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Today's uncontrollable fires set across the western Ionian islands to Ioannina (northwest Greece) and down to the south, are tragic and at the same time, shocking!...Read more
What is happening to this country?
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Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis said arson was suspected in some of the 170 fires that have broken out since Friday morning. He declared a nationwide state of emergency and vowed to pursue the perpetrators...
"Greece appealed for help from European Union countries. France, Germany, Spain and non EU-member Norway were sending firefighting aircraft, and Cyprus offered firefighters and trucks.Oh, my-gosh...Sunbathers still on the beach!
EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso said he was "saddened by the tragic loss of human lives" and voiced hope that member states would send assistance." More
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-News Update: Murder charge as 46 die in Greek fires
No word given as police arrest and charge suspect with arson and multiple murder; as fires continue to rage across the country...