Quebec

A Woman Survives a 1.5-Kilometer Fall in Canada. Her Parachute Failed to Open

A woman in Canada has miraculously survived after plummeting more than 5,000 feet (1,500 meters) during a skydiving accident. The 30-year-old, who has not been named, fell into a wooded area after her main and backup parachutes failed to fully open in Trois-Rivières, Quebec, on August 10., Newsweek reported.

Dobrich: First International Team of Archaeologists Exploring Zaldapa Fortress near Krushari

Dobrich. For the first time, an international team of archaeologists is investigating the Zaldapa fortress near the village of Krushari, the Focus Radio correspondent has reported. This year is the fifth season of archaeological exploration in Zaldapa, the largest fortified ancient centre in today's Dobrudzha, team leader Prof. Georgi Atanasov said.

Deadly Heat Wave Kills 33 Across Southern Quebec

Thirty-three people have died in a heat wave that has baked the southern part of the Canadian province of Quebec, officials say.

The sweltering weather began last Friday with temperatures hitting 35C (95F) and high humidity.

The death toll has climbed every day this week, with most of the victims between the ages of 50 to 80.

IMF Chief: Clouds over Global Economy are 'Getting Darker by the Day'

Escalating trade tensions are posing an increasing threat to the global economy, the head of the International Monetary Fund has warned.

"The clouds on the horizon ... are getting darker by the day," IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said at a news conference in Berlin on Monday.

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