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B. 2014-07-12 House burned down, several others in danger from wildfire southeast of Athens Keratea, Greece
C. 2009-08-24 Firefighters get brief respite Greece
D. 2009-08-23 Six wildfires ring Greek capital Athens
2009-08-23 Fire threat empties Athens suburb Agios Stefanos, Athens
F. 2009-08-22 Wildfire threatens Athens Athens
G. 2008-07-25 Fire causes mass evacuations from resorts Rhodes, Greece
H. 2007-09-27 Forests recovery 'to take decades' Greece
I. 2007-08-29 Fire victims queue for cash Greece

Six wildfires ring Greek capital  Athens: Thousands of residents of Athens' northern suburbs have spent the night away from their homes as wildfires continue to threaten the area Fire threat empties Athens suburb Map of Agios Stefanos Greece
  Greece, UK and Israel help tackle deadly forest fire in Cyprus Map of Troodos Cyprus  Aircraft from Greece, the UK and Israel have joined efforts in Cyprus to tackle one of the country's largest forest fires in years House burned down, several others in danger from wildfire southeast of Athens Map of Keratea Greece  The fire broke out early Saturday afternoon in a forested area in the hills west of Keratea, 40 kilometers (25 miles) southeast of Athens   Firefighters get brief respite

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  Gentler winds gave firefighters some room to breathe, but the respite was only temporary
  Residents of an entire Agios Stefanos have been ordered from their homes as out-of-control wildfires blaze around the Greek capital


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  Police evacuated more than 2,000 European vacationers from a strip of holiday resorts as fierce forest fires swept through the island

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Sep.27 Forests recovery 'to take decades'  The environmental charity WWF has said it will take at least 2 decades for forests to grow back in the areas destroyed by the recent fires Aug.29 Fire victims queue for cash  Hundreds of victims crowded into banks to receive up to $17,732 in aid promised by the government, which has been accused of mishandling Aug.28 Foreign firefighters aid Greece  A small fleet of foreign planes and helicopters is trying to battle dozens of wildfires that have killed at least 64 people Aug.27 MPs row over fire response
  Opposition MPs have attacked the government's response to the devastating forest fires, which have claimed at least 63 lives Aug.26 Fires inch closer to Olympic cradle
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  The wildfires that have scorched southern Greece, reached the ancient city of Olympia, birthplace of the Olympic games,
Aug.25 63 died from forest fires Map of Peloponnese Greece
  The emergency workers continue to find the bodies of people burned to death by forest fires that are raging in the south of the country
 Karamanlis: Fires may have been deliberately set ahead of national elections. The newspapers are calling the southern Peloponnese region a 'crematorium'. The worst fires are concentrated along an 50 mile stretch on the west coast of the Peloponnese
Aug.24 Fires kill 27 in southern Greece   At least 15 people have been killed on the deadliest day of wildfires this year. At least 9 people have burned to death in their cars Aug.16 Forest fire grips Athens suburbs  A fire intensified by fierce winds has swept across the northern outskirts of the capital, destroying dozens of homes

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