Greek authorities lost in red tape over fire evacuation drill (Reuters)

ATHENS (Reuters) – Greece has a civil protection plan. But the long document was virtually worthless on Monday as a killer fire burnt at least 83 people to death.

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Twin wildfires near Athens kill 24, gut vacation resorts (The Associated Press)

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Gale-fanned wildfires raged through holiday resorts near Greece’s capital, killing at least 24 people by early Tuesday and injuring more than 100, including 11 in serious condition, in the country’s deadliest fire season in more than a decade.

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Greek Wildfires Devastate Resort Area Near Athens (The Wall Street Journal)

ATHENS—Uncontrolled wildfires intensified near Greece’s capital, killing at least 49 people and injuring dozens more as gale-force winds raged through holiday resorts in country’s deadliest fire season in more than a decade.

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Les incendies ravagent la région d’Athènes (La Tribune de Genève)

Alimenté par la sécheresse et des vents violents, le feu a dévasté de nombreuses cités balnéaires de l’Attique. Bilan provisoire: plus de 70 morts et une centaine de disparus.

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It was all a blur in fire chaos, Greek victim says (Reuters)

ATHENS (Reuters) – Vassiliki Psevedourou heard a loud bang and in horror saw flames dancing menacingly outside her living room window at Neos Voutzas, east of Athens.

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Greece finds ‘Neko’, a noblewoman buried in her jewelry 1,800 years ago (Reuters)

ATHENS (Reuters) – Greek archaeologists have discovered a virtually intact grave of an ancient noblewoman buried with her golden jewelry at a Roman burial monument in the island of Sikinos.

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In Rebuke to Europe, Greeks Vote Resounding ‘No’ to Bailout Terms (The Wall Street Journal)

ATHENS—Greeks overwhelmingly voted against their international creditors’ conditions for further bailout aid, in a result that could deepen the rift between Greece and the rest of Europe and push the country closer to bankruptcy and an exit from the euro.

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Eurozone Gives Greece Some Debt Relief as Bailout Nears End (The Wall Street Journal)

LUXEMBOURG—The eurozone agreed to lighten Greece’s debt burden when the country’s bailout ends this summer, but the measures fall short of what the International Monetary Fund and most economists say would be needed to end doubts about Greece’s long-term solvency.

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Greece Approves Last Big Austerity Package of Yearslong Bailout (The Wall Street Journal)

ATHENS—Greece’s parliament approved the last big austerity package of its eight-year bailout program Thursday, preparing the country for its full return to financing itself on bond markets beginning this summer.

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Greece’s Business Prospects Brighten After Lost Decade (The Wall Street Journal)

ATHENS—As economic growth returns to Greece after a decade of crisis, so are some businesses that once wrote the country off.

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