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Three injured in Greece's first major wildfire in 2024

Athens/IBNS/UNI: Three people were injured during Greece's first major wildfire of this year, which broke out on Crete island in the southern part of the country, Fire Brigade officers said.

UNICEF urges support for children, as wildfires rage across Greece

The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Wednesday called for urgent assistance for children caught up in wildfires in Greece, considered to be the worst Europe has seen since the turn of the century.

EU Commission to file court cases against 6 countries causing environmental damage

Moscow/UNI: The European Commission said on Thursday it would submit to the EU Court of Justice cases of non-compliance with provisions on protecting the environment from invasive alien species by Bulgaria, Ireland, Greece, Italy, Latvia, and Portugal.

Europe: Wildfires spread through second largest area on record

Brussels/IBNS: As wildfires become more than only a scarce occurrence in Europe, they have burnt the second biggest area on record while the region is only midway through its usual blaze season, as per media reports.

Greece hit by major wildfires

Athens/UNI/Sputnik: Two strong forest fires are raging in Greece - on the island of Lesbos and in the Dadia-Lefkimi-Soufli Forest National Park in the country’s north-east.

Magnitude 5.8 earthquake leaves one dead in Crete

Athens/UNI/Sputnik: One person died and nine others were injured in the aftereffects of a 5.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Crete in the early hours of Monday morning, the Greek Ministry of Climate Change and Civil Protection said.

Powerful earthquake hits Turkey, Greece

Ankara/Athens/UNI: A 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck the Aegean Sea off Turkey's western province of Izmir on Friday, while the shocks were strongly felt on the Greek island of Samos.

5.3 magnitude earthquake hits Athens, no casualty

Athens, July 19 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter Scale hit Greece capital Athens on Friday, as per  United States Geological Survey website.

Earthquake hits southwestern Greece; no injured reported

Athens, May 13 (Xinhua/UNI) An earthquake measuring 4.7 on the Richter scale hit southwestern Greece off the island of Zakynthos in the Ionian Sea on Monday, the Geodynamic Institute of the National Observatory of Athens announced. 

Strong quake rocks Greece and Turkey, kills 2

Athens/Ankara, Jul 21 (IBNS): A strong earthquake measuring 6.7 on the Richter Scale hit Turkey and Greece on Friday morning, killing at least two people and injuring 200 others, reports said.