Tag: Greek fires

Elafonisos fires

Fires rage in Elafonisos

A tourist camp and nearby houses on the island of Elafonisos, in southern Greece, have been evacuated for the second day in a row as a wildfire at a nearby landfill intensified…

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Death toll reaches 95 from Greek wildfires

On Monday, a 63-year-old man lost his life due to severe burns in the Intensive Care Unit of the KAT Attica General Hospital. Sadly, this has raised the death toll of the…

Attica wildfires

Government grants demolition powers to Ministers

Following the tragic Attica fires, the Greek government announced legislative initiatives on Saturday that grant ministers the authority to demolition illegal constructions. According to government sources the Act of Legislative Content under…

Attica fires

Retired Naval officer sues the Greek State over fires

A retired naval officer launched the first lawsuit on Monday against the Greek state over the recent fire tragedy. Retired navy officer Panagiotis Stamatis filed the lawsuit with the chief prosecutor of…

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Irish couple on Honeymoon Caught Up in Wildfires

An Irish couple on their honeymoon in Greece have been caught up in the wildfires. Bride, Zoe Holohan, who works at Independent News & Media has been injured in the fire tragedy,…