Fires in Greece
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Greece’s deadly wildfires

A villager gives instructions to others as fire burns in the village of Varvasaina. Varvasaina was at the middle of a vast series of fires burning out of control in the country’s southern Peloponnese peninsula. (Petros Giannakouris / AP)
A villager covers his face in Varvasaina. (Petros Giannakouris / AP)
Farmers battle the flames in Varvasaina. Nearly all of the 64 people who have perished in the blazes were in this region. (Petros Giannakouris / AP)
Thousands of Greeks gather in front of parliament in Athens for a silent protest of the government’s handling of the fires. (Louisa Gouliamak / AFP/Getty Images)
The fires have led Greeks to ask painful questions about what caused the blazes and how they were able to spread such destruction. (Louisa Gouliamaki / AFP/Getty Images)
The moon is faintly visible through the smoke near the village of Kato Kotili. (Petros Giannakouris / AP)
It was unclear how many of the hundreds of fires that have swept Greece over six days were caused by deliberate action and how many were the result of negligence. (Petros Giannakouris / AP)
A man is seen in profile near Kato Kotili, southwest of Athens. (Petros Giannakouris / AP)