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New Film Targets Botched Response of Greek Government to Deadly Attica Fire

The Greek government is under renewed pressure over the deadly July 2018 fire at Mati following a new documentary aired on Thursday. The film...

Forest Fire in Northwest Peloponnese Under Control

The wildfire which erupted in the Strofilia forest in northwest Peloponnese on Tuesday is said to be under control, after dozens of firefighters and fire-fighting aircraft...

Wildfire Burns in National Park in Western Peloponnese (video)

Dozens of fire fighters are battling a forest fire which broke out in the Strofilia Forest in the north-west Peloponnese on Tuesday afternoon. Regional Governor...

Electricity Blackout on Crete After Power Plant Fire (video)

Many areas in central Crete continue to be without electricity on Friday as a fire engulfed a main power plant near Heraklion. Television footage shows...

Large Fire Breaks Out at Paper Warehouse North of Athens (video)

A large fire broke out at a warehouse which stores paper in north-eastern Attica on Monday afternoon. Eight vehicles from nearby fire stations rushed to...

Twenty People Charged in Deadly Fire in Mati, Greece

The Athens Prosecutor's Office announced on Tuesday that twenty people will be brought up on charges related to the deadly fire at the resort...

Greek Fire Fighter Dies in Thessaloniki Blaze

A tragic incident involving the death of a firefighter took place near Thessaloniki on Friday afternoon. A 46-year old man who was a member of...

Migrants Granted Greek Citizenship After Saving Dozens in Mati Fire

Greece's President Prokopis Pavlopoulos will grant Greek citizenship to three migrant fishermen who helped rescue dozens of people from the sea during the deadly...

Aristotelous Square, The Jewel of Thessaloniki

Aristotelous Square is the main city square of Thessaloniki, which is Greece’s second largest city and the capital of Macedonia. Located along Nikis avenue, near...

Death Toll From Mati Fire Disaster Rises to 100

Almost five months since the devastating fires in East Attica, a 73 year-old man died of his burns at the Evangelismos hospital in Athens. The...

Fire-Stricken Mati Sends Defiant Message of Hope

Residents of the fire-stricken Greek town of Mati, located 40 km (25 miles) east of Athens, have raised a huge banner on a burned-out...

Greek Bureaucracy Blocks Relief Fund Distribution to Victims of East Attica Fires

House Speaker Nikos Voutsis announced today that out of the 37.7 million euros collected for emergency aid to the victims of the deadly East...

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