The bodies of six people were discovered by passerby who saw them washed off on coast of Greece's Lesvos Island.
A dolphin-like whale with a badly wounded lower jaw, which experts said was likely done by a ship's propellers, was discovered with little hope for survival.
A powerful explosion hit in Greek capital Athens damaging an office block and smashing nearby storefronts as one person reportedly injured.
US raises ship offer to Greece as frigate deal between Athens and Paris had until the end of 2021 to reach a final agreement.
More than 7,000 people, some holding crosses, rallied outside the Greek parliament to protest against the inoculations. Similar protests in Athens last month also resulted in violence.
More than 500 wildfires have broken out in recent weeks across Greece, which has seen some of its highest temperatures in decades.
Italy saw temperatures in places upwards of 40°C, and Rome broiled. By late afternoon Friday, the heat in Florence reached 39°C. That city and Bologna also were issued alerts for Saturday by the health ministry.
Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis appoints a new minister in charge of recovery from natural disasters in a bid to defuse growing anger over the struggle to curb wildfires that have charred thousands of hectares of forest.
More than 247,000 acres have been burned by wildfires raging across Greece over the last two weeks, data from European Forest Fire Information System shows.
Authorities say a water-bombing aircraft struggled to operate in Evia, Greece's second largest island, because of the large plumes of smoke blanketing the area. PM Mitsotakis said the citizens will be compensated for properties lost.
Thousands of residents and vacationers in areas where fires broke out days ago have fled by land and by sea as firefighters and volunteers battled through the night.
Raging wildfire surrounds a monastery and a dozen villages on Evia Island, just one of over 100 blazes burning in heatwave-hit country.
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