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31. After Toskas departure, PM looks to government reshuffle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/after-toskas-departure-pm-looks-to-government-reshuffle

Following the departure of Citizens’ Protection Minister Nikos Toskas from the government – a delayed response to the fatal wildfires that ravaged Attica last month – Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is said to be mulling a more sweeping overhaul of his cabinet in a bid to appease public discontent and signal that his administration is robust ahead of anticipated snap polls next spring....

32. Strategy in Attica fire fight was deficien

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/strategy-in-attica-fire-fight-was-deficien

As finger-pointing and recriminations continue over who or what was to blame for last month’s disastrous wildfires in Attica, Kathimerini has learned that serious operational problems and bad communication hampered efforts to douse the blazes....

33. Identified wildfire victims reach 76, eight remain missing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/identified-wildfire-victims-reach-76-eight-remain-missing

Seventy six victims of the wildfire that gutted a coastal town in east Attica killing at least 91 people and injuring scores have been identified, the police’s criminal investigation division said on Wednesday in its latest briefing....

34. Lack of early warning, town planning led to high death toll, study finds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lack-of-early-warning-town-planning-led-to-high-death-toll-study-finds

Authorities’ failure to issue a timely warning about the approaching wildfire that scorched the town of Mati, a popular tourist resort 17 miles east of Athens, left “almost zero time between realizing the danger and reacting to it,” according to a preliminary inquiry into the deadly inferno released Tuesday by the University of Athens. ...

35. Mitsotakis blasts ‘deplorable’ government reaction to deadly wildfire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mitsotakis-blasts-‘deplorable-government-reaction-to-deadly-wildfire

Conservative opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis slammed the government’s ‘deplorable’ reaction to the deadly wildfire that ripped through the east coast of Attica, killing more than 90 people and injuring scores, saying his party will ensure that responsibility is attributed to those who failed to prevent the disaster....

36. Cypriots Stand by Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriots-stand-by-greece

A radio marathon and a concert are taking place in Cyprus to show support to the victims of last week’s deadly wildfires in Greece...

37. Kammenos defends government's response to blaze

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kammenos-defends-government-s-response-to-blaze

Defense Minister Panos Kammenos on Monday defended the government’s response to the deadly wildfires east of Athens that have so far claimed at least 91 lives....

38. The state we’re in

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-state-we-re-in

39. Greek PM visits seaside town hit by wildfires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-pm-visits-seaside-town-hit-by-wildfires

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Monday visited the seaside town east of Athens that was a week ago hit by the deadly wildfires....

40. Officials step up efforts against fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-step-up-efforts-against-fires

Cypriot and European authorities are on the lookout for new wildfire threats, as two local fires on Saturday, one in the northwest and one in the southeast, were caused by human action...

41. Minister says ‘serious indications’ of arson behind deadly wildfire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-says-‘serious-indications-of-arson-behind-deadly-wildfire

In what was seen as a bid Thursday to minimize the political cost of the natural disaster in eastern Attica, government officials did not rule out the possibility of arson....

42. Cypriot crews in Greek fires on their way back

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-crews-in-greek-fires-on-their-way-back

Cypriot first responders who rushed to help in the Greek wildfires are getting ready to come back, after what has been undoubtedly a horrifying challenge for even experienced professionals...

43. More than 200 houses destroyed by Attica fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-than-200-houses-destroyed-by-attica-fires

More than 200 houses have been completely destroyed by the devastating wildfires that ripped through a coastal town east of Athens this week killing at least 81 people, according to data collected by engineers from the Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport who have started recording the damage to buildings....

44. Search continues as wildfires death toll climbs to 80

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/search-continues-as-wildfires-death-toll-climbs-to-80

Rescue crews Wednesday continued to search the seaside areas northeast of Athens that were the worst affected by wildfires to locate any further victims, as the official death toll rose to 80...

45. Cyprus offers €10 million to Greek fire victims

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-offers-€10-million-to-greek-fire-victims

The government of the Republic of Cyprus is offering €10 million to the fire victims in Greece, calling on citizenry and local businesses to do their share as well...

46. Drone footage reveals aftermath of wildfire (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drone-footage-reveals-aftermath-of-wildfire-video

Drone footage Tuesday shows the aftermath of the wildfires that raged through seaside resorts near the Greek capital of Athens, torching homes, cars and forests as they killed at least 74 people....

47. Greek fire brigade says death toll in wildfires rises to 74

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-fire-brigade-says-death-toll-in-wildfires-rises-to-74

At least 74 people have been killed in wildfires raging close to Athens since Monday, a Greek fire brigade official said on Tuesday....

48. Cavusoglu: Greek Cypriots not sole owners of Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cavusoglu-greek-cypriots-not-sole-owners-of-cyprus

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu warns that Turkish Cypriots will not shrug off yet another failure in the Cyprus talks nor will they accept anything less than political equality...

49. Germany offers help to combat Greece fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-offers-help-to-combat-greece-fires

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is offering her country's help to fight the forest fires raging in Greece. ...

50. Greek wildfire death toll rises

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-wildfire-death-toll-rises-to-50

Greece’s Red Cross organization said on Tuesday the bodies of around 26 victims of a devastating forest fire east of Athens had been discovered, substantially raising a death toll from an inferno which ravaged the area on Monday evening...

51. Cyprus sends help in Greek wildfire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-sends-help-in-greek-wildfire

The Republic of Cyprus is responding to calls for help in the Greek wildfire near Athens, sending 60 first responders to a tourist area where dozens of people perished...

52. Residents flee forest fire near Greek capital of Athens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/residents-flee-forest-fire-near-greek-capital-of-athens

A fire burning a pine forest in a mountainous area west of Athens has prompted nearby residents to flee their homes, as smoke from the blaze turned much of the sky over the Greek capital orange....

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