Fire

An appeal to Congress: Our current Fire Triangle will not be abated by the US military

It is interesting living amongst one of our crucial Allies, all of whom are being spun daily a narrative of worsening American conflagration. Depending on the news source, it can appear that the situation is universally grim and that the majority of disturbances after the killing of George Floyd are beyond peaceful.

Man accused of burning father alive remanded in custody

An investigative magistrate Thursday ordered the pre-trial detention of a 45-year-old man from Thessaloniki accused of dousing his elderly father with gasoline and setting him on fire.

The suspect faces felony charges of intentional homicide, attempted homicide and human life-endangering arson.

Man found dead in house fire in northern Athens

A 68-year-old homeless man was found dead in a house in the northern suburb of Halandri in Athens which caught fire on Wednesday night, state-run news agency ANA-MPA reported Thursday.

The fire service's investigative division believe the blaze likely started from the candles the man had lit to keep warm in the house where he found refuge.

The Victims of the Devastating Fires Raging in Australia Are Now Four

The victims of the devastating fires raging in Australia since Friday are now four, TASS and France Press reported, citing the latest police figures.

A man's body was found near the town of Kempsey, in southeastern New South Wales. He is believed to be a 58-year-old resident who has not been seen since Friday.

Church launches public information campaign about cremation

The Holy Synod of the Church of Greece will be launching a campaign to inform the Greek public of the reasons for its opposition to cremation as a means of disposing of the dead, it decided at a meeting on Wednesday.

The Church has a duty to follow the scriptures on the issue, it said, pointing to the teachings of Christ's resurrection.

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