Greece: ‘Several active and scattered’ blazes continue burning for the third day near Athens

Hundreds of firefighters have battled a forest fire west of Greeceā€™s capital Athens for a third day, and brought the main front of the blaze under control as weather conditions improved. Backed by 16 aircraft and by the army, more than 270 firefighters fought the fire on the Geraneia mountain range, described by authorities as […]