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Greece

Greece set to exit bailout, still faces daunting challenges

The crisis has proven deeply traumatic for Greeks who had enthusiastically swapped drachmas for euros in 2001.

17 Aug 2018 2:58 PM

Rescuers scour scorched towns after Greece wildfires kill at least 74

Many people fled by sea to try to escape the massive blaze which tore through towns near Athens, reducing pine forests to ashes.

25 Jul 2018 11:12 AM

At least 50 dead, 150 injured in Greek wildfire near Athens, residents flee homes

Mati is in the Rafina region which is popular with local tourists, particularly pensioners and children at holiday camps.

24 Jul 2018 9:54 AM

Death toll from Greek floods rises as more bodies found buried in mud

The Fire Brigade says the man's body was found buried in mud near a bus station in the small town of Mandra.

27 Nov 2017 4:31 PM

Greece: 2 suspected jihadists sentenced to 15 years in jail

The pair, a 29-year-old of Bosnian descent and a 19-year-old of Yemeni origin were caught in January 2016 near the border with Turkey.

12 May 2017 6:56 PM

Angela Merkel warns of ‘military conflict’ in Balkans

German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned that fighting could break out in the Balkans, along the main route of migrants trying to reach Europe, if Germany closed its border with Austria, in remarks publ

03 Nov 2015 10:51 PM