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Dozens Flee Homes as Wildfires Rage in Greece

Forest fires fanned by strong winds and high temperatures broke out around Athens and in other parts of southern Greece on Friday, sending residents fleeing from flames threatening their homes. Summer wildfires, though common for the season, heaped additional misery on the government of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, which is struggling to obtain a new bailout from foreign creditors. The police said 52 separate fires had broken out on four main fronts in a region stretching from the...

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