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31. Is there a need for radical changes in civil protection?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/is-there-a-need-for-radical-changes-in-civil-protection

The catastrophic fire in Rhodes, a typical and unfortunate example of what is internationally referred to as a mega-fire - a fire that is extremely destructive to the local environment...

32. Over 100 arrested for starting Rhodes wildfires

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More than 100 people have been arrested for starting fires in 2023, with 10 cases including arson with intent....

33. Rhodes: 19,000 rescued in Greek history's largest evacuation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rhodes-19-000-rescued-in-greek-history-s-largest-evacuation

Greece is currently facing a severe emergency due to widespread wildfires, prompting the country to initiate its most extensive rescue operation to date....

34. Wildfires force Greeks to flee homes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wildfires-force-greeks-to-flee-homes

Two wildfires, fanned by strong winds, raged uncontrolled through coastal towns near Athens on Monday forcing residents to flee their homes and prompting the evacuation of hundreds of children from a summer camp....

35. Parked buses torched next to police headquarters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/parked-buses-torched-next-to-police-headquarters

A handful of buses parked in an open area next to police Special Forces in Nicosia went up in flames on Tuesday, with officials saying an armory was safe following the incident...

36. Neither crime nor accident ruled out in Russian fire in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/crime-not-ruled-out-in-russian-fire-in-cyprus

Cypriot media reported this week that a fire at the Russian Cultural Center in Nicosia was not the result of a criminal act, but police headquarters on Thursday clarified that while no evidence of arson had been found in their investigation, neither crime nor accident have been ruled out by the department...

37. Cyprus police rule out arson in Russian Cultural Center fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-rule-out-arson-in-russian-cultural-center-fire

Cyprus police have ruled out the possibility that the fire that broke out last April at the Russian Cultural Center in Nicosia was arson....

38. Moscow hopes Russian fire probe leaves nothing out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moscow-hopes-russian-fire-probe-leaves-nothing-out

Moscow says it is still waiting for official conclusions on what caused the fire at the Russian cultural center in Nicosia last month, with local media saying Cypriot officials were leaning towards an accident but no report has been finalized...

39. More details and questions emerge in disappearance case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-details-and-questions-emerge-in-disappearance-case

New developments and more questions emerged on Tuesday in the disappearance of a Limassol man after police re-arrested the main suspect hours before his remand expired, with reports saying the judge heard about new incriminating statements from other jailed suspects...

40. Police build disappearance case but no breakthrough

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-build-disappearance-case-but-no-breakthrough

The disappearance of a Limassol man said to be implicated in a convoluted cryptocurrency case continues to baffle Cypriot authorities, following additional arrests and search parties expected to continue after an unsuccessful holiday weekend...

41. Russian fire incident report delayed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-fire-incident-report-in-cyprus-delayed

Officials in Cyprus have postponed their findings on the fire at the Russian center in Nicosia, after a chemical report requested by the fire department was delayed, leaving room for speculation about the blaze as well as the overall investigation...

42. Media outlets jump gun on Russian fire probe in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/media-outlets-jump-gun-on-russian-fire-in-cyprus

A fire department representative in Cyprus says speculation about a possible discarded cigarette being the cause of a fire at the Russian cultural center in Nicosia came directly from media outlets, not officials, who are still investigating the incident...

43. Russian officials attempt to link cultural centre fire to malicious activity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/russian-officials-attempt-to-link-cultural-centre-fire-to-malicious-activity

According to the competent authorities of the Republic of Cyprus, the fire that broke out at the Russian Cultural Centre on Wednesday afternoon was determined to be caused by human error, specifically by a cigarette lighter. ...

44. Search for answers in Russian fire probe continues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/search-for-answers-in-russian-fire-probe-continues

Law enforcement authorities in Nicosia are still conducting an investigation into a fire at the Russian Centre of Culture and Science, with diplomats from both countries waiting for official word on whether it was an accident or arson...

45. Disappearance less clear after cops nab hacker’s pal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/disappearance-less-clear-after-cops-nab-hacker-s-pal

A man said to be an acquaintance of Little Hacker, the detained suspect in a disappearance case possibly linked to cryptocurrency theft, has also been nabbed by police after investigators became suspicious over partial statements he had made, but charges still remained unclear...

46. Police suspect foul play in cryptic disappearance case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-suspect-foul-play-in-cryptic-disappearance-case

A local man who did time in a US prison and is also being accused of bitcoin theft in Cyprus has turned himself in, but he is reportedly not answering questions about the disappearance of a man whose torched vehicle was found in rural Nicosia last week...

47. Easter leaves two fires and three minor injuries in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/easter-leaves-two-fires-and-three-minor-injuries-in-cyprus

The Cyprus Police reported two incidents of arson and malicious damage to two schools in Nicosia during this year's Easter season. The police stated that two fires caused "unpleasant" incidents, but the measures taken worked satisfactorily....

48. Erdogan accused of inciting conflict to stay in power

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-accused-of-inciting-conflict-to-stay-in-power

The authoritarianism of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, as well as his stance with regard to Sweden and Finland’s NATO application, is drawing the ire of an increasing number of international media....

49. Prisons are the 'headquarters' of organized crime

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prisons-are-the-headquarters-of-organized-crime

The measures taken by the Central Prison Management are neither sufficient nor effective and results in an uncontrolled and extremely dangerous situation that poses risks to the safety and lives of people inside and outside the Prison, ...

50. Government offers cash for whistleblower’s torched cars

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-offers-cash-for-whistleblower-s-torched-cars

The transport minister in the Republic of Cyprus has been credited with a Cabinet decision to compensate a state employee, whose family vehicles were torched after he blew the whistle on a car sales scam...

51. 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...

52. 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...

53. 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...

54. 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...

55. 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...

56. 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...

57. 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...

58. 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...

59. 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...

60. 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....

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