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Fires rage across southern Europe, forcing hundreds to evacuate

Dozens of villages were evacuated in tourist hotspots in southern Turkey on Sunday as wildfires that have claimed eight lives raged for a fifth...

Merkel demands faster climate action as flood deaths rise

Chancellor Angela Merkel stressed the need to "speed up" the fight against climate change, as the death toll from devastating floods in Germany...

Flood-battered Germany approves major relief package

Chancellor Angela Merkel's cabinet approved a huge emergency aid package Wednesday for flood-stricken regions of Germany and said billions would...

Belgium mourns as death toll from Europe floods hits 200

Belgium fell silent for a minute of remembrance Tuesday as it held a day of mourning for the victims of the devastating floods that left 200...

Germany vows to improve flood warning system as toll passes 165

The German government on Monday pledged to improve the country's under-fire warning systems as emergency services continued to search for victims...

Flood death toll rises to 165 in Germany

The death toll from Germany's worst floods in living memory rose to 165 on Monday as emergency services continued to comb through decimated towns...

Merkel visits ‘surreal’ flood zone as death toll rises

Chancellor Angela Merkel said Sunday she was horrified by the "surreal" devastation in the flood-ravaged region of western Germany, as the death...

Merkel to visit flood zone as western Europe death toll tops 170

Chancellor Angela Merkel is to visit flood-ravaged areas in Germany on Sunday to survey the damage and meet survivors, after days of extreme...

Germany picks through rubble after deadly floods sweep western Europe

Rescue workers scrambled on Saturday to find survivors and victims of the devastation wreaked by the worst floods to hit western Europe in living...

German spa town begins mammoth flood clean-up effort

In the normally scenic German spa town of Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler, stricken residents were scraping muddy water from streets piled high with debris...

Europe picks through rubble from deluge as death toll soars

Troops and firefighters scrambled through the night Saturday to find victims of the devastation left by the worst floods to hit western Europe...

‘Like a war zone’ : stunned Germans count cost of floods

Aware that a storm was brewing, Cornelia Schloesser quickly installed a water pump in the cellar of her bakery.

Floods leave at least 126 dead in Europe

The death toll from devastating floods in Europe soared to at least 126 on Friday, most in western Germany where emergency responders were frantically...

Hundreds missing in Germany after huge floods

German emergency responders were on Friday still searching for hundreds of missing people after the worst floods in living memory killed almost...

At least 68 dead in Germany, Belgium as storms ravage Europe

Heavy rains and floods lashing western Europe have killed at least 59 people in Germany and nine in Belgium, and many more people are missing...

Vietnam’s Vinfast to launch electric cars in US, Europe next year

Vietnam's first homegrown car manufacturer Vinfast said Monday it will launch two new electric vehicle models early next year in North America...

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