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Greek PM reshuffles cabinet after wildfires, keeps key ministers

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis reshuffled his cabinet on Tuesday, adding some new faces after criticism of the government’s handling of wildfires this summer although key ministers stayed on. Finance Minister Christos Staikouras and Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias keep their posts, government spokesperson Giannis Oikonomou said in a televised briefing, …

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Heatwave and Strong Winds feed Wildfires that Rage through Turkey for Seventh Day – (Photo, Video)

Southern Europe has been suffering an unprecedented heatwave fed by hot air from North Africa. Temperatures in Turkey’s Marmaris recently reached an all-time high of 45.5 Celsius (114F). Forest fires have been raging in Turkey’s Mediterranean region for seven days, necessitating the evacuation of residents from the worst affected areas …

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