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NEWS ARCHIVE - August 2021

August 4, 2021

New restrictions in USA and EU threaten tourism recovery trend

Story at eKathimerini [English]

All over Greece "powder magazine ready for ignition"

Video at Parapolitika [Greek]

Eurozone GDP could reach pre-pandemic numbers before end of 2021

Story at Imerisia [Greek]

USA and Greece make deal for upkeep of F16 fighter planes

Story at Army Times [English]

About "vaccinated cruise ship" travelling in Greece

Story at Yahoo News [English]

Continued fight to keep fire from museum at Mount Olympus

Story at Eleftherostypos [Greek] - Drone sky image at Ethnos [Greek]

Fire fighting continues in Evia, Ilia, Messinia

Story at EFSYN [Greek] and Greek Reporter [English]

Fire fighting on 118 fronts

Story at Liberal [Greek]

Firefighting help comes to Greece from Cyprus, Israel and Sweden

Firefighters from Cyprus and Sweden, as well as Israel, rushed to the battle with the flames on the fire fronts of Greece, as the country activated the European civil protection mechanism. Cyprus has sent 40 firefighters and two aircraft, while two more aircraft have been sent from Sweden to assist Greek forces in firefighting operations affecting the country.

Story at Eleftherostypos [Greek]

Focus on fires in Evia, Ilia, Messinia and Halkidiki

Story at Iefimerida [Greek]

Estimate of 60K acres burned

Story at Athina984 [Greek]

Photo from Cyclades shows effect of fires on skyline

Image at Cyclades24 [Greek]

Mount Olympus archeological site under threat of fire

Story at Iefimerida [Greek]

Fire at Melpeia, Messinia

Story at Eleftherostypos [Greek]

Suspicion of organized arson attacks

Story at Iefimerida [Greek] and at Ethnos [Greek]

Pandemic case count at 503,885

Story at Naftemporiki [Greek]

Fatality count from pandemic reaches 13,000

Story at To Vima [Greek]

Recovery Fund advance payment to arrive on Friday

Story at Naftemporiki [Greek]

Hundreds of racing horses evacuated from Varibobi fire area

Story at eKathimerini [English]

Cyprus reaches over 1 million inoculations

Story at Greek City Times [English]

Evacuations at Evia, complaints of slowness for aerial fire fighting equipment

Story at To Vima [Greek] and at Skai [Greek]

Dozens of fires in Greece

Story at UPI [English]

Coming deadlines on tax payments

Story at Imerisia [Greek]

Greek team moves to Olympic water polo finals

Story at MSN News [English]

Turkey building mass surveillance system

Story at Protothema [English]

Greece to participate in restoration of St. George Greek Orthodox hospital in Beirut

Story at Greek City Times [English]

Piraeus Bank announces profits before tax

Story at Powergame [Greek]

Worries for even larger fire outbreaks

Story at Skai [Greek]

Heat temps could reach 45 celsius (113 Fahrenheit) Wednesday

Story at Ethnos [Greek]

Fire at Varybobi reduced to one front, tallying the damage

Story at Skai [Greek]

Tracking the spread of the Varybobi fire

Story at Eleftherostypos [Greek] and Ethnos [Greek]

American CDC lists Greece among other countries on Level 4 risk list of "do not visit"

Story at USA Today [English]

Fires lead to evacuations for Kourkoulis and Skepasti

Story at Ethnos [Greek] [Google map of Kourkoulis]

Fire at Lake Evia

Story at Eleftherostypos [Greek]

Military to assist in fire fighting effort

Story at Greek City Times [English]

The difficult situation for electrical supply in Attika

Story at Powergame [Greek]

Instructions to use masks outside because of particles in the air

Story at Kathimerini [Greek]

Free covid testing sites for Wednesday

Story at Greek City Times [English]

All night fire fighting battles

Story at Iefimerida [Greek]

Areas around Attika without water

Story at Kathimerini [Greek]

Government provides hospitality for people displaced by fires

Story at Keep Talking Greece [English]

Fires on Rhodes reduced

Story at Greek City Times [English]

Fire fighting continues at Varybobi

Story at Eleftherostypos [Greek] [Google map of location of Ano Varybobi]

The highest temperature recorded on Tuesday exceeded 47 celsius (116 Fahrenheit)

Story at eKathimerini [English]

Athens at Dusk

NEWS ARCHIVE - August 2021


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