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Heavy smog returns to Beijing

Heavy smog blankets the Chinese capital, but authorities did not declare a third red-level pollution alert.

Rome retracts decision to ban car traffic to limit air pollution

Rome and Milan are Italy's two biggest cities, with populations of 2.9 million and 1.3 million respectively. During the traffic restrictions, people in both metropolises will be offered reduced-...

Bosnia: Sarajevo coated in smog, residents advised to stay at home

All manufacturing plants using solid fuels were instructed to reduce their operational capacities or lower temperatures by three centigrades.

Beijing students ordered indoors as smog again shrouds northern China

Air pollution kills about 4,000 Chinese people a day, with coal burning a key contributor, according to the scientific paper published by independent research group Berkeley Earth.