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The news stories about Greece I saw today on the internet

August 5, 2021

Fire fighting fronts on Attica, Evia, Ilia and Messinia

Story at Ethnos [Greek]

Concern for trapped firefighters on Evia

Story at Iefimerida [Greek]

The battle to protect the Attika electric supply

Story at Imerisia [Greek]

Apologies, the Olympics, and politicians

Story at eKathimerini [English]

Emergency situation in Nileos and Kireos, evacuation of Mantoudi

Story at Eleftherostypos [Greek]

Evacuations of Polydendri, Agios Stefanos, Kapandriti

Story at Protothema [Greek] [Google location map for Polydendri]

Firefighters coming from Israel

Story at Times of Israel [English]

Fire has crossed Athens-Lamia National Road

Story at Powergame [Greek]

Forests, groves and national parks declared off-limits until Monday

Story at Iefimerida [Greek] and at Skai [Greek]



Big increase of cost to electric energy coming

Story at eKathimerini [English]

Desperate situation in some areas of Greece

Air means are not enough, ground forces are in most cases unable to even get close and the inhabitants of dozens of villages, constantly receiving messages from 112, are called to leave their homes to be saved."

Story at Imerisia [Greek]

Mid-day closures of Acropolis continues

Story at Art Newspaper [English]

Tatoi fire defeated

Story at Protothema [English]

Fires ravaging parts of Greece

As additional support arrived from Greece’s military and EU countries, water-dropping planes and helicopters swooped over blazes near the capital, in central Greece, on the island of Evia, and near Ancient Olympia to the south."

Story at Houston Chronicle [English]

Fight to keep fires from Kapandriti and Agios Stefanos

Story at Skai [Greek]   

Fire in Drosopigi: fear for trapped citizens

Story at Ethnos [Greek]

Fires still burning strongly Messinia area of Peloponnese

Story at Greek City Times [English]



Power outage fear returns to Attika

Story at Iefimerida [Greek] and at Protothema [Greek]

Evacuations ordered for Kryoneri, Afidnes, Kokkinovrachos

Story at Kathimerini [Greek] [Google location map Kryoneri]

Curfews on Zakynthos and Chania

Story at Greek City Times [English]

Fire in Varybobi regains strength and Evia fire fight continues

Story at Kathimerini [Greek]

Fire in Zacharo

Story at Eleftherostypos [Greek] [Google location map]

Fire service issues warnings for Friday

Story at Keep Talking Greece [Greek]

Northern Attika fire "out of control"

Story at Ethnos [Greek]

Residents of Ippokratio, Politeia and Drosopigi ordered to evacuate

Story at Keep Talking Greece [Greek] [Google map of Ippokratio location]

Fire in Archarnes

Story at Eleftherostypos [Greek] [Location map in Google]

Fire reaching to the Tatoi Palace

Story at Protothema [Greek] [Google map of location]

Profit numbers for National Bank of Greece

Story at Imerisia [Greek]

Pandemic case count at 506,672

Story at Naftemporiki [Greek]

Where the Delta mutation cases are occurring

Story at Skai [Greek]

Mitsotakis pledges to help those who lost homes

Story at Kathimerini [Greek]

Fire at Karnassi

Story at Eleftherostypos [Greek]

Tourism flow unaffected by fires and heat, so far

Story at MSN News [English]

Weather and temps expected to change on Firday

Story at Skai [Greek]

Fires revive at Kalamonas, Rhodes

Story at Eleftherostypos [Greek]

Fires near Parnitha

Story at Skai [Greek]

The battle to save Olympia

Story at MSN News [English]

Fear the situation will worsen before getting better

Story at eKathimerini [English]

Restrictions come to Chania and to Zakynthos

Story at MSN News [English]

Restriction measures on Zante / Zakynthos

Story at Imerazante [Greek]

Pandemic measures being implemented on Zakynthos

Story at Skai [Greek] and at eKathimerini [English]

Fire at Olympia has regained strength

Story at Eleftherostypos [Greek]

High temps and low humidity fueling fires

Story at Skai [Greek] and at Eleftherostypos [Greek]

Fire fighting battles on Evia continue

Story at Powergame [Greek]

Battling the resurgent fires

Story at Kathimerini [Greek]

Haze around Acropolis from fires

Story and photo at Yahoo News [English]

Additional villages on Evia evacuated

Story at Iefimerida [Greek]

Antetokounmpo brothers go to Acropolis with NBA trophies

Story at Greek City Times [English]

What to do to reduce discomfort from fire effects in the air

Story at Liberal [Greek]

Archeological Olympus area survived fire threat

Story at Iefimerida [Greek]

The rate of foreign investment into ATHEX

Numbers at Naftemporiki [Greek]


Acropolis and Anafiotika in Athens



Athens at Dusk


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