Europe Rushes To Save France As Blazes Rage

European nations rushed to save France as miles of parched forest were reduced to smoldering ashes by spreading wildfires amid record drought and heatwaves across Europe.

France Fights Huge Blaze As Deadly Wildfires And Heat Spread In Europe

France has become the latest European nation to appeal for international help to respond to a massive southwestern wildfire that officials say has already destroyed nearly 7,000 hectares or 17,300 acres of forest. French President Emmanuel Macron said several countries are assisting in fighting the blaze amid deadly wildfires triggered by record temperatures and droughts across Europe, reportedly killing at least 1,000 people.

US Senate gives overwhelming approval to Finland/Sweden NATO applications

The US Senate on Wednesday voted 95-1 in overwhelming approval of the applications by Sweden and Finland to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), Axios reports. NATO was established in 1949 by 12 countries, including the US, Canada, Italy, and France, to provide collective security against the Soviet Union.

Several Killed In Shooting At Copenhagen Mall

At least three people have been killed and several critically injured in a shooting at Denmark’s largest shopping mall in the capital Copenhagen, police confirmed Monday.

French President Loses Majority In Political Earthquake

Less than two months after re-election, Emmanuel Macron lost control of the French National Assembly in a political earthquake that showed a strong performance by a left alliance and the far right. The outcome underscored concerns within churches about growing social divisions in the country.

French Guiana Pastor Killed, Church Torched

Questions remain about the death of an evangelical pastor in French Guiana who was shot and killed before his church was torched amid an ongoing debate about religious freedom in France.

Ukraine Fearful As Russia Pushes For Victory In East

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky warned late Monday that the battle for Ukraine’s eastern Donbas would go down as one of the most brutal in European history as Russian forces pushed for victory in the region.

France’s President May Lose Parliament Majority

French President Emmanuel Macron faced a setback Monday, with official results showing he may lose his outright majority in Parliament following a left-wing challenge in Sunday’s elections.

World nuclear arsenal expected to increase, “a worrying trend”

A leading international think-tank has warned it expects the world’s nuclear weapons arsenal to grow for the first time in decades, the Guardian reports. The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (Sipri) gave its warning just as Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has increased the risk that an atomic bomb may soon be used.

Christian humanitarian tells of captivity in Iraq

A French Christian has published a book recounting his abduction and tortuous captivity by Islamic terrorists while on a humanitarian trip in Iraq, the Christian Post reports. The author of the new book ‘Kidnapped in Iraq: A Christian Humanitarian Tells His Story,’ Alexandre Goodarzy recently spoke of his work and captivity with the Christian Post (CP).

Iran Now Has Enough Uranium For Nuclear Weapon, U.N. Watchdog Reportedly Says

Iran has amassed enough enriched uranium to make a nuclear weapon, according to a report by the International Atomic Energy Agency viewed by several media outlets Monday, as the IAEA presses Iran to cooperate with a probe into its nuclear program and the United States seeks to re-enter a 2015 nuclear deal with Iran.

French Journalist Killed In Ukraine

A 32-year-old French journalist was killed in eastern Ukraine on Monday after the armored vehicle in which he was traveling was hit by shrapnel from a Russian shell, authorities said.

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