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Greece & Turkey Battle Wildfires Amid Heat Wave

HeadlineAug 04, 2021

In Greece, thousands of people have fled their homes as wildfires rage uncontrollably in the northern suburbs of Athens amid Greece’s worst heat wave in decades. Greek firefighters are battling 81 forest fires across the country as temperatures soar to 116 degrees Fahrenheit. Meanwhile, more than 16,000 people have been evacuated in Turkey, which has been struggling to contain scores of fires over the past week.

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