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