No ‘eureka moment’ in climate science

PARIS: What if Earth's atmosphere was infused with extra carbon dioxide, mused amateur scientist Eunice Foote in an 1856 research paper that concluded the...

Greece fights wildfires during ‘worst heatwave’ since 1987

LABIRI, Greece: Firefighters were battling two large wildfires in Greece yesterday as the prime minister said the country was suffering its worst heatwave in...

Speechless and sleepless: Joy as families reunite

LONDON: After over a year of travel restrictions, the arrival of American Airlines flight LY8051 to London's Heathrow Airport yesterday from New York marked...

Fires rage across southern Europe

ANKARA: Dozens of villages were evacuated in tourist hotspots in southern Turkey yesterday as wildfires that have claimed six lives raged for the fifth...

Forest fire near Turkish resort kills three

ANKARA: Three people were reported dead yesterday and more than 100 injured as firefighters battled blazes engulfing a Mediterranean resort region on Turkey's southern...

Turkey courts Biden with Kabul airport offer after US forces leave

ANKARA: Turkey is offering to protect Kabul's strategic airport after US forces leave in what experts view as a high-risk bid to improve Ankara's...

More than half of German population fully vaccinated

BERLIN: More than half the population of Germany is now fully vaccinated, Health Minister Jens Spahn said yesterday, but concerns are growing about a...

France owes French Polynesia ‘a debt’ over nuclear tests

PAPEETE: French President Emmanuel Macron said Tuesday that Paris owed "a debt" to French Polynesia over nuclear tests conducted in the South Pacific territory...

UN calls for schools to reopen ASAP

GENEVA: Schools closed due to the coronavirus pandemic must reopen as soon as possible, the United Nations insisted yesterday, estimating that the education of...

One dead in blast at German chemical site

LEVERKUSEN: One person has died and four are missing after an explosion at a chemical park in western Germany, the site operator said yesterday,...

NATO chief urges ‘settlement’ in Afghanistan

BRUSSELS: NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg yesterday reiterated calls for a "negotiated settlement" with the Taleban in Afghanistan, admitting the country faced a "deeply challenging"...

After COVID jab, BioNTech eyes malaria vaccine

FRANKFURT: Germany's BioNTech, which developed a coronavirus vaccine with US giant Pfizer in record time, said yesterday it aimed to start trialing a malaria...

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