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Fire rages on Greece's Evia, threat to people averted

Fire rages on Greece's Evia, threat to people averted

Aircraft dumped water early on Wednesday to douse the flames of a wildfire on the Greek island of Evia that had prompted the evacuation of villages and spurred an appeal for help from elsewhere in Europe.

Climate change seen posing threat to global peace in next 10 years

Climate change seen posing threat to global peace in next 10 years

Climate change poses a threat to peace in countries around the world in the coming decade, according to an annual peace index released on Wednesday that factored in the risk from global warming for the first time.

Trump's Mexican tariffs threat sends shudders through autos sector

Trump's Mexican tariffs threat sends shudders through autos sector

Shares of global automakers and suppliers tumbled on Friday after US President Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on imports from Mexico, potentially upending a global manufacturing business model ...

Saudi pirate TV channel poses threat to BBC-Discovery deal

Saudi pirate TV channel poses threat to BBC-Discovery deal

A moneyspinning deal between the BBC and Discovery is under threat from a Saudi Arabia piracy operation which illegally broadcasts 100 UK-based channels to over 400mn people, MPs have been told.

Arrests as Yellow Vest protesters march despite crackdown threat

Arrests as Yellow Vest protesters march despite crackdown threat

Ramped-up rhetoric from French leaders did not dissuade some Yellow Vest protesters from demonstrating in Paris and other cities on Saturday.

Popular Nepali singer pulls video from YouTube after threat

Popular Nepali singer pulls video from YouTube after threat

A popular Nepali folk singer has been forced to remove a satirical song on corruption from YouTube after a youth wing of the ruling communist party allegedly threatened him, local media reported on Monday.

Airbus threat to quit UK over Brexit adds to risk of exodus

Airbus threat to quit UK over Brexit adds to risk of exodus

Airbus SE said it might be forced to move future investments out of the UK in the event of a no-deal divorce from the European Union, slamming the “madness” of Brexit supporters ...

Nations 'face extinction' without instant climate action

Nations 'face extinction' without instant climate action

Dozens of nations threatened with catastrophe from unchecked climate change warned Thursday they ‘face extinction’ without immediate action to rein in mankind's emissions ...

No damage and no tsunami threat from offshore Indonesia quake

No damage and no tsunami threat from offshore Indonesia quake

A magnitude 6.5 earthquake that struck off the coast of Indonesia's Tanimbar Islands on Saturday caused no damage and created no threat of a tsunami, Indonesian authorities said.

Indian tycoon Mallya shrugs off threat of British asset seizures

Indian tycoon Mallya shrugs off threat of British asset seizures

Embattled Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya said on Sunday he will comply fully with court enforcement officers seeking to seize his British assets, but there was not much for them to take ...

Magnitude 6.3 quake strikes off Papua New Guinea, no tsunami threat

Magnitude 6.3 quake strikes off Papua New Guinea, no tsunami threat

A 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck off the northeast coast of an island of the Pacific Ocean nation of Papua New Guinea on Saturday, officials said, but the tremor posed no tsunami threat to the region.

Scientists warn microplastics pose massive threat to marine giants

Scientists warn microplastics pose massive threat to marine giants

Scientists are warning that microplastics in the ocean and the toxic chemicals in them are posing a significant risk to giant animals like whales, sharks, and manta rays that are marine filter feeders.