Tag Archives: Greece

Wild Fires rage in Greece

Video Report: Wild Fires rage in Greece just north of Athens.

Strong earthquake hits Albania and Macedonia

A strong earthquake, 6.0 on the Richter scale and 5.4 on the Richter scale, according to separate media reports, struck Albania and Macedonia at 11.49pm local time, 0.49am on September 7 Bulgarian time, Focus news agency has reported. Seismologist reports

Thousands flee as winds fan wildfire near Athens

A huge wildfire fanned by strong winds cut a swathe of destruction near Athens on Sunday, burning houses, razing large patches of forest and sending thousands fleeing their homes, authorities said. Dark plumes of smoke hung over the Acropolis as

Severe Summer Wildfires claim 250,000 hectares of Europe’s forests

Europe has lost at least 250,000 hectares of forest to fires this summer, a higher rate of attrition than last year, and national governments must act as global warming takes its toll, the EU warned Monday. “During the next few

Two killed by large Greek quake

At least two people have been killed as an earthquake rocked southern Greece, collapsing buildings and causing panic.

Greece to explain itself to UN on gas emissions

ATHENS, April 22, 2008 (AFP) – Greece will submit its gas emissions system to United Nations inspection after being found in violation of Kyoto Protocol guidelines, the junior minister in charge of the issue said Tuesday. “We have asked for