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Four killed as wildfires sweep Turkey, villages evacuated
Middle East

Four killed as wildfires sweep Turkey, villages evacuated

MANAVGAT, Turkey, July 30 (Reuters) – The death toll from wildfires on Turkey’s southern coast has risen to four and…
Iran: Drought, water shortages spark protests
Middle East

Iran: Drought, water shortages spark protests

People in Iran’s southwestern Khuzestan province are desperate. Suffering from drought and water shortages since March, they’ve taken to the streets…
Israel to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to meet global target
Middle East

Israel to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to meet global target

JERUSALEM, July 25 (Reuters) – Israel said on Sunday that by mid-century it would reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by…
Tourism expert calls for interactive map of top diving sites in the Red Sea
Egypt

Tourism expert calls for interactive map of top diving sites in the Red Sea

International diving expert and ecotourism consultant Ayman Taher called on officials from the Tourism and Environment ministries to create an…
Environment minister discusses Egypt’s hosting of the COP27 climate conference
Environment

Environment minister discusses Egypt’s hosting of the COP27 climate conference

Minister of Environment Yasmine Fouad on Tuesday met with ambassadors of the European Union and President of European Investment Bank…
Australia fights UN downgrade of Great Barrier Reef health
World

Australia fights UN downgrade of Great Barrier Reef health

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia said Tuesday it will fight against plans to downgrade the Great Barrier Reef’s World Heritage…
Egypt is one of the most water-scarce countries in the world: minister
Egypt

Egypt is one of the most water-scarce countries in the world: minister

Egypt is one of the most water-scarce countries in the world, Water Resources and Irrigation Minister Mohamed Abdel Aaty said…
Swiss vote on whether to hike taxes to fight climate change
World

Swiss vote on whether to hike taxes to fight climate change

GENEVA (AP) — Swiss voters are casting ballots in a referendum on a proposed “carbon dioxide law” that would hike…
Biden aims to restore species protections weakened by Trump
World

Biden aims to restore species protections weakened by Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration says it is canceling or reviewing a host of actions by the Trump administration…
Musk ‘trolling’ puts brakes on bitcoin’s rebound
Technology

Musk ‘trolling’ puts brakes on bitcoin’s rebound

Bitcoin slipped four percent on Friday after Tesla boss Elon Musk was at it again – this time firing off…
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