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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....

Smoke From Greek Island Ravaged By Wildfires Reaches Athens

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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 the authorities for assistance from its European partners....
02:14, 08/14/2019

Endangered frogs delay cleanup in city ravaged by wildfires Fears of harming an endangered frog species have forced crews to delay cleaning debris from about 800 properties in Paradise, angering some residents anxious to start rebuilding their homes....
22:56, 05/10/2019

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...
17:00, 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.        ...
19:28, 07/19/2019

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.        ...
01:56, 08/03/2019

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 ...
18:28, 05/31/2019

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. ...
01:42, 05/31/2019

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...
23:56, 06/25/2019

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.        ...
13:28, 08/02/2019

Smoke from Amazon wildfires plunges Sao Paulo into darkness in middle of day The largest city in Brazil was suddenly plunged into darkness in the middle of the day on Monday after billowing smoke from ongoing wildfires in the Amazon region combined with a weather pattern, creating an ominous, dark blanket over the metropolis....
20:00, 08/21/2019

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...
08:28, 06/25/2019

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...
09:42, 07/05/2019

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....
13:42, 07/12/2019

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...
00:56, 08/13/2019

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....
14:14, 08/14/2019

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. ...
09:00, 07/31/2019

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...
20:14, 07/28/2019

Search launched near Greek island after helicopter crash Coast guard vessels and a helicopter are involved in a search-and-rescue effort in Greece following a private helicopter crash near an island popular with vacationers and summer home owners...
16:28, 08/20/2019

Body of missing UK astrophysicist found on Greek island 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...
18:42, 08/07/2019

Firefighting planes resume flights over Greek island fire Water-dropping planes and helicopters have resumed work at first light over a major wildfire burning through a protected nature reserve on the Greek island of Evia, where hundreds of people were evacuated from four villages and a monastery...
12:14, 08/14/2019

Fire rages out of control in Greek island nature reserve More than a Hundreds of firefighters battled wildfires Tuesday in Greece, with the largest burning out of control through a nature reserve on the island of Evia north of Athens causing four villages and a monastery to be evacuated...
20:29, 08/13/2019

Greek authorities search for British woman missing on island Greek authorities have launched a major search operation on the Aegean island of Ikaria for a British woman reported missing after she reportedly went for a morning run the previous day and failed to return...
14:14, 08/06/2019

Firefighters battle blaze in Greek island nature reserve Greek firefighters backed by water-dropping planes and helicopters battled a wildfire on the island of Evia for a second day, with flare-ups in hard-to-reach areas hampering efforts to bring the blaze under control....
19:56, 08/14/2019

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 ...
12:14, 08/12/2019

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....
07:42, 07/08/2019

Greek volunteers tell of finding UK scientist's body on island of Ikaria Rescuers passed close to where Natalie Christopher’s body lay several times, leader saysVolunteers who joined the search for Natalie Christopher, the British astrophysicist whose body was found in a ravine on the Greek island of Ikaria, have describe...
22:56, 08/09/2019

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....
18:14, 06/23/2019

Greek police find body of missing Briton on Ikaria island Greek police have found the body of a missing 35-year-old British astrophysicist missing since Monday in a ravine on the Greek island of Ikaria, they said on Wednesday....
18:42, 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 ...
16:14, 07/10/2019

Boat with 58 migrants reaches Italian island of Lampedusa 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....
14:14, 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...
20:42, 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...
18:42, 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....
21:00, 08/07/2019

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....
12:00, 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....
01:56, 08/08/2019

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....
04:14, 06/08/2019

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....
16:42, 06/07/2019

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....
03:56, 07/05/2019

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....
18:14, 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....
07:28, 07/12/2019

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...
12:14, 08/12/2019

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....
23:14, 08/12/2019

Greece: Strong earthquake strikes northwest of Athens A 5.0 magnitude earthquake has struck Greece, northwest of the capital. A seismologist appealed for calm but warned residents to be prepared for afterschocks....
15:14, 07/19/2019

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09:28, 06/22/2019

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 ...
21:14, 08/03/2019

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...
15:42, 06/04/2019

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....
23:00, 07/19/2019

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...
15:42, 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....
20:28, 07/19/2019

Storm-ravaged central U.S. braces for more tornadoes, flooding It will be no rest for the weary across the central United States as lives and property will continue to be threatened by severe weather and flooding this Memorial Day holiday weekend and into Tuesday....
22:28, 05/26/2019

Is Pakistan's war-ravaged northwestern region turning against the military? Pakistan's military has accused a Pashtun civil rights movement of destabilizing the country at Afghanistan's behest. Rights groups say that the movement is being targeted for opposing military policy in Pashtun lands....
20:00, 05/07/2019

Vekic advances at rain-ravaged Nottingham Open Former champion Donna Vekic defeated Dalila Jakupovic of Slovenia 6-2, 6-7 (5), 6-0 on Wednesday as the Nottingham Open finally got underway after two days were completely washed out by rain        ...
05:28, 06/13/2019

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01:00, 06/13/2019

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...
20:28, 07/19/2019

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......
21:42, 06/21/2019

Syrian teenager left suffering in Athens by UK Home Office 'failure' Unaccompanied Syrian fell into despair after waiting more than six months for response to applicationA Syrian teenager left suicidal after the Home Office failed to respond to his application to join his family in Britain is finally set to be reunite...
17:42, 07/11/2019

In Flood-Ravaged Assam, How People Are Coping In Relief Camps Nearly 52 lakh people have been affected and 1.5 lakh shifted to relief camps in Assam over the last one week due to floods triggered by incessant rain. So far, 20 people have lost their lives, five......
20:28, 07/16/2019

Video reveals fire-ravaged interior of Harlem apartment Shocking new video shows the fire-gutted remains of the Harlem apartment where a mother and five of her children perished Wednesday in an early morning blaze....
03:00, 05/09/2019

Antetokounmpo funds basketball court in fire-ravaged Greece ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek NBA star Giannis Antetokounmpo has agreed to fund the construction of an indoor basketball court in a fire-ravaged area outside Athens where at least 100 people were killed last year. The mayor of the Rafina area where the...
20:14, 05/20/2019

| PICS | Radovan Krejcir's former mansion near Prague ravaged in blaze A repossessed villa in Cernošice near Prague in the Czech Republic - that once belonged to Radovan Krejcir - has been hit by a "large fire", Czech media has reported....
21:14, 08/20/2019

Minor League Stadium Ravaged By The Dreaded Mumford & Sons The Pioneer League’s Missoula Osprey had to postpone all of its games this weekend when the aftermath of a Mumford & Sons concert combined with bad weather to make the baseball field mushy and unplayable....
19:28, 08/19/2019

Animation fans lay flowers, pay respects at Japan studio ravaged by arson Animation fans and Kyoto residents gathered at the site of Japan's worst mass killing in 18 years on Friday, offering flowers and prayers for the 33 people who died in an arson attack on an animation studio in the city....
06:42, 07/19/2019

Heatwave threatens France's fire-ravaged Notre-Dame cathedral The searing temperatures gripping France risk precipitating the collapse of Notre-Dame de Paris' fire-ravaged vaulted ceiling, the cathedral's chief architect said on Wednesday....
18:28, 07/24/2019

