposes $21 billion wildfire fund -media California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed a fund of up to $21 billion to help utilities pay for future wildfire damage, media reports said on Friday....
23:26, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 2-PG&E wins court approval to set up $105 million wildfire assistance fund PG&E Corp may set up a $105 million housing fund for victims of 2017 and 2018 wildfires in California, which set records for devastation and were blamed on the utility's equipment, the judge overseeing the bankruptcy of the investor-owned power produ...
23:52, 05/22/2019

Thousands of Alberta residents forced out by wildfire to be allowed home Wednesday As long as conditions hold, residents of Bigstone Cree Nation and Wabasca-Demarais will be allowed to return home on Wednesday. Wildfire forced mandatory evacuations on May 29....
21:26, 06/11/2019

Newsom Offers Plan to Help Shield California Utilities From Wildfire Liablilty Gov. Gavin Newsom’s proposal for a $21 fund would also protect power company customers from the kind of huge claims that have already helped push Pacific Gas & Electric into bankruptcy....
20:26, 06/21/2019

‘Goats are the best tool’: grazers in high demand to reduce US wildfire risk In the face of climate change and deadly fires, states from California to Colorado are turning hungry animals loose on the countrysideAs the western US braces for another wildfire season, following its most devastating on record, public officials and...
13:39, 07/12/2019

California officials reveal the cause of wildfire that killed 85 people and razed homes California’s most destructive wildfire killed 85 people and basically destroyed an entire city in 2018. The fire burned more than 150,000 acres..        ...
17:13, 05/16/2019

Spain: Major wildfire contained but heat wave remains a risk MADRID (AP) — Authorities in Spain say they have contained a major wildfire in the northeastern Catalonia region. But they warn that wind and temperatures forecast to remain around 40 C (104 F) could give the blaze fresh impetus Saturday. Miquel Buch...
10:39, 06/29/2019

California power company caused wildfire that killed 85, investigation finds The Camp fire, the deadliest blaze in California history, almost completely incinerated the town of ParadiseA major power company is responsible for the deadliest wildfire in California history, an investigation by the state fire agency Cal Fire has ...
11:52, 05/16/2019

Greek suspect blames porn addiction for California scientist’s murder A 27-year-old Greek son of a priest blamed a porn overload for him raping and killing a California scientist who vanished from a conference in Crete, local authorities said. Giannis Paraskakis, who confessed to the murder of 59-year-old Suzanne Eaton...
21:52, 07/17/2019

Tsipras asks Greek voters for chance to govern 'without our hands tied' PM vows to cut income tax and create half a million jobs after years of EU austerity measures The Greek prime minister, Alexis Tsipras, has kicked off his campaign for upcoming general elections, asking voters to give his leftwing government the chan...
19:39, 06/11/2019

Greek ex-Socialist leader quits party ahead of July 7 vote Evangelos Venizelos, a former Greek Socialist party leader and deputy prime minister, has quit the party, accusing its leader of aiming to turn the party into an adjunct of ruling left-wing Syriza party....
20:39, 06/01/2019

Hunger-striking Greek extremist wins new hope of jail leave ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A lawyer for a Greek far-left extremist jailed for 11 murders says Greece’s supreme court has ordered lower judges to reconsider his request for a temporary leave from prison, which had earlier been rejected. Dimitris Kouf...
11:39, 05/23/2019

Greek conservatives to win snap election, unseat leftists: exit poll Greek opposition conservatives held a strong lead over ruling leftist Syriza in snap elections on Sunday, a joint exit poll by five private TV stations showed....
18:39, 07/07/2019

3000-year-old Greek Processional ‘Sacred Road’ Discovered in Turkey An important and very rare ‘Sacred Road’ has been unearthed by archaeologists in western Turkey.  ...
02:26, 07/11/2019

Ancient Celts were partial to beer, mead and imported Greek wines Analysing ancient pots has revealed the drinking habits of Celts in France. Over 2000 years ago they were drinking beer, mead and imported Greek wines...
20:39, 06/19/2019

