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Villages evacuated as fire burns Greek island nature reserve

ATHENS: Hundreds of fire-fighters battled wildfires in Greece, with the largest burning through a thickly forested nature reserve on the island of Evia north of Athens where three villages have been evacuated. More than 220 fire-fighters were deployed to tackle the fire that was burning out of control in Evia, ...

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Turkish ‘coup’ officer granted asylum in Greece

ATHENS: The co-pilot of a helicopter, who flew seven other Turkish military officers to Greece a day after last year s failed coup in Turkey, has been granted asylum, a Greek judicial source said on Saturday. The co-pilot landed in the Greek city of Alexandroupoli, not far from the Turkish border, ...

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