New round of severe weather to batter storm-ravaged Plains, central U.S. After a severe weather outbreak hammered areas from Texas to Kansas and Missouri early this week, more severe weather will threaten these same areas in the days leading up to the Memorial Day holiday weekend....
02:14, 05/23/2019

Earthquakes ravaged Los Angeles and San Francisco. So, what spared this city in the California desert? The isolated California city of Ridgecrest saw minimal damage despite being close to the epicenter of two major earthquakes.        ...
17:42, 07/09/2019

India's Modi flies over cyclone-ravaged east, promises millions to rebuild Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi saw for himself the damage wreaked by a powerful cyclone on Monday, pledging an extra 10 billion rupees ($144.19 million) to the hardest-hit state of Odisha where hundreds of thousands returned home from shelters....
14:00, 05/06/2019

Tropical threat in Gulf of Mexico may bring more misery to flood-ravaged central US Just days into the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season, a tropical threat may be brewing in the Gulf of Mexico that could eventually bring more rain to parts of the U.S. that are already seeing record flooding....
19:56, 06/03/2019

Easy-listening legend Barry Manilow gives $100,000 to hurricane-ravaged high school band There just aren’t enough Barry Manilow news days, in our opinion. The just-turned 76-year-old easy-listening songwriting legend is still performing in Vegas, and also runs the Manilow Music Project, which is “keeping dreams alive one instrument at a ...
22:28, 06/21/2019

The military says it needs nearly $10 billion to fix storm-ravaged bases, but the White House still hasn't asked Congress for the money Associated Press Tyndall and Offutt Air Force Bases and Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune took major damage from storms in 2017 and 2018. The services have said they need nearly $10 billion to repair those facilities and others, but the White House sti...
23:14, 05/13/2019

Notre Dame: Paris heat wave presents new threat to fire-ravaged cathedral, architect warns Chief architect of France’s historic monuments fears cathedral's stone walls may dry too fast amid the record heat wave, causing its vault to collapse.       ...
15:14, 07/25/2019

Massive cholera vaccine campaign planned for cyclone-ravaged Mozambique, as UN calls for 'urgent' step-up in support Around 900,000 doses of cholera vaccine arrived in Mozambique on Tuesday to help stave off a possible epidemic, after the devastation caused by Cyclone Idai, amid reports that the disease has already infected more than 1,000 people in affected areas....
21:38, 04/28/2019

Wizards Signed Injury-Ravaged Point Guard To Mentor John Wall Through Injury Rehabilitation NBA general managers will say a lot of things to hype up or defend or justify a personnel move. Every player who changes teams suddenly becomes a hard worker, a true professional, and a locker-room leader, if only during that initial flush of excite...
07:28, 08/06/2019

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 ...
21:00, 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....
03:28, 08/03/2019

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....
09:00, 08/01/2019

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...
21:14, 05/15/2019

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 ...
20:14, 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...
02:00, 07/20/2019

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....
21:28, 05/14/2019

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.       ...
21:56, 08/06/2019

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....
05:00, 05/16/2019

'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....
01:14, 05/29/2019

'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....
23:56, 08/05/2019

The Amazon is burning and smoke from the fires can be seen from space Smoke from record wildfires raging in the Amazon rainforest blanketed São Paulo on Monday and could be seen from space.        ...
04:56, 08/22/2019

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...
17:00, 06/20/2019

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 ...
22:42, 05/17/2019

Brazil wildfires put spotlight on deforestation Brazil's official monitoring agency is reporting a sharp increase in wildfires this year. President Jair Bolsonaro suggested Wednesday, without citing evidence, that non-governmental organizations could be setting them to make him look bad. (Au...
02:56, 08/23/2019

Canadian Wildfires Are Already Turning Sunsets Red in the US The calendar hasn’t turned to summer yet, but skies in Canada and across the U.S. already look like August. Smoke from massive Canadian wildfires has made the sun disappear in Edmonton and turned Friday’s sunrise blood red as far east as Vermont.Read...
20:14, 05/31/2019

Heatwave sparks wildfires in the Arctic The Arctic is a chilly place, or at least it’s supposed to be, but a recent combination of record-breaking heat and intense wildfires have turned areas of Greenland, Siberia and Alaska into smoke-covered infernos. Scientists have been keeping a close...
16:14, 07/22/2019

Wildfires rage in the Amazon rainforest As wildfires rage in the Amazon rainforest, global attention has ignited bitter dispute about who is the blame for burning "the lungs of the planet."        ...
21:00, 08/23/2019

Amazon wildfires get some help from US firefighting plane A firefighting plane from California made its way to South America on Friday to help local authorities fight the massive wildfires burning up in parts of the Amazon....
14:56, 08/25/2019

The UK has already had more wildfires in 2019 than any year on record Just four months into 2019, the UK has been hit by more large wildfires than in the whole of 2018. Fires are thought to be made more likely by climate change...
22:42, 04/28/2019

PG&E says SEC investigating it for disclosures, losses for wildfires PG&E Corp said on Thursday the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating the company regarding public disclosures and losses related to wildfires....
00:56, 05/03/2019

Wildfires rage in Israel during heatwave Firefighters on Thursday battled wildfires that scorched swathes of forests in central Israel, forcing some small towns to be evacuated, during a heatwave that brought record temperatures to parts of the country....
00:28, 05/24/2019

Hotshot crews prepare for wildfires TUCSON — It’s wildfire season, and hotshots are working around the clock to make sure southern Arizona is ready for any flames that might pop up. One team working at the Coronado National Forest is the Springville hotshot crew. They came from C...
05:56, 06/24/2019

Screeners find 6 smoke grenades in airline passenger’s bag NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Transportation Security Administration screeners at Newark Liberty International Airport discovered six smoke grenades in a passenger’s carry-on bag as he attempted to board a flight to the Dominican Republic. The TSA says a...
13:14, 06/18/2019

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 ...
08:14, 06/25/2019

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....
12:56, 07/03/2019

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....
00:28, 07/27/2019

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...
02:00, 05/15/2019

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...
07:28, 05/04/2019

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...
02:28, 07/16/2019

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...
16:56, 07/15/2019

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...
23:14, 05/13/2019

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 ...
19:00, 05/14/2019

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....
17:00, 07/01/2019

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....
03:56, 08/02/2019

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....
04:42, 08/02/2019

New York smokers huffy over new second-hand smoke survey Big Apple smokers have a message for their cigarette-hating coworkers — butt out. Smokers interviewed by the Post Tuesday were less than pleased with a new study that found the vast majority of New Yorkers don’t want co-workers — or...
01:42, 08/21/2019

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...
05:00, 05/26/2019

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......
12:42, 06/06/2019

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.”...
14:00, 05/10/2019

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....
20:00, 06/29/2019

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...
12:14, 08/01/2019

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....
13:56, 05/07/2019

"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."...
16:42, 05/25/2019

Wildfires hit central Portugal, 1,000 firefighters mobilized More than 1,000 firefighters battled three blazes sweeping across central Portugal early on Sunday, prompting authorities to partially evacuate a village and leaving one person with severe injuries....
04:14, 07/21/2019

