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Greece wildfires: At least 74 dead as blaze ‘struck like flamethrower’

Survivors of the wildfires that have killed at least 74 people in Greece have described how they were forced into the sea by a blaze that "struck like a flamethrower".

Greece wildfires: At least 20 killed, dozens injured

Forest fires raging across Greece have killed at least 20 people, the government says, as the authorities there seek international assistance.

At least 36 dead as wildfires sweep through Portugal and Spain

Months of drought have reignited wildfires in Portugal and north-western Spain, leaving at least 36 people dead and some 50 injured as rescue workers endeavour to reach areas affected by the blazes.

California wildfires kill 21 including elderly couple

A couple who recently celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary are among the 21 dead in some of California's worst-ever wildfires.

Deadly wildfires sweep through California

Several wildfires burning in northern California prompted about 20,000 people to fled from Napa, Sonoma and Yuba as the wine region are being ravaged by fast-spreading fires

Portugal arsonists feed wildfire destruction

PORTUGAL - Portugal's police said Wednesday they had arrested 61 suspected arsonists so far this year, with fires on the rise and figures showing...

Portuguese firefighters gain upper hand against wildfires

Firefighters aided by calmer winds were gaining control of wildfires raging across drought-hit Portugal