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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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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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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