Hundreds of firefighters combat Portugal wildfires Several firefighters have been injured while working to contain wildfires in central Portugal, with the blazes exacerbated by strong wind. Authorities have deployed a small army contingent to help combat the fires....
10:14, 07/21/2019

Multiple wildfires burning in Cochise County TUCSON – Cochise County officials say lighting strikes have sparked several fires south of Benson. Officials say the fires are burning south of St. David near Middlemarch Road and on Fort Huachuca near Laundy HIll. Both fires are producing heav...
05:00, 07/15/2019

Four more villages evacuated as wildfires rage on in Greece More than 250 firefighters were battling four wildfires on the Greek island of Evia on Friday, with authorities ordering the evacuation of four villages as a precaution....
02:28, 07/06/2019

Photos: Here’s how the Amazon wildfires and deforestation look from space Fires in the Amazon rainforest show up clearly and ominously in satellite imagery, showing the increased deforestation trends that are putting the planet's carbon savings account and bastion of biodiversity at risk....
00:28, 08/23/2019

Portugal Is Using Goats to Prepare for Wildfires, But There's Not Enough Shepherds Portugal, which has been ravaged by wildfires of increasing severity and duration in the era of climate change, is turning back to the goat to clear underbrush in the hopes of limiting potential fuel sources for the blazes, the New York Times reporte...
15:42, 08/18/2019

Wildfires wreak havoc from France to Greece With EU air support, nearly 400 firefighters are working to extinguish a blaze on the Greek island of Evia. In France, more than 500 firefighters are battling a blaze that has destroyed 900 hectares of pine forest....
17:56, 08/15/2019

Greece: Villages evacuated as wildfires rage As a major wildfire on the island of Evia continues to spread, rescuers are racing to evacuate hundreds of people. "The only way for this fire to be extinguished is when there's nothing left to burn," a firefighter said....
19:28, 08/13/2019

PG&E to pay $1 billion to local governments for catastrophic wildfires California utility Pacific Gas and Electric has agreed to pay $1 billion to 14 local governments for igniting several devastating wildfires that destroyed thousands of homes and nearly wiped out one town. ...
04:14, 06/19/2019

Bolivia president does about-face and will now accept aid to put out wildfires Bolivian President Evo Morales did an about-face on Sunday and said he was now open to international aid to fight the blazes that have engulfed rural villages and doubled in size since Thursday....
06:28, 08/26/2019

Wildfires are raging in the Arctic after an unprecedented heatwave The Arctic is a chilly place, or at least it’s supposed to be, but a recent combination of record-breaking heat and intense wildfires have turned areas of Greenland, Siberia, and Alaska into smoke-covered infernos. Scientists have been keeping ...
05:56, 07/20/2019

Firefighters battle wildfires in France after temperatures hit 45.9C Hundreds of firefighters and 10 aircraft have been battling to contain wildfires in southern France after a stifling heatwave brought record-breaking temperatures of 45.9C (114F)....
22:28, 06/29/2019

Last year's wildfires were the most expensive in California history Most of the $12bn in damages relate to the Paradise fire, which killed 85 and destroyed nearly 19,000 buildingsInsurance claims have topped $12bn for the November wildfires in California, making them the most expensive in state history.The figure rel...
03:00, 05/09/2019

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....
07:28, 08/07/2019

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.       ...
22:56, 06/18/2019

DTM Brands Hatch: Frijns's Audi filled with smoke for last 20 laps A suspected exhaust manifold problem caused Robin Frijns's Audi RS5 car to fill with smoke for the "last 20 laps" of the DTM's first race at Brands Hatch...
09:56, 08/11/2019

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....
17:56, 08/13/2019

Not enough smoke detectors in Pennsylvania day care where 5 children died, officials say Investigators apparently only found one smoke detector in the aftermath of a Pennsylvania daycare fire where four of the five victims were siblings.        ...
04:14, 08/14/2019

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....
03:42, 07/02/2019

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....
22:28, 07/26/2019

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....
23:28, 06/05/2019

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....
19:28, 06/05/2019

As Amazon Fires Rage, Thick Smoke Chokes Brazil Blackened tree trunks lay smoldering on the charred ground as thick smoke chokes the Amazon rainforest in Brazil, a scene of devastation that is being repeated across the "lungs of the planet."...
23:14, 08/25/2019

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...
05:00, 05/31/2019

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.       ...
09:56, 08/07/2019

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...
10:42, 08/07/2019

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....
17:56, 05/29/2019

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...
06:14, 08/07/2019

Wildfires in Spain as heatwave roasts Europe - but 'worst still to come' Hundreds of firefighters have struggled to contain a major wildfire in northeastern Spain on a day that has seen temperatures continue to soar across most of Europe....
22:28, 06/27/2019

Wildfires spread in Catalonia as heatwave grips Spain Wildfires raged on Thursday across nearly 10,000 acres (4,000 hectares) in the northeastern Spanish region of Catalonia and fire fighters said the area affected could increase significantly as a powerful heatwave grips the entire country....
17:42, 06/27/2019

10,000 people evacuated, homes destroyed because of Alberta wildfires The Alberta government said hot, dry and windy conditions fueling the northern wildfires aren't going away soon and will make fighting the fires difficult, so people need to prepare themselves....
19:00, 05/31/2019

Friday’s air quality forecast for Alberta amid wildfires Special air quality statements remained in place for much of the province on Friday, as smoke from the northern Alberta wildfires made its way south....
22:56, 05/31/2019

Canadian Natural to temporarily shut in oil production due to wildfires Oil and gas producer Canadian Natural Resources Ltd said on Friday it would temporarily shut-in about 65,000 barrels per day (bbl/d) of crude oil production due to forest fires in Alberta....
11:28, 06/01/2019

California regulator considers penalty against PG&E in 2017 wildfires California utilities regulator has opened a case to evaluate and consider penalties against power and gas utility PG&E Corp for its involvement in the fierce wildfires that killed 46 people in Northern California's wine country in 2017....
07:28, 06/28/2019

Wildfires sweep across Israel as heatwave grips region JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police have ordered the evacuation of several communities in southern and central Israel as wildfires rage amid a major heatwave. Firefighters battled brushfires Thursday along the Gaza boundary, as well as near the country&#...
18:00, 05/23/2019

Heatwave and Wildfires in Alaska as Temperatures Hit 90 Degrees On Independence Day It’s about 80 degrees inside Brian Brettschneider’s Anchorage, Alaska home, but he can’t open up his windows. Smoke is drifting into the city from the nearby Swan Lake wildfire, and he’s trying to keep the ash out of his house...
23:00, 07/05/2019

More than 100 wildfires rage across Mexico as authorities declare EMERGENCY MEXICO has declared an environmental emergency across Mexico City as smoke from more than 100 wildfires raised air pollution to potentially harmful levels....
04:00, 05/16/2019

Arctic wildfires emitted as much CO2 in June as Sweden does in a year Wildfires this year have been at an unusual intensity despite being common in the northern hemisphere between May and OctoberArctic wildfires, some the size of 100,000 football pitches, emitted as much carbon dioxide (CO2) last month as the country o...
00:14, 07/13/2019

