Iran’s Revolutionary Guards issue warning as protests over woman’s death spread

Register now for free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register The Revolutionary Guards warned of unrest Reports of security forces being attacked A Kurdish woman did after being detained by moral police The Iranian government has promised to investigate her death DUBAI, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guards called on the Islamic Republic’s judiciary … Read more

French activists fill holes with cement in protest at watering exemptions

Aug 14 (Reuters) – Climate activists linked to an extinct rebellion have targeted a golf course in southern France, filling holes with concrete to protest an exemption from water restrictions during the worst drought on record. France has told residents to avoid unnecessary water use, such as washing cars and watering gardens. However, activists complain … Read more

Source of Britain’s River Thames driest ever as drought nears

The dry river bed at the source of the Thames has expanded more than ever before July was England’s driest month since 1935 Experts say that the country’s infrastructure is not ready for drought LONDON, Aug 12 (Reuters) – (This Aug. 11 story corrects the spelling of the engagement officer’s last name in paragraphs 5 … Read more

Wildfires rage in France, thousands evacuated from homes

HOUSTENS, France, Aug 10 (Reuters) – A wildfire in southwestern France’s Gironde region destroyed homes on Wednesday and forced the evacuation of 10,000 residents, some of whom had climbed onto roofs as the flames approached. Black-orange skies, darkened by forest smoke and lit up by flames, were visible across the area as the fire raged … Read more

WW2 bomb revealed in drought-hit waters of Italy’s River Po

BORGO VIRGILIO, Italy, Aug 7 (Reuters) – Heat waves have not only swept Europe this summer, but also brought record high temperatures and scorched fields: Italy’s drought-stricken Po River is flowing so low it has exposed previously sunken World War II bombs. A 450-kilogram (1,000-pound) bomb found on July 25 near the northern village of … Read more