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July 2, 2024 at 4:06 AM

Firefighters battle wildfires on 2 Greek islands as premier warns of a dangerous summer

Firefighters battled wildfires that broke out on the eastern Aegean islands of Chios and Kos and injured five people, as Greece’s prime minister warned of a dangerous summer ahead
July 2, 2024 at 4:06 AM
A firefighter tries to extinguish a forest fire at Keratea area, southeast of Athens, Greece, Sunday, June 30, 2024. Two large wildfires were burning Sunday near Greece's capital of Athens, and authorities sent emergency messages for some residents to evacuate and others to stay at home and close their windows to protect themselves from smoke. (AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis)
1 month ago

American tourist found dead on Greek island ID'd

An American tourist was found dead Sunday on a beach on the Greek Island of Mathraki.
1 month ago
The coastline in Mathraki, one of the Diapontia islands northwest of Corfu, Greece.
1 month ago

Search for American tourist missing in Greece

The search continues for Albert Calibet, who went missing last week on a Greek island. Authorities are also investigating the death of a different American tourist found dead on a beach Sunday.
1 month ago
VIDEO: American tourist found dead on beach in Greece
1 month ago

Search for missing American hiker in Greece

The family of American tourist Albert Calibet speaks out as the retired sheriff's deputy was last seen on a solo hike on a Greek island.
1 month ago
VIDEO: Search for missing American hiker in Greece
1 month ago

Man calls police in Greece after finding house door open, friend missing: Officials

Greek authorities are on the lookout for an American tourist who went missing from the island of Mathraki this week.
1 month ago
The coastline in Mathraki, one of the Diapontia islands northwest of Corfu, Greece.
1 month ago

Retired LA deputy went missing during vacation in Greece: Police

A retired Los Angeles County deputy, Albert Calibet, has been reported missing while on vacation in Greece, police said.
1 month ago
VIDEO: Retired LA deputy went missing during vacation in Greece: Police
1 month ago

American hiker goes missing on Greek island

A search and rescue operation is underway for Albert Calibet, who was reported missing Tuesday after failing to return from a hike on a Greek island.
1 month ago
Eric Albert Calibet is seen in this undated image.
1 month ago

Scorching heat wave in Greece closes public schools and tourist attractions

An unprecedentedly early-in-the-season heatwave in Greece has prompted officials to shutter schools and limit tourist attraction hours.
1 month ago
A view of the Parthenon temple as the Acropolis hill archaeological site is closed to visitors due to a heatwave hitting Athens, Greece, June 12, 2024.
1 year ago

18 found dead in forest in Greece as wildfires burn

The bodies of 18 people were found amid the wreckage left by wildfires, the country's fire service said on Tuesday.
1 year ago
A helicopter flies over as wildfire rages near Alexandroupoli, northern Greece, Aug. 21, 2023.
1 year ago

Dozens killed as migrant boat capsizes off Greece

At least 79 people drowned and over 100 people were rescued from the wreck, officials said.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Dozens killed as migrant boat capsizes off Greece
1 year ago

Chaos erupts during protests over deadly train collision in Greece

Anger over a same-track collision between two trains in Greece that killed nearly 60, erupted in a massive protest Sunday in Athens and led to clashes with police.
1 year ago
A riot police officer walks next to flames as clashes take place during a demonstration following the collision of two trains, near the city of Larissa, in Athens, Greece, March 5, 2023.
1 year ago

Fallout from horrific train crash in Greece

Protests in Athens over that deadly train crash descends into chaos and violence, as the station manager accused of causing the disaster currently behind bars tonight.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Fallout from horrific train crash in Greece
1 year ago

Station manager in deadly train collision in Greece faces manslaughter charges

A station manager faces manslaughter charges following a deadly high-speed train collision that killed dozens of people in Greece, his attorney said Thursday.
1 year ago
A crane, firefighters and rescuers operate after a collision in Tempe near Larissa city, Greece, March 1, 2023.
1 year ago

At least 57 dead, dozens more injured in Greek train derailment

At least 57 people were killed and dozens more injured in a head-on collision between a freight train and a passenger train in Greece late Tuesday.
1 year ago
A crane lifts parts of a destroyed carriage as rescuers operate on the site of a crash, where two trains collided, near the city of Larissa, Greece, March 2, 2023.
1 year ago

