Sinking Alexandria faces up to coming catastrophe

Sinking Alexandria faces up to coming catastrophe

By Bassem ABOUALABASS Alexandria, Egypt’s fabled second city and its biggest port, is in danger of disappearing below the waves within decades. With its land sinking, and the sea rising due to global warming, the metropolis Alexander the Great founded on the...
Growing concern over unseasonal warm spell in Europe

Growing concern over unseasonal warm spell in Europe

By Mathieu Gorse and AFP bureaus October morning temperatures topping 30 Celsius (86 Fahrenheit) in Spain may have brought cheer to the tourists, but they are provoking concern among environmentalists. The mercury has been rising well above the norm across vast...