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Smog shuts schools in Bosnia's Sarajevo

Air pollution forced Bosnian authorities to shut schools in the capital Sarajevo on Thursday, while smog levels also spiked in other parts of the Balkan country due to a lack of rainfall, local officials said.

Milan limits daytime traffic to battle smog

Drivers in Milan will face a limit on daytime travel three days next week as the northern Italian city tries to bring air pollution down from dangerous levels.

Beijing lifts smog red alert

Beijing's first ever red alert for smog expired Thursday, as blue skies and sunshine replaced the thick haze that covered the city for days.

Delhi outlines traffic ban plan to curb pollution

Delhi Tuesday outlined its plans to restrict the number of vehicles on its roads at the beginning of January, as the world's most polluted capital attempts to clean up its toxic air.

Measuring air pollution on a bicycle

A small group of EPFL students captured second place at the international competition iCan with their bike light with an air pollution gauge.

Alarm over Delhi pollution doesn't stop Diwali fireworks

The fireworks have fizzled. The festival lights are coming down. What's left of the Hindu holiday of Diwali in the Indian capital—already considered the world's most polluted—is a toxic haze that has residents gagging ...

China 'exporting' ozone pollution to US, study says

Progress slashing unhealthy ozone in the western United States has been largely undone by pollution wafting across the Pacific from China, according to a study published Monday.

China air pollution levels fall: Greenpeace

Air pollution levels in China's cities improved in the first six months of this year, environmental campaign group Greenpeace said Wednesday, but remained far worse than global and domestic standards.

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