Death toll climbs from train crash in Greece

Greece’s transportation minister is resigning, saying the rail system was not up to 21st century standards.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Death toll climbs from train crash in Greece
1 year ago

Death toll rises after passenger train slams into freight train

The death toll has climbed to at least 46 in Greece where two trains were on the same track before the head-on collision.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Death toll rises after passenger train slams into freight train
1 year ago

At least 43 people killed in Greece train collision

Several top officials have resigned after a packed passenger train traveling more than 100 miles per hour slammed head on with a freight train.
1 year ago
VIDEO: At least 43 people killed in Greece train collision
1 year ago

26 killed, 85 injured in Greece train collision

A freight train and a passenger train crashed and derailed, authorities said.
1 year ago
A freight train and a passenger train crashed and derailed, authorities said.
1 year ago

At least 36 killed in Greece train collision

Dozens of people were killed and more than 80 injured when a passenger train collided with a freight train in northern Greece late Tuesday.
1 year ago
VIDEO: At least 36 killed in Greece train collision
3 years ago

Greek prime minister asks Boris Johnson to return Parthenon marbles

Backtracking, Boris Johnson said the British Museum needs to decide.
3 years ago
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, left, greets Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis at Downing Street in London, Nov. 16, 2021.
3 years ago

Store shakes as earthquake strikes Greek island

Security footage recorded the moment a powerful earthquake struck the island of Crete.
3 years ago
Security footage recorded the moment a powerful earthquake struck the island of Crete.
3 years ago

Delivery workers protest in Greece

Food delivery drivers in Athens protested working conditions amid backlash against a delivery company and its contracts.
3 years ago
Food delivery drivers in Athens protested working conditions amid backlash against a delivery company and its contracts.
3 years ago

Fires continue to rip through Greek island as residents, other countries come to help

Firefighters were still struggling to extinguish the blazes on Evia island, one of the hardest-hit areas in Greece, which has been seeing wildfires for nearly 2 weeks.
3 years ago
Local youths and volunteers gather in an open field and wait to support firefighters during a wildfire next to the village of Kamatriades, near Istiaia, northern Evia island on Aug. 9, 2021. Fires had stabilized or receded in other parts of Greece, but the ones on rugged and forested Evia created apocalyptic scenes.
4 years ago

Acropolis gets new lights

Greece unveiled a new lighting system for the iconic Acropolis.
4 years ago
Greece unveiled a new lighting system for the iconic Acropolis.
4 years ago

Greek police fire tear gas at demonstrators

Student protesters were targeted with tear gas during a rally outside the parliament building in Athens.
4 years ago
Greek police fire tear gas at demonstrators
4 years ago

Largest refugee camp in Europe gutted by fire

One official has called it a "humanitarian catastrophe."
4 years ago
Refugees and migrants carry their belongings as they flee from a fire at the Moria camp on the island of Lesbos, Greece, Sept. 9, 2020.
4 years ago

Divers remove lost fishing nets from submarine wreck in Greece

Abandoned fishing nets are known as "ghost nets" and often turn into death traps for marine life.
4 years ago
Abandoned fishing nets are known as "ghost nets" and often turn into death traps for marine life.
4 years ago

Full snow moon rises over Acropolis Hill in Greece

Timelapse footage shows a full moon rising Sunday morning over Acropolis Hill in Athens, Greece.
4 years ago
VIDEO: Full snow moon rises over Acropolis Hill in Greece
5 years ago

Earthquake hits Athens, Greece

An earthquake hit Athens, Greece. It was 5.3 magnitude.
5 years ago
An aerial view over the City of Athens, Greece.
6 years ago

Greece and Macedonia hope to end decades-long dispute over name

A dispute between Greece and the Republic of Macedonia over the latter's name has gone on for nearly three decades.
6 years ago
A man holds an icon during a demonstration on June 16, 2018 in Athens, Greece, against the agreement reached to resolve a 27-year name row with Macedonia.
7 years ago

A large wildfire north of Athens is threatening homes as it sweeps through pine forest for a second day, with high winds limiting the ability to contain the blaze.
7 years ago

Friends of US college graduate beaten to death in Greece say he was a 'peacemaker'

An American tourist was beaten to death on Friday while visiting an island in Greece.
7 years ago
American college student Bakari Henderson in an undated photo. He was beaten to death on July 7, 2017 on a Greek island.
7 years ago

VIDEO: Inside the old town of Rhodes, Greece