TEHRAN, August 19 - About 8,000 people have been evacuated from their homes on Gran Canaria in Spain’s Canary Islands, where firefighters are battling a wildfire that has burned more than 3,400 hectares (8,400 acres) of land.
TEHRAN, August 19 - Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday called on Germany and France to compromise on Brexit, cautioning that the United Kingdom would be ready to leave the European Union without a deal on Oct. 31 if necessary.
TEHRAN, August 19 - Chemists at the University of Warwick have developed a better way to make patterned metals. The material innovation could make solar panels cheaper and more sustainable.
TEHRAN, August 19 -Fish scientists on the hunt for non-native species are using an array of sophisticated techniques, including high-tech databases, storm maps and DNA samples to track destructive newcomers to U.S. waterways.
TEHRAN, August 19 -Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn will meet with other British political leaders next week to discuss tactics to prevent a no-deal Brexit.
TEHRAN, August 19 - Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) said on Monday it will use chipmaker Nvidia Corp’s (NVDA.O) real-time ray tracing technology to provide the software company’s Minecraft video game players more realistic graphics on personal computers.
TEHRAN, August 19 -Bond yields in the euro zone were off record low levels on Monday, as a calmer tone settled in world markets and focus turned to the prospect of fiscal stimulus in Germany.
TEHRAN, August 19 - Novartis (NOVN.S) plans to answer a U.S. senator who demanded details about data manipulation related to its gene therapy Zolgensma, amid scrutiny of the Swiss drugmaker’s decision to delay informing regulators until after the treatment’s approval.
TEHRAN, August 19 -Influential Pacific island leaders have called for Australia to be ousted from the region's main regional grouping, criticizing Canberra's "neo-colonial" attitudes and refusal to take urgent action on climate change.
TEHRAN, August 19 -Three riot police officers, a police commander, a police academy teacher, all are among eight French police officers who have killed themselves recently. That makes 64 so far this year, and the number just keeps on climbing.