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21 September, 2020
 

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1. 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....

2. 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...

3. 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....

4. 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...

5. 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...

6. 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....

7. 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...

8. 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...

9. Man jailed for threatening to torch building

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-jailed-for-threatening-to-torch-building

A man who threatened to set a building on fire near at a government office complex in Nicosia has been sentenced to ten months in prison...

10. More cell phone antennas torched in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-rooftop-antennas-torched-in-cyprus

It turns out that another cell phone antenna was torched in Limassol earlier this week, when media reported on a second arson attack within just one month...

11. Limassol sees second cell phone antenna arson

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-sees-second-cell-phone-antenna-arson

Limassol is proving to be an unsafe place for cell phone antennas, as police on Tuesday were searching for the perpetrators of a second arson attack within a month....

12. President slams 5G 'fake news'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-slams-5g-fake-news

President Nicos Anastasiades stepped in on Wednesday in attempt to effectively put an end to the “fake news” stirring up “unfounded” concerns among the public over the coronavirus crisis being taken advantage of for the quiet installation of 5G network infrastructure....

13. 5G bashers in Cyprus set antenna on fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/5g-bashers-in-cyprus-set-antenna-on-fire

Conspiracy theories took a front seat on social media over the weekend, with the burning of a cell phone antenna in Limassol taking place after a full-blown debate on whether 5G was linked to the coronavirus pandemic...

14. Wave of vehicle arson under investigation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wave-of-vehicle-arson-under-investigation

A car bomb went off outside a residence at a village in Paphos, while a vehicle parked outside an apartment building went up in flames in Limassol...

15. Man gets 20 years for killing Grandpa Kokos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-gets-20-years-for-killing-grandpa-kokos

The man who was convicted for killing beloved Grandpa Kokos in Larnaca last year has been sentenced to 20 years in prison...

16. Shuttle buses go up in flames

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/shuttle-buses-go-up-in-flames

Eight buses were destroyed in a fire on Monday in Larnaca with authorities pointing to arson based on early indications...

17. Battle of grievances in Akamas fire aftermath

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/battle-of-grievances-in-akamas-fire-aftermath

Wednesday’s fires have been put out in Akamas national park, leaving behind an enormous environmental disaster but also allegations against groups ranging from local dissenters to hunters from the east coast...

18. Minister suspects dissent in Akamas fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-suspects-dissent-in-akamas-fires

The fire department has called for backup in fighting multiple blazes in Akamas and other areas, with the agriculture minister saying the fires “can’t be a coincidence” as government policies move forward...

19. Man arrested in CID Nicosia arson attempt

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-arrested-in-cid-nicosia-arson-attempt

Police have caught up to a man suspected of attempting to set admissible evidence on fire at CID Nicosia last week...

20. Medical files set on fire at a Larnaca school

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/medical-records-set-on-fire-at-a-larnaca-school

Police are investigating a suspected arson at a Larnaca elementary school, where medical records of pupils appeared to have been set on fire...

21. Two Sunday fires put out in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-sunday-fires-put-out-in-paphos

Two simultaneous wildfires were contained on Sunday in Paphos district, with officials monitoring the area for possible re-ignitions fires...

22. Limassol fire put out completely

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-fire-put-out-by-afternoon

Officials say the Limassol wildfire which was partially contained on Tuesday was completely extinguished on Wednesday afternoon...

23. Man arrested following Limassol wildfire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/one-arrested-following-limassol-wildfire

One suspect was detained for questioning by police in connection with a Monday wildfire in Limassol district, which continue to rage overnight and was said to have been partially contained by the early morning...

24. Groups condemn Academy Park fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/groups-condemn-academy-park-fire

Environmental activists are calling for local authorities to take action following a fire earlier this week that destroyed a part of a playground at a popular Nicosia park...

25. Volunteers to enlist as fire lookouts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/volunteers-to-enlist-as-fire-lookouts

A volunteer wildfire lookout programme is set to begin in Cyprus, following public criticism and disdain over preventable fires and arson attacks in forested areas...

26. Officials say Akamas fires were malicious

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-say-akamas-fires-were-malicious

A forest fire in Lara on the western coast appears to be the result of arson after forestry officials discovered black coal in four different locations...

27. Dog shelter says Paphos fire was arson

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dog-shelter-says-akamas-fire-was-arson

New horrific details have emerged after a fire was averted outside Akamas, with a Paphos dog shelter saying a hateful act was behind an arson attack that threatened the wellbeing of about a hundred canines under their protection...

28. Blaze stopped before reaching Akamas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/blaze-stopped-before-reaching-akamas

The origin of a fire that broke out in Neo Chorio in Paphos has been traced back to a location outside a residential yard at a local village, just outside Akamas national park...

29. School fire linked to final exam anger

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/school-fire-linked-to-final-exam-anger

A fire that broke at a Limassol high school is believed to have been a malicious act not unrelated to frustration over final exam grades...

30. Fire lookouts following Paphos wildfire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/planes-take-off-to-battle-paphos-wildfire

A wildfire that broke out Friday morning in remote areas in Paphos is believed to be a malicious act, with forestry officials calling for aerial support as part of an “offensive tactic” to contain the fire...

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