Greek site of ancient synagogue confronts anti-Semitic past A town in Greece is grappling with its history. Tourists now flock to sites that the townspeople of Veria often don't even know about. Authorities have little interest in playing up a legacy of anti-Semitism, however....
03:39, 05/02/2019

A chunk of skull recovered from a Greek cave could rewrite human history Scientists say they've identified the earliest sign of our species outside Africa, a chunk of skull recovered from a cave in southern Greece.        ...
22:13, 07/10/2019

Greek fighter jets overfly North Macedonia under NATO tests SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — North Macedonia says fighter jets from neighboring Greece have carried out NATO-linked test overflights of its territory as part of the country’s process of joining the alliance. The defense ministry said Tuesday&...
18:00, 05/21/2019

Greek conservatives have 10- to 15.5-point lead over Syriza in snap vote: polls Greece's conservative New Democracy party has a 10- to 15.5 percentage point lead over the ruling leftist Syriza ahead of a snap election on Sunday, two polls published on Friday showed....
17:52, 07/05/2019

Greek Police Have Arrested a Suspect in the Killing of an American Researcher on Crete Greek police have arrested a suspect in the murder of an American molecular biologist, who they say was run down by a local man during her daily walk, put in the trunk of his car, raped and abandoned in a nearby tunnel. The national police held a pre...
19:13, 07/16/2019

New Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis takes power after Alexis Tsipras defeat New Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis formally took power Monday, a day after he said the electoral victory shows there's a strong mandate for change in the Mediterranean nation....
16:13, 07/08/2019

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....
23:00, 07/07/2019

Story of woman who fled California wildfire after giving birth to be made into film A Private War director Matthew Heineman to write and direct film set against backdrop of the 2018 Camp Fire that killed 85 peopleThe deadly wildfires that hit California in 2018 are to become the subject of a new film, it has been announced.According...
15:39, 07/10/2019

Manure pile spontaneously combusts to spark 13,000-acre wildfire, Spanish authorities say Authorities say a heap of fertilizer led to a massive wildfire blaze that threatens nearly 50,000 acres and forced 53 people to evacuate in Catalonia.        ...
01:39, 06/28/2019

In Christchurch, UN chief calls for tolerance, solidarity to extinguish ‘wildfire’ of hate speech On a three-day visit to New Zealand, UN Secretary-General António Guterres paid his respects to the victims of the horrific mosque attacks in Christchurch, where dozens of Muslims were gunned down in two separate incidents during Friday prayers on 15...
08:00, 05/14/2019

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....
01:26, 05/21/2019

Highway 16 reopens, residents return home as wildfire burns west of Edson Highway 16 west of Edson, Alta. reopened early Monday morning and residents who were forced from their homes Sunday have been allowed to return as a wildfire continues to burn west of the town....
01:26, 05/21/2019

Out-of-control Alberta wildfire near High Level surges in size to 2,300 square kilometres The Chuckegg Creek Fire ballooned in size between Wednesday and Thursday. As of 11 a.m. Thursday, it was approximately 2,300 square kilometres — or 230,000 hectares....
20:26, 05/30/2019

California Governor Gavin Newsom Signs Bill For $21 Billion Wildfire Fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Corp and the state's other investor-owned utilities......
11:00, 07/13/2019

Wildfire Blazes Portugal, Injuring 32 People, as Firefighters Work to Stop the Flames (COLOS, Portugal) — More than 1,000 firefighters on Monday were battling a major wildfire amid scorching temperatures in Portugal, where forest blazes wreak destruction every summer. About 90% of the fire area in the Castelo Branco district, 20...
20:39, 07/22/2019

Greek sculptor Takis, whose works used magnetism, sound and light, dies aged 93 Greek sculptor Takis, whose kinetic artworks were admired at major art museums around the world in a career spanning over 70 years, died on Friday at the age of 93, his foundation said....
13:26, 08/09/2019

Greek election: Conservative party regains control, ousts left-wing PM Conservative opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis comfortably won Greece's parliamentary elections Sunday, delivering a stinging blow to leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras after a tumultuous four years in office as the country struggled through a...
06:00, 07/08/2019