Hawaii governor declares emergency for Maui wildfires Hawaii's governor on Friday declared an emergency on the island of Maui, where firefighters were battling a blaze that forced the evacuations of thousands of people and sent huge clouds of smoke billowing over nearby beaches....
09:56, 07/13/2019

Hawaii Governor Declares Emergency In Maui For Wildfires Hawaii's governor on Friday declared an emergency on the island of Maui, where firefighters were battling a blaze that forced the evacuations of thousands of people and sent huge clouds of smoke......
13:00, 07/13/2019

Koalas burned in wildfires can now be saved but the treatment is gross With wildfires on the rise, endangered koalas are more threatened than ever, but a new treatment for burned animals offers a ray of hope. We go inside the world's only koala hospital...
19:28, 06/18/2019

Koalas burned in wildfires can be now saved but the treatment is gross With wildfires on the rise, endangered koalas are more threatened than ever, but a new treatment for burned animals offers a ray of hope. We go inside the world's only koala hospital...
18:14, 06/14/2019

Villagers, firefighters battle massive wildfires in Portugal VILA DE REI/MACAO, Portugal — Blazes in central Portugal reached houses on Sunday, forcing locals to take matters into their own hands as they tried to protect their homes from huge wildfires with buckets of water and hosepipes as strong winds fanned...
03:14, 07/22/2019

| UN, France raise concern over Amazon wildfires 'crisis' Paris and the United Nations have called for the protection of the fire-plagued Amazon rainforest as Brazil's right-wing president accused his French counterpart of having a 'colonialist mentality' over the issue....
16:14, 08/23/2019

| WATCH | Brazil's Bolsonaro blames wildfires on NGOs Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has said that non-governmental organisations could be burning down the Amazon rain forest to bring shame on his government. WATCH NOW....
02:28, 08/23/2019

Siberian wildfires turn up heat on Russian oil producers Raging Siberian wildfires are forcing Russian oil firms to evacuate workers and suspend drilling, industry sources said, adding to challenges facing the world's second-largest crude exporter which is already battling an oil contamination problem....
15:28, 08/02/2019

Strong winds reignite wildfires in central Portugal More than 1,000 firefighters battled wildfires in central Portugal on Monday, forcing the evacuation of several villages as the authorities hoped to limit the number of residents at risk....
20:00, 07/22/2019

Portugal: Wildfires continue to rage as winds fan the flames Fires, which earlier had seemed under control, picked up pace later on Monday as winds caused the inferno to spread. So far, 33 injuries have been reported....
00:28, 07/23/2019

Russia declares emergency over huge wildfires in Siberia Raging wildfires have swallowed up an area bigger that the state of Belgium across Siberia, with smoke enveloping cities. Observers and activists slammed the Russian government for not responding earlier....
05:56, 07/31/2019

'Unprecedented': more than 100 Arctic wildfires burn in worst ever season Huge blazes in Greenland, Siberia and Alaska are producing plumes of smoke that can be seen from spaceThe Arctic is suffering its worst wildfire season on record, with huge blazes in Greenland, Siberia and Alaska producing plumes of smoke that can be...
22:28, 07/26/2019

Trump offers Putin help with Siberian wildfires: Kremlin U.S. President Donald Trump in a phone call on Wednesday offered his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin assistance in putting out wildfires in Russia's Siberia, the Kremlin said in a statement....
03:00, 08/01/2019

PG&E Knew for Years Its Lines Could Spark Wildfires, and Didn't Fix Them Documents obtained by The Wall Street Journal show that the utility has long been aware that parts of its 18,500-mile transmission system were dangerously outdated. That includes towers on the line that sparked last year’s deadly Camp Fire....
22:00, 07/10/2019

Russia has declared a state of emergency over Siberian wildfires Russia has declared a state of emergency in five Siberian regions after a million people signed petitions demanding action on unprecedented wildfires...
01:56, 08/01/2019

Arctic wildfires raging amid record heatwave Wildfires have broken out across the arctic circle. The infernos currently raging throughout parts of Alaska, Greenland, and bits of northern Siberia and Scandinavia are believed to have been the result of lightning strikes, and made worse by an unus...
19:56, 07/27/2019

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...
19:00, 05/09/2019

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....
04:42, 06/10/2019

Smoke causes Hawaiian Airlines flight to make emergency landing; 7 injured Smoke filled the cargo hold and cabin of Hawaiian Airlines flight HA47 to Honolulu, forcing the plane to make an emergency landing, the company said....
13:56, 08/23/2019

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....
16:00, 05/30/2019

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....
11:28, 08/07/2019

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....
20:42, 06/25/2019

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....
03:28, 08/14/2019

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...
17:14, 06/28/2019

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 ...
04:56, 06/13/2019

Construction worker takes smoke break as crane balances in midair A crane operator in Brooklyn took a smoke break as the small machine hung precariously in midair Thursday morning after workers overfilled the machine, according to authorities and photographs. The lift began tipping shortly before 8:30 a.m. in the a...
20:00, 07/25/2019

Smoke forces Hawaii Airlines Airbus to make emergency landing A Hawaiian Airlines jetliner made an emergency landing in Honolulu on Thursday after smoke filled the cabin and cargo hold, and seven people were taken to hospital, officials said....
14:14, 08/23/2019

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....
11:14, 06/04/2019

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.       ...
17:56, 08/06/2019

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....
13:56, 08/06/2019

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...
19:00, 08/07/2019

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...
04:00, 05/12/2019

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

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."...
04:42, 07/10/2019

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...
11:14, 06/18/2019

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...
01:42, 07/09/2019

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, ...
02:14, 08/07/2019

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....
01:00, 08/07/2019

Alberta institute wants to share Indigenous solutions to handling wildfires A study based at an institute in Canmore will look to limit and cope with wildfire by studying how First Nations managed fire, modernizing traditional stories from Indigenous elders....
03:00, 05/22/2019

California wildfires 'too extreme' even for birds that thrive in burned out forests Northern California's raging wildfires have become "too extreme" even for certain types of birds that typically thrive in burned out forests, scientists say....
01:56, 08/07/2019

'Worst is still to come': Sizzling Europe battles wildfires, health risks Wildfires raged across Catalonia and French authorities stepped up restrictions on water use and driving in cities as swathes of western Europe remained in the grip of an intense heatwave....
23:28, 06/27/2019

Norbord temporarily halts Alberta mill production following wildfires Norbord Inc said on Tuesday it suspended production at its oriented strand board (OSB) mill in High Level, Alberta, to comply with evacuation orders following nearby wildfires....
22:00, 05/21/2019

Putin hails Trump's bid to warm relations by battling wildfires together US President Donald Trump offered Russian President Vladimir Putin assistance in fighting vast wildfires in Siberia during a phone call on Wednesday, the Kremlin said in a statement....
12:42, 08/02/2019

Russia says Siberian wildfires started on purpose by illegal loggers Russian prosecutors said on Tuesday that some of the vast Siberian wildfires that environmentalists have dubbed a climate emergency were started on purpose by arsonists trying to conceal illegal logging activity....
20:14, 08/06/2019

