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August 4, 2017
In an undated handout photo, the Cape Grim Baseline Air Pollution Station, in Tasmania. The station, along with its counterparts across the world, has been flashing a warning: The excess carbon dioxide scorching the planet rose at the highest rate on record in 2015 and 2016. Scientists are concerned over the cause of the rapid rise, which may indicate the world’s natural sponges that absorb carbon dioxide have changed. (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization via The New York Times)
Extreme weather seen killing 152,000 Europeans a year by 2100
August 4, 2017 - 5:37pm
July 12, 2017
Tourists take pictures in front of the Unknown Soldier's Tomb with the parliament building seen in the background in Athens, Greece July 6, 2017. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
American tourist killed in Greece was fatally beaten over a selfie, police say
July 12, 2017 - 12:07pm
June 27, 2017
A logo of Russian state oil firm Rosneft is seen at its office in Moscow, October 18, 2012. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov/File Photo
Massive cyberattack hits Europe with widespread ransom demands
June 27, 2017 - 8:33pm
October 25, 2016
Mediterranean sea crossings were three times deadlier this year than last
October 25, 2016 - 3:59pm
June 24, 2016
Nigel Farage, the leader of the United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP), makes a statement after Britain voted to leave the European Union in London. (REUTERS/Toby Melville)
'Explosive shock' as Britain votes to leave EU, Cameron quits
June 24, 2016 - 8:18am
June 18, 2015
Data from previous years shows a dramatic increase in the number of border crossings in what is referred to as the "Western Balkan route." (Washington Post graphic by Richard Johnson.)
Hungary's response to the migrant crisis? A 109-mile-long, 13-foot-tall fence
June 18, 2015 - 5:09pm
April 23, 2014
U.S. to send 600 troops to Eastern Europe to reassure allies
April 23, 2014 - 6:13am