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Over 230,000 Acres Reduced to Ash as Greece Continues to Fight Fires

More than 65,000 hectares (650,000 stremmata) of land have been burned completely by fires in three different parts of Greece.

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...

Evia Fire: “Our Children Will Never See the Island Like We Did” Says Mayor

The mayor of Istiaia - Aidipsos on northern Evia issued a dramatic warning about the aftermath of the devastating fires on the island.

Greek Inferno: 154 Fires Currently Raging in Greece

Saturday found Greece fighting for the fifth consecutive day with tens of fires across the nation.

Limni Resident Describes Hours of Greek Inferno as Evia Fire Rages

The devastating fires on Evia have caused unfathomable destruction and pain to thousands of people in tens of villages and towns.

Fire-Ravaged Turkey Sends Message of Solidarity to Greece

Turkey, which is still fighting to contain its own massive wildfires, sent a message of solidarity to Greece on Friday. Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu had a phone call with his Greek counterpart Nikos Dendias on Friday afternoon to express...

Wildfires Continue to Burn Out of Control in Greece

Friday found Attica in Greece still ablaze, with the the fire that rekindledon Thursday afternoon still raging out of control.

Ten Injured as Multiple Wildfires Continue to Ravage Greece

Ten people were taken to hospitals on Thursday evening in Greece as the country continues to fight multiple wildfires.

Europe and Other Nations Across the World Help Greece Fight Fires

Aid from European countries including France, Romania, Sweden and Switzerland is coming to Greece to strengthen to fight against the fire fronts in Attica, Ilia and Evia

Greek Army To Be Deployed to Assist Firefighters Across Greece

Greece's Defense Minister announced on Thursday afternoon that the Greek Army will assist the firefighting efforts across the country.