Even animals that thrive in wildfires can’t cope with California’s mega-fires Northern California's raging wildfires have become "too extreme" even for certain types of birds that typically thrive in burned out forests, scientists say....
19:00, 08/07/2019

‘Unprecedented’ wildfires in the Arctic emitted as much CO2 in June as Sweden does in a year Wildfires in the Arctic last month emitted as much carbon dioxide (CO2) as all of Sweden does in a year, according to the World Meteorological Organization....
02:00, 07/21/2019

NASA publishes atlas of 13.3M wildfires spotted from space since 2003 NASA scientists have produced a global wildfire map. Researchers at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center plotted the 13.3 million fires spotted by NASA's MODIS instrument between 2003 and 2016....
17:28, 08/08/2019

Europeans and Egypt send air support as Israel battles wildfires Four European countries and Egypt sent aircraft to help Israel battle wildfires that have forced the evacuation of some small towns, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Friday, as a record heatwave looked set to worsen conditions....
13:56, 05/24/2019

Fighting wildfires with prescribed burns often falls short in US West KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Calif. — The thick scent of smoke hung in the midday air when a trail along the Kings River opened up to an ominous scene: flames in the trees and thick gray smoke shrouding canyon walls. Firefighters were on the job. In f...
03:00, 08/13/2019

'The worst is still to come': sizzling Europe battles wildfires, health risks Wildfires raged across Catalonia and French authorities stepped up restrictions on water use and driving in cities as swathes of western Europe remained gripped by a powerful heatwave....
17:42, 06/27/2019

Wildfires: blazes rage in Arctic during severe heatwave – video The Arctic Circle is suffering from an unprecedented number of wildfires in the latest sign of a climate crisis. With some blazes the size of 100,000 football pitches, vast areas in Siberia, Alaska and Greenland are engulfed in flames. The World Mete...
22:28, 07/26/2019

| Portugal firefighters control wildfires, but warn of strong winds Portuguese firefighters have been cautiously optimistic that they have largely controlled a massive wildfire in a central region where dozens of people were killed in huge blazes in 2017, but warned that strong winds could cause the remaining flames ...
19:14, 07/22/2019

Hundreds of firefighters tackle wildfires in Portugal, village evacuated Hundreds of firefighters are currently working to combat serious wildfires in central Portugal that ripped through the region, forcing evacuations on Sunday, while injuring 12 civilians and eight firefighters, according to authorities....
00:28, 07/22/2019

Firefighters battle wildfires sweeping parts of central Portugal About 1,800 firefighters struggle to contain blazes that have injured at least 20 people About 1,800 firefighters have been struggling to contain wildfires in central Portugal that have injured 20 people, including eight firefighters.The fires broke ...
21:56, 07/21/2019

PG&E's Radical Plan to Prevent Wildfires: Shut Down the Power Grid When dangerously high winds arise this year, the utility says it will black out fire-prone areas that are home to 5.4 million people. No U.S. utility has blacked out so many on purpose....
03:00, 04/29/2019

Arctic wildfires in June equivalent to Sweden's annual emissions - U.N. Arctic wildfires, some the size of 100,000 soccer pitches, emitted as much carbon dioxide (CO2) last month as the country of Sweden does in a whole year, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Friday....
19:14, 07/12/2019

G7 leaders to hold emergency talks over Amazon wildfires crisis Brazil’s handling of fires to top agenda in Biarritz as France and Ireland threaten to block trade dealAmazon fires: what is happening and is there anything we can do?Leaders of the world’s major democracies are due to hold emergency talks this weeke...
20:43, 08/23/2019

G7 nations close to agreeing on how to fight Amazon wildfires: Macron He said the G7 countries comprising the United States, Japan, Germany, France, Italy, Britain and Canada, were finalizing a possible deal on "technical and financial help."...
20:28, 08/25/2019

Leonardo DiCaprio-backed fund pledges $5M in aid for Amazon wildfires Leonardo DiCaprio has joined with other philanthropists in pledging $5 million dollars through their environmental foundation to aid the Amazon as massive wildfires continue to burn across the region....
03:42, 08/26/2019

Arctic wildfires continue to burn, releasing record amounts of CO2 Wildfires are raging across the Arctic as warm, dry conditions persist across the region. Satellite images have revealed wildfires burning in Alaska, Greenland and throughout Siberia....
20:14, 07/25/2019

With forest wildfires raging, Bolivia seeks help from SuperTanker plane Bolivian firefighters are still trying to put out wildfires that have already burned more than 650,000 hectares (1.6 million acres) of tropical forest, roughly the size of the U.S. state of Delaware, officials said on Thursday....
01:42, 08/23/2019

Saskatchewan cabin owners advised how to help prevent wildfires from spreading Parks Canada said simple things like removing yard waste and trimming vegetation around homes are vital in stopping the spread of wildfires this season....
08:00, 07/18/2019

PG&E Shuts Power to California Resort Area to Prevent Wildfires PG&E cut power to customers in a Napa County resort area, the first of what the utility has said will likely be numerous pre-emptive shutdowns this year to help prevent deadly wildfires....
16:00, 06/09/2019

Russia's Putin orders troops to help fight Siberia wildfires Russia's military will join the combat against wildfires raging in Siberia as they rip through several remote regions, Kremlin officials said. The fires are affecting Arctic snow, a climate expert told DW....
23:00, 07/31/2019

700 Firefighters Tackle Wildfires As Heatwave In Europe Breaks Records Hundreds of firefighters battled on Saturday to contain wildfires in southern France as a stifling heatwave brought record-breaking temperatures to parts of Europe, killing at least three people in......
21:14, 06/29/2019

Spain fights wildfires as sweltering heat continues across Europe Blazes continued into Saturday in central and northeastern Spain. In Catalonia, the regional government said they had contained one fire, but were struggling to deal with a smaller one....
21:28, 06/29/2019

Russia's Putin orders army to help battle wildfires in Siberia Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday ordered the army to help firefighters battle wildfires in Siberia but environmentalists said the move was unlikely to produce a quick breakthrough....
18:42, 07/31/2019

4 ways to make sure your pet survives tornadoes, wildfires, hurricanes and other disasters Preparing for the worst can help you keep your pets with you, keep them healthy, and maximize the chances of reunification if they must be left behind.        ...
19:56, 05/20/2019

As Wildfires Get Worse, Insurers Pull Back From Riskiest Areas A growing number of Western homeowners are being dropped by their insurance companies, prompting warnings from officials and worries about what comes next....
19:14, 08/20/2019

Russians demand vast wildfires consuming Siberia be extinguished More than half a million Russians have demanded the authorities do more to tackle vast wildfires in Siberia that environmentalists have dubbed an ecological catastrophe, but which officials have said would be "pointless" to put out....
21:56, 07/30/2019

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.”...
20:00, 05/14/2019

Smoke from Amazon fires leaves Brazil’s largest city in total darkness Massive fires burning in the Amazon rainforest caused a daytime blackout in Brazil’s largest city this week. Day turned to night at around 3 p.m. Monday in São Paulo and the darkness lasted for about an hour, local paper Folha de S.Paulo report...
14:28, 08/21/2019

