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1. Cyprus faces crisis with 120 illegal waste sites igniting fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-faces-crisis-with-120-illegal-waste-sites-igniting-fires

In Cyprus, there are approximately 120 illegal waste sites, with the Fire Service in the Nicosia district responding to 45 incidents in the past two years alone, as disclosed by the Parliamentary Environment Committee on Wednesday. MPs have urged relevant authorities to take decisive action....

2. Cyprus nears visa-free US travel in final stages

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-nears-visa-free-us-travel-in-final-stages

sident of the Republic Nikos Christodoulides said Wednesday that Cyprus is at the final stage regarding joining the Visa Waiver Program thus becoming eligible for visa-free entry into the USA....

3. Over 100 animals killed in Paphos wildfires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-100-animals-killed-in-paphos-wildfires

Recent fires have destroyed more than 3,000 hectares of farmland in the Paphos region, impacting the areas of Psathi, Polemi, Choulou, and Agios Dimitrianos, according to Deputy Director of the Agriculture Department Konstantis Spanassiis. ...

4. Government extends electricity subsidies amid high temperatures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-extends-electricity-subsidies-amid-high-temperatures

Cyprus will extend electricity subsidies until the end of October to help citizens cope with the high summer temperatures, President Nicos Christodoulides announced after a Cabinet meeting on Tuesday....

5. Ministry takes action against illegal dumping sites fueling fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministry-takes-action-against-illegal-dumping-sites-fueling-fires

The big fire in Paphos has exposed some major issues: not only were the firefighting resources inadequate, but it also showed the government's long-standing negligence regarding illegal fires. ...

6. Fires devastate homes and solar park, communities reeling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fires-devastate-homes-and-solar-park-communities-reeling

Twenty-one houses, including three completely destroyed, were among the casualties of fires that swept through the Paphos district over the last two days, Deputy Prefect George Chrysafini reported Wednesday....

7. Brace yourself for another scorcher!

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brace-yourself-for-another-scorcher

The relentless heatwave in Cyprus shows no sign of abating, with temperatures continuing to sizzle above 40 degrees. Today, Thursday (13/06), the mercury is expected to skyrocket to a scorching 43 degrees. An orange warning is in effect from 12:00 noon until 17:00....

8. Newly elected leaders of Nicosia District officially announced

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/newly-elected-leaders-of-nicosia-district-officially-announced

The newly elected mayors, municipal councilors, school superintendents, community mayors, and community council members of the Nicosia district were officially proclaimed on Tuesday....

9. Cyprus continues to sweat under the scorching heat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-continues-to-sweat-under-the-scorching-heat

Cyprus' Meteorology Department issued new warnings on Thursday for extreme maximum temperature, as the heatwave in the Mediterranean island continues...

10. Two teens arrested for setting fires at Larnaca shelter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-teens-arrested-for-setting-fires-at-larnaca-shelter

Police have arrested two 17-year-olds in connection with a fire that broke out last Tuesday night at a shelter for unaccompanied minors in Larnaca....

11. Fires break out at migrant minor hotel in Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fires-break-out-at-migrant-minor-hotel-in-larnaca

Two fires erupted last night and early this morning at a hotel in Oroklini, Larnaca district, which is hosting unaccompanied migrant minors....

12. Cyprus braces for extreme heat and high fire risk

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-braces-for-extreme-heat-and-high-fire-risk-tomorrow

The Cyprus Meteorological Service has issued a yellow warning for extreme high temperatures on Tuesday, with inland temperatures expected to soar to around 42 degrees Celsius (108 degrees Fahrenheit). The warning is in effect from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. local time....

13. Forest fires ravage Cyprus, authorities issue red alert

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/forest-fires-ravage-cyprus-authorities-issue-red-alert

A series of wildfires have engulfed parts of Cyprus, prompting urgent response efforts from firefighting teams....

14. Vasiliko: President dismisses 'velvet divorce' talks with Chinese firm

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vasiliko-president-dismisses-velvet-divorce-talks-with-chinese-firm

Cyprus President Nikos Christodoulides dismissed reports of a "velvet divorce" with the Chinese state-owned company CPP regarding the liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Vasiliko....

15. Heat wave hits Cyprus, red alert for forest fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/heat-wave-hits-cyprus-red-alert-for-forest-fires

Cyprus is bracing for its first heat wave of the summer today, with temperatures expected to soar to 40 degrees Celsius......

