Around 230 people, including 70 children, have been removed and taken to the police headquarters for identification, Athens municipal radio reports.
A state of emergency has been declared in regions of the densely-forested island east of Athens after the blaze broke out, fanned by strong winds and high temperatures.
"Greek people gave us a strong mandate to change Greece. We will honour it to the fullest," Kyriakos Mitsotakis says after taking his oath of office in a televised ceremony.
Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras lost to New Democracy’s Kyriakos Mitsotakis in the snap election on Sunday. Here’s what you need to know about the conservative leader, who is set to become the country’s new prime minister.
Alexis Tsipras admitted defeat to Kyriakos Mitsotakis whose conservative New Democracy party secured 39.7% of the vote compared to Tsipras' Syriza with 31.5% after nearly 60% of ballots were tallied.
Opinion polls show that incumbent Greek PM Alexis Tsipras is behind the conservative New Democracy opposition party. He wars if his party loses, Greece will return to the "dark days" of austerity.
The Greek Parliament agreed by 153 votes to 146 in a deal that seeks to settle a 27-year dispute over Macedonia's name.
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