The nightmare of Greeces Evia, an island devoured by flames – CNN

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CNN’s Nina Dos Santos reports from London. “},{“title”:”CNN visits some Olympic venues in Beijing ahead of 2022″,”duration”:”03:03″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/sports/2021/08/09/2022-beijing-olympics-six-months-culver-pkg-intl-hnk-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”sports/2021/08/09/2022-beijing-olympics-six-months-culver-pkg-intl-hnk-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210810110255-2022-beijing-olympics-six-months-culver-pkg-intl-hnk-vpx-00011107-large-169.png”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/sports/2021/08/09/2022-beijing-olympics-six-months-culver-pkg-intl-hnk-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/around-the-world/”,”description”:”As the 2020 Tokyo Olympics ends, all eyes turn to Beijing – which will host the 2022 Winter Games. CNN’s David Culver travels to the mountainous region of Chongli, on the outskirts of Beijing, to tour massive projects underway for upcoming Olympic games. “,”descriptionText”:”As the 2020 Tokyo Olympics ends, all eyes turn to Beijing – which will host the 2022 Winter Games. CNN’s David Culver travels to the mountainous region of Chongli, on the outskirts of Beijing, to tour massive projects underway for upcoming Olympic games. “},{“title”:”Take a look at this perfectly preserved Ice Age animal”,”duration”:”00:49″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:””,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2021/08/05/frozen-baby-cave-lion-sparta-permafrost-lon-orig-na.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2021/08/05/frozen-baby-cave-lion-sparta-permafrost-lon-orig-na.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210805171013-frozen-cave-lion-cub-video-thumbnail-lon-orig-na-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2021/08/05/frozen-baby-cave-lion-sparta-permafrost-lon-orig-na.cnn/video/playlists/around-the-world/”,”description”:”A well-preserved cave lion cub found in Siberia’s permafrost is 28,000 years old, according to researchers. The Siberian Simba, nicknamed Sparta, was one of two baby cave lions found in 2017 and 2018 by mammoth tusk hunters.”,”descriptionText”:”A well-preserved cave lion cub found in Siberia’s permafrost is 28,000 years old, according to researchers. The Siberian Simba, nicknamed Sparta, was one of two baby cave lions found in 2017 and 2018 by mammoth tusk hunters.”},{“title”:”London’s Tower Bridge wouldn’t come down”,”duration”:”02:19″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2021/08/10/london-tower-bridge-moos-pkg-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2021/08/10/london-tower-bridge-moos-pkg-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210809165622-02-tower-bridge-technical-fault-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2021/08/10/london-tower-bridge-moos-pkg-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/around-the-world/”,”description”:”Social media wouldn’t shut up after London’s Tower Bridge got stuck in the upright position for nearly 12 hours due to a technical issue. CNN’s Jeanne Moos reports on how Twitter bridged the gap with jokes.”,”descriptionText”:”Social media wouldn’t shut up after London’s Tower Bridge got stuck in the upright position for nearly 12 hours due to a technical issue. CNN’s Jeanne Moos reports on how Twitter bridged the gap with jokes.”},{“title”:”Elephant herd that captivated world is heading home”,”duration”:”00:54″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2021/08/09/china-elephant-herd-headed-home-ctw-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2021/08/09/china-elephant-herd-headed-home-ctw-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210809132031-china-elephant-herd-2-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2021/08/09/china-elephant-herd-headed-home-ctw-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/around-the-world/”,”description”:”A herd of elephants in China is making its way home after traveling more than 500 kilometers last year.”,”descriptionText”:”A herd of elephants in China is making its way home after traveling more than 500 kilometers last year.”},{“title”:”‘Justice for India’s daughter’: Protests erupt over alleged rape and murder of 9-year-old”,”duration”:”02:27″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://edition.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2021/08/05/india-delhi-dalit-girl-alleged-rape-murder-sud-pkg-intl-hnk-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2021/08/05/india-delhi-dalit-girl-alleged-rape-murder-sud-pkg-intl-hnk-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210805114417-india-delhi-dalit-girl-alleged-rape-murder-sud-pkg-intl-hnk-vpx-00005604-large-169.png”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2021/08/05/india-delhi-dalit-girl-alleged-rape-murder-sud-pkg-intl-hnk-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/around-the-world/”,”description”:”u003ca href=”https://edition.cnn.com/2021/08/04/india/delhi-dalit-girl-rape-protests-intl-hnk/index.html” target=”_blank”>Protests are continuingu003c/a> over the alleged gang rape, murder and forced cremation of a 9-year-old girl in New Delhi, India. CNN’s Vedika Sud reports. “,”descriptionText”:”u003ca href=”https://edition.cnn.com/2021/08/04/india/delhi-dalit-girl-rape-protests-intl-hnk/index.html” target=”_blank”>Protests are continuingu003c/a> over