fires in Greece
Piraeus Bank announced on Tuesday the donation of €1.5 million ($1.8) to support actions for the sustainable restoration of the damages incurred by the recent fires in Greece. In an announcement, Piraeus Bank says it stands by all the households and...
The prosecutor of Greece's Supreme Court, called for an investigation into a possible organized arson plot after fires ravaged the nation.
New fires have rekindled in Varympompi, north of Athens, on three fronts. The ominous developments occur just one day after the previous fire.
Residents and tourists in Rovia were told to head to the sea as a "human dam" of firefighters attempted to hold back the fire on Evia Island.
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.
Wildfires in Greece have spread to Attica on Thursday, forcing hundreds of Greeks to evacuate their homes.
The President of the Association of Firefighters, Phillipos Panteleakos, has said there are many damaged firefighting vehicles in garages all over the country awaiting maintenance. Their transfer to the garages should have taken place in April but was delayed as...
A former Turkish prime minister is denying that he alleged that government agents set forest fires in Greece, Turkey's traditional foe, in the early 1990s. The Turkish newspaper Birgun reported that Mesut Yilmaz referred in an interview last week to...