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11:51, 18 August 2018 Saturday
14:15, 11 August 2018 Saturday

Greek fire death toll at 94

Reports said the latest casualty was a 57-year-old woman.

17:28, 06 August 2018 Monday

Greek fire death toll rises to 91

The interior ministry said Yiannis Kapakis, head of the civil protection authority, had resigned, the fourth departure since the July 23 fire struck the coastal resort of Mati near Athens.

11:12, 05 August 2018 Sunday

Greek extradition of accused Turkish terrorist 'frozen'

Extradition process of accused TKP/ML terrorist 'frozen' by Greek justice minister, says Greek media

13:54, 02 August 2018 Thursday

Greece votes for compulsory retirement of Thrace muftis

Bill on compulsory retirement of muftis of Komotini, Xanthi due to age limit has been backed by majority of Greek parties

12:36, 30 July 2018 Monday

Greek PM Tsipras visits scene of wildfire disaster

His trip was not announced beforehand in what local media said was a bid to avoid protests by residents of the hard-hit seaside villages east of Athens -- Mati and Rafina.

09:54, 30 July 2018 Monday

Death toll in Greek wildfires increases to 91

25 people are still missing, says Greek Fire Department official 

12:16, 28 July 2018 Saturday

Death toll climbs to 88 from Greek wildfires

The Health Ministry said a dozen other people remained in hospital with serious injuries.

12:50, 27 July 2018 Friday

Greek fire victims blame authorities

Affected residents blame lack of coordination from authorities for loss of many lives, massive devastation

11:11, 26 July 2018 Thursday

Greece counts cost of deadliest wildfires in memory

Firefighters were still dealing with pockets of flames from the unprecedented outbreak around Athens as the government announced a raft of measures to compensate those affected. 

09:56, 26 July 2018 Thursday

Turks Greeks pray for victims of wildfires

Fires near Greek capital have left 81 dead and more than 170 injured

11:51, 25 July 2018 Wednesday

Greek wildfires toll rises to 79

Scores of locals and holidaymakers fled to the sea to try to escape the flames as they tore through towns near Athens stoked by 100-kilometre-per-hour wind gusts, devouring woodland and hundreds of buildings.

10:06, 24 July 2018 Tuesday

Death toll hits 74 from Greek wildfires

The death toll soared with a Red Cross official reporting the discovery of 26 bodies in the courtyard of a villa at the seaside resort of Mati.

17:17, 24 July 2018 Tuesday

Erdogan expresses 'deep sorrow' over Greece wildfire

Turkish president sends message of condolence and offers help to Greek Premier Tsipras

16:21, 24 July 2018 Tuesday

EU mobilises firefighting aid to Greece Sweden and Latvia

Some 60 firefighters and equipment left Cyprus on Tuesday for Greece, where more than 50 people have died in the fires, according to officials from the European Commission, the EU's executive arm.

13:52, 24 July 2018 Tuesday

Turkey offers Greece help putting out wildfires

Turkish foreign affairs and agriculture and forestry ministers, presidential spokesperson say Turkey is ready to help Greece

12:46, 11 July 2018 Wednesday

Greece to act against Russian diplomats for security breach

The source would not reveal the "measures", or give further details, after a newspaper reported Greece plans to expel two Russian diplomats and ban two other Russian envoys from entering the country.

14:15, 05 July 2018 Thursday

Greece grants asylum to 1 more ex-Turkish soldier

Ugur Ucan is 3rd ex-Turkish soldier to be granted asylum by Greece following defeated coup in 2016

17:53, 29 June 2018 Friday

Greek ban on fuel from Northern Cyprus criticized

Turkish Cypriot presidency spokesman: Greek Cypriot move to stop people from buying fuel from north 'unacceptable'

15:13, 26 June 2018 Tuesday

Israel plans to build Gaza port with Greek Cypriots

The dock will include system enabling Israel to monitor movement of goods bound for Gaza

16:56, 25 June 2018 Monday

5 5-magnitude quake hits southern Greece

The earthquake hit at a depth of 30 kilometres (19 miles), about 70 kilometres southwest of the city of Kalamata, the US Geological Survey said.

14:41, 25 June 2018 Monday

FETO terror suspects caught near Turkey s Greek border

Suspects were trying to illegally cross into Greece from NW Turkey

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