Seven Hawaiian Airlines passengers taken to hospital after smoke in the cabin forces plane evacuation Seven passengers were taken to hospitals when a Hawaiian Airlines flight landed in Honolulu on Thursday morning with smoke in the cabin and cargo hold, officials said....
14:14, 08/23/2019

UPDATE 1-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...
21:42, 06/28/2019

7 sent to hospital after smoke in Hawaiian Airlines plane cabin forces emergency landing Seven people were taken to the hospital Thursday after smoke filled the cabin of a Hawaiian Airlines flight from California to Hawaii.       ...
12:00, 08/23/2019

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...
20:56, 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 ...
23:56, 05/17/2019

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....
09:56, 08/06/2019

Smoke Spread So Fast At Japan Anime Studio That People Couldn't Escape Smoke spread so quickly through a burning Japanese animation company that a majority of victims who had tried to flee through a rooftop door were unable to open it before perishing, Japanese media......
14:56, 07/22/2019

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...
13:14, 06/30/2019

It's not wet everywhere: Record-shattering hot, dry weather sparks drought and wildfires in Southeast While the Plains and Midwest endure drenching rain and record-breaking floods, extreme heat is fueling drought conditions and fires in the Southeast.        ...
21:14, 05/30/2019

Giant Heat Dome Over Alaska Fuels Wildfires, Record Temperature All-time heat records are at risk in Alaska in the coming days as a massive and abnormally intense area of high pressure locks in and strengthens over the region....
07:56, 07/04/2019

Wildfires and power cuts plague Europeans as heatwave breaks records Hundreds of firefighters brought wildfires under control in southern France on Saturday as a stifling heatwave brought record-breaking temperatures to parts of Europe, killing at least six people....
19:56, 06/29/2019

July was the hottest month ever on Earth. Now massive wildfires are burning across the globe. Scientists say it's no surprise wildfires have broken out after the warmest July on record globally.        ...
03:42, 08/22/2019

Firefighters, army battle wildfires threatening homes at Croatia coast Firefighters and Croatian army forces on Saturday joined a battle against wildfires threatening homes and wind power plants near the coastal Adriatic town of Sibenik, state news agency Hina reported....
03:00, 07/28/2019

Amazon wildfires: Leaders pressure Brazil to quell 'international crisis' Brazil has lashed out at international critics who are blaming President Jair Bolsonaro for not doing enough to curb massive Amazon fires. Bolsonaro accused media organizations of trying to undermine his government....
07:42, 08/23/2019

Wildfires and Floods Push Russia to Revise Its Stance on Climate Change A double blow of floods and wildfires in Russia this summer is injecting fresh urgency into rethinking the country’s usually skeptical stance toward the dangers posed by climate change....
19:28, 08/23/2019

Massive Arctic wildfires emitted more CO2 in June than Sweden does in an entire year Scientists say the smoke plumes, filled with megatons of tiny, harmful particles, could travel to other areas of the world and cause serious respiratory problems for people....
16:14, 08/17/2019

UK gardeners given tips to avoid wildfires as climate crisis raises risk Scores of wildfires mean 2019 has already broken the record set during last year’s heatwavePlant aspen trees, avoid eucalyptus, and have a word with your lazy neighbour if you want to protect your property against wildfires, gardeners have been warne...
14:14, 06/22/2019

Alaska wildfires sparked by high winds force mandatory evacuations Pilot cars began shepherding motorists through a previously-closed stretch of Alaska’s George Parks Highway for several hours Saturday after high winds and dry weather sparked six blazes.        ...
02:57, 08/19/2019

Portugal's prime minister: wildfires require long-term fight Portugal's prime minister is warning against complacency in the fight against wildfires after huge blazes in 2017 that killed more than 100 people were followed by two years of much smaller charred areas and no deaths....
19:00, 06/17/2019

Portugal’s prime minister: wildfires require long-term fight LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal’s prime minister is warning against complacency in the fight against wildfires after huge blazes in 2017 that killed more than 100 people were followed by two years of much smaller charred areas and no deaths. A...
18:00, 06/17/2019

Siberian Wildfires and Heatwaves in Alaska: How the Arctic Is Nearing a Point of No Return Many of the globe’s far northern regions have been experiencing extreme weather events over the past two months. Plumes of smoke have been picked up by satellites from wildfires across Alaska and Siberia and Greenland has experienced rapid ice ...
03:00, 08/03/2019

FBI honors Dolly Parton for work following Great Smoky Mountain wildfires Singer Dolly Parton was recognized last week by the FBI for her efforts to provide financial support to families affected by wildfires that ravaged parts of eastern Tennessee in 2016....
01:14, 05/07/2019

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....
00:14, 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....
23:14, 06/16/2019

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...
01:28, 07/08/2019

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....
23:28, 06/02/2019

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 ...
00:56, 05/12/2019

'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...
10:28, 07/20/2019

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......
13:56, 05/20/2019

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....
10:56, 06/14/2019

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...
17:56, 05/16/2019

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...
21:38, 04/28/2019

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......
20:56, 07/12/2019

Getting This Smoke: Black Activists Slam Meharry Medical School Decision to Take $7,500,000 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...
08:14, 06/20/2019

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.       ...
03:56, 06/10/2019

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....
00:14, 08/07/2019

Brazilian President Bolsonaro orders deployment of troops to combat Amazon wildfires Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro ordered the deployment of troops to fight the intense wildfires that have engulfed a portion of the Amazon rainforest in an apparent reversal from previously downplaying the blaze....
23:00, 08/24/2019

Brazil Deploys Troops to Fight Wildfires After Widespread Outrage at Bolsonaro's Government Brazil has deployed nearly 44,000 soldiers as part of an operation to fight the rampant fires currently burning in much of the Amazon, with officials stating two C-130 firefighting planes have also been dispatched, according to the Daily Beast.Read m...
04:00, 08/26/2019

Death and broken livelihoods: farmers and wildfires in British Columbia | Joanna Chiu As wildfires increase in intensity, how can farmers safeguard their animals – and their way of life? Two years after wildfires killed the pigs on his family farms in British Columbia, Scott Kellington is still coming to terms with the destruction.Thi...
11:14, 07/20/2019

Alberta wildfires: High Level residents unable to return home this weekend Uncertain winds and safety concerns mean the re-entry plan into High Level, after residents were forced from their homes by wildfire nearly two weeks ago, will have to be re-evaluated....
02:28, 06/02/2019

Wildfires force nearly 5,000 Canadians out of their homes as firefighters continue to battle growing blazes Nearly 5,000 people have been evacuated from their homes in northern Alberta, Canada to escape a monstrous blaze that has reached 200,000 acres, the province's government said Tuesday....
16:00, 05/22/2019

As summer heats up, Calif. utility starts cutting power to prevent wildfires Enlarge / A firefighter passes by a Smokey the Bear fire danger sign during a brush fire in Burbank, Calif., on May 25, 2018. (credit: Ronen Tivony/NurPhoto via Getty Images) This weekend, one of California's largest utilities—Pacific Gas and Elec...
00:56, 06/11/2019

