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Residents flee as strong winds fuel spread of Greece wildfires

Residents of the Athens suburbs of Kareas and Koropi on Mount Hymettus were sent fleeing as forest fires broke out around the Greek capital. Police

Residents of the Athens suburbs of Kareas and Koropi on Mount Hymettus were sent fleeing as forest fires broke out around the Greek capital. Police

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Greece: Huge blaze threatens residents of Keratea

Fire crews in Greece worked through the night on Saturday to battle a huge blaze threatening residents of Keratea, a town some 30 kilometres from

Fire crews in Greece worked through the night on Saturday to battle a huge blaze threatening residents of Keratea, a town some 30 kilometres from

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Greece battles wildfires

Hotels in the resort of Ouranoupolis have been evacuated after a fire broke out, in northern of Greece. Four water dropping airplanes and two

Hotels in the resort of Ouranoupolis have been evacuated after a fire broke out, in northern of Greece. Four water dropping airplanes and two

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Raging wildfires force evacuations in Europe

Residents living near Madeira’s largest city were forced to flee their homes on Thursday, as forest fires continued to rage on the Portuguese

Residents living near Madeira’s largest city were forced to flee their homes on Thursday, as forest fires continued to rage on the Portuguese

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First summer wildfires rage in Greece

Several wildfires have been raging in Greece amid hot dry weather. Strong winds caused one fire south of Athens to spread across a wide area

Several wildfires have been raging in Greece amid hot dry weather. Strong winds caused one fire south of Athens to spread across a wide area

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Violence stops Athens football derby

On March 18 the Athens derby between Panathinaikos and Olympiakos Pireaus was abandoned after being interrupted twice by crowd violence. Three fire

On March 18 the Athens derby between Panathinaikos and Olympiakos Pireaus was abandoned after being interrupted twice by crowd violence. Three fire

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Forest fires hit Turkey and Greece after heatwave

Dozens of people have been evacuated from their homes in western Turkey after forest fires threatened to engulf a cluster of villages. Strong winds

Dozens of people have been evacuated from their homes in western Turkey after forest fires threatened to engulf a cluster of villages. Strong winds

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Greece feels first forest fires this year

Greece is feeling the heat, after dozens of forest fires broke out across the country. In what is becoming an almost perennial summer event

Greece is feeling the heat, after dozens of forest fires broke out across the country. In what is becoming an almost perennial summer event

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After the fires in Greece: red hot anger

The Greek wildfires which roared around outskirts of the capital Athens devoured more than 30,000 hectares of forest, farming land and olive groves

The Greek wildfires which roared around outskirts of the capital Athens devoured more than 30,000 hectares of forest, farming land and olive groves

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Greek wildfires: Suspicion falls on greedy builders

Large areas on the outskirts of Athens have been reduced to ashes, leading to accusations greedy builders started the wildfires to clear the way for

Large areas on the outskirts of Athens have been reduced to ashes, leading to accusations greedy builders started the wildfires to clear the way for

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Ancient Marathon's narrow escape

Little more than forty kilometres from the Greek capital the town of Marathon lies blackened. The statue of Miltiades stands untarnished, and the

Little more than forty kilometres from the Greek capital the town of Marathon lies blackened. The statue of Miltiades stands untarnished, and the

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Greek fires under control as government faces flak

The wildfires that ripped through the suburbs of Athens forcing residents to flee their homes are now under control. Thousands of hectares of

The wildfires that ripped through the suburbs of Athens forcing residents to flee their homes are now under control. Thousands of hectares of

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Greeks shocked by Athens fires

It is an ecological disaster. With the fires now being damped down and extinguished, Greeks are measuring the extent of the damage. Athens has

It is an ecological disaster. With the fires now being damped down and extinguished, Greeks are measuring the extent of the damage. Athens has

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Firefighters start controlling Greek wildfires

Emergency fire crews say they are winning the war against wildfires sweeping Greece. An International fire fighting force has said it’s started

Emergency fire crews say they are winning the war against wildfires sweeping Greece. An International fire fighting force has said it’s started

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Firefighters winning battle against Greek wildfires

A multi-national force of firefighters says it has finally controlled wildfires that have been threatening the suburbs of Athens for the last four

A multi-national force of firefighters says it has finally controlled wildfires that have been threatening the suburbs of Athens for the last four

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Locals flee as Greek fires advance

The fires’ seemingly unstoppable advance on Athens has forced thousands to abandon their homes, taking what they can, and not knowing if there will

The fires’ seemingly unstoppable advance on Athens has forced thousands to abandon their homes, taking what they can, and not knowing if there will

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Greek wildfires set to rage on

The Greek capital Athens faces another exhausting day as wildfires continue to rage out of control. High winds and hot, dry conditions are

The Greek capital Athens faces another exhausting day as wildfires continue to rage out of control. High winds and hot, dry conditions are

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Athens fire rekindles tragic memories

The Athens fire has brought back memories in Greece of two summers ago, when a 10-day inferno killed 65 people. This time, so far, no-one is known to

The Athens fire has brought back memories in Greece of two summers ago, when a 10-day inferno killed 65 people. This time, so far, no-one is known to

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Wildfire threatens at the gates of Athens

Wildfires in Greece have left dozens of houses completely torched in the suburbs of Athens. Thousands of residents have fled their homes, while

Wildfires in Greece have left dozens of houses completely torched in the suburbs of Athens. Thousands of residents have fled their homes, while

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Athens at risk of Greek wildfires

Wildfires in Greece have reached the suburbs of Athens. The flames have been spreading steadily toward the capital since Friday and are now

Wildfires in Greece have reached the suburbs of Athens. The flames have been spreading steadily toward the capital since Friday and are now

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Greek wildfires reach Athens

Wildfires raging out of control in Greece have now reached the outskirts of Athens itself. More than 60 fires have been reported across the country

Wildfires raging out of control in Greece have now reached the outskirts of Athens itself. More than 60 fires have been reported across the country

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Greek forest fire rages near Athens

Firefighters in Greece are battling to control a large wildfire on the outskirts of the capital, Athens. The blaze broke out late on Friday

Firefighters in Greece are battling to control a large wildfire on the outskirts of the capital, Athens. The blaze broke out late on Friday

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Greece battles to limit wildfire damage

Firefighters are trying to contain hundreds of wildfires that are threatening villages across mainland Greece. One of the largest blazes erupted

Firefighters are trying to contain hundreds of wildfires that are threatening villages across mainland Greece. One of the largest blazes erupted