Firefighters in France continue tirelessly to fight a tough battle against wildfires on the Mediterranean coast. Strong winds are aiding the progress of the flames, as thousands of peak-season vacationers are evacuated to makeshift shelters.
Nationalists on the French Mediterranean island of Corsica have made gains in a regional vote and strengthened their calls for greater autonomy. The results present a challenge for French President Emmanuel Macron.
With an increasing number of migrants from Africa crossing the Mediterranean, the EU-Africa summit is going to be about forging a new kind of partnership to deal with this. But will it serve both sides' interests?
Southern Europe and western parts of Canada and the US have been devastated by wildfires this year. And they're not the only ones - it seems like much of the world is ablaze right now. And this could be the new normal.
France has asked other EU members for help in fighting several wildfires in the southeast of the country, including one near Saint-Tropez on the French Riviera. At least 10,000 people have been evacuated from the area.
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