Wildfires, flooding wreaking havoc in Russia. Climate change is making it worse Russia's meteorological service says it sees global climate change as a factor behind the wildfires blazing throughout Siberia and the Far East.        ...
01:56, 08/03/2019

Record-smashing heat wave bakes Alaska, worsening wildfires and melting sea ice Record-smashing heat has scorched Alaska over the past few days, and even worse heat is in store for the week ahead.        ...
19:42, 07/01/2019

Baked Alaska: record heat fuels wildfires and sends tourists to the beach Anchorage sees 80-degree weather with nearly 120 fires blazing across the stateRecord-breaking heat across Alaska is pushing tourists to beaches, and sending flames across the unseasonably hot, dry state.Anchorage experienced higher than average temp...
10:28, 07/03/2019

European heatwave: Firefighters battle wildfires in France and Spain after temperatures soar to 45C Hundreds of firefighters are battling to contain wildfires in southern France after a stifling heatwave brought record-breaking temperatures to parts of Europe, killing at least three people in Italy....
15:28, 06/29/2019

Northern Ontario First Nation declares state of emergency amid nearby wildfires Pikangikum First Nation has declared a state of emergency and is attempting to evacuate hundreds of residents as smoke from a nearby wildfire blows into the community....
05:14, 05/31/2019

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...
04:14, 08/06/2019

Smoke spread so fast at Japanese animation firm victims couldn't open rooftop door Smoke spread so quickly through a burning Japanese animation company that a majority of victims who had tried to flee through a rooftop door were unable to open it before perishing, Japanese media said on Monday....
08:42, 07/22/2019

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...
13:00, 07/11/2019

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....
17:42, 06/21/2019

| 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....
15:42, 06/12/2019

Hidden Greek village where women once ruled Follow the once-in-a-lifetime trip of Katie Sehl, who travels to Karpathos, Greece, in search of an island matriarchy. Does she find a place where women rule -- or does she discover something else?...
13:14, 05/07/2019

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....
06:00, 06/28/2019

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....
21:42, 04/28/2019

Greek Orthodox church in US gets 1st new leader in 20 years NEW YORK (AP) — The Greek Orthodox church of the United States has installed its first new leader in 20 years. Archbishop Elpidophoros was enthroned Saturday in an elaborate ceremony at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in New York City. He is a life...
19:56, 06/22/2019

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...
05:56, 07/31/2019

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....
10:42, 07/16/2019

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....
12:56, 05/15/2019

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...
15:28, 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....
22:42, 08/13/2019

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...
23:42, 05/17/2019

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....
15:28, 05/24/2019

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        ...
15:14, 06/01/2019

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.”...
12:00, 07/12/2019

Republican Bruce Westerman proposes curbing western wildfires through forest management overhaul Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-Ark., introduced legislation Wednesday to expand the pace and scale of forest management projects meant to reduce the risk of wildfires that have become more destructive and common....
00:00, 05/09/2019

Europe on 'red alert' as heatwave breaks temperature records, causes wildfires, claims multiple lives Europe has been hit with a record-breaking heatwave, with temperatures hitting over 110 degrees Fahrenheit and already taking several peoples’ lives....
23:56, 06/29/2019

West Coast braces for heat wave, raising fears of wildfires in Northern California Near-record high temperatures are expected to roast the West Coast next week, with gusty winds raising the danger of fire in a region still coping with last year's deadly wildfires.        ...
03:14, 06/09/2019

Germany, France, Ireland threaten South American trade deal over Amazon wildfires Brazil is facing global pressure to contain an 80% increase in wildfires in the world's largest rain forest. Berlin has called for guarantees for the Amazon to be included in the upcoming EU-South America trade deal....
21:56, 08/23/2019

Alberta wildfires: Trout Lake on evacuation alert; High Level winds shift A remote northern Alberta community was put on evacuation alert due to a new wildfire, as crews further northwest continue to battle the High Level fire....
17:28, 05/27/2019

Air quality worsens in eastern Alberta amid wildfires Saturday, advisory lifted in Calgary The thickest smoke on Saturday morning extended from northeastern British Columbia through eastern portions of Whitecourt, Drayton Valley, Red Deer and much of southern Alberta....
02:28, 06/02/2019

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...
03:28, 08/09/2019

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....
18:42, 05/03/2019

Greek conservatives dominate second round of local elections Conservative-backed candidates have won 12 of 13 of Greece's regions and captured the majority of Greece's cities, confirming a trend seen in last week's first round as well as the European Parliament election, which took place on the same day....
22:56, 06/02/2019

Ancient Greek Physician Hippocrates and the Medical Revolution Classical Greece is considered by many to be the birthplace of modern Western civilization.  ...
18:00, 08/25/2019

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...
19:42, 08/09/2019

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...
00:14, 06/10/2019

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....
22:00, 07/16/2019

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....
14:42, 07/08/2019

Greek police suspect murder in death of U.S. scientist Greek police suspect foul play in the death of an American scientist whose body was found on Monday on the island of Crete, a week after she went missing, police sources said on Wednesday....
19:00, 07/10/2019

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...
22:42, 06/29/2019

Conservatives take decisive lead in Greek European vote Greece's opposition New Democracy party took a commanding lead over the ruling leftist Syriza in European Parliament elections on Sunday, early results showed, in a blow to Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras who is facing national elections this year....
22:28, 05/26/2019

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....
23:42, 06/06/2019

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....
00:28, 05/27/2019

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....
23:28, 05/05/2019

Greek gov’t lawmaker to leave politics over nepotism scandal ATHENS, Greece (AP) — 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. The revelations concerning Tassia Christodoul...
18:42, 06/07/2019

Greek man arrested over online advert for ancient coins THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Police in central Greece have arrested a man suspected of dealing in illegally excavated antiquities who had allegedly placed an advert to sell ancient coins on a Greek website for second-hand items. In a statement Friday,...
18:42, 06/07/2019

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....
15:42, 07/02/2019

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....
20:14, 06/07/2019

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 hospital following a five-day hunger strike over prison authorities’ refusal to grant him temporary leave....
13:14, 05/07/2019

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....
20:00, 07/08/2019

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....
18:42, 07/10/2019

Greek police arrest 2 for forging IDs for sale to migrants ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek police say a Syrian man and a Bulgarian 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...
23:56, 06/29/2019

Grave robbers missed these ancient Greek graves Grave robbers are usually a determined bunch, but for the past 3,400 years, unsavory burglars have managed to miss two ancient burial chambers just outside of Corinth, Greece, according to archaeologists who are now analyzing the tombs' Bronze Age sk...
20:14, 08/14/2019

Ahead of Greek Elections, Political Parties Proliferate Greek voters won’t want for choice in Sunday’s elections. More than 100 political parties have been founded in Greece since the fiscal crisis in 2009, including one led by a TV host who sells baldness cures and hemorrhoid creams....
17:00, 07/05/2019

| 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....
15:28, 06/02/2019

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....
20:00, 07/04/2019

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....
06:56, 07/08/2019

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....
14:14, 05/10/2019

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....
14:56, 07/11/2019

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....
22:28, 07/18/2019

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

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...
06:28, 07/13/2019

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. ...
02:14, 07/28/2019

Ex-financial director embezzled $66K from Greek Orthodox churches No wonder the Greek church went broke. The former finance director of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese copped a guilty plea to embezzling $66,499 in church money for personal expenses including medical bills, iTunes purchases, home improvements, clothi...
01:14, 06/23/2019

