Greece


How crises and bailouts have changed Greece’s economy

2018-08-20 21:23

Greece is about to exit its bailout, a symbolic move past the debt crisis that exploded eight years ago and transformed the country’s economy and the lives of its people.

WATCH: Top 10 most destructive wildfires in history

2018-08-11 09:26

This year has seen large and deadly wildfires sweep the planet, but such huge and devastating events have happened throughout history.

Death toll from Greek wildfire reaches 91 as village grieves

2018-07-30 08:47

Fire officials in Greece have raised the death toll from a wildfire that raged through a coastal area east of Athens to 91 and reported that 25 people are missing, six days after Europe's deadliest forest fire in more than a century.

Greece fire: Aerial view of devastation as people scramble to safety

2018-07-25 18:50

Rescue workers in Greece continued to search charred homes and burned-out cars as the toll from some of the worst wildfires this century is expected to rise from at least 74 dead and 187 injured.

WATCH: Search for survivors as scores dead from Greece wildfires

2018-07-25 12:02

Rescue workers in Greece are searching charred homes and burned-out cars following some of the worst wildfires in the country this century.

Flames ravage Greek seaside as wildfires kill 74

2018-07-24 17:45

Raging wildfires killed 74 people including small children in Greece, devouring homes and forests as terrified residents fled to the sea to escape the flames, authorities say.

WATCH: Dramatic footage through car windscreen shows scale of Greece wildfires

2018-07-24 12:01

The deadliest blazes to hit the country in more than a decade have seen wildfires fanned by high winds rage through holiday resorts near Athens.

Greek fires death toll hits 50, with discovery of 26 bodies in villa courtyard

2018-07-24 09:13

The death toll from a series of fires sweeping Greece has climbed to 50, with the discovery of 26 bodies in the courtyard of a villa at a seaside resort.

WATCH: Protests on the Greece-Macedonia border as Macedonia changes its name

2018-06-18 18:08

Police fire tear gas at protesters gathered at the Greece-Macedonia border as foreign ministers from both nations signed an accord to rename the former Yugoslav republic the "Republic of North Macedonia".

Greek mayor, 75, hospitalised after attack by 'far-right thugs'

2018-05-20 12:43

The mayor of Greece's second city Thessaloniki was hospitalised after an assault by suspected far-right members at a rally, officials have said.

 

Greek fire death toll at 96 - officials

2018-08-15 14:25

The death toll from Greece's deadliest fire disaster rose to 96 after one more victim died in hospital, the fire brigade says.

WATCH: Greece fire death toll rises to 93 as two more die in hospital

2018-08-09 20:47

The death toll from Greece's deadliest fire disaster has risen to 93 after two more people died in hospital.

Heartbreaks as funerals begin for Greece's wildfire victims

2018-07-29 10:36

Funerals for the victims of Greece's lethal wildfire have begun with the burial of an elderly priest who had drowned as he sought safety from the flames in the sea off Mati.

WATCH: I jumped from the flames - Life and death lottery for those fleeing Greek fire

2018-07-25 17:28

When the fire came, Kiriaki Alexiadou and her grandson dashed to their car and fled to safety. Their neighbours, who set out towards the sanctuary of the sea on foot, were burned alive.

At least 74 dead in Greece wildfires as rescuers continue scouring scorched towns

2018-07-25 11:02

Rescue workers in Greece continue to search charred homes and burned-out cars as the toll from some of the worst wildfires this century is still expected to rise from at least 74 dead and 187 injured.

WATCH: At least 50 killed by Greek wildfire

2018-07-24 15:47

The grisly discovery of 26 bodies brought the death toll to 50 in the wildfires ravaging the seaside areas around Athens in Greece's deadliest blazes in more than a decade, with fears the death toll may yet rise further.

WATCH: Residents flee forest fire near Athens

2018-07-24 11:37

Residents fled their homes as a swift-moving fire blazed through a mountainous pine forest west of Athens and churned out smoke that turned the sky orange over the Greek capital.

MAPS MAPONYANE SPENDS SOME TIME IN GREECE

2018-07-05 13:45

TV personality Maps Maponyane has been sharing some amazing snaps from his time in Athens, Greece.

Smuggler car crash kills three migrant children in Greece

2018-06-09 12:02

Three migrant children were among five people killed Friday when a smuggler's car crashed on a northern Greek highway, police say.

Hundreds of refugees, migrants cross into northern Greece

2018-04-18 07:39

Greek authorities say hundreds of refugees and other migrants have crossed the land border with Turkey in the past two days.

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