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Firefighters battle to save seaside homes in Greece

Firefighters and water-dropping aircraft are fighting a blaze in southern Greece that has forced evacuations and a night-long battle to save seaside homes. The Fire...

Flights from UK to Greece can resume on July 15

Greece’s government has announced that direct flights from the United Kingdom to all airports in Greece can resume on July 15. Government spokesman Stelios Petsas...

Boris Johnson’s father Stanley criticised for Greece trip amid pandemic

Boris Johnson’s father Stanley has been criticised by British MPs after flying to Greece despite UK Government advice urging people against all but essential...

Greece resumes island ferry services in bid to salvage summer tourist season

Greece has restarted regular ferry services to the islands, and restaurants and bars are also back open for business as the country accelerates efforts...

Greece to allow international flights to tourist destinations from July 1

Greece’s long-awaited tourist season will begin on June 15 with the opening of seasonal hotels, while international flights will be able to head directly...

Asylum seekers fly from Greece to UK for relocation

Greece on a flight to the United Kingdom, where they will be reunited with family members who are already there. The move is part of...

Fire damages Greek island refugee centre

A fire broke out at a refugee centre on the Greek island of Lesbos on Sunday, causing considerable damage to a warehouse but no...

13,000 mass at Turkey-Greece border after escalation in Syria fighting

At least 13,000 people have been massed at Turkey’s border with Greece after Turkey’s president officially declared its western borders open to migrants and...

Greece gets first female president after parliamentary vote

High court judge Katerina Sakellaropoulou has been elected as Greece’s first female president with an overwhelming majority in a parliamentary vote. Politicians on Wednesday voted...

Archaeologists in Greece find 3,500-year-old royal tombs

Archaeologists have discovered two royal tombs dating from about 3,500 years ago near a major Mycenaean-era palace in Greece’s southern Peloponnese region, the Greek...

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Authorities in Portland, Oregon, have declared a riot after a fire inside a police union building. Demonstrations are continuing in the US city that had...

Storm on Greek island kills five, including baby

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More than 500 migrants cross English Channel to Britain in three days

More than 500 migrants have crossed the English Channel to the UK in just three days. Dozens more migrants braved the dangerous crossing to Britain...

Boris Johnson ‘would close shops and pubs ahead of schools’

UK prime minister Boris Johnson has spoken of “a moral duty” to get all children back in class amid indications he would force pubs,...

Protesters storm government buildings as fury over Beirut blast fuels violence

Public fury over this week’s massive explosion in Beirut took a new turn on Saturday as protesters stormed government institutions and clashed for hours...
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