Greece

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‘This is their time’: post-Golden Dawn, is far-right reviving in Greece?
Extremist party’s demise has left a gap that it is being filled by far-right groups in north of the country

Helena Smith in Athens

25, Oct, 2021 @10:39 AM

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Current approach to wildfires risks lives and wastes money, say experts
Researchers call for new firefighting techniques that focus on managing landscapes, as global heating sees increase in blazes

Sarah Johnson

24, Oct, 2021 @2:00 PM

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‘It still gives me nightmares’: the firefighters on the frontline as the world burns
As global heating sees a surge in wildfires, we hear from those tackling the blazes, who face injury, death and trauma, often without proper equipment or support

Sarah Johnson

24, Oct, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Syrian family sue EU border agency over removal from Greece
Family who were sent to Turkey despite lodging asylum claims take case to European court

Helena Smith in Athens

20, Oct, 2021 @3:40 PM

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Gandhi in heels? Maria Callas statue hits the wrong note
Critics compare figure of famous soprano erected in Greek capital to an Oscar statuette

Helena Smith in Athens

17, Oct, 2021 @7:45 AM

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Hope and fear in EU as hardliner tipped to be German finance minister
Prospect of the FDP’s Christian Lindner taking charge has ‘half of Europe quaking in its boots’

Philip Oltermann in Berlin Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

15, Oct, 2021 @1:18 PM

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Fire-ravaged Greek island of Evia hit by floods and mudslides
Experts say loss of forests, which act as natural flood control mechanism, has worsened impact of heavy rain

Helena Smith in Athens

14, Oct, 2021 @12:34 PM

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Greek island of Crete rocked by second earthquake in two weeks
Underwater 6.3-magnitude quake released ‘small tsunami’ with warning to avoid coastal areas

Helena Smith in Athens

12, Oct, 2021 @2:03 PM

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‘It’s like a war’: Greece battles increase in summer wildfires
Prevention and suppression are crucial as climate change creates stronger heatwaves, say experts

Ruth Michaelson

30, Sep, 2021 @11:18 AM

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Greece to buy French warships in multibillion-euro defence deal
Paris and Athens hail landmark accord aimed at defending shared interests in the Mediterranean

Helena Smith in Athens

28, Sep, 2021 @2:06 PM

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Ambassador in limbo makes plea for Afghans to be allowed into EU
Former Afghan government’s ambassador in Greece appalled by Athens’ media blitz against ‘illegal migrant flows’

Helena Smith in Athens

27, Sep, 2021 @4:00 AM

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Letter: Mikis Theodorakis obituary
Eugenia Russell writes: Mikis Theodorakis and the poet Pablo Neruda were firm friends

Eugenia Russell

22, Sep, 2021 @4:59 PM

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