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Lefteris Papadimas

Greek PM says climate crisis is with us and cost of ignoring it 'unimaginable'

Sep 19 2021

ATHENS Mediterranean nations must lead the way in addressing climate change, the Greek prime minister said, warning that the cost of doing nothing was unimaginable, with mankind possibly struggling to survive beyond the turn of the next century.

Greece is bouncing back from pandemic rout, says PM Mitsotakis

Sep 17 2021

ATHENS, Sept 17 Greece is on track to produce a primary surplus from 2023, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Friday, saying the country's economy had shown resilience to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Greek PM says Turkey is a key partner on migration, EU needs cohesion

Sep 17 2021

ATHENS Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Friday Turkey was an important partner in tackling any new migration challenge to Europe and needed support, and that Europe itself has not delivered on a common policy in addressing the migrant issue.

Greek PM says economy to rebound 5.9% this year, outlines tax relief

Sep 11 2021

ATHENS Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Saturday the economy was set to grow by a better-than-expected 5.9% this year and announced tax cuts and other relief measures to help businesses and households strained by the coronavirus pandemic.

Tears and anger as Greek island residents face wildfire aftermath

Aug 14 2021

ROVIES, Evia, Greece Residents of the Greek seaside village of Rovies mourn a lost paradise of pristine pine forests and family homes, scorched by wildfires that burned for nine days. | Video

Greek pine honey threatened as wildfires destroy hives and forests

Aug 12 2021

VOUTES, Greece Standing in the blackened remains of a burnt-down forest, beekeeper Antonis Vakas laments the loss of his trade - collecting Greece's famed pine honey.

Blazes flare anew in Greece but spare ancient Olympia

Aug 11 2021

EVIA, Greece, A big blaze that swelled overnight forced the evacuation of many villages on Greece's Peloponnese peninsula on Wednesday, as exhausted firefighters battled wildfires for a ninth consecutive day and as fires also raged in Algeria, Turkey and elsewhere.

Blazes flare anew in Greece but spare ancient Olympia

Aug 11 2021

EVIA, Greece, Aug 11 A big blaze that swelled overnight in the Peloponnese peninsula forced the evacuation of many villages as exhausted firefighters battled wildfires across Greece for a ninth day on Wednesday.

Greek villagers try to save homes as fire crews brace for winds whipping flames

Aug 10 2021

(Corrects paragraph 10 to say 65,000 hectares burned, not 650,000) | Video

UPDATE 1-Greek villagers try to save homes as wildfires burn for eighth day

Aug 10 2021

AVGARIA, Greece, Aug 10 Residents mounted a round the clock watch on Tuesday to try to save their homes from wildfires still ravaging the Greek island of Evia, as the government defended its handling of the crisis.

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