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1. Police arm up after Limassol fire and fury

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-arm-up-after-limassol-fire-and-fury

Cyprus police came under immense pressure during Holy Week following incidents of chaos, anarchy, and even violence against officers, with arrests starting to pile up and efforts doubled in arming up the force with more riot gear...

2. Cyprus under siege as it celebrates Easter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-under-siege-as-it-celebrates-easter

Towns across the Republic of Cyprus were overrun with anarchists on Holy Saturday, when street fires and loud explosions dominated urban areas late into the night amid pandemic lockdown and midnight mass...

3. Teens wreak havoc on Holy Thursday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/teens-wreak-havoc-on-holy-thursday

Four teenagers were arrested on Friday morning in connection with a group delinquency incident in Limassol, where youths started fires near a local church and then attacked fire fighters and police officers who rushed to the scene...

4. Interior Minister fires Kouklia head councilor

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interior-minister-fires-kouklia-head-councilor

A whistleblower head councilor in Paphos district has been relieved of his duties this week by the interior minister, who has placed the local council of Kouklia under the administration of the district chief officer following pandemonium in the heavily-audited community...

5. Pournara residents 'fired up' about leaving camp

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pournara-residents-fired-up-about-leaving

More protests took place at Pournara on Wednesday, after asylum seekers with grievances reportedly set a tent on fire while some camp residents managed to leave camp...

6. Cyprus takes another bold step mid-pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-takes-another-bold-step-mid-pandemic

The Republic of Cyprus entered on Monday a second phase of relaxing lockdown measures for COVID-19, including the reopening of retail stores, shopping malls, and schools...

7. Cyprus fires up engines as lockdown eases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-fires-up-engines-as-lockdown-eases

The Republic of Cyprus launched on Monday a gradual unlock of a three-week lockdown, citing signs of improvement with fewer hospitalizations and a major ramp up in the state’s rapid testing strategy...

8. EU, Greece sign agreement for new migrant center on Lesvos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-greece-sign-agreement-for-new-migrant-center-on-lesvos

The European Commission on Thursday signed a memorandum outlining a detailed plan agreed by Greek authorities and EU agencies to establish a new, up-to-standard reception center on the island of Lesvos by early September 2021. This is a key step in resolving the situation following the fires that destroyed the Moria camp in September. It is the result of the work of European Taskforce that was created at that time....

9. Cyprus rationalizes sanctions against Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-rationalizes-sanctions-against-turkey

Cypriot Defence Minister Charalambos Petrides has reiterated his country’s position in seeking a settlement of the Cyprus problem, adding that economic sanctions against Ankara remain on the table 'as long as Turkey continues to maintain tensions'...

10. Winter makes dramatic entrance in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/winter-makes-dramatic-entrance-in-cyprus

Winter is officially upon us, with several areas across Cyprus experiencing intense weather phenomena on Tuesday afternoon....

11. Cars engulfed in flames on Nicosia roads

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cars-engulfed-in-flames-on-nicosia-roads

Fire fighters responded to an incident in downtown Nicosia on Monday morning, when a car in motion caught fire, while a similar incident took place in the western part of the capital a day earlier...

12. Turkey fires back at Akinci claims

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-fires-back-at-akinci-allegations

Turkish diplomats in north Nicosia have denied allegations made by incumbent Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci, who recently said he had received threats and insults while on the campaign trail...

13. UN tells Turkey to back off from Varosha

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-tells-turkey-to-back-off-from-varosha

The Security Council has called on Turkey to reverse course of action regarding Varosha in accordance to UN resolutions, with Ankara denying any violations and saying the statement 'does not reflect the reality'...

14. Protocols aren't being adhered to, health minister says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protocols-aren-t-being-adhered-to-health-minister-says

The recent surge in coronavirus cases attests to the fact that government-imposed health protocols but also personal protection measures are being flouted, health minister Constantinos Ioannou said Thursday....

15. Thousands protest after Greek refugee camp burns down

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thousands-protest-after-greek-refugee-camp-burns-down

Thousands of protesting refugees and migrants left homeless on the Greek island of Lesbos after fires destroyed the notoriously overcrowded Moria camp gathered on a road leading to the island's main town Friday, demanding to be allowed to leave....

