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Greece: Forest fire destroys jobs of pine resin collectors
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Greece: Forest fire destroys jobs of pine resin collectors

AGDINES, Greece (AP) — For generations, residents in the north of the Greek island of Evia have made their living…
Egypt-Libya electricity project successful, plans linkage with Europe: minister
Egypt

Egypt-Libya electricity project successful, plans linkage with Europe: minister

Egypt succeeded recently in generating electric power to Libya through existing projects, and is planning an eventual electricity linkage with…
Israeli firefighters battle blaze near Jerusalem for 3rd day
Middle East

Israeli firefighters battle blaze near Jerusalem for 3rd day

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli firefighters worked for a third consecutive day on Tuesday to contain a wildfire that has consumed…
‘We fought a great battle’: Greece defends wildfire response
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‘We fought a great battle’: Greece defends wildfire response

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — As the worst of Greece’s massive wildfires were being tamed Tuesday, the country’s civil protection chief…
Fire devours Greek island forests as residents urged to flee
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Fire devours Greek island forests as residents urged to flee

GOUVES, Greece (AP) — Pillars of billowing smoke and ash blocked out the sun above Greece’s second-largest island and turned…
Greece battles wildfires for fifth day in ‘nightmarish summer’
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Greece battles wildfires for fifth day in ‘nightmarish summer’

ATHENS, Aug 7 (Reuters) – Flames swept through a town near Athens overnight and hundreds of people were evacuated by…
Turkish blaze approaches power plant as wildfires enter 10th day
Middle East

Turkish blaze approaches power plant as wildfires enter 10th day

MILAS, Turkey, Aug 6 (Reuters) – A forest fire was coming closer to a power station in southwest Turkey on…
Greeks urged to be on alert as extreme weather fuels wildfires
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Greeks urged to be on alert as extreme weather fuels wildfires

ATHENS, Aug 4 (Reuters) – Extreme temperatures in Greece fuelled wildfires on the mainland and on an island near Athens…
Seeking Mediterranean allies, Greece hosts Jordan’s king
Middle East

Seeking Mediterranean allies, Greece hosts Jordan’s king

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — King Abdullah II of Jordan was meeting Wednesday in Athens with the leaders of Greece and…
Borg al-Arab Airport receives first AEGEAN flight from Athens
Egypt

Borg al-Arab Airport receives first AEGEAN flight from Athens

Alexandria’s Borg al-Arab International Airport has received its first AEGEAN flight coming from Athens, Greece, with 125 passengers on board.…
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