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Firebreaks Halt Blaze on Greek Island, Homes Saved

The Epoch Times 26 Jul 2022
A firefighter aircraft drops water over a forest fire as smoke rises near Vrisa village, on the eastern Aegean island of Lesbos, on July 24, 2022.
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Fire damages homes in southern Greece; more blazes active

Springfield News-Sun 25 Jul 2022
A view of a burnt house following a forest fire near the beach resort of Vatera, on the eastern Aegean island of Lesbos, on Sunday, July 24, 2022 ... A view of a burnt house following a forest fire near the beach resort of Vatera, on the eastern Aegean island of Lesbos, on Sunday, July 24, 2022.
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Wildfires tear across Greece: Tourists and locals are evacuated as firefighters desperately battle blazes after ...

The Daily Mail 24 Jul 2022
A second video, also from Lesbos, showed firefighters battling flames in a hellish landscape ... A Local sprays water as wildfire burns at the village of Vrisa, on the island of Lesbos, Greece, July 24, 2022. A view of a burnt house following a forest fire near the beach resort of Vatera, on the eastern Aegean island of Lesbos, on Sunday, July 24, 2022.
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Terrifying moment flames roared along Lesbos coastline after hundreds of tourists were evacuated from nearby ...

The Daily Mail 24 Jul 2022
Residents look at fire burning trees near the houses at Vatera coastal resort on the eastern island of Lesbos on July 23, 2022 ... A view of a burnt house following a forest fire near the beach resort of Vatera, on the eastern Aegean island of Lesbos, on Sunday, July 24, 2022.
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Wildfires burn coastal homes, forests in Greece as Europe's heatwave spreads east

Reuters 24 Jul 2022
ATHENS, July 24 (Reuters) - Greek firefighters battled wildfires on the island of Lesbos for a second day on Sunday as well as new fires in the western Peloponnese and in northern Greece, evacuating nearby settlements as a heatwave set in ... Vatera, an 8 km (five mile) long sandy beach in the southern part of Lesbos, is a popular tourist spot.
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Hotels and homes evacuated as Greece battles four major wildfires

The Irish Times 24 Jul 2022
Fire broke out Saturday morning on Lesbos prompting authorities to call for evacuation of Vatera resort. A firefighter tries to extinguishes a forest fire near the beach resort of Vatera, on the eastern Aegean island of Lesbos ... Panagiotis Balaskas/PA Sun Jul 24 2022 - 15.04.
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Timeline: The European Union and migration in 2021

Al Jazeera 30 Dec 2021
March 29-30 – European Home Affairs Commissioner Ylva Johansson visits the Reception and Identification Centres on Samos and Lesbos for the first time ... April 24 – Greece shuts down the Kara Tepe refugee camp on Lesbos, herding its hundreds of residents into a tent city at Mavrovounio.
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Klekas, Indians take down Hunter 75-60

Elko Daily Free Press 04 Dec 2021
Anthony Mori ... People are also reading… ... Klekas used a hop step to free himself for a floater in the middle, and senior Kason Lesbo buried a pair of shots at the stripe ... For the Indians, Still and Fesenmaier closed with four points apiece and the roster was rounded out with a two free throws by Lesbo. HUNTER —7 — 24 — 14 — 15 — 60 Total ... Up Next ... .
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Volunteer migrant rescuers appear in court in Greece

Kentucky New Era 19 Nov 2021
LESBOS, Greece (AP) — A group of 24 volunteers who took part in migrant rescue operations appeared in court Thursday on the Greek island of Lesbos on smuggling-related charges in a case that has been strongly criticized by international human ....
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Amnesty International slams Greece over trials of humanitarian workers

Anadolu Agency 19 Nov 2021
The court on Lesbos Island decided Thursday to adjourn the case involving the 24 humanitarian workers ... The humanitarian workers were affiliated with Emergency Response Center International (ERCI), a non-profit search-and-rescue group that operated in Lesbos, which was then one of ...
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Volunteer migrant rescuers on trial in Greece

Tribune Star 18 Nov 2021
LESBOS, Greece (AP) — A group of 24 volunteers who took part in migrant rescue operations went on trial Thursday on the Greek island of Lesbos on smuggling-related charges in a case that has been strongly criticized by international human ... .
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Aid workers accused of spying go on trial in Greece over refugee rescues

The Star 18 Nov 2021
LESBOS, Greece (Reuters) - The trial of 24 aid workers, ...
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Dozens of aid workers including sister of Syrian Olympic swimmer face migrant smuggling trial in ...

The Daily Mail 18 Nov 2021
The aid workers who stand trial with their lawyers, family and supporters outside the court on the Greek island of Lesbos today ... The 24 defendants deny any wrongdoing, maintaining that they simply wanted to help save lives when the island of Lesbos was overwhelmed by refugee and migrant arrivals from nearby Turkey.
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‘I feel angry’ – Irish aid worker Sean Binder hits out at trial in Greece for rescuing refugees

Irish Independent 18 Nov 2021
An Irish aid worker, one of 24 workers involved in refugee rescues on trial on the Greek island of Lesbos, has spoken out after the case was today immediately adjourned ... Center International (ERCI), a non-profit search-and-rescue group operating on Lesbos from 2016 to 2018.
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Aid workers in court for rescuing migrants

The Times/The Sunday Times 18 Nov 2021
Since coming to power, the centre-right government of Kyriakos Mitsotakis has targeted aid organisations operating on Lesbos and other Greek islands. The 24 aid workers are ...
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