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Massive wildfire on Greek island, several villages evacuated

Over 200 firefighters were in action backed by 75 fire trucks, nine water-bombing helicopters and seven planes.

14 Aug 2019 8:36 PM

PM-elect Mitsotakis vows to make Greece 'proud' after vote triumph

Mitsotakis will be sworn in as Greece's new Prime Minister on Monday.

08 Jul 2019 9:21 AM

'Lucky Day': 2 minutes late, Greek man saved from Ethiopian plane crash

A Greek man said on Sunday he would have been the 150th passenger on the Nairobi-bound Ethiopian Airlines.

11 Mar 2019 9:17 AM

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

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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