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Ukraine rushes for solar panels as Russia hits its power grid

The war sent demand for renewable energy sources skyrocketing. It is a major shift for Ukraine, which drew just 11% of its energy from renewables before the invasion.

Huge wildfire kills 11 people in southeastern Turkey

In the summer of 2021, Turkey suffered its worst-ever wildfires. They claimed nine lives and destroyed huge swaths of forested land across its Mediterranean and Aegean coasts. The disaster prompted a political crisis.

EU chief's texts for Covid vaccines under court scrutiny

The EU acted swiftly under Ursula von der Leyen after the Covid pandemic struck in 2020 to secure vaccines for member countries, with the commission tapping Pfizer as the main supplier. Many aspects of the vaccine procurement have been kept confidential.