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Europe 'not doing its homework' on basic wildfire prevention, experts warn

Europe 'not doing its homework' on basic wildfire prevention, experts warn

Landowners and governments across Europe are failing to invest in simple fire prevention methods that could prevent tragedies such as the wildfires which tore across Greece earlier this week, forestry experts have warned. As anguished families search for loved ones in the aftermath of the blaze in the Greek resort of Mati, the European Forest […]

Migration to Europe in charts

Migration to Europe in charts

Image copyright Getty Images Migration has once again become one of the most important issues in Europe. Italy’s decision in June not to accept the rescue vessel Aquarius with more than 600 migrants on board attracted widespread criticism, and the issue of border controls for migrants threatened to break up the German coalition government. So, […]

Act of Defiance Casts Harsh Light on Europe's Deportations of Asylum Seekers

Act of Defiance Casts Harsh Light on Europe's Deportations of Asylum Seekers

The family fled to Iran. Another of Mr. Khawari’s sisters, Donya Khanzadeh, 22, moved to Sweden eight years ago as an unaccompanied minor and successfully applied for asylum. Her sister and mother later joined her and received residency permits as part of a family reunification program. But Mr. Khawari, her brother, was ineligible because he […]

Climate change made current European heatwave more than twice as likely, scientists conclude

Climate change made current European heatwave more than twice as likely, scientists conclude

The heatwave across northern Europe has been made twice as likely by climate change, according to an international team of scientists. Preliminary data collected from stations across the region by the World Weather Attribution (WWA) network confirmed climate scientists’ fears that the heat has been exacerbated by global warming. Temperatures recorded in the Arctic Circle were “unprecedented”, while further south in […]

Europe's Iran Options

Europe's Iran Options

Europe is girding for the return of U.S. nuclear sanctions on Iran next month, and the spectacle in Brussels isn’t exactly edifying. The Continent is choosing resistance to the U.S. that is likely to fail. Europeans howled when President Trump announced in May that the U.S. would withdraw from the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of […]

EU to Offer Trade Proposals in Bid to Ease Tensions

EU to Offer Trade Proposals in Bid to Ease Tensions

WASHINGTON — European negotiators on Wednesday will present several ideas to the Trump administration for easing a trade clash with the United States, including forging a new deal among the world’s biggest automobile exporters. But these offers may fall short of appeasing President Trump, who has expressed skepticism at past trade pacts and branded the […]

Intense heat wave to build across western Europe as deadly wildfires rage in Sweden

Intense heat wave to build across western Europe as deadly wildfires rage in Sweden

Intense heat wave to build across western Europe as deadly wildfires rage in Sweden  AccuWeather.com Europe battles one of most intense heat waves in history  The Weather Network Full coverage Source link

Flight Deal: $499+ Round Trips to Europe

Flight Deal: $499+ Round Trips to Europe

Have you dreamed of getting to Europe, but worried about the price tag? Well, fear not: Delta Air Lines has $499+ round trips to various European countries from the U.S. This deal is applicable for travel dates between February 1 – March 31, 2019. Some of the flights highlighted in this deal include: New York-JFK […]

Local guardsmen prepare for special trip to Europe

Local guardsmen prepare for special trip to Europe

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – The 42nd Infantry was created during the Great War.  In remembering those who have fallen and the group’s inception, a select group of soldiers are preparing for a special trip. It’s been nearly 100 years since the end of World War I, and the 42nd Infantry is memorializing that with a […]

104 km that could plunge continent into war: 'Another war in Europe could happen'

104 km that could plunge continent into war: 'Another war in Europe could happen'

For much of eastern Europe, Russia is the sleeping beast on the doorstep. But with Donald Trump in the White House, some European nations fear the traditional power structures that kept the beast at bay can no longer be relied upon. Since its conception in 1949, the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, or NATO, has been […]