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1. Carob wars continue at peak harvest season

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/carob-wars-continue-at-peak-harvest-season

Carob wars continue to rage in Limassol after local farmers discovered that someone beat them to their trees as the harvest season was drawing to a close...

2. Carob wars suspected in car arson attack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/carob-wars-suspected-in-car-arson-attack

Police are investigating an apparent arson in rural Limassol where a car was set on fire, with detectives turning their attention to a rather suspicious graffiti found nearby...

3. Two local youths arrested after Geri gang attack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-local-youths-arrested-after-geri-gang-attack

Two young men were arrested Tuesday night in Geri, where police officers responding to a call saw a gang damaging a burning car, whose owner says he and his buddies were ambushed by men holding wooden bats and knives...

4. Divided Cyprus scrambles as fire rages in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/divided-cyprus-scrambles-as-fire-rages-in-the-north

Planes over divided Cyprus were fighting another day to put out the Kantara wildfire previously thought to have been under control, with reports overnight saying Turkish Cypriot authorities were evacuating local communities as the flames were spreading westwards...

5. Deadly arsonist was upset over relatives helping ex

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deadly-arsonist-was-upset-over-relatives-helping-ex

Details about a possible motive have emerged in an apparent murder-suicide in Limassol, with reports suggesting the suspect who set a house on fire was upset over his relatives maintaining good relations with his ex and her daughter...

6. Two dead after nephew douses house with gasoline

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-dead-after-nephew-douses-house-with-gasoline

Police went on high alert on Wednesday after a man in Limassol was burned to death and two other women injured, with reports saying the victim’s nephew set the house on fire and was later found dead...

7. Illegal bangers overshadow Easter message

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/illegal-bangers-overshadow-easter-message

Local residents in the Republic of Cyprus were rattled as illegal bangers kept people and pets up all night during the Orthodox Easter tradition, with police reporting delinquent behavior, at least two amputations, several fire incidents under investigation...

8. Test drive tag misuse out in the open

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/test-drive-tag-misuse-out-in-the-open

The Transport Department is getting more negative publicity this week after information about widespread misuse of test drive tags reached lawmakers, with the minister vowing to tackle corruption from one scandal to the next...

9. Wars over imported damaged vehicles get ugly in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wars-over-imported-damaged-vehicles-get-ugly-in-cyprus

Cyprus police have been keeping on the down low an investigation into alleged irregularities involving imported damaged vehicles, with reports saying a state employee’s vehicle was torched after he blew the whistle on a suspected illegal network amid government efforts to take lemons off the street...

10. German police foil 'anti-vaxxer murder plot' against state premier

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/german-police-foil-anti-vaxxer-murder-plot-against-state-premier

German police said on Wednesday they had uncovered a plot by anti-vaccination activists in Saxony to murder the eastern German state's premiere, adding to concerns about increasingly violent protests over plans for mandatory vaccinations....

11. Schools under siege as protests continue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/schools-under-siege-as-protests-continue

Police went on alert Thursday after two schools were targeted in bomb and arson attacks overnight, with reports saying protests following pandemic measures for young pupils have been getting out of hand...

12. Suspect cleared of murder cries foul over scare tactics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspect-cleared-of-murder-cries-foul-over-scare-tactics

All charges in the disappearance of an ex-con presumed dead by local authorities have been dropped against two suspects, with one of them accusing prosecutors of pushing him to claim a recent arson in exchange of walking free in the murder and kidnapping case...

13. Massive forest fire ravages Greek island

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/massive-forest-fire-ravages-greek-island

Firefighters and residents battled into the night Monday for a seventh day against a massive fire on Greece’s second-largest island as the nation endured what the prime minister described as 'a natural disaster of unprecedented proportions'...

14. Evidence destroyed in Limassol court fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/evidence-destroyed-in-limassol-court-fire

Evidence and records involving serious criminal cases may have been damaged in an apparent arson at the Limassol Courthouse, with reports saying perpetrators used a ladder to gain access to the building by breaking a window...

15. 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...

16. Restaurant in Nicosia centre heavily gunned

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/restaurant-in-nicosia-centre-heavily-gunned

A fashionable restaurant in the centre of Nicosia was heavily attacked with gunfire in the early hours of Wednesday, with authorities following CCTV leads depicting the gunman in action. ...

17. Barbershop wars waged across district lines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/barbershop-wars-staged-across-district-s-lines

Police are investigating arson and hand grenade attacks over recent days with at least two incidents involving barber shops across district lines, but investigators stopped short of saying whether they believe any cases could be linked...

18. Livadia residents upset over 5G antennas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/livadia-residents-upset-over-5g-antennas

Local residents in Larnaca district have been mounting a campaign against the installation of a 5G antenna on the rooftop of a supermarket, accusing the telecommunications company of acting illegally...

19. FC president’s car torched in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/football-club-president-s-car-torched-in-limassol

Police are investigating an apparent vehicle arson against a football club president, who is also said to be running as a candidate for parliament in upcoming elections...

20. Fraud suspected in arson of vacant home

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fraud-suspected-in-arson-of-vacant-home

Police are trying to get to the bottom of an arson case, following a series of arrests including a couple whose home in Limassol was burglarized and damaged by fire last month...

21. Bomb goes off ahead of 5G auction

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bomb-goes-off-ahead-of-5g-auction

An explosion took place outside a CYTA branch in Limassol with media speculating the attack could be linked to an upcoming announcement this week over 5G contracts...

22. Anti-maskers wreak havoc in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anti-maskers-wreak-havoc-in-limassol

A demonstration against coronavirus measures, corruption, and 5G technology turned ugly on Wednesday in Limassol, after some protesters became aggressive and started throwing rocks at police officers...

23. 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....

24. 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...

25. 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....

26. 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...

27. Limassol police uncover criminal enterprise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-police-uncover-criminal-enterprise

Limassol police are a step closer to uncovering a well-organized criminal enterprise in Limassol, following the arrest of three suspects in connection with burglaries and robberies in over a dozen cases...

28. Police building cases against 5G bashers after string of arsons

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-building-cases-against-22-5g-bashers-after-string-of-arsons

Police are moving full speed ahead with investigations into several arson attacks on telecommunications infrastructure usually falsely associated with 5G networks, with 22 people expected to face court for inciting others to commit the act....

29. More 5G targets torched overnight

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-5g-targets-torched-overnight

More assets within the telecommunications infrastructure went up in flames in Limassol overnight, with a police representative saying a worrying trend is taking place in a number of European countries...

30. Another antenna goes up in flames

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-antenna-goes-up-in-flames

Police in Limassol are investigating whether an early morning fire on a cell phone antenna was in fact arson, following a number of other similar incidents...

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