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When Princess Diana Flew to Greece For Her “Dear Friend”

On the anniversary of Princess Diana tragic death on August 31, 1997, we look back at the private visit Great Britain's "Queen of Hearts" made to Greece, just a year earlier. On September 18, 1996, Diana, the Princess of Wales,...

Tiny Village in Poland Stands in Solidarity with Evia Fire Victims

The community of Niedyszyna, a small village in Poland near Lodz, has expressed their solidarity with those who lost their homes and possessions in the catastrophic fires that blazed across Evia, Greece in August. The group sent a letter of...

New Fire Breaks Out at Vilia, West of Athens as Evia Blaze Still Burns

A major new fire broke out in in Vilia, west of Athens, where a large blaze had burned for six days last week, ravaging swaths of pristine pine forest, Greece’s fire service said in a new announcement on Monday. Shortly...

New Blaze Breaks Out on Fire-Stricken Evia Island in Greece

A new fire broke out late on Sunday on the fire-ravaged island of Evia in central Greece. This time, the blaze is in the southern part of the island near the town of Styra and Marmari which have been...

The Priest Who Lost His Church in the Massive Fire of Evia, Greece

The destruction of an old Greek Orthodox church in Kokkinomilia was one of the many sad losses Evia has suffered after the fires that ravaged the island. Villages were evacuated and left to the infernos, hundreds of houses were destroyed,...

Fire Victims Receive Aid from Greeks Across the Country

The victims of the destructive infernos that have hit Greece over the past twelve days are now receiving aid from across the country, donated by public and private organizations and citizens. Greeks across the country responded immediately to support their...

New Wildfires in Ancient Corinth, Central Evia, Ancient Olympia

New wildfires broke out in Ancient Corinth and Central Evia areas, while they continue to rage in ancient Olympia, as firefighters battle to contain the flames

Greek Beekeeping Destroyed By Recent Wildfires in Evia

  Greek pine honey is now even more of a precious commodity following wildfires that have for the most part destroyed beekeeping in northern Evia. The recent wildfires charred more than 130,000 acres of forested land in Evia. It was in...

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.

New Fires Break Out in Greece, Arcadia Remains on High Alert

The fires in the broader area of Arcadia in southern Greece continued their destructive path on Wednesday night and onto Thursday morning.