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Skopje City earmarks over EUR 16,000 in aid to Athens region hit by wildfires

Skopje City mayor Petre Silegov extended condolences Tuesday to his Athens colleague Georgios Kaminis for the victims of a devastating wildfire in eastern Attica. “The City of Skopje is set to send an initial aid of EUR 16,200 for those affected...
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Kremlin: Putin, Trump may meet at int’l occasions,no preparations for proposed Washington summit

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Donald Trump may meet on the sidelines of international events, and no preparations are underway for a proposed summit between them in Washington, the Kremlin said Tuesday. The two leaders...
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Wildfires kill at least 74 in Greece: Fire Service

Raging wildfires killed 74 people including small children in Greece, devouring homes and forests as terrified residents fled to the sea to escape the flames, authorities said Tuesday. Orange flames engulfed pine forests, turning them to ash...
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Greek PM declares 3-day national mourning period for dozens killed by wild fires

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has declared three days of national mourning for dozens of people killed by wildfires that swept through seaside areas near Athens, AP reports. The official death toll Tuesday from the deadly fires that broke...
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Erdogan says new Israeli law fascist, Hitler’s spirit re-emerging

Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday an Israeli law declaring that only Jews have the right of self-determination legitimises oppression and shows that Israel is a fascist and racist country where the spirit of Adolf Hitler...
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Greek MoFA thanks Macedonia for assistance and support

Natural disasters know no boundaries and transcend disputes, says the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs while thanking everyone for offered assistance and support, MIA reports from Athens. “We express our sincere gratitude to the Foreign...
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Police find 13 migrants

The police found 13 migrants from Afghanistan, three of whom minors, during a routine checkup of a Veles-registered vehicle on Sunday. A 25-year-old Kumanovo citizen drove the vehicle that transported the migrants, aged 16-23. The driver has...
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Dzaferovski: Macedonia’s Protection and Rescue Directorate offers help in fighting forest fires in Greece

Protection and Rescue Directorate offers its resources to help Greece in fighting forest fires. If required, we will start a procedure of providing assistance, Director of Protection and Rescue Directorate, Adnan Dzaferovski said Tuesday. “The...
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Greece wildfires: Reports say at least 50 dead (photo+video)

At least 50 people are feared dead in wildfires burning in the Attica region around Athens, in Greece’s worst fire crisis in more than a decade, BBC reports. According to the Red Cross, 26 bodies were found in the yard of a villa in the...
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Bild: Germany’s far-right movements ready for most serious acts of violence

The far-right extremists movements ‘Citizens of the Reich’ and ‘The Sovereign’ are rapidly growing in Germany and their members are prepared to carry out ‘most serious acts of violence,” Bild daily reads. These movements do not...