News archive of August 2016
The wildfire raging across the north of Euboea is burning for a third day, with estimations putting the environmental catastrophe at nearly 20,000 hectares of forest lands burnt. The small town of Limni is still in danger, with the a boat anchored near the port of the lake in case an evacuation operation is necessary.
Islamic State called on its group members to carry out jihad in Russia in a nine-minute YouTube video on Sunday.
“Listen Putin, we will come to Russia and will kill you at your homes … Oh Brothers, carry out jihad and kill and fight them,” a masked man driving a car in the desert yelled while wagging his finger in the last couple of minutes of the video.