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Serious drought hitting Europe, wider world — updates

Much of Europe and the Northern Hemisphere is battling either wildfires, low water levels, harvest warnings, water use restrictions or a mixture of all these. DW rounds up the situation.

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20 Jul
Much of Western Europe continues to bake in extreme heat, with the UK expected to record its hottest day on record and wildfires burning through forests in southern France. Relief is expected later in the week.
19 Jul
Britain's Prince Harry spoke on Monday at the United Nations about seeking insight from the words of Nelson Mandela during a time of "global uncertainty and division" and urged countries to take action to combat climate change.
19 Jul
Faith Kipyegon added another 1,500m gold to her medal collection on Monday with a win at the World Championships in the United States - though it wasn't all good news for Kenya on the track.
21 Jul
Repairs to the Nord Stream 1 gas pipeline linking Germany and Russia have been slammed by Ukraine's president Zelenskyy as showing "weakness" towards Moscow. DW's Richard Walker asked Slovenia's Prime Minister Robert Golob if he agreed.
20 Jul
To mark the 2022 World Public Relations Day held every July16, a reputation management company, GLG Communications hosted a cocktail and fireside conversation in Lagos. The global event, being celebrated by professionals, agency founders, heads of organisations, press members, and business leaders honored Ivy Lee, one of the pioneer PR professionals, born on the same date, 145 years ago.
22 Jul
Magnus Carlsen will not defend his world championship in 2023 against Russia's Ian Nepomniachtchi as he is not motivated to play another match, the Norwegian five-time champion said in a podcast on Wednesday.
24 Jul
Gas supplies to Europe from Russia through the pipeline had been shut off for 10 days of scheduled maintenance. The flow has now restarted but at far below maximum capacity.
25 Jul
Armand Duplantis brought down the curtain on the World Championships in stunning fashion on Sunda, breaking his own pole vault world record in the final act of the 10-day track and field meet in Eugene.
26 Jul
Summer fires aren't unusual. But climate change means they've scorched Western Europe much earlier than usual this year, destroying tens of thousands of acres of land and causing massive evacuations as some places record their hottest temperatures ever.
25 Jul
Ethiopia's Gudaf Tsegay finished first in the 5,000 meters at the World Championships late on Saturday, in an event that saw a fan run onto the field carrying what appeared to be a Tigray flag.
25 Jul
Nigerian Athlete, Tobiloba Amusan in the early hours of Monday set a world record, twice, to win the 100m hurdles race at the World Championships in Oregon, USA. First, she won the semi-final in 12.12 seconds. Then, she blew away her rivals in the final to win the gold medal with a world record time of 12.06 seconds, Nigeria's first ever.