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Several thousand citizens of Moscow, is alleged to have been killed in July alone, due to the heat this year is unprecedented. The death toll may increase in August.Moscow, a metropolis with more than 10 million residents, has been
Greek authorities say firefighters are battling large forest fires on three western islands and the mainland, but no inhabited areas are under threat. The fire department says the blazes started earlier Tuesday on the holiday islands of Zakynthos,
A Russian tycoon Vasily Boiko who owns a milk supply chain and employs 6000 workers has said that those who go in for abortions can no longer be a part of his empire and would cease to be his employee. Similarly for those who
Because of thick smoke arising from forest fires in Moscow, Russia, Sunday (16 / 8), several flights had to be postponed, besides that it also contains toxic fumes of carbon monoxide five times above the normal threshold that
A firefighter in Fornelos, Pontevedra - Photo EFE The past seven days have been bad in a summer which has so far seen fewer forest fires than normal in Spain. Galicia is the worst affected area, but there several regions on the country on alert.
Smog 'blanket' returns to Russian capital Moscow 15 August 2010 Last updated at 21:38 ET Moscow has been covered in a blanket of smog for the second time in a month, as the smoke from forest fires across Russia returned to the capital on Sunday.
These often epic campaigns are largely the result of the Great Fire of 1910...Idaho Each year major wildfires in the West are fought like military battles, with firefighters deploying by ground and air, bombers dropping retardant on flames, and
Moscow city residents can breathe easier. Yesterday (12 / 8), the smoke haze caused by forest fires around the capital began to subside. However, forest fires near the city of Nizhny Novgorod in Sarov, increasingly worsen. Therefore, the
Firefighters arrive to extinguish a fire burning in Chas de Tavares, near Mangualde August 10, 2010. Interior Minister Rui Pereira told a news briefing the situation in the arid northern woodlands "is comparable to a true theatre of war." He also
Russian President, Dmitry Medvedev, who eventually pulled out three areas stated in an emergency, while four other regions were still expressed in emergencies associated with the occurrence of forest fires that are in its territory.<