Parisians take a dip by the Eiffel Tower
26 July 2019 | 1:16 pm
Parisians and tourists use the French capital's picturesque water features to cool off as the second heatwave in less than a month sends temperatures soaring
16 Jun 2022
15 Dec 2021
The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) is sounding "alarm bells" over a record high temperature in Siberia. The record temperature was logged in June 2020 in the town of Verkhoyansk.
15 Feb 2022
As climate change continues to take effect, we are all going to have to change the way we behave in order to survive. That's the conclusion of Eric Klinenberg, a professor of social science at New York University who's written a book focusing on the extreme 1995 heatwave in Chicago. Temperatures there hit over 41°C, killing hundreds of people. Klinenberg says it's not just infrastructure that will have to change, but the whole way we interact with our families and those living around us.
2 May 2022
Earlier this month, India's northwest sweltered under a heatwave that came unusually early. Every year, hundreds of people die during heatwaves in India and the country usually also suffers severe water shortages. There are fears that because of climate change, heatwaves are coming earlier and may be more severe. Nagraj Adve, a climate activist and author of "Global Warming in the Indian Context", tells us more.
16 Jun 2022
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24 Jul 2022
The US president has announced executive actions to tackle climate change, but stopped short of declaring a formal emergency. The move coincides with heat waves battering the US and Europe.
10 Aug 2022
The leaders of Estonia and Finland have called for European nations to stop issuing tourist visas to Russians. Both nations are being used as a route for Russian tourists seeking to skirt an EU ban on air travel.
25 Aug 2022
Calls to stop issuing tourist visas to Russians have been growing in the European Union for weeks. While states like Estonia are determined to keep vacationers out, others, like Germany, are more reluctant to do so.
12 Sep 2022
Moscow's war in Ukraine has left EU countries debating whether to also sanction ordinary Russians. After Finland announced plans to let far fewer Russian tourists into the country, DW visited a small Finnish border town to gauge the mood.
4 Oct 2022
Police in South Africa are searching for suspects wanted for the killing of a German tourist who was shot dead while traveling to the world renowned Kruger game reserve.
22 Oct 2022
Tropical storm Roslyn is expected to intensify into a hurricane by Friday night as it moves up Mexico's central Pacific coast. Popular tourist destinations like Puerto Vallarta and Mazatlan are likely to be affected.
Police say a search continues for German tourist Nick Frischke who went missing while hiking in South Africa. On Monday five suspects appeared in court in relation to the disappearance.
Parts of Asia have been hit by severe heat in recent weeks. An international coalition of scientists said it was a "once-in-200-years" event that would have been “virtually impossible” without human-caused climate change. Record-shattering temperatures of up to 45°C have been seen in multiple countries including Bangladesh, Vietnam, Singapore and China. In this special edition, we take a look at how governments, and people, are trying to adapt.
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The Israeli press celebrates the release of 11 more hostages, as the media in the Arabic world focus on the Gaza ceasefire and release of 33 Palestinian prisoners. Meanwhile, Elon Musk's visit to Israel is met with disgust by one newspaper.
2 hours ago
Kissinger was a contentious figure in US foreign policy, playing a key role during the war in Vietnam, and in solidifying US-China relations, while serving as secretary of state and national security advisor.
7 hours ago
The National Stadium, Surulere, which was once Nigeria's imperial beauty and was built in 1972 by General Yakubu Gowon, has become an abandoned relic as of April 2023.
7 hours ago
Virgin Atlantic's Flight100 landed in New York on Tuesday, making the journey from London without using fossil fuels, thanks to a mix of renewable biomass and waste fats. This "sustainable aviation fuel" reportedly reduces life-cycle emissions by up to 70 percent but still emits CO2, as FRANCE 24's Bryan Quinn explains.
7 hours ago
Household Consumption accounted for the largest share of real Gross Domestic Product at market prices in the first and second quarter of this year according to data from the National Bureau of Statistics. Femi Oladehin, Partner at Àrgentil Capital Partners joins CNBC Africa to unpack the numbers and drivers of inflation in Nigeria.
1 day ago
Tonight we focus on the latest events in Guinea-Bissau. The army maintains order has been restored in Bissau following gun battle between army factions. Violence broke out last night after national guard soldiers freed an opposition minister and continued until Friday morning.
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