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Greek PM Speaks on Fires and Impact of Climate Change on Greece

Greece's PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis spoke at a press conference about the impact that climate change has had on the country's wildfires.

Greece Commends its Firefighters: “We Fought a Great Battle”

As Greece's firefighters continue their battle to subdue the wildfires ravaging the country, the nation's civil protection chief Nikos Hardalias has praised their firefighting response thus far, noting that all available resources were used in their effort to contain...

Prime Minister Apologizes for Greece’s Failures in Battling Fires

Greek Prime Minister Mitsotakis apologizes “for any weaknesses” in the country's efforts to contain and stop the recent wildfires.

2,500-Year-Old Ancient Olive Tree Burned Down in Evia Fires in Greece

A 2,500 year old ancient olive tree on the island of Evia was destroyed today in the ongoing wildfires consuming the region. The ancient tree was located in the olive grove of Rovia, and was such an enduring symbol...

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...

US Lends Aerial Reconnaissance Aircraft to Help Greece Fight Wildfires

US Ambassador Pyatt voiced his support for the nation of Greece as the US sent aerial reconnaissance aircraft to battle the Greece wildfires.

Raging Fires Spread Across Greece, Record High Temperatures

Fires are overtaking various regions of Greece as the country experiences record high temperatures. The blaze has caused evacuations 13 miles north of Athens near Tatoi, in Varympopi, Adames and Thrakomakedones, as well as in the southern Peloponnese region...

Turtles Suffer Slow Death Trapped in Lake North of Athens

Turtles suffer slow death trapped in cage in lake north of Athens Residents of a community north of Athens discovered tens of dead turtles

Gas Canisters Blamed for Deadly Greek Wildfires 'Fake News'

The wildfires in eastern Attica, one of the worst tragedies in post war Greece, triggered a lot of rumors about their cause. Some suspected they were the result of arson by either unscrupulous developers who want to build on the...

Missing Twin Girls and Grandparents Found Dead After Greek Fire at Mati

The twin girls that had been missing after the deadly fire that devastated the area of Mati, Greece, were found dead together with their grandparents late on Friday, a family friend confirmed with a post on social media. The four...