the alleged gang rape, murder and forced cremation of a 9-year-old girl in New Delhi, India. CNN’s Vedika Sud reports. “},{“title”:”Haze coats Temple of Olympian Zeus as wildfires rage in Greece “,”duration”:”01:26″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2021/08/05/europe-heat-wave-greece-turkey-fires-brunhuber-pkg-intl-hnk-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2021/08/05/europe-heat-wave-greece-turkey-fires-brunhuber-pkg-intl-hnk-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210805130347-screengrab-olympian-temple-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2021/08/05/europe-heat-wave-greece-turkey-fires-brunhuber-pkg-intl-hnk-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/around-the-world/”,”description”:”While Greece is battling blazes across the country, Turkey is fighting devastating fires caused by extreme heat. CNN’s Kim Brunhuber reports on the wildfires plaguing parts of southern Europe.”,”descriptionText”:”While Greece is battling blazes across the country, Turkey is fighting devastating fires caused by extreme heat. CNN’s Kim Brunhuber reports on the wildfires plaguing parts of southern Europe.”},{“title”:”Olympic gold medalist breaks internet with cardigan”,”duration”:”01:16″,”sourceName”:”CNNI”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2021/08/05/tom-daley-knitting-cardigan-toyko-olympics-world-sport-vpx.cnni/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2021/08/05/tom-daley-knitting-cardigan-toyko-olympics-world-sport-vpx.cnni”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210805114943-tom-daley-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2021/08/05/tom-daley-knitting-cardigan-toyko-olympics-world-sport-vpx.cnni/video/playlists/around-the-world/”,”description”:”Great Britain’s gold medal winning diver, Tom Daley, unveils the cardigan he has been knitting while at the Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo.”,”descriptionText”:”Great Britain’s gold medal winning diver, Tom Daley, unveils the cardigan he has been knitting while at the Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo.”},{“title”:”Video shows possible prison camp for Belarusian dissenters “,”duration”:”04:08″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2021/08/04/possible-prison-camp-belarus-paton-walsh-pkg-lead-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2021/08/04/possible-prison-camp-belarus-paton-walsh-pkg-lead-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210804143609-01-cnn-belarus-prison-camps-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2021/08/04/possible-prison-camp-belarus-paton-walsh-pkg-lead-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/around-the-world/”,”description”:”CNN’s Nick Paton Walsh reports on a recently renovated possible u003ca href=”https://www.cnn.com/2021/08/04/europe/belarus-political-dissidents-camp-intl/index.html” target=”_blank”>prison camp in Belarus for dissenters against President Alexander Lukashenko. u003c/a>”,”descriptionText”:”CNN’s Nick Paton Walsh reports on a recently renovated possible u003ca href=”https://www.cnn.com/2021/08/04/europe/belarus-political-dissidents-camp-intl/index.html” target=”_blank”>prison camp in Belarus for dissenters against President Alexander Lukashenko. u003c/a>”},{“title”:”College students feel ‘caught in crossfires’ of US-China rivalry”,”duration”:”04:08″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2021/08/06/us-china-student-visa-david-culver-pkg-intl-ldn-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2021/08/06/us-china-student-visa-david-culver-pkg-intl-ldn-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210806135627-video-thumbnail-culver-students-pkg-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2021/08/06/us-china-student-visa-david-culver-pkg-intl-ldn-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/around-the-world/”,”description”:”With border restrictions and coronavirus guidelines still in place across much of the world, some university students are getting caught up in closed borders and unable to return to their place of study. CNN’s David Culver meets some of them. “,”descriptionText”:”With border restrictions and coronavirus guidelines still in place across much of the world, some university students are getting caught up in closed borders and unable to return to their place of study. CNN’s David Culver meets some of them. “},{“title”:”Journalist was at a cafe when Taliban attacked. Hear his story”,”duration”:”01:16″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2021/08/04/ali-latifi-afghanistan-chants-taliban-attack-oneworld-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2021/08/04/ali-latifi-afghanistan-chants-taliban-attack-oneworld-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210804162548-ali-latifi-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2021/08/04/ali-latifi-afghanistan-chants-taliban-attack-oneworld-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/around-the-world/”,”description”:”Journalist Ali Latifi discusses the scene in the capital and largest city of Afghanistan, Kabul, after theu003ca href=”https://www.cnn.com/2021/08/03/middleeast/taliban-afghanistan-us-airstrikes-helmand-herat-intl/index.html” target=”_blank”> blast from the Talibanu003c/a>. “,”descriptionText”:”Journalist Ali Latifi discusses the scene in the capital and largest city of Afghanistan, Kabul, after theu003ca href=”https://www.cnn.com/2021/08/03/middleeast/taliban-afghanistan-us-airstrikes-helmand-herat-intl/index.html” target=”_blank”> blast