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Almost a week on from the wildfire northeast of Athens that caused the deaths of more than 90 people, the government is facing a major political battle due to the horrifying nature of the disaster, questions about how authorities handled the blaze, criticism from opposition parties and a breakdown of the coalition’s crisis management strategy.
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras visited Mati, the area devasted by last Monday’s fire, on Monday morning without any TV cameras present. His visit came a few days after New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis also made a low-key visit to the area. The he...
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