The Latest: Greek government survives confidence vote ATHENS, Greece (AP) — 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 Pa...
22:42, 05/10/2019

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...
05:28, 07/31/2019

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....
14:56, 07/16/2019

Greek election front runner keeps campaign unusually low-key The AP has followed Kyriakos Mitsotakis on an exhaustive campaign tour ahead of Sunday’s general election in Greece, as the conservative front runner avoids mass rallies that have been a staple of the country’s politics for decades...
13:42, 07/04/2019

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....
12:56, 07/08/2019

Greek PM comes unstuck over Macedonia, austerity in European vote Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras was left struggling for his political survival on Monday after his Syriza party, stung by austerity and a bitter rift over an accord with North Macedonia, got hammered in European Parliament elections....
12:28, 05/27/2019

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....
05:56, 07/31/2019

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......
00:56, 06/14/2019

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....
15:56, 05/06/2019

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....
20:00, 07/14/2019

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....
20:14, 06/10/2019

| 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....
07:00, 07/12/2019

Greek leader warns of return to ‘dark days’ of austerity ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s prime minister says the results of recent European elections, in which his party suffered a heavy defeat that forced him to call early elections, have led some in Brussels and Greece to attempt to undermine his go...
15:00, 06/06/2019

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....
13:56, 07/11/2019

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....
19:00, 05/26/2019

Greek Cup final to limit fans over crowd violence fears ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Greek Cup final between champion PAOK Thessaloniki and AEK Athens on Saturday will be played in front of a limited number of invited fans due to fears of crowd violence. No tickets will be sold for the match at the Olympic S...
17:14, 05/06/2019

Greek opposition leader says PM should quit and call early elections Greek opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis called for the resignation of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Sunday after a European Parliament election result which Mitsotakis's party won....
22:28, 05/26/2019

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....
03:00, 07/16/2019

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...
00:00, 05/06/2019

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....
23:00, 08/07/2019

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...
23:56, 06/10/2019

Turkey rejects Greek, EU claims that drilling off Cyprus illegitimate Turkey's foreign ministry said on Wednesday it rejected statements by Greek and European Union officials that Turkish drilling for gas and oil off Cyprus was illegitimate and said the EU could not be an impartial mediator on the Cyprus problem....
09:42, 07/10/2019

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....
19:42, 07/17/2019

EU high court rejects compensation bid on Greek bond losses 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....
12:56, 05/23/2019

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......
16:00, 08/10/2019

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...
19:56, 07/11/2019

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....
17:28, 06/25/2019

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....
00:14, 07/08/2019

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....
23:28, 07/15/2019

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...
23:14, 07/15/2019

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...
04:56, 05/03/2019

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....
18:28, 05/01/2019

Greek court: 9 jailed ahead of Erdogan visit not terrorists 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 militant Turkish group...
20:28, 05/15/2019

Greek magnate refuses to pay Manhattan socialite wife’s $2.3M IRS debt The socialite wife of 90-year-old Greek shipping magnate Spiros Milonas owes the Internal Revenue Service a whopping $2.27 million — and her estranged husband is refusing to pay her seven-figure debt. Manhattanite Antonia Kotovos Milonas, 64, never p...
07:42, 08/26/2019

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...
17:14, 05/06/2019

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...
01:28, 05/12/2019

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...
01:00, 05/27/2019

Greek PM says Syriza needs to regroup and focus ahead of snap poll Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Monday urged his Syriza party to regroup and heed the message of voters ahead of snap national elections he called after a resounding defeat from opposition conservatives in European Parliament elections....
21:28, 05/27/2019

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....
00:28, 07/09/2019

Unlikely Greek election candidate touts jobs and miracle cures Part-time TV presenter, miracle cure salesman and budding politician Kyriakos Velopoulos wants to build a wall to keep migrants out of Greece. Lace it with mines, he says. He would also call a referendum on the death penalty for drug dealers and pedo...
12:56, 07/02/2019

New Greek Prime Minister Mitsotakis takes over, Tsipras bows out 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 crisis-hit nation....
13:42, 07/08/2019

Outgoing Greek premier Tsipras hands over power to conservatives Outgoing Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Monday handed over power to his successor Kyrikos Mitsotakis who swept to a landslide victory in snap elections with a pledge to boost investments, cut taxes and create jobs....
13:42, 07/08/2019

Greek PM calls snap vote after drubbing for ruling Syriza In a speech Tsipras said he would meet with the Greek President to discuss calling elections immediately after the conclusion of a second round of local Greek elections scheduled for next week....
03:56, 05/27/2019

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...
14:00, 07/08/2019

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....
14:00, 06/02/2019

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....
09:28, 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....
00:00, 06/03/2019

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

Greek PM to propose early vote on July 7: government spokesman Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras wants a snap poll to take place in early July to avoid disrupting university entrance examinations, the government spokesman said on Tuesday....
20:28, 05/28/2019

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....
15:42, 05/28/2019

Defying critics, outgoing Greek government picks top judges Greece’s outgoing government has defied opposition critics by appointing new judges to the country’s supreme court, weeks before a July 7 general election...
18:28, 05/31/2019

Greek conservatives score 'clear victory' in snap election Greece's opposition New Democracy party has won the highest share of the country's vote, well ahead of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras's Syriza party, according to exit polls....
19:56, 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....
00:14, 07/08/2019

Greek far-left killer in intensive care after hunger strike Greece’s top prosecutor has ordered a review of a decision to deny temporary leave from prison to a hunger-striking extremist who is serving multiple life terms for 11 murders by the country’s deadliest far-left group....
00:42, 05/18/2019

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....
07:28, 07/01/2019

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....
02:42, 07/08/2019

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 ...
15:56, 07/05/2019

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...
04:28, 05/31/2019

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....
21:56, 05/10/2019

Greek authorities seize massive shipment of Captagon drug Greek authorities say they have seized more than five tons of the synthetic drug known as Captagon, which they say is the largest amount of the drug ever seized globally...
15:42, 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...
18:56, 07/16/2019

In first post-bailout vote, Greek conservatives tipped to unseat Tsipras Greeks voted on Sunday in the first general election since the country emerged from international bailouts, with polls predicting the conservatives will return to power and end four years of leftist rule blamed for saddling Greece with more debt....
16:00, 07/07/2019

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....
00:14, 07/08/2019

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...
22:14, 06/19/2019

Hunger-striking Greek extremist wins new hope of jail leave 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....
11:56, 05/23/2019

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.  ...
06:42, 07/11/2019

Conservative party wins Greek election, ousts left-wing PM Greek conservative leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis has comfortably won parliamentary elections, delivering a stinging blow to leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras after a tumultuous four years as the country struggled through a crippling financial crisis...
01:28, 07/08/2019

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...
20:28, 06/11/2019