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Moderate Earthquake Jolts Athens

A 2.9-magnitude earthquake jolted Athens at 3:53 PM local time on Monday. The quake was felt throughout the region of Attica. According to the National Observatory of Athens, the epicenter was around 10 km (6 miles) northeast of the Greek...

Five Lesser-Known Archaeological Sites in Attica, Greece

Greece is full of some of the most famous archaeological sites in the world, such as the Acropolis, Mycenae, and Knossos. There are so very many around the nation that there are many amazing sites in Attica, home to...

Nightmare Returns as Two Fires Burn Near Athens

Firefighters continue to battle two separate wildfires near Athens on Monday in a situation reminiscent of the catastrophic fires earlier in the month in Attica, Evia and the Peloponnese. Near the town of Lavrio, southeast of Athens, dozens of firefighters...

Huge Fire Breaks Out Near Lavrio, South of Athens

A wildfire broke out on Monday near the town of Lavrio, southeast of Athens, forcing the Fire Service to order the evacuation of a nearby village. The fire is burning vegetation and is threatening the village of Markati. Residents are...

Evia Fires: The Largest Environmental Catastrophe of Greece

The environmental devastation from the fires in northern Evia is huge, according to the National Observatory of Athens.

Videographer Vasilis Filoras Dies While Assisting in Attica Fires

The funeral of Vasilis Filoras, the videographer who died while volunteering in the wildfires of Attica on Friday will take place on Tuesday.

Over 230,000 Acres Reduced to Ash as Greece Continues to Fight Fires

More than 65,000 hectares (650,000 stremmata) of land have been burned completely by fires in three different parts of Greece.

Dozens of Nations Send Help To Battle Fires in Greece

Greece thanked the countries that have rushed to assist the nation to battle the fires that have been ravaging the nation for almost a week.

Greek PM Vows to Re-forest Greece After the Fires

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced on Twitter that Greece will re-forest the land destroyed by the fires taking place across Greece. Mitsotakis said in his post that "all burned areas will be considered re-forestable. We will change the way...

Greek Inferno: 154 Fires Currently Raging in Greece

Saturday found Greece fighting for the fifth consecutive day with tens of fires across the nation.