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22 Aug
The World Meteorological Organisation's head of applied climate services Bob Stefanski says the organisation is seeking to verify a temperature record in Sicily of 48.8 degrees Celsius and that temperature records for continental Europe may exceed 50 degrees Celsius in the future.
4 Jul
The US National Weather Service has said the heat wave "will likely be one of the most extreme in recorded history" for parts of the region, as people are warned to take precautions against "life threatening" heat.
11 Mar
Humans have destroyed about two-thirds of the world's original tropical rainforest and in the process destroying the natural buffer against climate change. This is affecting human livability and maybe pushing it beyond its limit.
26 Jul 2019
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
5 Jul 2019
The continent's average temperature for June 2019 was the highest on record, according to the European Union's satellite agency. International researchers have warned Europe faces more frequent and intense heat waves.
28 Jun 2019
As a heat wave continues to scorch parts of Western Europe, a wildfire has broken out in northeastern Spain and France measured its highest-ever June temperature. The heat is expected to continue into the weekend.
4 Jun 2019
People in Amritsar cool off in a swimming pool as temperatures soar in northern India.
29 Nov 2016
Ocean levels are rising due to change in temperature of the arctic and monitors of the trend say we should all be concerned. Scientists worry that if the issue of climate change is not quickly addressed, people may lose their homes.

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Clashes erupted in Nairobi after a Kenyan police officer shot dead six people in a rampage on Tuesday (December 7) and then shot and killed himself, a senior police officer and the Directorate of Criminal Investigations said. The officer first shot and killed his wife at their home before setting off with his service-issued AK-47 rifle to shoot dead another four people, the Directorate of Criminal Investigations said on its Twitter account, describing the shooter as a "rogue officer".
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Thousands of Sudanese protest across the country in a show of anger over a government deal that reinstated the prime minister but gave the military majority control. Also, Gambia's president wins re-election, but the opposition is crying foul. One competitor has since accepted the result, but two others are refusing to. Finally, protesters take to South African beaches in opposition to oil and gas exploration by energy giant Shell. Activists say the project endangers marine animals and tourism.
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The SPD's Olaf Scholz, Germany's next chancellor, has presented his Cabinet ministers for the new government, to be sworn in on Wednesday. He offered a few surprises.
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Austria's ex-Chancellor Sebastian Kurz announced he is stepping back from politics. His successor, Alexander Schallenberg, has also announced his resignation.
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At least 38 inmates were killed and dozens more injured in a fire on Tuesday at the main prison in Burundi's capital Gitega, the country's vice president said. Twelve died of asphyxia as they tried to flee the burning buildings and 26 died of severe injuries, Vice President Prosper Bazombanza told reporters at the Gitega Prison after the fire. Video Credit: Sos Médias Burundi
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Governments and international organizations have said Myanmar's most prominent pro-democracy figure did not receive a fair trial, and accuse the ruling junta of sacking the rule of law in a bid to hold power.