Fire on outskirts of Athens puts PM's crisis strategy under scrutiny

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Environment, Fires, Mitsotakis, New Democracy
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A large wildfire on the outskirts of Athens broke out on Tuesday, piling fresh pressure on the centre-right government and all but killing off the prospects of snap elections later this year.

The fire broke out on the slopes of Mount Pendeli, northeast of the city centre, and raged through built-up areas, burning homes and businesses. Only one fatality had been reported by Thursday morning after a pensioner allegedly committed suicide when t...

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