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Marathon Mayor Dedicates 36th Race to Victims of Attica Wildfires

The 36th Authentic Marathon was held on Sunday morning in the town of Marathon, Greece, with Mayor Elias Psinakis dedicating this year's race to the...

New Data Reveal Extent of Cretan Fires

An area of 1,534 hectares was burnt on Crete in 2018 by the fires that broke out on the island during the year. According to...

Greece’s Cephalonia On Alert as Wildfires Rage Unchecked (video)

Authorities on Thursday ordered the evacuation of the village Ano Kateleio in Cephalonia as fires on the island continued to rage unchecked in Lagada,...

Benefit Concert for Greek Fire Victims to be Held at Ancient Theatre

A benefit concert dedicated to the late writer, poet and song-writer Manos Eleftheriou will be held at the Herod Atticus Odeon this Wednesday, starting...

Burned Homes in Greece’s Fire-Stricken Mati Demolished

The first burned-out buildings from the fires that devastated the Greek resort of Mati in July were demolished by bulldozers on Monday. Almost a month...

Greek Fires Claim Another Life, Brining Death Toll to 96

Another elderly casualty of July's fires in east Attica has died in hospital from their injuries. The 68-year-old victim passed away in intensive care on...

Evia Fires Under Control, Greek Fire Dept says

There are no more active fire fronts in the region of Psachna in Evia, local Fire Department  commander Vangelis Palios has told the Athens-Macedonian...

Greek Firefighters Tackle Blaze in Evia

Reports are emerging of a forest fire burning in the Evia region which, according to Greek firefighters, is being fanned by winds in the...

Greece Enacts Emergency Rules on Building Demolitions After Fires

Greece's government has enacted emergency procedures which will allow ministries to issue demolition orders on illegally constructed buildings. Saturday's move will give the Environment, Energy and...

Greek Fire Service Says Death Toll from Attica Blazes Has Reached 94

The number of victims from the deadly fires which swept through Attica last month has reached 94, according to the Greek fire service. In an...

Official Death Toll from Greek Fires Rises to 93

The official toll from wildfires in East Attica has reached 93, following the death on Thursday of a hospitalized victim. The latest fatality was a...

Pollution Warning Issued over Greek Fires

People returning to their homes devastated by last month's Greek fires, are being urged to wear masks and gloves for fear of pollution unleashed by...

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