Egypt's Armed Forces participate in extinguishing wildfires in Greece

Sun, 23 Jul 2023 - 04:42 GMT

President Sisi ordered to send three equipped Boeing CH-47 Chinook for extinguishing the fires that broke out in a number of forests in Greece.

World welcomes new year amid wildfires and protests

Tue, 31 Dec 2019 - 05:23 GMT

Around a million revelers thronged Sydney harbor and nearby districts to watch more than 100,000 fireworks explode above the city

Interior's Zinke says California fires partly due to environmentalists

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 - 11:50 GMT

Ryan Zinke said that the deadly California wildfires were partly due to lawsuits from environmentalists who have sought to stop forest management practices.

Greek wildfires toll rises to 81 amid search for survivors

Wed, 25 Jul 2018 - 10:17 GMT

At least 81 people died in huge wildfires around Athens, Greek authorities said Wednesday.

U.S. House approves $81 billion for disaster aid

Fri, 22 Dec 2017 - 02:30 GMT

The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved an $81 billion bill to help widespread recovery efforts from hurricanes and wildfires this year.

California wildfires a warning for other regions: Gov. Brown

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 - 06:50 GMT

The governor of California said Tuesday wildfires ravaging his state should serve as a warning for other parts of the world threatened by climate change.

Firefighters battle intense wildfires ravaging southern California

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 - 09:43 GMT

efighters battled several intense wind-driven wildfires early on Friday that have swept across densely populated Southern California.

Portugal interior minister resigns after deadly wildfires

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 - 11:50 GMT

Portugal's Interior Minister Constanca Urbano de Sousa resigned Wednesday as criticism mounts over the government's handling of a series of deadly forest fires.

Wildfires kill at least 39 in Portugal and Spain

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 - 01:40 GMT

At least 36 people died in wildfires raging through parched farmlands and forests in Portugal and another three in neighboring Spain on Sunday and Monday.

California 'horror' fires burn on, 40 dead in one week

Sun, 15 Oct 2017 - 10:01 GMT

Authorities hope weaker winds will help more than 10,000 firefighters battle the deadliest blazes in California history.

California fires kill at least 38 as winds fuel 'unwieldy beast'

Sun, 15 Oct 2017 - 05:00 GMT

Thousands more Californians evacuated their homes on Saturday as fierce wildfires spread due to constantly shifting winds.

Dark skies and chest pain as California fires spew smoke 100 miles

Sat, 14 Oct 2017 - 05:10 GMT

California's deadly wildfires have darkened the skies for a hundred miles, causing respiratory problems and making it hard to see the sun.

California wildfires threaten wine country tourism lifeblood

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 - 09:44 GMT

The Northern California wildfires are sending visitors packing, threatening the $2 billion-plus spent annually by tourists on wine tours, limousine rides and much more.

California wildfires kill at least 31, hundreds missing

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 - 08:36 GMT

Firefighters face another round of dry on Friday as they battle wildfires that have killed at least 31 people in California and left hundreds missing.

Confirmed death toll from Northern California wildfires climbs to 26

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 - 07:25 GMT

The confirmed death toll from Northern California wildfires this week climbed to 26.

Dry weather could propel California wildfires that killed 17

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 - 03:26 GMT

California's dry, windy conditions return to an area where blazes have killed at least 17 people and destroyed 2,000 homes and businesses.

Wildfires kill 17 in California wine country

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 - 11:56 GMT

Firefighters battling wildfires in California's wine country face the prospect of new outbreaks when dry.

California wildfires rage

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 - 04:56 GMT

Wildfires fanned by strong winds swept through northern California's wine country on Monday, killing at least 10 people.

California declares state of emergency due to wildfires

Mon, 09 Oct 2017 - 10:28 GMT

California Governor Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency in Napa, Sonoma and Yuba counties because of wildfires.

Wildfire-plagued Portugal declares public calamity

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 - 03:28 GMT

Parts of Portugal, beset by its deadliest summer of wildfires in living memory, were declared in a state of public calamity on Thursday.