16. Fireworks banned amid wildfire concerns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/fireworks-banned-amid-wildfire-concerns

In light of recent fire outbreaks in the village of Kouklion, located in Cyprus' Paphos district, the Mines and Quarries Service, a department under the Ministry of Agriculture,...

17. Cyprus faces early wildfire scare amid resource shortage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-faces-early-wildfire-scare-amid-resource-shortage

According to Kathimerini reporter Ioanna Kyriakou, this April has brought a sense of deja vu to Cyprus, reminiscent of June and early summer. A massive fire erupted on Wednesday morning in the Parekklisia state forest in Limassol district,...

18. Europe's heat-related deaths surge by 30% in 20 years, report finds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-s-heat-related-deaths-surge-by-30-in-20-years-report-finds

Scorching weather has baked Europe in more days of “extreme heat stress” than its scientists have ever seen....

19. Israeli tank strike hits Gaza aid shelter, MSF staff and families in peril

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-tank-strike-hits-gaza-aid-shelter-msf-staff-and-families-in-peril

Amidst chaotic scenes of panic and flames, a shelter run by Medecins sans Frontieres (MSF) in Gaza fell under attack on February 20th....

20. President's ''fireside chat'' with chosen few unveils triumphs and controversy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-s-fireside-chat-with-chosen-few-unveils-triumphs-and-controversy

In an interchannel interview held to evaluate the first year in office, President of the Republic Nikos Christodoulides commenced proceedings a few minutes after 20:30. ...

21. Transport Ministry enhances traffic surveillance with 170 new cameras

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/transport-ministry-enhances-traffic-surveillance-with-170-new-cameras

In a bid to revolutionize its traffic monitoring capabilities, the Ministry of Transport in Cyprus is embarking on a strategic initiative....

22. Texas battles largest blaze in state history as fire torches 1M acres

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/texas-battles-largest-blaze-in-state-history-as-fire-torches-1m-acres

At least two people have lost their lives as massive wildfires tear through the Texas Panhandle, threatening homes, livestock, and livelihoods. ...

23. Dimitra explains what it's like to be a ''bee mama''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/dimitra-explains-what-it-s-like-to-be-a-bee-mama

Dimitra Zakynthinos is a resident of central Athens and has a very particular approach to issues concerning the environment and our transition to the green era. ...

24. European Parliament honors Navalny amidst food inflation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-parliament-honors-navalny-amidst-food-inflation

The European Parliament will commemorate the life of Russian activist Alexei Navalny, featuring an address by his wife, Yulia Navalnaya, in its plenary session this week in Strasbourg......

25. Farmers protest outside European Parliament over taxes and imports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/farmers-protest-outside-european-parliament-over-taxes-and-imports

In a fervent display of frustration, angry farmers ignited fires outside the European Parliament building in Brussels today, venting their grievances against taxes, escalating costs, and the influx of cheap imports....

26. Turkey implements vessel traffic system in occupied territories

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-implements-vessel-traffic-system-in-occupied-territories

Turkey is taking steps to bolster maritime security in the occupied territories with the implementation of a ''Vessel Traffic Service System.''...

27. University of Nicosia hosts XRPL Hackathon in 2024

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/university-of-nicosia-hosts-xrpl-hackathon-in-2024

The University of Nicosia (UNIC) is excited to announce the Cyprus Tech Odyssey: XRPL Hackathon 2024, in collaboration with Ripple, scheduled to take place between January 18-20, 2024....

28. Greece rolls out 'climate resilience levy' to fund post-disaster reconstruction

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-rolls-out-climate-resilience-levy-to-fund-post-disaster-reconstruction

In an effort to finance reconstruction projects following severe forest fires and floods, the Greek government has introduced a new accommodation tax, referred to as the 'climate resilience levy.'...

29. Massive quake strikes Japan on New Year's Day, leaving 48 dead

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-massive-quake-strikes-japan-on-new-year-s-day-leaving-48-dead

In a devastating turn of events, at least 48 people have lost their lives following a powerful earthquake that rocked the central coast of Japan on New Year's Day....

30. Japan struck by 7.5 magnitude earthquake, triggering tsunami alerts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/japan-struck-by-7-5-magnitude-earthquake-triggering-tsunami-alerts

A powerful 7.5 magnitude earthquake rocked western Japan, causing significant damage and prompting tsunami alerts across coastal areas....

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