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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...

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...

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...

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...