Sunday, 28th November 2021
Breaking News:


5 Nov
Pope Francis will visit Cyprus and Greece next month, the Vatican said Friday, returning to the island of Lesbos, a major port of entry for migrants into Europe.
20 Sep
Greece on Monday began moving asylum seekers to the first of several new EU-funded "closed" camps on its islands, hours after a fire torched a part of the current facility.
23 Aug
Scores of firefighters backed by water-dropping aircraft battled a forest fire that broke out early Monday on the southern part of Greece's Evia island, less than two weeks after an inferno decimated its northern part.
18 Aug
As devastating wildfires ravage Greece, experts say the blazes cast a harsh light on the failure to prepare against and contain them, threatening irreversible damage to the country's rich biodiversity.
16 Aug
Greek firefighters battled to control two new fires around Athens on Monday, forcing the evacuation of several villages after blistering blazes scorched swathes of land in the country.
13 Aug
Fires burning for over a week that caused Greece's worst ecological disaster in decades were finally placed under control Friday, the fire department said.
11 Aug
Nearly 900 firefighters were slowly bringing a wildfire under control that has raged for nine days on the Greek island of Evia, authorities said Wednesday, while fresh forces were deployed to fight a massive blaze on the Peloponnese peninsula.
8 Aug
Hundreds of Greek firefighters fought desperately Sunday to control wildfires on the island of Evia that have charred vast areas of pine forest, destroyed homes and forced tourists and locals to flee. Blazes also raged in the Peloponnese region in the southwest, but fires in a northern suburb of Athens have subsided. Greece and Turkey…
7 Aug
Thousands of tourists and residents were evacuated and a thick cloud of smoke and ash hung over Athens Saturday as forests fires that have already killed two people raged for an 11th day in parts of Greece.
6 Aug
Hundreds of firefighters battled a blaze on the outskirts of Athens on Friday as dozens of fires raged in Greece in what the prime minister dubbed a "critical situation," while neighbouring Turkey came under increasing pressure over its handling of wildfires.
5 Aug
Turkish coastguards evacuated hundreds of villagers from a burning power plant on Thursday and Greek firefighters battled a major blaze near the ancient Olympic site as a record heatwave wreaked havoc across Europe's southeast.
2 Aug
Firefighters were battling two large wildfires in Greece on Monday, one in the Peloponnese and the other on the island of Rhodes, with temperatures due to hit a punishing 45 degrees Celsius (113 Fahrenheit).


Members of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Enugu South Local Government Chapter, have sent a Save Our Soul (SOS) message to Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi over highhandedness by the party’s leadership at the council area.
6 mins ago
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), said that Nigeria recorded 58 additional cases of COVID-19 infections and zero death on Saturday.
8 mins ago
A tanker, loaded with Premium Motor Spirit (PMS or petrol) on Sunday morning exploded around Oju Irin in Lafenwa area of Abeokuta, Ogun state.
19 mins ago
The prime minister of the Solomon Islands defied pressure to resign Sunday, saying violent rioting that swept the capital had been orchestrated by a few people with "evil intention" to topple him.
25 mins ago
Health officials said Sunday they had detected the Covid Omicron strain in Australia for the first time in two passengers who were tested after flying into Sydney from southern Africa.