Large forest fire broke out in the vicinity of Athens

Large forest fire broke out on Saturday night near the town Afidnes, 35 kilometers north-east of Athens, Greece, said fire department.

To fight the fire thrown more than 135 firefighters and support infantry units, more than 70 fire trucks and tankers, four planes and two helicopters.

According to local TV stations, the future home in the fire, but no injuries were reported.

About five thousand white cubs were born at the end of December in the Arctic

Up to five thousand white cubs were born in the whole Arctic in late December, marking the birthday celebration of polar bears, according to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Russia.

Birthday celebration polar bear celebrated in Russia on December 29 for the fifth time. About this holiday was announced in 2008 a public research organization Marine Mammal Council and WWF Russia.

"If we take as a basis for the opinion of experts on the Polar Bear International Union for Conservation of Nature, that the entire world population of polar bears has 20-25 thousand animals, approximately 4.5-5 thousand cubs are

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Earthquake of magnitude 5.3 occurred in the Tokyo area

An earthquake measuring 5.3 occurred today in Tokyo. Information on casualties or damage were reported. According to the National Meteorological Administration, there is no tsunami threat, reports euronews. The epicenter was located in the Pacific Ocean south of the Japanese capital and center lies at a depth of 10 km under the sea. Tremors felt residents is part of the metropolitan prefecture Ogasawara archipelago, and Chiba Prefecture. The Japanese archipelago is located on the junction of four tectonic plates, so every year there are up to 20% of the seating on the earth quake of magnitude 6.0 and above.

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Massive break in Spain. Video

 

Massive crack the 175 km of the road N-240 between Sarretera Tarragona and San Sebastian

Video posted on YouTube by user ImatvapI 28maya 2011

300 intercity bus trips canceled because of a snowstorm in Altai

Bus station Barnaul canceled on Tuesday more than 300 long-distance bus services due to heavy snow and ice, told RIA Novosti the bus station.

Earlier EMERCOM Russia's Altai region issued a warning prompt. Tuesday is expected to increase in wind up to 15-20 meters per second, sometimes gusts up to 23-28 meters per second, wet snow, snowstorm, glaze effects (wet snow, black ice on the roads).

"C 7.00 (4.00 MSK) morning, until further notice, closed movement of passenger transport in all directions from Barnaul, excluding service between the city and the city of Barnaul Pavlovsk," — said the source.

According

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The increase in fresh water in the Arctic Ocean will lead to a cooling of Europe

In the Arctic Ocean, significant rate increases the amount of fresh water, which leads to the expansion of the ocean and the changing global trends. According to scientists, this will lead to a change in ocean currents around Europe and can eventually lead to a marked cooling of the climate in Europe. This is reported by climate scientists at the University College London, who used from 1995 to 2011, satellite data for monitoring the height of the sea, and found that since 2002, the water surface in the western Arctic has risen by 15 centimeters.

According to specialists, during this

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Dangerous bacteria spreading through Europe and causing panic in the world

According news.mail.ru, German authorities claim that the source of a mysterious intestinal infection are still the bean sprouts from local farms. Cucumbers, tomatoes and other vegetables, the Ministry of Health of Germany be safe, but with soy need to be very careful — it is not recommended to buy. Sick for almost three thousand dead — 30.

After many trials and protests of German farmers, many of whom are desperate already begun to destroy their crops and vegetables in Germany yet rehabilitated. Doctors, carrying out all the necessary checks, today officially stated — cucumbers, tomatoes and lettuce

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In the Kuban found two more cases swine flu

In the Krasnodar region for the past week (November 29 — December 5) revealed two new cases of "swine" flu, the press service of the regional Rospotrebnadzor.

Total for laboratory monitoring of influenza viruses circulating and non-influenza etiology of last week, 29 people were examined.

"The virus is excreted in 6 cases, including two cases of influenza A (H1N1) 2009, one case of influenza, parainfluenza, adenovirus infections, and respiratory syncytial virus infection", — Said the press service.

As reported YuGA.ru, the first case of "swine" flu was reported in late October. This type of influenza ill 22-year-old

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In Yekaterinburg viper ganged up on people

Heat wave of the last days has provoked aggression in vipers. At least in certain of the inhabitants of the Sverdlovsk region. Already, dozens of people bitten by venomous reptiles to a hospital.

Why snakes turned against the people, understood our correspondent on Channel 5, Alexander Gromov (see video)

Bolgariya.Silny hail and wind in Knezha

As the Dnes.bg, according to the mayor of the town Knezha Nicholas Damyanovski half houses no electricity.

The reason — a strong wind and hail. Broken wire, punched rooftops. The wind was so strong that the roots tore a 100-year old trees.

80% hail destroyed the roof of the local kindergarten, received substantial damage to the school building and administration. Almost every house in the town suffered from the elements.

Experts came from the regional administration Pleven officially recorded damage natural disaster municipality. It is expected that in the coming days interdepartmental committee will decide on the allocation of

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