Greece issued an urgent appeal for help to tackle fires raging out of control in several places across the country, destroying homes and disrupting major transport links. Cyprus and Spain offered assistance after Greece said it needed air and land assets from European Union partners. … [Read more...] about Photos of Deadly Fires Raging Through Villages Near Athens, Greece
Hundreds of firefighters are attempting to quell the blaze as the government looks to secure assistance from European Union partners. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras cut short a trip to Bosnia to address the disaster, and told reporters, “We are dealing with something completely asymmetric.” The prime minister vowed to do “whatever is humanly possible to control it.” … [Read more...] about Athens Greece Wildfire: Dozens Dead as Blaze Threatens Holiday Resorts Around Capital
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"Europe has arguably had the most interesting weather pattern anywhere in the Northern Hemisphere in the first days of 2019, resulting in feet of snow and coastal flooding, high winds and blowing dust in parts of Europe and the Middle East," Weather.com reported. … [Read more...] about Snow coats ancient monuments in Athens, dusting some Greek beaches