Showing posts with label Europe. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Europe. Show all posts

Monday, January 09, 2017

Europe: la vague de froid a fait au moins 33 morts

La vague de froid qui touche l'Europe depuis la fin de la semaine dernière, avec des températures polaires, a fait au moins 33 morts, pour la plupart en Pologne, mais commençait lundi à s'atténuer.

Saturday, January 07, 2017

Several deaths reported due to icy weather in Europe

Heavy snowfall and below-freezing temperatures continued to sweep across the European continent Saturday causing at least 20 deaths, and grounding airplanes and crippling ferries in Italy and Turkey.

Friday, January 06, 2017

Blizzards, icy weather grip parts of Europe


Blizzards swept parts of eastern Europe on Friday, closing roads and causing traffic accidents, travel delays and leading to medical evacuations.

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Un «super volcan» italien menace Naples et l'ensemble de l'Europe

Un « super volcan » situé près de Naples, dans le sud de l'Italie, risque de se réveiller bientôt, ce qui pourrait s'avérer néfaste pour la région ainsi que pour l'ensemble du continent européen.

Thursday, December 01, 2016

Climate record reveals cruelty of an unusually cold decade in 15th century

What was the climate of the Europe's Low Countries -- modern-day Belgium, northern France, Luxembourg and the Netherlands -- during the 15th century? That's what historian Chantal Camenisch was trying to find out when she happened upon evidence of cruel cold spell.

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Half a tonne of ivory seized in Austria

Austrian authorities said Wednesday they had seized more than 560 kilos (1,235 pounds) of ivory, a haul they described as a national record and one of the biggest in Europe.

Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Cold air sinks across Europe: predictions also indicate heavy snowfall across Bosnia Herzegovina

Winter has come very early to many parts of Europe, with cold air spreading a long way south, bringing snow, or the risk of it, to many areas.

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Germany supports Russia's initiative on Nord Stream-2 — Russian Energy Minister

Germany supports Russia's initiative on the implementation of the Nord Stream-2 project, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak told reporters.

Wednesday, June 01, 2016

In Switzerland opens the longest and deepest tunnel in the world

Under the Swiss Alps will open the longest and deepest railway tunnel in the world. The tunnel length is 57 kilometers. Depth of 2.3 kilometers, the BBC reports.

State Department warns of travel to European sports events

The U.S. State Department has issued a travel alert warning Americans going to Europe this summer that large sporting events could be terrorist targets.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

First Shipment of US Natural Gas Arrives in Portugal

The first shipment of liquefied natural gas from the United States has reached its destination in Portugal, a development that could disrupt Russia's domination of the European gas market.

Monday, March 21, 2016

Long-term stability, health of European forests threatened - EEA report

Long-term stability, health of European forests threatened
Climate change, pollution, and encroaching human development are posing increased threats to the long-term stability and health of European forests, according to a new European Environment Agency (EEA) report that was released Monday.

Monday, March 14, 2016

Mars mission seeks to answer question of life on red planet

A European and Russian spacecraft has set off for Mars this morning on a mission aimed at determining one of science's great unanswered questions - whether or not there is life on the red planet.

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Gazprom ceases gas supplies to Ukraine until new payments

Gazprom ceases gas supplies to Naftogaz of Ukraine until new payments; Ukraine refusing to buy Russian gas creates risks for gas transit to Europe and gas supplies for the Ukrainian consumers, Gazprom Head Alexey Miller said Wednesday.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Asian wasp causes havoc in N. Portugal

The University of Tras-os-Montes and Alto Douro (UTAD) have alerted the public Monday to destroy the Asian wasp which is causing havoc through northern Portugal and poses a health concern.

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Temperature records have been broken across much of Europe, just as Paris prepares to host climate change conference.

With the climate change conference coming up in Paris at the end of this month, it seems apt that a vast number of individual cities across Europe have just broken their all-time November temperature records.

Friday, October 30, 2015

Global tourism grew by more than 4 per cent this year, UN tourism barometer shows

UN, 30 October 2015 – The number of tourists travelling the world during the first eight months of this year reached 810 million, a more than 4 per cent increase from the same period in 2014, thanks to “robust” travel to Europe, according to the United Nations World Tourism Barometer.

Monday, October 26, 2015

Arctic shipping routes (Northern Sea Route)

Shipping experts are considering routine navigation through Arctic waters to link China and Europe, a shortcut to bypass the route that passes through the Malacca Strait and Suez Canal.

Wednesday, October 07, 2015

Gazprom has no plans to reduce volume of gas supplies to Europe like last year

Gazprom has no plans to reduce the volume of gas supplies to Europe as it happened last year, Gazprom Deputy Chairman Alexander Medvedev said Wednesday.

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Melting Ice to Make Northern Sea Route Europe’s Shortcut to Asia

With the Arctic ice cover succumbing to the non-stop process of global warming, the Northern Sea Route may soon offer Russian travelers a much-needed shortcut to Asia and back, Russian TV channel Zvezda reported.

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