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Fires rampage through forests in Greece; thousands evacuated

FOX News

Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. THRAKOMAKEDONES, Greece (AP) – Wildfires rampaged through some of Greece's last remaining forests for yet another day Saturday, encroaching on more inhabited areas after burning scores of homes, businesses and farms during the country's worst heat wave in three decades. One of the massive fires threatened the Greek capital's most important national park and sent choking smoke across the Athens region, where authorities set up a hotline for residents with breathing problems. Thousands of residents and vacationers in areas where fires broke out days ago have fled by land and by sea.


Cyclone warning as gale-force winds batter Greece

FOX News

Two men try to secure boats due to bad weather at the port of Rafina, east of Athens, on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018. Severe weather warnings remain in effect around Greece, halting ferry services and prompting school closures. A ferry remains docked due to bad weather at the port of Rafina, east of Athens, on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018. Severe weather warnings remain in effect around Greece, halting ferry services and prompting school closures. ATHENS, Greece – Greece's civil protection services went on alert Thursday as the country braced for the threat of a cyclone, forest fires prompted evacuations on an island and an earthquake rattled the south of the country.


Toll From Greek Seaside Resort Wildfire Rises to 94

U.S. News

FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, July 24, 2018, burned cars are seen outside a damaged house in Rafina, east of Athens, after wildfires raged through the holiday resorts near Greece's capital. The prime minister of Greece Alexis Tsipras pledged Thursday Aug. 9, 2018, to overhaul the national disaster response agency, as authorities publicly named all the people killed by the country's deadliest forest fire in decades.


Obama arrives in Greece at start of his final foreign tour

Associated Press

President Barack Obama arrived in Greece Monday morning on the first stop of his final foreign tour as president, the first visit to Greece by a sitting U.S. president since Bill Clinton in 1999 trip. President Barack Obama arrived in Greece Monday morning on the first stop of his final foreign tour as president, the first visit to Greece by a sitting U.S. president since Bill Clinton in 1999 trip. President Barack Obama arrived in Greece Monday morning on the first stop of his final foreign tour as president, the first visit to Greece by a sitting U.S. president since Bill Clinton in 1999 trip. ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- President Barack Obama arrived in Greece Tuesday morning on the first stop of his final foreign tour as president, the first visit to Greece by a sitting U.S. president since Bill Clinton in 1999.


Obama offers Greeks reassurance about US commitment to NATO

Associated Press

President Barack Obama arrived in Greece Monday morning on the first stop of his final foreign tour as president, the first visit to Greece by a sitting U.S. president since Bill Clinton in 1999 trip. President Barack Obama arrived in Greece Monday morning on the first stop of his final foreign tour as president, the first visit to Greece by a sitting U.S. president since Bill Clinton in 1999 trip. President Barack Obama arrived in Greece Monday morning on the first stop of his final foreign tour as president, the first visit to Greece by a sitting U.S. president since Bill Clinton in 1999 trip. President Barack Obama arrived in Greece Monday morning on the first stop of his final foreign tour as president, the first visit to Greece by a sitting U.S. president since Bill Clinton in 1999 trip.