from the Talibanu003c/a>. “},{“title”:”What we know about the death of the Belarusian exile group leader”,”duration”:”00:55″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2021/08/03/belarus-vitaly-shishov-death-ukraine-intl-ldn-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2021/08/03/belarus-vitaly-shishov-death-ukraine-intl-ldn-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210803060244-vitaly-shishov-belarus-activist-handout-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2021/08/03/belarus-vitaly-shishov-death-ukraine-intl-ldn-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/around-the-world/”,”description”:”Vitaly Shishov, a Belarusian dissident who helped his countrymen flee persecution, was found dead in a park on August 3 in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev, where police have launched a murder investigation. CNN’s Matthew Chance reports.”,”descriptionText”:”Vitaly Shishov, a Belarusian dissident who helped his countrymen flee persecution, was found dead in a park on August 3 in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev, where police have launched a murder investigation. CNN’s Matthew Chance reports.”},{“title”:”CNN on front lines of Taliban’s brutal advance in Afghanistan”,”duration”:”06:11″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2021/08/06/afghanistan-kandahar-frontline-taliban-threat-ward-dnt-tsr-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2021/08/06/afghanistan-kandahar-frontline-taliban-threat-ward-dnt-tsr-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210806180819-afghanistan-kandahar-frontline-taliban-threat-ward-dnt-tsr-vpx-00002720-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2021/08/06/afghanistan-kandahar-frontline-taliban-threat-ward-dnt-tsr-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/around-the-world/”,”description”:”Afghanistan’s swift descent into violence following the withdrawal of US and NATO troops supporting the government has shocked many. Afghan commandos gave CNN’s u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/clarissa-ward-profile” target=”_blank”>Clarissa Wardu003c/a> exclusive access to one of their u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/2021/08/06/asia/afghanistan-kandahar-taliban-threat-cmd-intl/index.html” target=”_blank”>bases along Kandahar’s front lineu003c/a> amid fears it, with other provincial capitals, will fall.”,”descriptionText”:”Afghanistan’s swift descent into violence following the withdrawal of US and NATO troops supporting the government has shocked many. Afghan commandos gave CNN’s u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/clarissa-ward-profile” target=”_blank”>Clarissa Wardu003c/a> exclusive access to one of their u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/2021/08/06/asia/afghanistan-kandahar-taliban-threat-cmd-intl/index.html” target=”_blank”>bases along Kandahar’s front lineu003c/a> amid fears it, with other provincial capitals, will fall.”},{“title”:”‘Not a freak accident’: Beirut marks a year since devastating blast”,”duration”:”04:28″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2021/08/03/beirut-port-blast-lebanon-anniversary-wedeman-pkg-intl-ldn-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2021/08/03/beirut-port-blast-lebanon-anniversary-wedeman-pkg-intl-ldn-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210803175518-beirut-port-blast-lebanon-anniversary-wedeman-pkg-intl-ldn-vpx-00042413-large-169.png”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2021/08/03/beirut-port-blast-lebanon-anniversary-wedeman-pkg-intl-ldn-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/around-the-world/”,”description”:”On August 4, 2020, an explosion in Beirut Port killed more than 200 people, injured 6,000 others, displaced over 300,000 people and destroyed most of Beirut’s central and eastern districts. The official investigation into the blast has stalled, and questions about how and why this bloodbath happened remain unanswered. CNN’s Ben Wedeman reports from Beirut.”,”descriptionText”:”On August 4, 2020, an explosion in Beirut Port killed more than 200 people, injured 6,000 others, displaced over 300,000 people and destroyed most of Beirut’s central and eastern districts. The official investigation into the blast has stalled, and questions about how and why this bloodbath happened remain unanswered. CNN’s Ben Wedeman reports from Beirut.”},{“title”:”Kabul residents shout in support of Afghan security following attack”,”duration”:”01:12″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2021/08/03/kabul-afghanistan-explosions-ward-tsr-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2021/08/03/kabul-afghanistan-explosions-ward-tsr-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210803181636-kabul-blast-sirens-vpx-screengrab-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2021/08/03/kabul-afghanistan-explosions-ward-tsr-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/around-the-world/”,”description”:”A car bomb exploded near the home of Afghanistan’s acting defense minister in Kabul and residents in the area responded by chanting in support of security forces. CNN’s Clarissa Ward reports. “,”descriptionText”:”A car bomb exploded near the home of Afghanistan’s acting defense minister in Kabul and residents in the area responded by chanting in support of security forces. 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