The thermometer at the United Nations office shows 42˚C in Bonn, western Germany, on Thursday. AFP
Two women sitting under parasols watch at three boys jumping into the water of a bathing lake in Bad Saulgau, Germany. AFP
The German Weather Service registered 41.5˚C in Lingen, in the west, which had posted 40.9˚C earlier in the day.
That topped the previous record of 40.5˚C reached in Geilenkirchen on Wednesday.
Merely halfway through 2019, the world has already witnessed temperature records smashed from Europe to the Arctic Circle and the year could prove to be one of the hottest ever recorded. This June was the hottest on record, beating out June 2016 — so far the hottest year ever. The first half of 2019 also saw intense
A British record high temperature, 38.7°C (101.6 Fahrenheit), may have been reached on Thursday, provisional data from the UK Met Office showed on Friday.
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Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Friday ordered a delay in a parliamentary vote on revisions to the criminal code, which has been criticised by rights groups as an assault on basic freedoms.
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