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Entire Mountain Slope in Flames: Heartbreaking Photos from Kalamos Wildfire

These photos were taken from the island of Evia, across the channel from the town of Kalamos which has been in flames since Sunday afternoon. The photos that were shared in the social media by residents and tourists in Evia...

Houses are Burned at Huge Wildfire in Kalamos, North of Athens

A fire in a wooded area near the town of Kalamos in north-eastern Attica is burning out of control threatening the town. Television pictures show that the blaze, that begun late afternoon on Sunday, has burned houses in the area...

Hollywood Producers Gave €1,000 to Swimmers to Leave Kalamos Island in Lefkada to Shoot New Film

Kalamos is a small island opposite to Lefkada. Its natural beauty apparently attracted some Hollywood producers, who chose Kalamos to shoot their new film. According to local website agrinionews.gr, a luxurious yacht approached one of Kalamos' desolated beaches and some people...

Fires in Laurio and Kalamos.

The residents in the area of Pouda Zeza in Laurio, face the horror of a devastating fire that broke out at 11:45 a.m this morning. The blaze has already entered the settlement of Passa, while an uninhabited house is...

Kythera: An Enchanting Greek Island Where History Meets Beauty

Kythera is an enchanted Greek island with majestic beaches, but with green mountainous terrain also, so there is something for everyone.

Wildfires Continue to Burn Out of Control in Greece

Friday found Attica in Greece still ablaze, with the the fire that rekindledon Thursday afternoon still raging out of control.

Vaccinations For All Begin on Greek Islands with Under 10,000 Inhabitants

Vaccination campaigns have begun on Greek islands with up to 10,000 inhabitants, according to an announcement on Thursday.

Eight Dead, 2,000 Homes Destroyed, Millions in Damage from Flood on Greek Island of Evia

One day after the destructive floods in Evia finds the north of the island cut off completely from the center and south, 2,000 homes destroyed, most of the island without drinking water, and millions in damage. A total of...

Death Toll after Destructive Blaze in Greece Rises to 50

The total number of dead in the destructive fires in East Attica has risen to 50, as Red Cross rescuers discovered 26 burned bodies on Tuesday morning near the Argyri Akti beach, in Mati. Local government officials confirmed the Red...

Drone Footage Captures Destruction Caused by Wildfires North of Athens

Harrowing drone footage has captured the devastating aftermath of the enormous wildfire in Greece that raged for three days before firefighters finally contained the flames on Wednesday. Dozens of houses and thousands hectares of forest land were destroyed by the...

After 3-Day Battle, Wildfire North of Athens Brought Under Control

After a three-day battle with the blaze that destroyed a huge forest area and dozens of homes north of Athens, there is growing optimism that the flames are finally brought under control. On Wednesday morning there was no active front...

Eastern Attica in Flames for Third Day

The fire near Athens has been burning unchecked for a third day, damaging dozens of homes. It had started in Kalamos, a coastal holiday spot some 45 km northeast of the capital, and spread to three more towns. A state...

Government Minister Claims Arson is Behind Zakynthos Fires

While visiting Zakynthos island, Justice Minister Stavros Kontonis, who is also the local Parliament member, said of the multiple wildfires: "This is planned." The Civil Protection ministry mirrored this view, announcing an "arson destabilization attempt during the August Assumption Day...

Scenes of Apocalypse North of Athens as Wildfire Burns for Second Day

The wildfire that broke out near the town of Kalamos, some 45 km northeast of Athens, on Sunday afternoon has moved southwards toward the town of Varnavas on Monday morning. Helicopters and planes have joined firefighters in an effort to...

World's Wrestlers Gather In Olympia

With the International Olympic Committee (IOC) ready to drop wrestling starting with the 2020 Games, many of the world's top young wrestlers are hoping to change its mind by taking part in a tourney July 20-21 at the site...