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Police in the city of Serres, northern Greece, on Tuesday announced the arrest of a 50-year-old woman who had managed to extract the sum of 127,167 euros from various people over the last four years.


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Under the mantra that “safe and functional sidewalks are not a luxury but a self-evident right” the City of Athens has launched a project to restore and upgrade existing ones as well the creation of new, eco-friendly pavements across the capital.

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A total of 81 fires broke out in Greece in the last 24 hours and firefighters are still battling 40 active fronts, Deputy Civil Protection Minister Nikos Hardalias told a public briefing late on Tuesday. The largest and most dangerous of the blazes continued to burn in Athens’ northern suburbs.


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In the latest instance of animal abuse, a man accused of shooting and killing a stray dog in Kilkis, northern Greece was located and arrested on Monday, according to reports on Tuesday.

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Children were evacuated from a Greek summer camp and residents fled their homes on Tuesday as a wildfire raged uncontrolled on the outskirts of Athens in Greece’s worst heatwave in over 30 years.




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Greece’s migration minister has accused neighboring Turkey of allegedly endangering migrants at sea and ignoring an agreement with the EU to stem illegal migration into Europe, citing survivor testimony from a recent boat accident in the Aegean.


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Greece’s power grid operator on Tuesday warned that dozens of suburbs in eastern Athens were at risk of being left without electricity as a result of a major wildfire in the capital’s north.


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An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5 on the Richter scale jolted the island of Tilos on Tuesday afternoon. The tremor reportedly frightened residents and sent them scurrying into the street.

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A blaze that started on Monday in a pine forest near the village of Vassilitsi in the southeastern Peloponnese, reignited on Tuesday, prompting a fresh evacuation of about a dozen houses in the area as a precaution.


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Greece’s fire service was battling a major fire north of Athens on Tuesday that was threatening the capital with widespread power cuts, as residents struggle to stay cool in temperatures above 40 degrees Celsius.