It’s the latest blaze in a summer of wildfires that have swept across the Mediterranean region, leaving areas in Greece, Turkey, Italy, Algeria and Spain in smoldering ruins.
With France now Europe’s latest virus danger zone, President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday ordered school closures nationwide and new travel restrictions. But he resisted calls for a strict lockdown.
An improvised explosive device targeted a ceremony of French, American, British, Italian and Greek officials commemorating the end of World War I at a cemetery in Jiddah.
Paris' deadliest fire in over a decade claimed 10 lives Tuesday, sending fleeing residents to the roof as flames engulfed their apartment building before dawn.
With only hours left to produce a global climate accord, rifts emerged Friday between Western countries and China and its allies over who should bear the most burden in reducing emissions and helping vulnerable nations cope with the rising seas and extreme weather that comes with global warming.
Addressing the twin threats of global warming and extremist violence, the largest group of world leaders ever to stand together kicked off two weeks of high-stakes climate talks outside Paris on Monday, saying that by striking an ambitious deal to cut emissions they can show terrorists what countries can achieve when they are united.
The Paris prosecutor's office said Abdelhamid? Abaaoud's body was found in an apartment building targeted in the Wednesday raid north of Paris. It said he was identified based on skin samples.
Hot dogs, bacon, cold cuts and other processed meats raise the risk of colon, stomach and other cancers, and red meat probably contributes too, the World Health Organization said.
The co-pilot of the doomed Germanwings flight repeatedly sped up the plane as he used the automatic pilot to descend the A320 into the Alps, the French air accident investigation agency said Friday.
Passengers with moments to live screamed in terror and the pilot frantically pounded on the locked cockpit door as a 27-year-old German co-pilot deliberately and wordlessly smashed an Airbus carrying 150 people into an Alpine mountainside.
Two American researchers won the Nobel Prize in chemistry Wednesday for studies of protein receptors that let body cells sense and respond to outside signals like danger or the flavor of food. Such studies are key for developing better drugs.
Nobel prize goes to Briton, Japanese for stem cell work
Employing the same daredevil tactics it has used against commercial whaling and nuclear testing, Greenpeace is dead-set on preventing oil companies from profiting from global warming by drilling for oil near the Arctic's shrinking ice cap.