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27 January, 2022
 

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1. Climate change reshaped Earth with extreme weather this year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/climate-change-reshaped-earth-with-extreme-weather-this-year

Fires raged. Rivers flooded. Ice melted. Droughts baked. Storms brewed. Temperatures soared. And people died....

2. Cancer vaccines in two to three years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cancer-vaccines-in-two-to-three-years

Drs. Ugur Sahin and Ozlem Tureci are a very modest, perhaps even humble, scientist couple. ...

3. September 11: Twenty years since the day that changed the world

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/september-11-twenty-years-since-the-day-that-changed-the-world

Twenty years have passed since the terrorist attacks on the Twin Towers in New York...

4. 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'...

5. Greece mounts ‘superhuman efforts’ in multiple fronts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-mounts-‘superhuman-efforts-in-multiple-fronts

Thousands of people have fled their homes on the Greek island of Evia as wildfires burned uncontrolled for a sixth day on Sunday, and ferries were on standby for more evacuations after taking many to safety by sea...

6. Thousands flee fires in Greece, Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thousands-flee-fires-in-greece-turkey

Thousands of people fled wildfires burning out of control in Greece and Turkey on Friday, including a major blaze just north of the Greek capital of Athens that claimed one life, as a protracted heat wave left forests tinder-dry and flames threatened populated areas and electricity installations...

7. Wildfires roar back to life near Athens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wildfires-roar-back-to-life-near-athens

Wildfires north of Athens leapt back to life on Thursday as searing conditions persisted and emergency crews battled blazes across Greece for a third day running...

8. Cyprus scrambles in wake of Greek, Turkish fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scrambles-in-wake-of-greek-turkish-fires

Greek Cypriot fire fighters and civil defense volunteers flew to Greece on Wednesday to help battle blazes in that country, while a Turkish Cypriot team was also due in neighboring Turkey which has also extended a call for international assistance due to deadly wildfires...

9. Cyprus wants to cut red tape in fire response

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-wants-to-cut-red-tape-in-fire-response

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades has instructed officials to look for ways to cut red tape in the prevention and handling of fires, following a devastating blaze that killed four workers and exposed lack of coordination between state and local authorities...

10. Police not ruling out probe in fire deaths

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-not-ruling-out-criminal-probe-in-fire-deaths

The Cypriot government has rejected accusations of a lax response to Saturday’s deadly wildfire, with police not ruling out a criminal investigation that could include a probe into the deaths of four Egyptian workers who died while trying to escape the inferno...

11. Questions emerge in Cyprus fire deaths

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/questions-emerge-in-cyprus-fire-deaths

Pro-migrant group KISA is accusing authorities and farmland bosses of leaving foreign workers to fend for themselves in Saturday’s wildfire in Cyprus, as more questions are being raised following the death of four Egyptian workers who perished while trying to evacuate in an inferno with the odds overwhelmingly stacked against them...

12. Four laborers died trying to escape Cyprus fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/four-laborers-died-trying-to-escape-cyprus-fire

The bodies of four farm workers were discovered Sunday, the second day of a huge wildfire in Cyprus that so far burned 55 square kilometers, with reports saying the laborers perished while desperately trying to escape the inferno...

13. Cyprus scrambles to contain chaotic wildfire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scrambles-to-contain-chaotic-wildfire

Villages in Limassol and Larnaca districts were being evacuated on Saturday due to a huge wildfire fire raging through rural communities, with Cypriot police arresting a suspect and the government appealing for aid from EU partners and Israel...

14. Officials say wildfire was not malicious

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-say-wildfire-was-not-malicious

A huge wildfire in rural Nicosia was contained by Thursday morning after a difficult operation overnight, with officials saying the blaze was not the result of a malicious act but an investigation is still pending...

15. 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...

16. Barn fire kills over 1000 pigs in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/barn-fire-kills-over-1000-pigs-in-nicosia

A herd of mother pigs and about a thousand piglets burned to death on Monday night in Nicosia district, after a fire broke out in a barn along a rural road...

17. Harrowing images of Hilarion castle ablaze

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/harrowing-images-of-st-hilarion-castle-ablaze

A fire at Saint Hilarion Castle is believed to have been caused by a lightning strike, with videos showing harrowing images of the historic bastion ablaze...

18. Coronavirus measures bring sharp drop in EU asylum applications

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-measures-bring-sharp-drop-in-eu-asylum-applications

First-time asylum applicants in the EU recorded a sharp drop of almost 70% during the second quarter of 2020, mainly as a result of coronavirus emergency measures imposed by member states from March, Eurostat figures showed Wednesday....

19. 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....

20. 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....

21. 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...

22. 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...

23. 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...

24. Death toll rises in Beirut

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/death-toll-expected-to-rise-in-beirut

Over 100 people were killed and thousands wounded in a massive explosion that shook the Lebanese capital on Tuesday, with sound waves of the deadly blast reaching as far as Cyprus...

25. 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...

26. 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...

27. 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...

28. 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...

29. Cooker seen behind deadly blaze at Moria camp

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cooker-seen-behind-deadly-blaze-at-moria-camp

Firefighters on the eastern Aegean island of Lesvos are investigating the cause of a blaze that broke out on Monday afternoon at the Moria refugee and migrant camp, killing a child before it was brought under control. Authorities said the child was a girl aged between 6 and 7...

30. Large fire breaks out at Moria migrant camp on Lesvos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/large-fire-breaks-out-at-moria-migrant-camp-on-lesvos

A large fire has broken out at the Moria refugee and migrant camp on the eastern Aegean island of Lesvos, according to local media reports on Monday. ...

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