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Wildfires rage in southern Europe


Parts of Greece and Spain continue to suffer from wildfires caused by high temperatures and strong winds.

In Athens, a fire which broke out in forest brush came dangerously close to warehouses to the west of the city.

Meanwhile firefighters in Spain continued their week-long battle with wildfires in the northeastern Aragon region.


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