"Some guys poured fuel on my house and set it alight. The next morning workers were already pulling down my house."
Natalya Tatjana Strezhniova
""This is something that happened in the past, and of course it will happen in the future again.""
Director, Museum of Natural History Vienna & Professor, University of Vienna
""Priority must be given to the rescue of human lives and then the immediate docking at a safe port.""
Communications Officer, UNHCR
"I hope that one day I, my family and all displaced Syrians will be able to return to our homeland freely and independently."
""His effots have led to other countries taking up Operation ENABLE and later this year there will be a pan-European operation.""
European Traffic Police Network
"It is too early to say North Korea government is starting to play games with America and Chinese government."
Director of the Korean Peninsula Centre at Peking University
""This standoff shows how Europe has lost its moral compass in the Mediterranean""
Head of MSF Emergency Desk
""People have continued to come and die in this tense kind of limbo where the EU itself cannot reach a united policy""
World news editor, The Daily Beast
New blazes have broken out in southern California where 200,000 people have been evacuated amid raging wildfires
A man rescues a rabbit from the California wildfires.
Southern California still remains in the grip of five major wildfires.
Whipped up by dry Santa Ana winds, tens of thousands of people have been
A rapidly growing wildfire is threatening hundreds of homes north of Los Angeles.
The flames have forced residents to evacuate after causing at
Lawyers who represent victims of faulty products are sounding the alarm in the UK
High unseasonal temperatures are good news for tourists, but bad news for Portugal's dried-out forests, with strong winds forecast.
Residents were moved from their homes as firefighters battled to extinguish a wildfire around Val di Susa.
Portugal's parliament holds minute silence for forest fire victims as the political blame game begins
Overnight rain and lower temperatures on Tuesday helped firefighters bring under control most of the deadly wildfires which broke out in Portugal on
The minister said in her resignation letter that after the fires of recent days "I considered that I didn't have the political and personal conditions to continue in my post."
Officials say many of the hundreds of fires ravaging northwestern parts of the Iberian peninsula have been started deliberately.
The death toll from California's deadliest fires in the state's history has risen to at least 40, with hundreds of people still mis
Firefighters faced another round of dry, windy conditions on Friday (October 13) as they battled wildfires that have killed at least 31 people in Northern California and left hundreds missing in the heart of wine country.
At least 31 people are now confirmed dead in the wildfires sweeping northern California.
Officials say progress in battling the blazes is being
Strong, dry winds may fan new wildfire outbreaks in California's wine country.
The wildfires raging since Sunday in the north of the US state are leaving a trail of destruction.
Residents have been returning to assess damage to homes in some areas, amid apocalyptic scenes.
Firefighters are battling to contain wildfires in Northern California
Two large fires are still active in mainland Portugal in Pampilhosa da Serra and Arganil forcing the evacuation of six villages.
Hundreds of firefighters tackle blazes in Portugal.