Very High Risk of Fire on Monday in Five Greek Regions

ATHENS – A very high risk of fire (risk category 4) is forecast for Monday 18 July in five Greek regions, according to the Fire Forecast Map issued by the Civil Protection secretariat of the Climate Crisis and Civil Protection Ministry.

Specifically, a very high risk of fire is forecast for the region of Attica (including the island of Kythira), Evia and Viotia in the region of Central Greece, of Corinth and Argolida and Lakonia in the region of the Peloponnese, the region of Crete and the region of Northern Aegean (particularly the islands of Lesvos, Chios, Samos and Ikaria).


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Fragile Cease-Fire Between Israel, Gaza Militants Holding

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — A fragile cease-fire deal to end nearly three days of fighting between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza held into Monday morning — a sign the latest round of violence may have abated.

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