16. Homeless Moria camp residents to be moved into boats, tents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/homeless-moria-camp-residents-to-be-moved-into-boats-tents

Thousands of refugees and migrants left homeless by a fire at Greece’s biggest camp on the eastern Aegean island of Lesvos, will be temporarily housed in a ferry boat, two navy ships and tents, Migration Minister Notis Mitarakis told a press conference on Wednesday, confirming that no deaths or injuries have been reported as a result of the blaze....

17. Fires erupt at Moria refugee camp

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fires-erupt-at-moria-refugee-camp

Thousands of migrants fled a camp under COVID-19 lockdown after multiple fires gutted much of the site on the Greek island of Lesvos, authorities said early Wednesday...

18. Joint Cyprus-UK SAR exercise conducted off Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/joint-cyprus-uk-sar-exercise-conducted-off-limassol

The first Cyprus-UK joint search and rescue exercise in 2020 was successfully conducted off the coast of Limassol on Monday, a press release by the British High Commission said....

19. 22-year-old confesses to igniting seven forest fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/22-year-old-confesses-to-igniting-seven-forest-fires

A 22-year-old who was arrested on August 31 in connection with a forest fire that broke out in a Nicosia suburb the same day later confessed to being behind six other forest fires....

20. Massive effort underway in Paphos fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/massive-effort-underway-in-paphos-fires

A huge wildfire was reported in Paphos on Monday morning, with local media saying a “massive effort” was underway in response to multiple arson attacks just south of Paphos Forest...

21. Justice Ministry looking into life sentence penalty for forest arsonists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/justice-ministry-looking-into-life-sentence-penalty-for-forest-arsonists

The Agriculture Minister Costas Kadis has proposed to the Ministry of Justice that the maximum penalty for forest arsonists gets hiked up to a life sentence, which, Kadis said, is the only move that can act as a deterring factor in a country where most forests fires are deliberately set....

22. Through traffic banned in state parks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/through-traffic-banned-on-forest-roads

Dozens of fires broke out on Saturday in Cyprus, prompting state authorities to ban private vehicles on forest roads after a pattern of arson emerged linked to suspicious cars in the area...

23. Cypriot rescuers sift through Beirut rubble

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-rescuers-sift-through-beirut-rubble

Members of the Cypriot rescue team in Lebanon were seen on video along with sniffing dogs searching through the rubble in Beirut, as approximately 60 people were still missing following Tuesday’s deadly blast...

24. Homes evacuated in Paphos forest fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/homes-evacuated-in-paphos-forest-fire

Fire fighters have been battling forest fires in Paphos district on Monday afternoon, where some evacuations were ordered out of fear of changes in wind direction...

25. Anastasiades fires back at Turkish FM's 'insolent' comments

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-fires-back-at-turkish-fm-s-insolent-comments

Our task is to achieve the suspension of Turkey’s unbridled ambition to impose its own version of international law in order to serve its expansionist policies, President Nicos Anastasiades said Tuesday in response to what he described as “insolent” statements issued by the Turkish Foreign Minister on Monday....

26. Extreme heat grips island this weekend

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/extreme-heat-grips-island-this-weekend

An extreme high temperature warning has been issued for Cyprus, with inland maximum expected to reach 42 degrees on Saturday and signs indicating further increase on Sunday...

27. Fire department furious over multiple fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fire-department-furious-over-multiple-fires

Fire fighters in Cyprus responded to multiple fires on Sunday, with officials saying the high number and different origin locations made it impossible to believe they were all caused by accident...

28. Forest department issues code red

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/forest-department-issues-code-red

The forest department has issued a Code Red warning citizens to abstain from any activity that could cause a fire, as incidents continue to pop up across the island...

29. Cyprus comes together to put out fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-comes-together-to-put-out-fires

Authorities on both sides of divided Cyprus were battling with fires over the weekend, with students in the north ordered to evacuate their dorms and residents in the south grabbing garden hoses to put out flames in their backyards...

30. Cops won’t mess around during holy week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-won-t-mess-around-during-holy-week

Law enforcement officials have announced they will step up patrols throughout the holy week, leading to the Greek orthodox Easter on April 19, singling out delinquent teens while giving a heads up to groups of foreign nationals...

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