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Over 100 Homes Destroyed, Damaged by Fires in Greece

The Evia and Varympompi fires have now burned over 150 homes and 20,000 acres of land; three more villages on Evia have been evacuated.

Greek Police to Clear Squats

Greek police are putting the final touches to a plan to evacuate illegally occupied buildings around Athens and the rest of the country in the coming days. Acknowledging the political will of the government, the leadership of the security forces...

Fires on Thassos Continue to Burn out of Control for Second Day; Damaged Homes, Villages Evacuated (video)

The four fires that started around dawn on Saturday on the Greek island of Thassos continue to burn out of control for a second day, authorities have reported on Sunday. Saturday officials of the fire department and the municipality of...

Lightening May Have Caused Fires Burning on Thassos Island; Two Villages Evacuated

Four fires have sparked since dawn on the Greek island of Thassos. The blazes in the early morning caused the immediate evacuation of the entire vicinity and villages of Prinos Kazaviti and St. Panteleimon by the fire department and the municipality of Thassos. The...