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World - International
8/16/2021 2:40:16 PM
Three settlements in the area were ordered evacuated, while the fire department sent dozens of firefighters, as well as six water-dropping planes and four helicopters. Local officials appealed to people not to approach the area

World - International
8/14/2021 1:36:41 PM
Greece, along with Turkey, Italy, Spain and Algeria, has been hit by a savage fire season that Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis described as the "greatest ecological disaster in decades"

Opinion -
8/14/2021 11:56:00 AM
Egypt has come to Greece’s aid in dealing with the wildfires now raging across the country, demonstrating the solidarity and ongoing cooperation between the two countries

World - International
8/13/2021 4:49:37 PM
Greece's fire department said four water-dropping aircraft and six helicopters were sent to control the new fire in central Evia, along with 23 firefighters and 10 vehicles

World - International
8/12/2021 12:24:41 PM
More than 50,900 hectares were damaged in northern Evia, according to mapping from the European Union

World - International
8/11/2021 8:15:05 PM
The spread of the blazes has been largely halted, officials said, but fronts still burned on the large island of Evia and in Greece's southern Peloponnese region, where several homes were on fire, according to state ERT TV

World - International
8/11/2021 10:23:44 AM
EU states and other countries have so far contributed 21 aircraft, 250 vehicles and more than 1,200 firefighters, some of whom were due to arrive by Friday

World - Region
8/10/2021 9:46:00 PM
Algeria is the latest Mediterranean country to be hit by wildfires, after blazes hit Greece, Turkey and

World - International
8/10/2021 1:45:00 PM
Nearly 900 firefighters, reinforced overnight with fresh arrivals from abroad, were deployed on the country's second largest island as major towns and resorts remained under threat

World - International
8/9/2021 4:23:18 PM
Firefighters and residents battled a massive forest fire on Greece’s second largest island for a seventh day, fighting to save what they can from flames that have decimated vast tracts of pristine forest

World - International
8/9/2021 10:28:22 AM
Greece and neighbouring Turkey have been battling the devastating fires for nearly two weeks, with 10 people confirmed dead and dozens needing hospital treatment

World - International
8/8/2021 4:35:31 PM
Pillars of billowing smoke and ash blocked out the sun above Greece's second-largest island and turned the sky orange as a days-old wildfire devoured pristine forests and triggered more evacuation alerts Sunday

World - Region
8/8/2021 10:34:46 AM
A UN draft report labelled the Mediterranean region a "climate change hotspot", warning that heatwaves, droughts and fires would become more fierce in the future, supercharged by rising temperatures

World - International
8/7/2021 3:21:32 PM
Thousands of residents and vacationers in areas where fires broke out days ago have fled by land and by sea as firefighters and volunteers battled through the night

Egypt - Politics
8/7/2021 3:18:00 PM
The move comes as per directives by Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi

World - International
8/6/2021 5:19:00 PM
Thousands of people have fled their homes or holiday accommodation in Greece, while at least 20 people, including four firefighters, have been treated for injuries

World - International
8/5/2021 10:15:19 PM
The causes of the Greek wildfires were unclear, but authorities say human error and carelessness are most frequently to blame

Egypt - Politics
8/5/2021 11:13:27 AM
Many villages were ordered evacuated as more than 150 wildfires have been raging in different areas of the country

World - International
8/4/2021 11:06:29 AM
The fire was fueled by tinder-dry conditions caused by a protracted heat wave that began last week and sent temperatures soaring to 45 degrees Celsius (113 F)

World - International
8/3/2021 7:56:58 PM
" It is a large fire and it will take a lot of work to get this under control," greater Athens regional governor George Patoulis told state-run ERT television.

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