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Raging wildfires kill at least 74 in Greece

Orange flames engulfed pine forests, turning them to ash and leaving lines of charred cars in the smoke-filled streets of seaside towns near Athens after the fires broke. Rescuers rushed to evacuate residents and tourists stranded on beaches. The charred bodies of 26 people, including small children, were discovered in …

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5.5-Magnitude Earthquake Off Coast Of Southern Greece

WASHINGTON:  A 5.5-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of southern Greece on Monday, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties. The earthquake hit at a depth of 30 kilometres (19 miles), about 70 kilometres southwest of the city of Kalamata, the US Geological Survey said. The epicentre was …

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President leaves on 3-nation visit to Greece, Suriname, Cuba

The first halt of President’s nine – day tour will be at Athens, where he will meet Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos and other senior leaders. In Athens, the President will lay a wreath at the monument of unknown soldiers and visit other places of historical and archaeological importance. President will …

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