Greece resumes shipping mail and packages overseas following a 48-hour suspension imposed following a spate of parcel bombs sent to embassies in Athens and to European Union leaders.
Greece resumed the shipment of all mail and packages abroad after midnight on Friday, following a suspension it imposed in the wake of a spate of parcel bombs sent to embassies in Athens and to European governments.
The European Union and Germany deny a report of a 20-25 billion euro (GBP22 billion) aid plan for Greece, and Athens pledge again to take new steps if needed to keep tough deficit-cutting plans on target. 2010-02-22 (Context: Athens, European Union, Greece)
2007 Greek fires: More than 53 people, including children, die during the Peloponnese forest fires in Greece and many are missing in burnt villages. Huge fires also occur in the Imitos mountain area, Filothei, Athens and also in the Styra, Euboea and Keratea regions. The Greek government declares a national emergency and seeks assistance from the European Union. 2007-08-25 (Context: Athens, European Union, Greece)
A Mediterranean tropical-like cyclone (also known as a "Medicane") strikes Greece near Kalamata, causing power outages and gale force winds near the capital Athens. In the storm's formative stages, heavy rains killed four people in Tunisia. 2018-09-29 (Context: Athens, Greece)
Wildfires in east and west Attica, Greece, kill at least 76 people, leave another 172 injured, and burn hundreds of houses and vehicles, prompting a state of emergency. The Greek government requests help from European Union countries. 2018-07-23 (Context: European Union, Greece)
Protestors riot in Lesbos, Greece in demonstrations against a European Union migration policy. Police fire tear gas. 2018-05-3 (Context: European Union, Greece)