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  • August 6, 2021

Greece on high alert as forest fires spiral out of control – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article. A fourth day of devastating forest fires in Greece saw thousands of Athenians evacuated from their homes as flames approached the Greek capital. The outlook is dire, with forecasts of strong winds that will fuel the fires. Neighboring North Macedonia, Albania, Bulgaria and Turkey are also fighting fires.…

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German floods put the candidate for chancellor Laschet to the test – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article. BERLIN – The flood disaster in Germany poses a double challenge for Armin Laschet, the pioneer in the race to succeed Angela Merkel as chancellor. As the leader of one of the regional states hardest hit by the floods, Laschet is being tested as a crisis manager and…

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