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Fire Forces Evacuations on Greek Island of Evia

Greek authorities have ordered the evacuation of two villages and a monastery on the island of Evia near Athens after a large fire broke out in a dry pine forest on Sunday. Agriculture minister Vangelis Apostolou, who is on the scene, told reporters that fire crews are bracing for an all-night struggle. "Forces from the entire region have been transferred here," Apostolou said. Traffic on the main road that runs the length of the 180-kilometer island has been stopped and...

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