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Fire Warnings Issued for Mainland Greece, Greek Islands

There is a very high (category four) fire risk for Sunday for many parts of Greece, the country's civil protection service has warned. The General...

Woman Who Lost Family in Greek Fires Launches Lawsuit

Senior members of the Greek authorities are being sued by a woman who lost her husband, son and daughter in July's deadly Attica fires. Varvara...

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...

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...

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...

Greece’s Civil Protection Agency Issues High Alert for Fires

A high alert for fires in Attica, Evia and the Northern Aegean islands for Wednesday has been announced by the Civil Protection Secretary General's...

Greek PM Says ‘Chaos’ of Unchecked Building Must End

Greek premier Alexis Tsipras on Tuesday said Attica -- the scene of last month's deadly fires -- had "experienced an inexpressible human tragedy". Speaking at a...

Death Toll from Greek Fires Rises to 91

A 95-year-old woman injured in last month's deadly East Attica fires has died in hospital, raising the official death toll to 91. She was being...

Greece Replaces Police, Fire Chiefs over Deadly Blazes

The Greek government has replaced the heads of the Hellenic Police and the Fire Department in light of the recent blazes in East Attica...

At Least 24 Dead as Huge Fires Rage Near Greece’s Capital

At least twenty-four people have died in huge fires raging out of control outside the Greek capital. Twenty deaths were confirmed by Greek government spokesperson...

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